April 26, 2018
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Suicide Loss Support Group, UMPI Native Voices and Meet Your Farmer


Suicide Loss Support Group to meet at NMMC

FORT KENT, Maine — The Suicide Loss Support Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 21, at Northern Maine Medical Center Wellness Center Conference Room in Fort Kent. For more information, call 834-3155.

UMPI Native Voices plan day to focus on culture, traditions

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — Students from the University of Maine at Presque Isle’s Native Voices group will be host to a daylong event meant to develop strong connections between higher education and the Native American-First Nations indigenous populations by setting aside a day on campus that focuses on their culture and traditions.

The group will hold the fourth annual Native Appreciation Day from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 16, in Wieden Hall. All interested students, faculty, staff and members of the general public are welcome to attend and participate in this free event, which is supported by Project Compass.

This event is a unique opportunity to see traditional Native dancing.  For more information, call 768-9792.

Free Meet Your Farmer event welcomes consumers, vendors

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — The Aroostook County Farm Bureau and the Maine Farmland Trust will co-host a Meet Your Farmer event to connect community consumers with providers of local food at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 11, at The Crow’s Nest restaurant, Maysville Street in Presque Isle.

The program will feature a screening of the documentary film “Meet Your Farmer,” commissioned by the Maine Farmland Trust.

The evening is designed to bring together local producers from small farmers market vendors to large-capacity operations; from conventional or organic and community consumers: restaurants, grocers, institutions, shippers, packers and financial firms as well as the general public. For more information, call Gail Maynard at 498-8541.

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