CCC Wednesday Communique — March 30, 2022

Woke up to snow Monday morning
Photo: Carol @ Comfort Spring on Instagram: “#spring #winter

Happy Wednesday!

New this week:

G.E.A.R. Spring 2022 Workshop Schedule
Download the new quarterly schedule of workshops offered by the G.E.A.R. Parent Network for spring 2022.  If you are interested in attending the special event series which begins this week, or the support group, or if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Jennifer Smith, Regional Parent Support Coordinator, at 207-762-4411 or you can call 1-800-264-9224. If you are interested in signing up for one or more of these workshops, you can register online. Please feel free to share as you see fit and feel free to reach out to Jennifer with any questions.

Hospice Volunteers Cobscook Bay Race Challenge
Down East Hospice Volunteers of Washington County will be having our 31st Anniversary Cobscook Bay Race. We have a 10K/5K event for runners & walkers and a 1 mile Fun Run for 10 years old and under. There will be three options to participate in 2022:
  1. Virtually;
  2. In person on the marked run at any time; and
  3. In person on the race day – June 5, 2022 in Pembroke.
Register to participate as a runner or walker.  As of this date we will be having a post race picnic after the awards are given out (this could change so check back). Sponsor categories: Platinum – $1000 +     Gold – $500 – $999     Silver – $250 – $499     Bronze – $100 – $249. Please make your donation check out to: Down East Hospice – Race 2022 and mail to: Down East Hospice, 24 Hospital Lane, Calais, Me. 04619  Att: Race 2022. When you donate to this event an acknowledgment will appear on our commemorative race t-shirts.  You can donate in memory or or in honor of someone, you can have your name or your company’s name, or you can choose to not have an acknowledgment.  Donations should be sent to Down East Hospice Volunteers at the address above no later than April 30, 2022.Remember, you can participate virtually, in your own backyard or in person this year!  Contact Barbara Barnett with any questions.

4-H Agriculture Symposium

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H is offering an agricultural symposium for Maine teens April 18–19. The 4-H Agriculture Symposium is an overnight experience for Maine youth ages 14–18. Participants will take part in hands-on learning opportunities, engage with industry professionals on the UMaine and University of Maine at Augusta-Bangor campuses, develop leadership skills and make friendships with teens from throughout the state. Current 4-H membership is not required. Assistance with transportation can be provided upon request. The program is free; registration is required. Register on the program webpage. Current CDC and University of Maine health guidelines will be followed for all in-person events. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Alisha Targonski, 207-622-7546;