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Incubator Without Walls Combines Online Classes

By Renae on Oct. 03, 2013, at 4:17 p.m.
MaineStream Finance is offering the Incubator Without Walls (IWW) course which helps individuals start or expand businesses with five or fewer employees. The course stresses that good management, effective marketing and financial controls lead to increased profits, and that business planning leads to business growth, profits and personal satisfaction. The …

Business 101 Workshop Webinar and Classroom Option

By Renae on Sept. 30, 2013, at 3:36 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Webinar or Classroom Setting, Penquis Offices, Lincoln, Bangor and Dover Foxcroft, Maine For more information: James Macomber; 1-800-215-4942 ext. 2476 ; mainestreamfinance.org Bangor, ME- MaineStream Finance, a subsidiary of Penquis, is offering a free Business 101 workshop via an online …
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Business 101 Workshop Webinar and Classroom Option

By Renae on Sept. 30, 2013, at 3:18 p.m.
Bangor, ME- MaineStream Finance, a subsidiary of Penquis, is offering a free Business 101 workshop via an online webinar and in a classroom setting in Bangor, Dover- Foxcroft and Lincoln. This workshop is for anyone interested in knowing more about starting a business. Many people have an idea for a …

Homebuyer Education Offered in Rockland

By Renae on Sept. 30, 2013, at 12:15 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 8:05 a.m. to 8:05 a.m. Location: Homebuyer Education, 315 Main St. Suite 205, Rockland, ME For more information: Angela Hobson; 973-3559; penquis.org Rockland ME- MaineStream Finance, a subsidiary of Penquis, is offering a Homebuyer Education Class, to be held on October 19 and 26 from 8:00 …

Boot Camp for New Dads

By Renae on Sept. 27, 2013, at 6:17 a.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013 6:17 p.m. to 6:17 p.m. Location: Boot Camp for Dad, 489 State St., Bangor, ME For more information: Denise Trafton; 974-2488; penquis.org Bangor, ME- New babies don’t come with owner’s manuals. Lots of first time fathers have questions. How do I hold, feed, talk to, or …
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Homebuyer Education Class Offered in Bangor

By Renae on Sept. 17, 2013, at 9:44 a.m.
Bangor, ME- MaineStream Finance, a subsidiary of Penquis, is offering Homebuyer Education Class, held on September 21 and 28 from 8:00 am – 3:30 pm. It is a two part class, participants will need to attend both classes. This class will help prospective homeowners determine if renting or owning a …

Homebuyer Education Class Offered in Bangor

By Renae on Sept. 17, 2013, at 9:39 a.m.
Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 5:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Location: Homebuyer Education Class - Penquis, 262 Harlow St., Bangor, ME For more information: Angela Hobson; 207-973-3559; penquis.org Bangor, ME- MaineStream Finance, a subsidiary of Penquis, is offering a Homebuyer Education Class, to be held on October 21, 22, 23, 24 …

Penquis undertakes Collective Impact Initiative

By Renae on Aug. 29, 2013, at 3:44 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Penquis announces its Collective Impact Initiative—a new program designed to better address the needs of low-income citizens within Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Knox Counties using a collaborative approach. Collective Impact, a new strategy for community development, is centered on group collaboration and a shared vision for change. It …
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Penquis Undertakes Collective Impact Initiative

By Renae on Aug. 29, 2013, at 1:57 p.m.
Bangor, ME- Penquis announces its Collective Impact Initiative—a new program designed to better address the needs of low-income citizens within Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Knox Counties using a collaborative approach. Collective Impact, a new strategy for community development, is centered on group collaboration and a shared vision for change. It allows …
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Maine joins National Campaign to Prevent Infant Abuse

By Renae on Aug. 15, 2013, at 9:48 a.m.
Every year, thousands of infants are shaken and abused at the hands of a frustrated parent or caregiver. Frustration with a crying infant is the number one trigger for the shaking and abuse of infants. In an effort to educate parents and caregivers about normal infant crying and reduce frustration, …
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Maine Joins National Campaign to Prevent Infant Abuse

