CCC Wednesday Communique — November 24, 2021

Victorian Thanksgiving postcard from Happy Thanksgiving! New this week: From: National Alliance for Caregiving | Published: November 2021 If you’re feeling tired this holiday season, you’re not alone. Taking care of others — and yourself — can be difficult work. Those who care for caregivers may wonder why the caregiver in their life doesn’t […]

CCC Wednesday Communique — November 17, 2021

November is National Hospice Month.  You can show your support and purchase a raffle ticket for this exquisitely handcrafted quilt at Down East Hospice Volunteers.  Learn more in the announcement below. Happy Wednesday! New this week: Seacoast Mission Christmas Program Maine Seacoast Mission provides holiday gifts to children, families, the elderly, and nursing home residents […]

CCC Wednesday Communique — November 10, 2021

November is National Hospice Month and so it is fitting that the Down East Hospice Volunteer’s 2022 Annual Calendar is now available. This year’s theme is the Wildlife of Down East Maine photographed by Woody Gillies, president of Fundy Audubon, a local chapter of Maine Audubon. He ​graciously provided the images for this year’s fundraising calendar. Learn more in the Updates section […]

CCC Wednesday Communique — November 3, 2021

Picturesque Machias “welcoming the first day of November” with Bad Little Falls roiling the waters of the Machias River.  (Photo courtesy of Drones Eye View Inc., another of whose photos graced the front page of Machias Valley News Observer earlier this month, inspiring today’s feature photo). Happy Wednesday! New this week: Emergency Medical Technician Course In […]

CCC Wednesday Communique — October 27, 2021

Happy Halloween from the CCC!  Don’t forget to stop by the Lee Pellon Center for our Family Harvest Meal walk-through pasta buffet on October 29th. Details in this flyer. Happy Wednesday! New this week: Halloween Activities for Littles On Friday October 29th from 2p – 3p Maine Families will be offering crafts and activities for the littles (ages […]

CCC Wednesday Communique — October 20, 2021

Autumn in Acadia National Park.  Wow, do you believe this is our downeast backyard?  (Photo courtesy of Maine Office of Tourism) Happy Wednesday! New this week: Surprise speaker at ZERO TO THREE Conference We’re excited to announce that U.S. Senator for Colorado Michael Bennet is joining us for a deep-dive conversation about infant and early childhood mental […]

CCC Wednesday Communique — October 13, 2021

Join the Downeast Recovery Support Center at 11 Free Street in Machias for pumpkin painting on October 21st — details in the announcements below. (Photo courtesy of Mini Pumpkin Painting with Kids Video) Happy Wednesday! New this week: New Adult Crisis Stabilization in Calais AMHC is excited to announce the opening of a new Adult […]

CCC Wednesday Communique — October 6, 2021

All are invited to a Take-out Pasta Buffet at the Lee Pellon Center, Machias, after Trick or Treat Down Main Street on October 29th.  See announcement below for details. (Photo courtesy Funny Babies Eating Spaghetti Compilation) Happy Wednesday! New this Week: Walk-thru Pasta Buffet What could be better than a warm, pasta buffet?  How about a FREE, […]

CCC Wednesday Communique — September 29, 2021

Get ready for World Smile Day on October 1st, “a relatively new holiday with a fascinating story…” (photo courtesy of Angela Donaghy) Happy Wednesday! New this Week:  Home Should be Safe October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and during October Next Step has a supply of yard signs with wire stakes (see image of sign) that we […]

CCC Wednesday Communique — September 22, 2021

Today is the Autumn Equinox marking the first official day of fall – learn 7 special ways to celebrate fall with your child and family (Photo courtesy of Backwoods Mama). New This  Week: NAMI Basics NAMI Maine just scheduled a free, online course for parents/guardians on Mondays & Wednesdays, November 1 – 17, 2021, 5:30 – 8:00 PM, […]