Articles by Shari Closter

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Bucky Lewis harnesses laughter.

Trekkers’ “Bid Big, Laugh Loud” Auction on November 8 to Benefit Local Students; With Comedian & Auctioneer Bucky Lewis

By Shari Closter on Sept. 15, 2014, at 3:14 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 5:45 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Owls Head Transportation Museum, 117 Museum St., Owls Head, Maine For more information: 207-594-5095; THOMASTON, MAINE – Trekkers’ annual “Bid Big, Laugh Loud” Auction Event will take place on Saturday, November 8th at the Owls Head Transportation Museum. This …
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Trekkers Hires New Program Manager, Hannah Tannebring

By Shari Closter on Sept. 15, 2014, at 11:33 a.m.
Trekkers, a local outdoor-based youth mentoring organization, is pleased to announce that Hannah Tannebring has joined the Trekkers team as a Program Manager. Hannah grew up in Beverly, Massachusetts, and has considered Hupper Island, Maine, to be her home since before she can remember. She graduated from the University of …
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Trekkers thanks all 2013-2014 volunteers.

Trekkers Reaches Over 330 Volunteers

By Shari Closter on Sept. 08, 2014, at 9:36 a.m.
(Thomaston) –Trekkers recently completed the 2013-14 program year and would like to thank all the volunteers who gave their time in support of the organization and its students. A community of adult volunteers worked throughout the year to help Trekkers provide a myriad of educational, experiential, and cross-cultural opportunities for …
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Maine Trekkers and Urban Trekkers students at summit of Mount Battie in Camden

Trekkers Hosts Cultural Exchange

By Shari Closter on Aug. 28, 2014, at 1:37 p.m.
(Thomaston) Trekkers, a youth-mentoring organization in Midcoast Maine, recently hosted their ninth annual “From the ‘Hood to the Woods” expedition at Blueberry Cove Camp in Tenants Harbor. The expedition provided an opportunity for students from Trekkers and their sister organization, Urban Trekkers from Camden, NJ, to build meaningful relationships across …
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Sunrise at Independence Pass in Colorado, with 10th Grade Cross America Team Chimera Expedition

Trekkers 10th Grade Students Return from Cross America Expedition

By Shari Closter on Aug. 15, 2014, at 2:32 p.m.
Sixteen 10th graders, along with five adult leaders recently participated in a two-week Cross-America Team Chimera expedition with Trekkers, a youth-mentoring organization that connects young people and caring adults through expeditionary learning. From July 25 to August 8, the group traveled throughout Colorado, Utah and New Mexico, exploring the region’s …
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Trekkers Tech Talks on August 27, Featuring Scott Carpenter of Google Ideas

By Shari Closter on Aug. 08, 2014, at 8:12 a.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Strand Theatre, 445 Main St., Rockland, Maine For more information: 207-594-5095; Trekkers, a local youth mentoring organization, will be hosting “Tech Talks” on Wednesday, August 27 at the Strand Theatre in Rockland, Maine. The presenter will be Scott Carpenter, …
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Trekkers alumni students ride by Drift Inn Beach during Pedal to the Port 2012

Trekkers Invites Cyclists to Join ‘Pedal to the Port’ Coastal Ride on August 17

By Shari Closter on June 27, 2014, at 1:20 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: American Legion Hall, 37 Starr St., Thomaston, Maine For more information: 207-594-5095; Trekkers, a youth mentoring nonprofit in the Midcoast, invites bicycle enthusiasts to ride in the sixth annual Pedal to the Port event on Sunday, August 17th. This …

Pedal to the Port

By Shari Closter on May 02, 2013, at 4:08 p.m.
Saturday, June 8, 2013 9 a.m. to 9 a.m. Location: Oceanside High School West, 47 Valley Street, Thomaston, ME For more information: Elisabeth Lohmueller; 207-594-5095; Trekkers’ Pedal to the Port is an annual benefit bicycle ride along the beautiful St. George peninsula to the Marshall Point Lighthouse in Port …

Trekkers Auction

By Shari Closter on Oct. 03, 2012, at 3:52 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 6 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Owls Head Transportation Museum, 117 Museum Street, Owls Head, Maine For more information: Elisabeth Lohmueller, Trekkers Program Coordinator; 207-594-5095; The 2nd annual Trekkers Auction is a fundraising event for Trekkers, an outdoor-based mentoring nonprofit that connects young people with …
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