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The Maine Development Foundation awarded Sunrise County Economic Council their Champion of Rural Economic Development Award earlier this fall, for all the work they do promoting and supporting businesses, entrepreneurs and workforce development in Washington County. MDF produced a short video to spotlight SCEC’s work, highlighting Family Futures Downeast, which SCEC coordinates administratively. you can watch this moving piece in their newsletter, Local Happenings, by subscribing here on their home page (scroll to bottom). This weekly e-newsletter is a great place to learn all about events taking place in Washington County.
VA Suspends Annual Caregiver Program Reassessments
The Department of Veterans Affairs announced the suspension of annual reassessments for its Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC), pending a review of the program’s restructured eligibility criteria. According to the agency’s press release, during the ongoing review, the VA will not discharge or reduce stipends for any veterans or family caregivers participating in the program. Learn more here.
- Pharmacy Technician: 14-week, online, self-paced course. Details in flyer.
- Behavioral Health Professional: 40-hour training with 12 online modules and 3 live sessions. Details in flyer.
- Medical Transcription: State certified online program. Details in flyer.
Healthy Acadia invites you to a film premiere of “Together: Community Health Champions,” Saturday, November 5, 2022, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, located in Winter Harbor. This film premiere celebrates six individuals across Washington and Hancock counties, Maine, who go above and beyond to increase the well-being of our communities, each in their own unique way. Their stories inspire and affirm that we all can and do meaningfully contribute every day to building healthy, resilient communities – and that we do our best work in partnership, together. Reserve your seat here.
FFCC Hiring Case Manager
Families First Community Center in Ellsworth is hiring a part-time Case Manager and accepting applicants through Indeed. Apply now through Indeed.com.