CCC Wednesday Communique — August 10, 2022

Yesterday CCC staff and consultants were excited to be meeting together, most of us in person and one consultant by Zoom, at Julie’s house in Calais.  We accomplished so much: planning our training schedule, working on TCI’s full roll-out, playing with  dogs (strictly for self-care purposes), and of course, eating amazing food!  We take our […]

CCC Wednesday Communique — August 3, 2022

Garlic bread anyone? This past Sunday some of the CCC team dished out a delicious lasagna feast, prepared by Angie Garrison, to 40 community members at Maine Seacoast Mission’s Downeast Table of Plenty.  For information on how your organization can help host a Table of Plenty dinner, contact Megan Smith, Food Security and Sustainability Programs Coordinator. Happy Wednesday! […]

CCC Wednesday Communique — July 20, 2022

Today, July 20th, is National Hot Dog Day.  It is believed that “German immigrants brought to New York America’s first hot dogs, originally referred to as a dachshund sausage — for their long shape that resembled the beloved dachshund pups. Around 1870, Charles Feltman, a German immigrant, began to sell hot dogs out of a […]

CCC Wednesday Communique — July 13, 2022

“Finally Warm Enough for a Picnic” (photo courtesy of Hazel Wells on Pinterest) Happy Wednesday! New this week: Come grow with 4-H at the Washington County Fair  University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H invites all Washington County youth ages 5–18 to contribute what their favorite garden grows to the 4-H exhibit at the Washington County Fair Aug. […]

CCC Wednesday Communique — July 6, 2022

Hope you all had a great Fourth of July! Happy Wednesday! New this week: Zero to Three Annual Conference The ZERO TO THREE Annual Conference now includes TWO career-expanding opportunities to fit your interests, budget, and schedule. Attend one or both! Virtual Conference September 12-15 Institute in San Diego December 7-8 Learn more here. NextStep […]

CCC Wednesday Communique — June 29, 2022

Next Monday is Independence Day.  Have a wonderful, safe celebration everyone!!! Happy Wednesday! New this week: Clinical Medical Assistants Training The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics ranks Clinical Medical Assistants (CCMA) among the fastest growing occupations through 2030. Employment as a CCMA is is projected to grow 18%- much faster than the average job ranking!  […]

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, […]