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MDF’s 36th Annual Meeting – Everyone Leads Maine

By Maine Development Foundation on Aug. 21, 2014, at 3:33 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Portland-Holiday Inn By The Bay, 88 Spring Street, Portland, ME For more information: 207-622-6345; mdf.org/events/MDFs-36th-Annual-Meeting-%EF%BF%BD-Everyone-Leads-Maine/745/ MDF’s 36th Annual Meeting – Everyone Leads Maine Leadership is the most important component in the complex process of economic growth. MDF believes that leadership …
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14th Annual Maine Downtown Conference, “Downtown is the Place”, to be Held in Waterville on Friday May 2nd.

By Maine Development Foundation on April 30, 2014, at 7:32 p.m.
Augusta, April 30, 2014 – The Maine Downtown Center, a program of the Maine Development Foundation, will hold the 14th annual Maine Downtown Conference in Waterville on May 2nd. WHEN: Friday, May 2, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. WHERE: Waterville Opera House and Hathaway Center, Waterville The conference’s principal themes …
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Maine Development Foundation Releases Quarterly Jobs Report

By Maine Development Foundation on July 24, 2013, at 2:07 p.m.
Tracks the top occupations and sectors hiring; skills and degrees most in demand Augusta, ME – The Maine Development Foundation (MDF) today released the first of what will be quarterly jobs reports titled “Jobs in Maine: Online Job Postings by Industry, Occupation, Skills, and Education.” The report covers the first …

Maine Development Foundation launches Healthy Maine Streets

By Maine Development Foundation on Jan. 16, 2013, at 4:36 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — The Maine Development Foundation’s Maine Downtown Center, in collaboration with MCD Public Health, launched Healthy Maine Streets, an innovative new initiative to support health and wellness in Maine’s small communities. The $1.6 million grant, specifically focused on small downtown businesses, is a part of the U.S. Department …
Edmund Cervone
President & CEO
Maine Development Foundation

Maine Development Foundation names new leader

By Maine Development Foundation on Oct. 11, 2012, at 11:39 a.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — The board of directors of the Maine Development Foundation  has announced that Edmund J. Cervone has been appointed President and CEO of the organization. The announcement concludes a nationwide search for a strong and visionary leader of the Maine Development Foundation. MDF supports economic, workforce, leadership and …

MDF to Launch Healthy Maine Streets

By Maine Development Foundation on Oct. 09, 2012, at 4:05 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — The Maine Development Foundation, specifically its Maine Downtown Center, in collaboration with MCD Public Health, recently announced it has been awarded a grant of $1.641 million to launch Healthy Maine Streets, a program to support health and wellness in Maine’s small communities. The grant is a part …
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Thomas College Launches New Partnership to Reduce Costs for Working Adults

By Maine Development Foundation on Aug. 01, 2012, at 11:36 a.m.
Waterville Institution Offers New Tuition Discount to Maine Employees through the Maine Employers’ Initiative Waterville, ME – Thomas College and the Maine Development Foundation (MDF) announced a new partnership today to support workforce development for a growing network of education-committed employers and their employees across the state of Maine. The …
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2012 Maine Downtown Conference Attendees

Heart of Biddeford receives Main Street of the year award

By Maine Development Foundation on May 29, 2012, at 3:49 p.m.
Brunswick Announced as New Nationally-designed Main Street Community Augusta, Maine…May 21, 2012: Cheers and sustained applause echoed through Nordica Auditorium in the c.1865 Merrill Hall on the University of Maine Farmington campus last Friday as over 300 downtown revitalization leaders honored the Heart of Biddeford, recipient of the 2012 Main …
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Downtown Conference to focus on village center revitalization

By Maine Development Foundation on April 18, 2012, at 9:07 a.m.
FARMINGTON, Maine — The Maine Development Foundation’s Downtown Center announces the 12th annual Maine Downtown Conference Friday, May 18, in Farmington. The conference will showcase the economic and community values of downtown and village center revitalization. Registration is at 7 a.m., conference sessions begin at 8 a.m. The conference will …

Bath, Maine Honored with 2012 Great American Main Street Award

By Maine Development Foundation on April 02, 2012, at 4:17 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine —  The National Trust for Historic Preservation announced today that Bath, Maine was chosen as a 2012 Great American Main Street Awards (GAMSA) winner. Recognized as a leader in implementing the Main Street Four-Point Approach, embracing sound historic preservation principles and building strategic partnerships, Main Street Bath was …

Time Warner Cable Joins Maine Development Foundation Education Initiative

By Maine Development Foundation on March 28, 2012, at 12:48 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine – The Maine Development Foundation announced today that Time Warner Cable has joined a growing network of employers in Maine who have committed to support their employees’ education, training and development. The commitment was made through an MDF program, the Maine Employers’ Initiative, which is a growing network …
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Maine Development Foundation’s Maine Downtown Center announces Project Canopy grant recipients

By Maine Development Foundation on March 20, 2012, at 2:15 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — The Maine Downtown Center (MDC) and the Maine Forest Service’s Project Canopy program are pleased to announce that five MDC communities are receiving grants for tree planting projects in their downtowns. The MDC and Project Canopy funds require a local match and support local efforts. Grants are …
 
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