Community Spirit

Pine Tree Hospice's Winterfest 2015

Pine Tree Hospice's Winterfest 2015

Pine Tree Hospice’s 4th annual Winterfest (formerly known as “Snow Golf and Family Fun Activities”) will be held on Sunday, March 1st from 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. at Foxcroft Academy.   Outdoor activities for all ages will be ongoing, as well as a snow golf competition with prizes awarded to winning teams. Warm indoor dining will be available.  A delicious hot lunch of chili, chowder, and hot dogs will be served.  The chili cook-off will be judged by Tri-County Technical Center culinary program students and the cast from Downeast Dickerers.  This fundraising event is sponsored by AE Robinson, Beacon Hospice, Bowman Constructors, Community Health & Counseling, E.W.

100+ Women Who Care Southern Maine

100+ Women Who Care Southern Maine

100+ Maine women meet four times a year and each member writes a $50 check to a local charity they have voted on. Find out how you, too, can make a difference.

Celebration of Remembrance canceled 11/2/14

Due to the weather, Pine Tree Hospice and Community Health and Counseling Services will be canceling its Celebration of Remembrance slated for this afternoon at the Charlotte White Center in Dover-Foxcroft.  We apologize for the inconvenience but want everyone to stay safe in the storm.

Hospice is a Work of Heart

“Hospice is a Work of Heart” will be the theme for Pine Tree Hospice’s 2014 Annual Meeting and Dinner

Pine Tree Hospice will hold its Annual Meeting and Dinner on Thursday, November 13th from 6-8 P.M. at the East Sangerville Grange.   The theme, “Hospice is a Work of Heart” reflects the idea that Pine Tree Hospice volunteers offer their many services with heartfelt compassion and caring.

The evening will begin with a delicious dinner prepared by local caterer, Billi Barker of Enchanted Kitchen of Firefly Farm.  The annual business meeting will follow as well as a program of music performed by Deb Fournier.  Those interested in attending may make reservations by calling the Pine Tree Hospice office at 564-4346 or by e-mail at wecare@pinetreehospice.org.

Remembrance Ceremony Honors the “Tree of Life”

   On Sunday, November 2, from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. there will be a community celebration of remembrance sponsored by Community Health and Counseling and Pine Tree Hospice at the Charlotte White Center, 572 Bangor Road in Dover-Foxcroft.   The theme for this year’s celebration is “The Tree of Life” which symbolizes the interconnectedness of all life as well as the seasons of life that we all must pass through.   Meaningful activities for all ages are planned culminating in a poignant balloon release.  Music will also be a part of the day’s program and refreshments will be provided.  All community members and families are welcome to come and celebrate the memory of friends and loved ones.  To pre-register, please call Pine Tree Hospice at 564-4346 or email wecare@pinetreehospice.org.

Catching Health on the Morning Report

Catching Health on the Morning Report

Did you know that Catching Health with Diane Atwood is on the Morning Report every other Tuesday? That's right!

This week I was Jackie Ward's guest and got to share some fun and easy ways to help support two great organizations in Maine. Watch the video...

Veggies for All: Fresh produce for local food pantry

Veggies for All: Fresh produce for local food pantry

On the third Saturday of every month, from 6:00 to 8:00 am cars line up at the drive-through window of the Volunteer Regional Food Pantry in Unity, Maine.

In that hour and a half, the pantry is able to provide food to about 275 families or nearly 700 people throughout its community. Each family that drives up to the window gets a box full of non perishable food items topped with freshly harvested vegetables. Read more ...