Articles by Thom Householder

 

One Day Employment Law Seminar for Maine Businesses

By Thom Householder on March 08, 2013, at 11:45 a.m.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 8 a.m. to 8 a.m. Location: Marriott Sable Oaks, 200 Sable Oaks Drive, South Portland, ME For more information: Christine Fisher; (207) 774-6001; laborlawyers.com/2013seminars One Day, Many Solutions – Employment Law Coast-to-Coast – April 9, 2013 A one day seminar for anyone with responsibility for managing …
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Gifford’s Ice Cream Stands Open 2013 Season with Annual Free-Cone Giveaway

By Thom Householder on March 07, 2013, at 10:54 a.m.
Gifford’s Ice Cream stands will kick off the 2013 season with their annual free cone giveaway when they open for the season on Friday, March 15. From 6 – 8 p.m., guests at any of the five stands will receive a free two-scoop small cone. The five stands are located …

Award-winning Gifford’s Ice Cream shows strong growth, adds new markets and sales staff

By Thom Householder on March 01, 2013, at 10:53 a.m.
SKOWHEGAN, Maine — Gifford’s Ice Cream reports a strong 2012, announcing increased sales, expansion into new markets, top honors at a leading dairy competition, and being chosen by L.L.Bean to develop a special ice cream for the outdoor retailer’s 100th anniversary. The family-owned ice cream maker recorded notable growth for …
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Fisher & Phillips partner Melinda J. Caterine honored for outstanding client service

By Thom Householder on March 01, 2013, at 9:50 a.m.
Melinda J. Caterine, a partner in the New England and Boston offices of Fisher & Phillips LLP, has been recognized in a national survey of senior corporate counsel for her excellence in client service. Caterine is the only attorney from Maine chosen for this honor from a pool of more …

Halcyon Home for Christmas Bazaar

By Thom Householder on Dec. 11, 2012, at 12:38 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 5 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Halcyon Home for Christmas Bazaar, Temple Academy, 60 West River Road, Waterville, ME For more information: Jessica Moore; (207) 877-4954; giffordsicecream.com Celebrate the season and support Skowhegan’s Halcyon House at Halcyon Home for Christmas Bazaar! Have your picture taken with …
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Halcyon Home for Christmas Bazaar

By Thom Householder on Dec. 11, 2012, at 12:33 p.m.
An event to support Skowhegan’s Halcyon House for homeless teens. Celebrate the season and support Skowhegan’s Halcyon House at Halcyon Home for Christmas Bazaar. Have your picture taken with Santa and Frosty, enjoy a Gifford’s Ice Cream sundae bar, cup cake decorating, face painting, tattoos, gift wrapping, specialty shopping, personalized …

Support for Ronald McDonald House families

By Thom Householder on Dec. 06, 2012, at 10:35 a.m.
SKOWHEGAN, Maine – Gifford’s Ice Cream joined with the Institute for Family-Owned Business to treat families at Portland’s Ronald McDonald House to an evening of food, ice cream and holiday gifts. Gifford’s donated dinner from Amato’s and its own ice cream to approximately 25 people, and partnered with the Institute …
Maine Distilleries is donating 8,000 pounds of Maine potatoes to four New England food banks.

Distillery company donates potatoes to food banks

By Thom Householder on Dec. 04, 2012, at 9:21 a.m.
FRYEBURG, Maine — Maine Distilleries LLC announced that the success of its Cold River Warm Hearts program was made possible a donation of 8,000 pounds of Maine potatoes to food banks across New England. The fresh potatoes will be delivered to The Good Shepherd Food Bank in Auburn, Maine; The New …

Gifford’s expands sales team with in three regions

By Thom Householder on Nov. 29, 2012, at 10:28 a.m.
SHOWHEGAN, Maine – Gifford’s Ice Cream has added three new employees to its sales team. Patricia Thomas is regional sales manager for Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., and southern Pennsylvania. She heads the company’s development of new business in the Mid-Atlantic region. Thomas is a veteran of the ice cream industry, …

