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Click for Babies Campaign

Click for Babies Campaign

By youthlinks on Oct. 29, 2014, at 1:06 p.m.
The parents of newborns at Waldo County General Hospital and Penobscot Bay Medical Center will be receiving hand knit purple hats for their babies during the month of November and December as part of the Click For Babies campaign. This effort was organized by the National Center on Shaken Baby …

Youthlinks Creative Writing Workshop

By youthlinks on April 22, 2014, at 12:35 p.m.
On March 19th, forty eighth and ninth grade students of Oceanside West gathered at Watts Hall in Thomaston for a full-day Creative Writing Workshop, organized by Youthlinks of Rockland. This workshop complimented a weekly after-school creative writing club provided by Youthlinks and offered to high school students of RSU 13, …

Broadreach to host Mid-Coast Mom Prom

By youthlinks on April 22, 2014, at 12:04 p.m.
The third annual Mid-Coast Mom Prom is being hosted this year by Broadreach Family & Community Services on Saturday, May 10th from 7:30 – 11:30 pm at the Boathouse in Belfast. All proceeds from the event will be used to support Broadreach’s Early Childhood Education Program. A national event, each …
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Broadreach to Host Third Annual Mid-Coast Mom Prom

Broadreach to Host Mid-Coast Mom Prom

By youthlinks on April 16, 2014, at 3:36 p.m.
Saturday, May 10, 2014 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Location: The Boathouse, 34 Commercial Street, Belfast, Maine For more information: 207-338-2200; broadreachmaine.org The third annual Mid-Coast Mom Prom is being hosted this year by Broadreach Family & Community Services on Saturday, May 10th from 7:30 – 11:30 pm at the …
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Youthlinks Farm Camp at Headacre Farm

By youthlinks on Aug. 26, 2013, at 9:54 a.m.
“Who likes vegetables here?” Chef Kerry Altiero of Café Miranda asks a group of campers from Youthlinks. “No one? Well let me tell you something, vegetables just need a little dressing up!” For the first four weeks of July campers entering grades six through eight were invited to Headacre Farm …

School Garden Army invites community to celebrate summer harvest

By youthlinks on Aug. 16, 2013, at 2:26 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Youthlinks, 420 Broadway, Rockland, ME For more information: Seth Walton; 207-594-2221; youthlinksonline.org School Garden Army invites the community to celebrate the summer harvest this Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at Youthlinks from 8-10AM. Pick up some fresh veggies from our last …
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School Garden Army selling their weekly harvest at their farm stand near Oceanside East High School.

Youthlinks School Garden Army invites community to celebrate summer harvest

By youthlinks on Aug. 16, 2013, at 2:23 p.m.
School Garden Army invites the community to celebrate the summer harvest this Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at Youthlinks from 8-10AM. Pick up some fresh veggies from our last farm stand of the season, take a tour of the Youthlinks/Oceanside East High School Garden, and learn about what the Garden Army …

Free lunches for kids at Youthlinks

By youthlinks on June 18, 2013, at 2:36 p.m.
Noon-12:30, Monday – Friday free lunches will be served to children and their adult family members at Youthlinks, 420 Broadway, Rockland. Lunches are provided by the RSU 13 free summer lunch program. FMI call Youthlinks at 594-2221.
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2012 Youthlinks Summer Campers enjoy a day at the beach.

Free Summer Camp

By youthlinks on June 10, 2013, at 11:56 a.m.
Youthlinks is gearing up for another summer of free day camp for Rockland area youth. There are exciting schedule changes and program offerings this year. Thanks to a new collaboration with Headacre Farm in Owls Head, Youthlinks will be offering four weeks of Farm Camp. Camp runs Monday-Thursday from 9:00 …
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Youthlinks Open House Cancelled due to Weather

By youthlinks on May 15, 2013, at 3:26 p.m.
Saturday, May 25, 2013 10 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Youthlinks, 420 Broadway, Rockland, ME For more information: Joelle Albury; 207-594-2221; youthlinksonline.org Due to the weather, Youthlinks Open House scheduled for Saturday, May 25th will be cancelled. Please save the date for our Family Field Day on Thursday, July 25th …
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Youthlinks Open House May 25th

By youthlinks on May 15, 2013, at 3:22 p.m.
Saturday, May 25th Youthlinks invites friends, families and volunteers to celebrate summer at its open house at 420 Broadway in Rockland from 10am to noon. Visitors will be able to tour the Youthlinks’ house and garden, and the orchard recently planted by the students of Oceanside East High School. They …
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“Drawing the Winning Ticket" - Seth Walton, AmeriCorps Vista Community Programs Director of Youthlinks, announces the raffle winner at the Business After Hours at the Owls Head Transportation Museum.  Standing beside him is Robin McIntosh, Membership Services Manager of the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Man from Nova Scotia wins Dream Vacation in Maine

By youthlinks on May 10, 2013, at 11:40 a.m.
Patrick Dunphy of Fall River, Nova Scotia is the lucky winner of the all-inclusive four-day Maine Dream Vacation Raffle. The raffle was sponsored by the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce and Broadreach Family & Community Services to benefit Youthlinks, a community service and skills enrichment program for area youth. …
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Left to right:  Youthlinks Program Director, Amie Hutchison and Five Town CTC Executive Director, Dalene Dutton

Grant Supports Local After-School Programs

By youthlinks on April 29, 2013, at 9:03 a.m.
The Juvenile Justice Advisory Group recently awarded a $90,000 grant to support after-school programs in mid-coast Maine. Youthlinks, a program of Broadreach Family & Community Services and STAR, a program of Five Town Communities That Care (CTC) were the joint recipients of this generous funding. “Youthlinks and STAR have common …
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(Photo courtesy of Adrienne Randall)  Eric Morse of Berlin, VT and his terrier, Murdock, took first place.

