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USM Concert Band Steps Back in Time for Outdoor Show


Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011

Savor the final days of summer and step back in time to enjoy an
old-fashioned outdoor concert and picnic on the Green with the USM
Concert Band, conducted by Peter Martin. Bring the whole family, plus a
lawn chair or blanket, to Corthell Hall, University of Southern Maine,
Gorham, on Saturday, Sept. 24, at noon for a barbecue lunch at
old-fashioned prices, then settle in for the free band concert starting
at 1 p.m. Rain or shine.


www.usm.maine.edu/music
 

Antique Nursing Collection Continues on Display at the Falmouth Heritage Museum

Antique Nursing Collection Continues on Display at the Falmouth Heritage Museum

What was nursing like in the days gone by? Do you know what it was like to ‘attend’ a mail order school of nursing?

The answers to these questions can be found at the Falmouth Heritage Museum display of nursing memorabilia including clothing, invalid feeders, bed pans and many other items used by the nurses of old. 

The Museum is located at 60 WoodS Road in Falmouth past the Falmouth Police Department. It is open every Saturday in July and August from 10 am to 3 pm.

UNITED WAY OF YORK COUNTY STRENGTHENS COMMUNITY EFFORT BEHIND ANNUAL SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE

UNITED WAY OF YORK COUNTY STRENGTHENS COMMUNITY EFFORT BEHIND ANNUAL SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE

Joins Statewide “Tools for School” Campaign to Provide 500 Students in Southern Maine with Backpacks Stocked with Notebooks, Calculators, Rulers and More!    

July 13, 2011 - KENNEBUNK, ME.  As children and adults throughout Maine enjoy a well deserved summer vacation, the United Way of York County and several community partners are thinking ahead to make sure that children enter the new school year ready to learn, equipped with the tools they need to succeed, by joining a statewide effort to provide donated items such as backpacks, calculators, pens, pencils, rulers and composition notebooks to children unable to afford them. 

“One of our primary goals at United Way is to create and support efforts that help children and youth meet academic milestones and graduate on time,” says Kathryn Davis, President and CEO of United Way of York County.

Free Lunch - All Summer

Free Lunch for all Children up to age 18. June 27 through August 19, Monday through Friday). Canal School - 102 Genwood Ave., Westbrook - 11:45 - 12:45 Brown St. Community Center, corner of Brown & Reserve St. - 11:45 - 12:30 Westbrook Pointe - Open to residents of Westbrook Pointe - 26 Prospect St. - 12:00 - 12:45 Mission Possible Teen Center - open to teens - 12:00 Come visit us daily for a free nutritious lunch!

Free Lunch - All Summer

Free Lunch for all Children up to age 18. June 27 through August 19, Monday through Friday). Canal School - 102 Genwood Ave., Westbrook - 11:45 - 12:45 Brown St. Community Center, corner of Brown & Reserve St. - 11:45 - 12:30 Westbrook Pointe - Open to residents of Westbrook Pointe - 26 Prospect St. - 12:00 - 12:45 Mission Possible Teen Center - open to teens - 12:00 Come visit us daily for a free nutritious lunch!

WinterKids appoints new Executive Director

WinterKids, the non-profit organization that helps children develop healthy lifelong habits through fun, outdoor winter activity, today announced the appointment of its new executive director, Julie D. Mulkern. Mulkern, who served as WinterKids' development director since September 2008, brings 12 years of professional non-profit experience to the organization, including resource development, program development, and staff and volunteer management in the public health sector.

"We are very pleased to welcome Julie to the executive director post," said Anna Fincke, president of the WinterKids board of directors. "Her creative vision, compassion and experience will shape and expand WinterKids in exciting ways, and guide our efforts to get more kids outside and active in winter.