Harvesting Hope to Benefit Halcyon House

By Thom Householder on Nov. 07, 2012, at 3:18 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012 6 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Halcyon House, 627 Middle Road, Skowhegan, ME For more information: Jess Moore; 207-474-2604 Halcyon House provides emergency housing for area youth. Proceeds from this fun evening featuring music, a Gifford’s Ice Cream sundae bar, heavy hors d’oeuvres and a raffle …

Temple Academy Homecoming

By Thom Householder on Nov. 07, 2012, at 3:12 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Temple Academy, 60 West River Road, Waterville, ME For more information: Jess Moore; 207-474-2604 Experience a Texas cowboy hoedown for current students, parents, alumni and the public. Proceeds will benefit the Temple Academy scholarship program.

Public Supper and Pie Auction to Benefit Sacred Heart Soup Kitchen

By Thom Householder on Nov. 07, 2012, at 3:07 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012 5 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Calvary Temple, 60 West River Road, Waterville, ME For more information: Jess Moore; 207-474-2604 Enjoy a terrific meal and the best homemade pies around to raise funds to support Sacred Heart and its important work helping local families.

New England Office of Fisher and Phillips LLP Again Earns First-Tier Ranking From “U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers”

By Thom Householder on Nov. 02, 2012, at 8:42 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine – The New England office of Fisher & Phillips LLP has received a “Metropolitan First-Tier Ranking” for management-side Employment Law, Labor Law and Litigation in the 2013 “Best Law Firms” rankings from U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers®. This is the third consecutive year the Portland-based office …

Researchers gather in Bar Harbor

By Thom Householder on Sept. 12, 2012, at 11:41 a.m.
Leading researchers from the United States, Europe and Canada gathered recently in Bar Harbor, to collaborate and share their latest findings on the potential health benefits of Wild Blueberries. 2012 marks the 15th year that members of “The Bar Harbor Group” have convened the Wild Blueberry …

Wild Blueberry Association to host reception in Shanghai for Maine governor’s trade mission to China

By Thom Householder on Sept. 11, 2012, at 10:29 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine – Representatives from the Wild Blueberry Association of North America will host a reception and wild blueberry seminar this week in Shanghai for Maine Gov. Paul LePage and members of the Chinese business community to help launch the governor’s trade mission to China. The trip is the first …
Gifford's Ice Cream is selling its popular L.L.Bean Muddy Bean Boots flavor in grocery stores.

Gifford’s to sell “Muddy Bean Boots” flavor in grocery stores

By Thom Householder on Aug. 09, 2012, at 7:31 a.m.
SKOWHEGAN, Maine – Responding to unprecedented customer demand this summer at ice cream stands, Gifford’s Ice Cream is packaging its popular L.L.Bean Muddy Bean Boots ice cream in quarts for retail sale. Gifford’s partnered with L.L.Bean earlier this year to create Muddy Bean Boots in honor of the outdoor retailer’s …

25th Anniversary Celebration at Gifford’s Ice Cream in Bangor

By Thom Householder on July 20, 2012, at 11:05 a.m.
Friday, July 20, 2012 3 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Gifford’s Ice Cream, 1109 Broadway, Bangor, ME For more information: Jessica Moore; (207) 877-4954; giffordsicecream.com Bring the entire family to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Gifford’s Ice Cream stand in Bangor. It’s fun for everyone, with music from Mr. Harley, …
Fresh Maine Wild Blueberries will be available throughout the state beginning in early August.

Fresh Maine wild blueberries available soon in local area markets

By Thom Householder on July 19, 2012, at 9:27 a.m.
Portland, Maine – One of the region’s rites of summer has arrived, as grocers throughout Northern New England soon will be stocking fresh Maine Wild Blueberries. Fresh Maine Wild Blueberries are available this summer between the first week of August and the first week of September. They can be found …
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Gifford’s Ice Cream Food Drive Supports Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter

By Thom Householder on July 03, 2012, at 12:11 p.m.
Gifford’s Ice Cream recently held a food drive at its stand in Waterville to benefit Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter. During the drive, members of the community donated food to feed a family for a week. Gifford’s is working on plans to hold additional food drives at its locations in the months …
 
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