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Camp CaPella receives Maine Community Foundation grant to expand medical staff

Posted June 03, 2013, at 11:23 a.m.
A group of campers pose at Camp CaPella in Dedham.
A group of campers pose at Camp CaPella in Dedham.

DEDHAM, Maine  – Camp CaPella recently received a $4,000 grant from the Hancock County Fund of the Maine Community Foundation. The grant funds will be utilized to provide medical staff to enable the new overnight camp capabilities.

“This is a very practical, very helpful gift at just the right time for us,” notes Dana Mosher, executive director of Camp CaPella, providing exceptional resources to children and adults with physical and developmental disabilities. “This grant will make our new overnight camp a practical reality, with medical assistance where and when needed.”

“The Hancock County Committee appreciates the work of Camp CaPella and is happy to know that the recent grant will enable more people to enjoy the overnight camp program,” comments Karen Stanley, chair of the Hancock County Committee, in a press release.

With offices in Ellsworth and Portland, the Maine Community Foundation works with donors and other partners to improve the quality of life for all Maine people. To learn more about the foundation, visitwww.mainecf.org.

Located on Phillips lake in Dedham, or Lucerne-in-Maine (12 miles from Bangor, 13 miles from Ellsworth), Camp CaPella (www.campcapella.org) provides quality-of-life experiences for people with disabilities and their families.

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