PORTLAND, ME – On Wednesday, December 16, PROPEL Portland, the young professional’s chapter of the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce, hosted their Annual Ignition Awards in a new virtual format. Each year the Award ceremony celebrates local business owners, individuals, and leaders; companies, large and small, as well as outstanding young professionals.
2021 Maine Diversity Summer Associate Program Expands to Include Additional Law Firms and Corporate Partners
PORTLAND, Maine (December 9, 2020) - Following a highly successful inaugural year, the three founding law firms of the Maine D1L Diversity Summer Associate program and the University of Maine School of Law welcome all of the new participating law firms and organizations for 2021.
Portland, ME – Habitat for Humanity of Greater Portland announces its Executive Director, Godfrey Wood, will step down at the end of the year. Mr. Wood has served in the position since April of 2013.
More students than ever are participating in Portland High School’s internship program despite its alternate format
Portland, Maine: While the coronavirus pandemic caused many of Portland High’s regular partners to be unable to offer internships, some organizations got creative in offering safe internship opportunities for PHS students.
Benchmark Real Estate owner donates $100 to Portland Buy Local for every 2020 sale
Portland, Maine - Benchmark Real Estate owner Tom Landry is known for giving back. His company donates 10% of profits each year to support local charities and runs several charity events of its own. In 2020, he’s tied his and his team’s success with giving back. For all 2020 sales, he’s donating $100 to Portland Buy Local and another $100 to the nonprofit of his clients’ choosing. He recently delivered the first half of his team’s installment to Portland Buy Local, totally $4,000. Meaning another $4,000 has been delivered to area nonprofits.
Union, Maine, September 7, 2020 – Sweetgrass Farm Winery & Distillery has just released Maine Cranberry Apple Hard Cider. Hard Cider is having resurgence in popularity as a drink that both wine and beer enthusiasts enjoy.
Corporate and Philanthropic Leaders Donate More than a Quarter-million Dollars to Launch Racial Justice Fund in Maine
Hallowell, ME – Corporations and philanthropic leaders across Maine have joined forces to raise $270,000 to combat racial injustice and inequity throughout the state through the Racial Justice Fund of the Maine Justice Foundation. These corporate FOUNDERS and civic leaders are as follows:
PORTLAND, Maine; BOSTON, Mass.; and WESTPORT, Conn. (August 17, 2020) – Verrill has joined the Law Firm Antiracism Alliance (LFAA), a nationwide coalition of law firms focused on combating racial injustice.
Through first two seasons, McNicholas leads franchise in multiple categories
PORTLAND, ME – July 6, 2020 – The Maine Mariners announced their third re-signing for the 2020-21 season on Monday, bringing back forward Michael McNicholas. Through the first two seasons of the Mariners existence, McNicholas is the franchise leader in points, assists, and games played.
City Makes $500,000 in CARES Act Funds Available for Rent Assistance for Portlanders Affected by COVID-19
PORTLAND, Maine -- In response to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the City of Portland will make available up to three months of rent, and up to $250 in utility assistance to alleviate the housing burden for low income households that have lost their employment income as the result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is designed to alleviate financial pressure on renter households and provide economic security to rental property owners.