Hosted by African Dundada Friday, December 7 – 5:30-9pm in the Library’s Atrium
Join Portland Public Library for a multicultural evening of performances by immigrant artists hosted by African Dundada. The evening will be held during First Friday Art Walk and designed for audience members to stop by for a few performances or to stay for the entire show. It will be held in the Library’s atrium.
Camden, ME, November 21, 2018 – Camden National Bank recently announced the Grand Prize winner of its eight-week fall sweepstakes, Spend & Win. Regan Cahalan won $5,000 for using her debit card for everyday purchases throughout the promotional period, and she celebrated her win this month with the Camden Main Office banking center
Topsham, Maine – Beth Wood has joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as Vice President, Compliance Manager. Working from the Bank’s Topsham branch, Beth helps coordinate the Bank’s overall compliance management system. She oversees the work of team members, monitors and responds to new and changing regulations, and ensures policies and procedures are up to date so banking operations run smoothly.
National Book Award-winning author Phillip Hoose is back with his nonfiction title for teen readers, Attucks! Oscar Robertson and the Basketball Team That Awakened a City (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018). Portland Public Library is excited to host Mr. Hoose on December 5 at noon for a lunchtime discussion of his latest work featuring special guest interviewers from Portland High School. This author visit is free, open to the public, and perfect for those fans of exciting historical nonfiction, the civil rights era, and basketball.
This marks the Bank’s ninth time as a FAME award recipient
Camden, ME, November 19, 2018 – The Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) presented Camden National Bank with the Lender at Work for Maine Award at its annual Showcase Maine event in Portland. The award category was reserved for lenders with over $1.5 billion in assets. This is Camden National Bank’s ninth time as a FAME awardee, recognizing the Bank’s outstanding commitment to supporting Maine businesses and jobs. Over the past year, Camden National Bank partnered with FAME on 57 loans totaling over approximately $18 million. This, in turn, helped to create 79 Maine jobs and retain an additional 566 jobs.
Saturday, December 1 from 11:00am-1:00pm in the Rines Auditorium
Join artists Pamela Moulton and Titi de Baccarat for a multi-generational art workshop celebrating artistic traditions from cultures represented in Portland’s Immigrant communities. Participants will create imaginary, surreal, and multi-cultural wishing houses. A myriad of materials will be available ranging from felt, fabric, buttons, plastic, paint, and more to encourage imaginations to soar. The wishing houses can be suspended on the large tree of life constructed by the artists. The whimsical tree is fabricated out of folded cardboard and miles of Kraft paper. The tree and constructed houses will be displayed at Portland Public Library. Participants may also bring their creations home if they prefer.
PORTLAND, Maine (October 29, 2018) --- Portland’s growing Washington Avenue corridor welcomes a group of new retail options to the block, in the form of a multi-unit incubator space built inside repurposed shipping containers. Introducing The Black Box, the first retail space of its kind in Portland, offering unique and move-in ready spaces for small businesses to test their product and market without a long-term lease commitment.
SCARBOROUGH EDUCATION FOUNDATION AND LOCAL BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS JOIN TOGETHER TO SUPPORT CAREER EXPLORATION
Scarborough, Maine – October 23, 2018 The Scarborough Education Foundation (501c3) has launched the Career Pathways Fund to support Scarborough High School programs that encourage career exploration and experiential learning. In partnership with the Scarborough Economic Development Corporation (SEDCO) and the Scarborough Community Chamber of Commerce, the Career Pathways Fund will help support the expansion of the Internship Program and the development of additional programs including a Job Shadow Bank, a Career Talks guest speaker program and mentorships.
Eaton Peabody Attorneys ‘Top Rated’ by Super Lawyers 2018 MAINE – Nine attorneys from Eaton Peabody, a Maine law firm serving New England and Atlantic Canada, were ‘top rated’ by Super Lawyers New England Magazine. Super Lawyers announces the inclusion of the following attorneys: David M. Austin - Business/Corp Jason C. Barrett – Real Estate Shawn K. Doil - Bankruptcy: Consumer P. Andrew Hamilton – Land Use/Zoning Berney J. Kubetz – General Litigation Mariah D. Mitchell – Estate Planning & Probate Jon A. Pottle – Environmental Nathaniel S. Putnam - Estate & Probate Thad B. Zmistowski - Employment & Labor New England Super Lawyer magazine bases their selections on a multifaceted selection process that incorporates survey and peer reviews by Maine attorneys statewide followed by an interview process by Law & Politics, a division of Key Professional Media Inc. For more information on New England Super Lawyers, please visit superlawyers.com
About Eaton Peabody: Formed in 1939, Eaton Peabody is a Maine-based law firm with more than 50 attorneys serving New England and Atlantic Canada from offices in Augusta, Bangor, Brunswick, Ellsworth and Portland. The firm offers sophisticated legal expertise that emphasizes responsive client service