CCC Wednesday Communique — March 13, 2024

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, followed by the Spring Equinox.
Warm weather and green grass will be here before you know it!
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Happy Wednesday!

New this week:

AFFM Annual Spring Conference

Adoptive & Foster Families of Maine, Inc. & the Kinship Program invite you to their annual conference for 2024 on “Inclusive Parenting” at the Hilton Garden Inn in Bangor, April 12th & 13th.  Keynote speakers are Lou Bergholz, founder of Edgework and Marcus Stallworth of Stallworth Counseling and Welcome 2 Reality.  Details and registration here.

Substance Use & Recovery in the Workplace

Rudman Winchell invites HR representatives and business owners to an informative, free workshop led by Anne-Marie L. Storey, a respected employment attorney with years of experience in this field, on Thursday, March 21st from 12 Noon to 1 pm in their first floor conference room at 84 Harlow Street, Bangor.  Details and registration here.

Machias Area Resource Fair

March 27th from 10 am — 1 pm at the Edward J. Hennessey Building, 1 Colonial Way, Machias.  Learn about:

  • workforce support for job seekers
  • education & training opportunities
  • computer literacy training
  • recovery support
  • support for families
  • small business & entrepreneurship resources

Download a flyer to share.

CEI WBC Info Session with Ruth Feldman

Interested in learning about the resources available to help you start and/or grow your business in Maine? Join us at the Sunrise County Economic Council in Calais to hear from Ruth Feldman about the CEI Women’s Business Center (WBC) on Tuesday, March 26th, from 12 Noon to 1 pm. The focus of the presentation will be on how to best take advantage of opportunities and resources for your small business in the state of Maine, regardless of whether you are in idea, start-up or growth mode.  Ruth will be available after the session to provide brief consults on a first come, first serve basis.  There will be light refreshments provided.  Location: Sunrise County Economic Council at 330 North St, Ste 1 Calais, ME 04619.  Learn More.

TSLCA Inclusion Summit Call for Speakers

The Tri-state Learning Collaborative on Aging is planning a summit on Wednesday, May 1st, 8 am — 3 pm, in Concord, NH. The voices of our network are critical to an interactive and meaningful day. In the spirit of the TSLCA, we want to shine a bright light on programs, initiatives, and organizations doing innovating and inspiring work. Whether you’re a lifelong community leader, healthcare provider, funder, advocate, or legislative representative, or organizational leader, we’re looking for engaging speakers to share their work as part of our morning breakout sessions.  If you are interested in joining us as a breakout presenter, please contact Kathy by March 18th.  Registration for this event opens March 15th — stay tuned for details.

English Language Teacher Needed

Washington County Adult & Community Education is seeking a highly qualified and enthusiastic English Language Teacher to join our team.  As an ESL teacher, you will be responsible for planning, implementing and delivering effective English Language lessons and Citizenship classes to students at various levels and backgrounds.  Your primary goal will be to foster a positive and engaging learning environment, helping students develop English Language skills in listening, reading, speaking, writing and digital skills when needed. Full job description and application instructions here.

Davis Maine Scholarship Application Period Opens

Maine Seacoast Mission is accepting applications for the Davis Maine Scholarship through Sunday, April 14, 2024. Davis Maine Scholars are first-generation college students from Washington and eastern Hancock Counties. Through a partnership with Andrew Davis and the Shelby Cullom Davis Charitable Fund, the Davis Maine Scholarship ensures recipients can complete a four-year undergraduate degree without financial burden.  Davis Maine Scholars receive a full cost of attendance, four-year scholarship at one of three partner colleges: Clark University (MA), University of New England (ME), and Wheaton College (MA). These colleges were selected based on their commitment to supporting first-generation students including those from rural communities. Scholars also receive consistent mentoring and support from Mission staff throughout their last year of high school and all four years of college.  Learn more here.

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