Events

Finding the Help you Need to Keep your Home Warm and Safe this Winter Season

Finding the Help you Need to Keep your Home Warm and Safe this Winter Season

With colder weather approaching, Spectrum Generations is in full swing helping older and disabled adults in central Maine get the assistance they need to stay warm and safe this winter. 

SeeingME: Profiles of Resilience

SeeingME: Profiles of Resilience

Take a moment and look at the portrait above. Try to come up with a story about the woman. I’ll give you a few prompts. Her name is Aimee. She’s 41 and the mother of three daughters.

Read Aimee's story and learn why her portrait is part of an exhibit called SeeingME: Profiles of Resilience

 

Prediabetes: See It as an Opportunity

Prediabetes: See It as an Opportunity

If you've been diagnosed with prediabetes, it means your blood sugar is higher than it should be, but not high enough to be considered diabetes. It's not inevitable that you'll eventually develop diabetes, but it increases your risk. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about one-third of the adults in this country have prediabetes. Most of them have no idea.

Celebrating Our Veterans and a 100th Birthday

Celebrating Our Veterans and a 100th Birthday

Burton Curtis turned 100 years old November 11, 2014 — Veterans Day. A World War II veteran, he says he joined the United States Air Force because his country was in trouble and he needed to do something. What he did was became a glider pilot who carried out dangerous missions during the war. He went on to serve 30 years in the Air Force, retiring as Colonel Burton Curtis.

Read more about how he remembered his birthday and Veterans Day ...

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.

Fort Kent Civil Rights Club Promotes Mix It Up at Lunch Day

Students at Valley Rivers Middle School on October 28, 2014 joined more than one

million other students across the country to help break down social and racial barriers by

participating in the 12th annual Mix It Up at Lunch Day.

“It was great to learn about different countries and cultures by talking to the students at the

University of Maine at Fort Kent. He, Kyle Robyn, was really down to earth and explained how

even though they (Scotland) do things a bit differently, such as eating Kippers (cold, smoked

herring), or call a line a queue, we are the same as well. Both countries speak English and both

play soccer, for example” stated Tobi, just one of the enthralled students in attendance.

The event, launched by the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Teaching Tolerance project in 2002,