Portland and Augusta, ME and Manchester, NH (March 5, 2020) – Bernstein Shur announced its new firm-wide vacation policy, which increases paid leave and provides greater flexibility to employees in spending it. The policy, which is retroactive to January 1, is part of the firm’s ongoing efforts to provide meaningful employee benefits that promote a healthy work-life balance in a demanding, fast-paced environment.
Third Annual UCU Ending Hunger on Campus in Maine Campaign Serves Up $22,867 for Student-Led Food Pantries
ORONO, Maine (March 5, 2020) – University Credit Union (UCU) is pleased to announce a successful third year of its annual Ending Hunger on Campus in Maine Campaign spotlighting the important role of student-led food pantries in combating food insecurity, and raising critically-needed donations for self-funded, student-run food pantries located across the University of Maine System.
Mariners hosted award ceremony Sunday in honor of Berwick’s fallen fire captain
PORTLAND, ME – March 4, 2020 – Hampden Firefighter Lieutenant Matthew St. Pierre was named the recipient of the Captain Joel Barnes Community Service Award in a ceremony at the Cross Insurance Arena during the 2nd intermission of Sunday’s Mariners game against the South Carolina Stingrays. St. Pierre was selected out of three finalists, narrowed down from nominations submitted from all over the state of Maine, of local firefighters and first responders who carry on the legacy of a hero gone too soon.
Portland, ME and Portsmouth, NH – RE/MAX Shoreline today announced the numerous prestigious awards earned by the agency and its agents for its 2019 performance.
Derrick Buckspan, Broker Owner of RE/MAX Shoreline, stated, “RE/MAX Shoreline helped a record number of families and businesses fulfill their dreams in 2019. We have seen incredible success through inspired collaboration, community expertise, and top support backed by the power of the #1 brand in real estate. The proof is in the results.”
Camden National Bank donates nearly $7,500 to Maine high schools to help more than 1,500 students cheer on teams at the 2020 Basketball State Championships
CAMDEN, ME, March 3, 2020 – This past weekend, Camden National Bank gave nearly $7,500 in donations to ten Maine high school teams in the communities where it has banking centers for the 2020 Boys and Girls Basketball State Championships. The support made it possible for more than 1,500 students to attend this year’s games in Portland, Bangor, and Augusta and cheer on their friends and classmates. Camden National Bank has now carried on this community tradition for 11 years, donating nearly $60,000 total to Maine high schools and enabling more than 12,000 students to attend Championship Games for free.
Mariners can’t make fifth comeback, fall at home to league’s best team
PORTLAND, ME – March 1, 2020 – The Mariners battled back from four one-goal deficits but never led, and ultimately fell 6-4 to the South Carolina Stingrays on Sunday afternoon at the Cross Insurance Arena. Steve Whitney scored two goals plus an assist for South Carolina while Jeff Taylor facilitated the Mariners offense with three assists.
Kate McAleer (founder, Bixby & Co.), Becky McKinnell (founder, iBec Creative) and Rich Peterson (president, MaineHealth and CEO, Maine Medical Center) will help judge this year’s competition.
GORHAM, Maine, February 28, 2020 — Gorham Savings Bank will begin accepting applications on March 1 for its eighth annual LaunchPad small business competition. In the competition, the premier event of its type in Maine, promising small businesses will compete for a $50,000 grant from the bank.
Kelly Cup tour stops at Cross Insurance Arena March 1st
PORTLAND, ME – February 25, 2020 – The “holy grail” of the ECHL, the Kelly Cup, will make an appearance at the Cross Insurance Arena this Sunday, March 1st for the Mariners game against the South Carolina Stingrays at 3 PM. The Kelly Cup is the league’s championship trophy, awarded to the winner of the postseason tournament each year since 1997.
PORTLAND & ELLSWORTH—Grants to nonprofit organizations that serve disadvantaged, underserved, and/or vulnerable communities in Maine are available from the Frances Hollis Brain Foundation Fund of the Maine Community Foundation.
Award winner will be revealed at Mariners game on March 1st
PORTLAND, ME – February 21, 2020 – The finalists have been revealed for the Captain Joel Barnes Community Service Award, which will be handed out at the Mariners game vs. the South Carolina Stingrays on March 1st: the one year anniversary of Captain Barnes’ tragic passing. The award was created in October by a partnership between the Mariners, Teamsters Local 340 and the Berwick Firefighters Association.