Wednesday Communique

CCC Wednesday Communique — June 22, 2022

Gov Mills’ 4th Annual Opioid Response Summit is in person on July 11th, 8 am — 5 pm at the Cross Center.  Learn more here. (photo: Makin’ It Happen logo) Happy Wednesday! New this week: Opioid Response Summit Governor Janet Mills will host her 4th Annual Opioid Response Summit on Monday, July 11, 2022 at the Cross Insurance Center […]

CCC Wednesday Communique — June 15, 2022

June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.  “It can be hard to imagine that anyone would deliberately want to harm an elderly person, but unfortunately, elder abuse is a widespread problem. Some instances of elder abuse are intended to exploit the person financially; you’ve probably heard of scams targeting seniors. In other cases, it’s simple […]

CCC Wednesday Communique — June 7, 2022

Yesterday, June 7th, was World Caring Day, “an opportunity for everyone to practice caring, which is needed now more than ever. An initiative of the nonprofit organization CaringBridge, the day encourages everyone to appreciate those who care, and to care for them just as much. By sincerely asking how someone’s day went, it shows that you care, […]

CCC Wednesday Communique — June 1, 2022

During National Adopt a Cat Month every June, hundreds of felines find a forever home thanks to the constant campaigning done by numerous cat lovers across the U.S. Since June is considered kitten season, a lot of cats end up homeless when their owners are unable to find them a home. Learn fun facts about cats and […]

CCC Wednesday Communique — May 25, 2022

“National Senior Health and Fitness Day is celebrated on the last Wednesday of May, this year on May 25. The common goal is to help senior Americans stay fit and healthy,” according to National Today.  Organizations serving older Mainers, such as Healthy Acadia, provide classes and other opportunities for seniors to stay fit, such as their Tai […]

CCC Wednesday Communique — May 18, 2022

Photo courtesy of the Dodo.com – for Animal People Happy Wednesday! New this week: Hospice Volunteer Training Downeast Hospice Volunteers invites you to attend our 6-day hospice volunteer training on June 16, 17, 23, 24, 28, 29 from 10 am — 3 pm (must attend all days) at Down East Community Hospital.  COVID-19 restrictions apply. Download a flyer to share.  Registration and pre-interview […]

CCC Wednesday Communique — May 11, 2022

Happy Wednesday! New this week: Living with Grief Conference Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County is hosting this year’s Hospice Foundation of America Living with Grief conference, titled Trauma and Loss, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, from 8:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. online via Zoom. The conference is offered free of charge; however, pre-registration by May 20 […]

CCC Wednesday Communique — May 4, 2022

Tomorrow is May 5th, Cinco de Mayo in Spanish.  This calendar day is celebrated in Mexico and in many regions of the USA as a holiday commemorating Mexico’s victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. The Mexican Army, under the command of General Ignacio Zaragoza, was able to achieve victory over the French forces […]

CCC Wednesday Communique — April 27, 2022

Celebrate National Kids & Pets Day, tomorrow, April 28th!  “What better way is there to honor Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month than by celebrating National Kids and Pets Day on April 28 each year? Born out of a need to raise awareness about picking the right pet for children, this day also celebrates the […]

CCC Wednesday Communique — April 20, 2022

CCC staff, consultants and pets enjoying each other’s company in a hybrid meeting at Abby’s house.  Of course there was enough food for an army! Happy Wednesday! New this week: Children’s Mental Health Acceptance Week Conference This is the G.E.A.R. Parent Network’s 17th year in partnering with the Office of Child and Family Services, in addition to the […]