Run-A-Hound 5K a success in the rain

By youthlinks on April 29, 2013, at 8:59 a.m.
Despite the April showers, 46 runners and 23 dogs gathered at Youthlinks on a cold Saturday morning to take part in the 3rd Annual Run-A-Hound 5K race in Rockland on April 20th. Youthlinks would like to thank all of the participants, volunteers and local businesses that helped make the 5k …
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The Run-A-Hound 5K banner marks the race's finish line at Youthlinks.

Local businesses offer prizes at Youthlinks’ Run-A-Hound 5K

By youthlinks on April 18, 2013, at 12:09 p.m.
Saturday, April 20th Youthlinks will hold its third annual Run-A-Hound 5K for runners and dogs. Local businesses have shown a great amount of enthusiasm and support for this year’s event. Camden Hospital for Animals and Loyal Biscuit are sponsoring the race. Hole in the Wall Bagels, Rock City Café, Hannaford …
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One lucky winner and a travelling companion will enjoy a one-of-a-kind dream vacation in the midcoast of Maine.

One Month Left to Enter to Win your Maine Dream Vacation

By youthlinks on April 11, 2013, at 2:55 p.m.
Once again the Penobscot Bay Chamber of Commerce and Youthlinks have teamed up to sponsor The Maine Dream Vacation Raffle. Proceeds benefit the free youth programs of Youthlinks and the community development work of the Chamber. The amazing prize package is made possible through the generous donations of local businesses. …
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Students Kat Howarth and Takoda Peasley are ready to serve their handmade pizza at the St. Peter's soup kitchen on Saturday, March 9th.

Thorndike Creamery cooks with teens in Youthlinks program

By youthlinks on April 09, 2013, at 5:14 p.m.
Sarah Vokey and Christian Willey of the Thorndike Creamery in Rockland joined the Youthlinks Soup Kitchen program on Tuesday, February 26. Each week students in the Youthlinks Soup Kitchen program are joined by a local chef who shares a signature dish with the group and teaches kitchen safety skills. Students …
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Aldermere Farm’s Manager Ron Howard demonstrates how sap boils and evaporates to become maple syrup.

Rockland After-School Alliance Students Participate in the Sugaring Season at Aldermere Farm

By youthlinks on April 05, 2013, at 12:38 p.m.
By Josie Gates Rockland After-School Alliance (RASA) participants ventured to Aldermere Farm in Rockport to learn about the maple-sugaring season and process in Maine. Aldermere Farm holds community sap gathering and boiling events throughout the sugaring season, and this year was able to offer Sap to Syrup, a seven-week long …
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Local Dance Teacher Volunteers to Teach Hip Hop for Rockland After-School Alliance

By youthlinks on April 03, 2013, at 9:50 a.m.
By Josie Gates Youthlinks and Rockland After-School Alliance (RASA) are thrilled to announce that local dance teacher Katie Thompson of Rockland has signed on to teach another session of an after-school Hip Hop class to RDMS students. This will be Thompson’s third session volunteering for Youthlinks and RASA. Thompson is …
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Do you recognize your local AmeriCorps Service Members? (From Left to Right) Seth Walton, Director of Community Programs at Youthlinks, VISTA. Kelly Amber and Brystle Noble, Academic Mentors and Program Coordinators at Camden Hills Regional High School, Great Strides. (Lying down) Alison Lutz, Academic Mentor and Service Learning Coordinator at the Community School, Great Strides. Genna Cherichello, FoodCorps Service Member at University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Knox-Lincoln, serving RSUs 13 and 40. Hannah Tannebring, Service-Learning Fellow, Island Institute. Sarah Woodman and Josie Gates, Academic Support Coordinators at Youthlinks, Great Strides.
Not pictured:
Alaina Ennamorati and Elisabeth Lohmueller, Mentor Program Specialists at Trekkers, Great Strides.
Andrew Dorr, Vinalhaven's Community and Economic Development Fellow at Island Institute
Cliff Barnes, Academic Mentor and Service Learning Coordinator at the Community School, Great Strides.

Lincoln and Knox County AmeriCorps Members Gather to Celebrate Their Service During AmeriCorps Week

By youthlinks on March 19, 2013, at 9:27 a.m.
By Josie Gates, Academic Support Coordinators at Youthlinks, Great Strides Each year during AmeriCorps Week service members across the nation gather to share their stories and celebrate their successes with current members and alums. The week provides a chance for members to reflect on their service and put the word …
 
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