By Renae on Aug. 14, 2013, at 7:39 p.m.
Every year, thousands of infants are shaken and abused at the hands of a frustrated parent or caregiver. Frustration with a crying infant is the number one trigger for the shaking and abuse of infants. In an effort to educate parents and caregivers about normal infant crying and reduce frustration, …

Pat’s Pizza teams up with Penquis Smart Starts for students

By Renae on July 26, 2013, at 9:15 a.m.
DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — Pat’s Pizza of Dover-Foxcroft proudly announces that they are teaming up with the Penquis Smart Starts for Students back to school project. On Monday, August 5th, from 11 am—10 pm, Pat’s Pizza of Dover-Foxcroft will donate 10% of all food sales, including take-out orders, to the annual …

Penquis launches annual Tools for School Drive

By Renae on July 12, 2013, at 9:36 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — In a struggling economy many families are challenged to meet the basic needs for food and shelter. Getting children ready for a new school year creates additional financial pressure. For ten years Penquis has joined efforts with business, media and community partners to provide help to families …

Boot Camp for New Dads

By Renae on July 03, 2013, at 11:35 a.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013 6 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Boot Camp for New Dads, 489 State St. Bangor (EMMC - 2nd. Floor, Brown Conference Room), Bangor, ME For more information: Denise Trafton; 974-2488; penquis.org Bangor, ME- New babies don’t come with owners manuals. Lots of first time fathers have …

Informational Session on Maine Community Health Options and Affordable Care Act

By Renae on July 03, 2013, at 9:44 a.m.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Location: Maine Community Health Options and Affordable Care Act, 50 North Main St., Dover Foxcroft, ME For more information: Sheree Brown; 974-2440 ; penquis.org With the upcoming implementation of the Affordable Care Act, Penquis and MaineStream Finance will offer an informational …
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RSU #22 Pre K Partners are Accepting Applications

By Renae on June 05, 2013, at 10:38 a.m.
A RSU #22, Penquis, CDS, and Waldo CAP Partnership Announce that the RSU #22 Pre K Partners are accepting applications from Hamdpen, Newburgh, Winterport and Frankfort residents. The Pre K program provides free inclusive education for children who will be four years old on or before October 15, 2013. Some …
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RSU #22 Pre K Partners Accepting Applications

By Renae on June 05, 2013, at 10:36 a.m.
A RSU #22, Penquis, CDS, and Waldo CAP Partnership Announce that the RSU #22 Pre K Partners are accepting applications from Hamdpen, Newburgh, Winterport and Frankfort residents. The Pre K program provides free inclusive education for children who will be four years old on or before October 15, 2013. There …

Wellness Fair on May 23 in Bangor

By Renae on May 20, 2013, at 1:46 p.m.
Thursday, May 23, 2013 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: Wellness Fair, 161 Davis Rd., Bangor, ME For more information: Denise Trafton; 974 - 2488; penquis.org BANGOR, Maine — Penquis Maine Families has collaborated with area service providers and will host a Wellness Fair from 2 to 4:30 p.m. on …
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TJX Presents Check to Penquis Child Development

Penquis Child Development to receive a grant from TJX Companies

By Renae on April 23, 2013, at 11:22 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — On behalf of the TJX Foundation, Mitzi Rogers, Store Manager of the TJ Maxx store in Bangor, presented Penquis with a $5,000 check to support the Penquis Child Development Centers throughout Bangor. Penquis Child Development serves children 6 weeks to 5 years of age. Each classroom provides …
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Homebuyer Education Class Being Offered in Bangor

By Renae on April 12, 2013, at 1:21 p.m.
Bangor, ME- MaineStream Finance, a subsidiary of Penquis, is offering Homebuyer Education classes on April 22, 23, 24, and 25. This class will help prospective homeowners determine if renting or owning a home is right for them. It covers additional topics such as: planning for home ownership, types of financing …
 
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