Maine Food for Thought – Partnering with Businesses as a Resource for Workforce Attraction and Retention Efforts
Maine Food for Thought provides public educational food tour experiences that reveal the distinctive stories of Maine's unique food system and the social, economic, and environmental connections. This year, they have developed opportunities to partner with Maine businesses to serve as a resource for their recruitment and retention efforts.
Mainebiz launched its Women to Watch award recognition program as a way to bring attention to top-notch women executives, women whose daily work strengthens their organizations and by extension, Maine's economy. Now, after 10 years, Mainebiz has honored 50 women, including this year's newest honorees.
On Tuesday, September 17th, Mainebiz will be celebrating these inspirational leaders at the 2019 Mainebiz Women to Watch Reception. This year’s honorees are: Mary Allen Lindemann, co-founder of Coffee By Design; Betsy Biemann, CEO of Coastal Enterprises Inc.; Kim Swan, president of The Swan Agency Sotheby’s International Realty and Swan Hospitality Group; and Liz Cotter Schlax, President and CEO of United Way of Greater Portland.
SOUTH THOMASTON, ME - Heal Accounting is proud to announce promotions and welcome new team members.
(Portland, Maine) Bateman Partners, LLC has installed cameras to monitor construction progress at Maine’s first Cambria Hotel, projected to open in 2021.
Mariners will wear specialty jersey on February 1st designed by a ‘wish kid’
PORTLAND, ME – August 23, 2019 – One lucky fan will get to see his or her creation come to life on February 1st, 2020 when the Maine Mariners will sport a custom “wish kids design” jersey for their game against the Adirondack Thunder. The Mariners have partnered with Agren and Make-A-Wish Maine for the event, launching a contest for “wish kids” that will begin today.
Yale alumnus played at Greely High and Phillips Exeter Academy
PORTLAND, ME – August 21, 2019 – Cumberland native and former Maine state champion Ted Hart has signed a standard player contract with the Mariners, the team announced on Wednesday. Hart, a forward, is coming off an NCAA Division I career at Yale University, and will attempt to become the first Maine-born player to play for the Mariners.
BANGOR, ME – People’s United Community Foundation (PUCF), the philanthropic arm of People’s United Bank, N.A., today announced that it awarded $78,500 to Maine non-profits during its most recent grant cycle.
PORTLAND — The Frances Hollis Brain Foundation Fund at the Maine Community Foundation has awarded 21 grants totaling $141,500 to nonprofit organizations that serve disadvantaged, underserved, and/or vulnerable communities in Maine.
PORTLAND – Grants of up to $10,000 are available through the Maine Community Foundation for community-based efforts to improve or increase access to transportation that may also reduce social isolation for older people.