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Contact: Fritz Lyon
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Camp CaPella Spring Clean-Up Thursday
By Downeast Horizons Program Participants
DEDHAM, May Day – Tomorrow from 11:00 a.m. till noon, reporters are invited to watch about 60 program participants and staff from Downeast Horizons (providing services to local people with developmental disabilities) helping with a Spring Clean-Up at Camp CaPella – the camp that provides recreation and resources for people with disabilities and their families.
“Once again this is an opportunity for those with disabilities to give back in a way that will help many others with disabilities,” notes Tony Zambrano, executive director at Downeast Horizons. “For them, this is a day of community service, getting ready for opening day of summer camp in June, not so far away.”
“All of these people giving helping hands for Camp CaPella really helps us get a lot done in one day,” comments Dana Mosher, executive director of Camp CaPella. “They’re a vital part of what Camp CaPella is all about.”
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Directions to Camp CaPella
Phillips Lake, Dedham
From Bangor/Brewer, take Route 1A east toward Ellsworth. Travel through Holden into Dedham. Continue straight through the stoplight in Dedham. After passing The Lucerne Inn prepare to turn right onto Lily Road at the bottom of the hill. Take an immediate right onto Poplar Road. Travel approx .4 miles and bear left at the road’s end. Cross the railroad tracks and bear right. The Camp CaPella Lodge is on the left directly after passing the public boat landing.
From Ellsworth, follow Route 1A west toward Bangor. At the bottom of a hill about 13 miles from Ellsworth, turn left onto Lily Road, then follow the directions above. Or if you see the Lucerne Inn on the left, turn around, go to the bottom of that hill, then follow the directions above.
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Since 1974 Downeast Horizons (www.dehi.org) has been devoted to the establishment of community-based services for local people with developmental disabilities and their families. Downeast Horizons is a non-profit organization helping to serve these needs in Hancock, Penobscot, Piscataquis and Waldo Counties, including programs in Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Deer Isle, Bangor and Brewer.
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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