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Blog Archive: January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021

Two E2Tech Events: CleanTech Open March 10, EV Chargers at our Business March 17

February 26, 2021

CleanTech Open March 10

Applications for 2021 are open!

Cleantech Open is the world's oldest and largest cleantech accelerator. Hear from past Maine success stories and learn how to have your participation cost covered by MTI, a $1250 value!  Click here to register

 

Charging Ahead: Business Opportunities in the Transition to EVS, March 17

Panel Discussion Moderated by Michael Stoddard with Efficiency Masine and Hyrdo-Quebec Click here to register 

Zoom Webinar details provided upon confirmation of paid registration

 

E2Tech events are FREE for members of the press,  Maine students, Elected Public Officials, and State of Maine Employees. Please email info@e2tech.org to be registered under these categories.

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UMA's New 7-week Grant Writing section launches March 22

February 26, 2021

This online course is a workshop-driven class that culminates with the completion of a grant proposal. Students will research, design, write and submit proposals and grants. They will also learn and practice persuasive techniques. The course will end with the writing of individual comprehensive funding requests

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UMA Designated as Military Friendly School

February 26, 2021

UMA Designated as Military Friendly School

Augusta – The University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) has earned the 2021-2022 Military Friendly® School designation by VIQTORY recognizing its exceptional service to veterans, military service members, and their families. 

“UMA is honored to receive this designation,” stated UMA President Rebecca Wyke. “Our faculty and staff are dedicated to providing a welcoming community for our military service members and veterans.”   

“We are very excited to receive this designation from Military Friendly Schools recognizing UMA’s commitment to support our

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UMA Announces New Equity and Inclusion Scholarship

February 26, 2021

UMA Announces New Equity and Inclusion Scholarship

Recognizing diversity is an essential element of academic excellence, the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) is offering Equity and Inclusion scholarships to students whose academic achievement and varied experiences will enhance and enrich the education of all UMA students and the institution’s educational mission. 

Equity and Inclusion Scholars may receive up to four years of funding, provided they continuously enroll each fall and spring semester in either full or part-time study in a graduate or undergraduate program and maintain the minimum GPA requirements of the scholarship.

“We are excited to provide this new scholarship opportunity,” stated UMA President Rebecca Wyke. “This continues...

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Real Estate Book Expansion

February 19, 2021

Over the last several years, The Real Estate Book has become a staple in the Portland Southern Maine footprint, including the Sebago Lakes area, connecting realtors and home buyers through our unique monthly distribution of our fantastic FREE magazine to real estate office as well as popular locations such as supermarkets, coffee shops, and convenience stores to name a few. 

      After taking the helm as Publisher recently, I quickly recognized that there was a region of our great state that was underserved and needed to be included in our coverage area. We are thrilled to announce that starting with our next issue, which will be distributed the week of Feb 22-26, we will be bringing our great guide to the Bath Brunswick area.

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Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Employees Donate Nearly $12,000 to Seven Nonprofit Organizations

February 12, 2021

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Employees Donate Nearly $12,000 to Seven Nonprofit Organizations

Bar Harbor, Maine – Bar Harbor Bank & Trust recently presented donations totaling nearly $12,000 to seven Northern New England nonprofit organizations from its employee-driven charitable giving program, Casual for a Cause. The recipients of the contributions collected in Q4 2020 are: BROC Community Action, Capstone Community Action, Friends in Action, Island Connections, Knox County Homeless Coalition, Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice, and Tedford Housing.

“These nonprofit organizations provide much-needed services to our communities, and the employees of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust are honored to be able to assist them with their efforts,” said Jack Frost, VP Director of Community Giving at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust.

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Springer's Jewelers Donates $2500 Necklace for MVC Fundraiser

January 29, 2021

Midcoast Youth Center and Springer’s Jewelers Presents

 “A Love Song Scramble” Fundraiser

Springer’s Generously Supports Our Midcoast Youth

BATH—Midcoast Youth Center is excited to announce a contest and fundraiser sure to brighten these winter days.

Springer’s Jewelers in Bath is making a very generous donation — a “Hearts of Fire” necklace valued at $2500 — as the prize. Participants making a $25 donation to Midcoast Youth Center are automatically entered to win this beautiful piece of jewelry. Each registrant then receives a link to unscramble the titles of 25 well-known love songs. Fans of word games — unite!

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University of Maine at Augusta Ranked Best Online Programs in three categories by U.S. News and World Reports

January 29, 2021

University of Maine at Augusta Ranked Best Online Programs in three categories by U.S. News and World Reports

UMA ranks in top 100 for Best Online Bachelor’s Degree, Best Online Bachelor’s Degree for Veterans, and Best Online Business Bachelor’s Degree

U.S. News and World Reports ranked the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) in its list of the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs, including separate rankings for Best Online Bachelor’s for Veterans and Best Online Business Bachelor’s Degree. 

“We are very honored to be recognized by U.S. News and World Reports,” said UMA President Rebecca Wyke. “UMA has a 30 year history in distance education and we continually seek to innovate our online programs,” Wyke continued. “With faculty experienced in distance learning modalities…”

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Health Career Scholarships Available for Local Students

January 22, 2021

Health Career Scholarships Available for Local Students

Applications for Herb Paris Health Career Scholarships will be accepted January 15 – April 15, 2021

Brunswick, ME – Applications are now open for the Herb Paris Health Career Scholarship, available to high school students and non-traditional students in our local area who are interested in pursuing a career in healthcare.

The scholarship program sponsors Midcoast area students attending college, technical colleges, or other technical training. Each year the Mid Coast Hospital Auxiliary awards approximately $40,000 in Herb Paris Health Career Scholarships to deserving students. The Scholarship Committee receives more than 30 applications each year, and through a very selective screening process, selects which students to support.

 

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