Articles by Lisa813


5th Annual Sea Dog JMG Golf Tournament Fundraiser

By Lisa813 on May 24, 2016, at 11:30 a.m.
Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Val Halla Golf Course, 60 Val Halla Rd, Cumberland, Maine For more information: 207-620-7180; TEEING IT UP FOR MAINE KIDS—PLAY FORE EDUCATION!Story continues below advertisement. 7:30 registration 8:30 start time Grab your clubs for the 5th Annual Sea Dog …
Maine Foster Care Youth & Supporters at Hall of Flags, Augusta

Maine foster care youth reach $1million milestone

By Lisa813 on Dec. 16, 2015, at 8:13 a.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — Whether it is access to higher education, rent for a first apartment, a car, or laptop, there are certain critical assets all young people need as they transition into adulthood and independence. For youth in foster care, covering these expenses can be especially challenging. On Tuesday, Dec. …


By Lisa813 on Nov. 05, 2015, at 3:36 p.m.
MADISON, Maine — Students at Madison Area Memorial High School have some new insights on careers available in their community. On Nov. 4, 250 high school students took part in Careers in the Classroom, Madison’s first schoolwide career preparation event. Careers in the Classrooms brought dozens of area employers into …
Laurie Lachance, Thomas College President, awards trophies at JMG's annual Career Development Conference

College or Not, JMG Students Prove They Are Ready for Whatever the Future Holds

By Lisa813 on May 01, 2015, at 12:43 p.m.
(Augusta, ME) – The question has been asked in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Forbes Magazine, Business Week, and on NPR: Is college the right path to success for ALL students? And, more and more often experts are responding, “No”. Every year at JMG’s Career Develop Conference (CDC), …
JMG students network with local businesses. Here they pose with members of Portland Fire Department.

Ten years of Maine businesses committed to taking students on an ‘Urban Adventure’

By Lisa813 on April 16, 2015, at 10:37 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — You don’t have to be teacher-certified to be an educator – at least not in Portland, Maine. You just have to be committed to helping young people succeed. Every year, for the past ten years, Maine businesses have pulled together for a unique student event called Urban Adventure. …
Steve Byrnes, New JMG Board Chair

New Board Members Bring Experience, Passion to Jobs for Maine’s Graduates

By Lisa813 on Dec. 26, 2014, at 2:40 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — Jobs for Maine’s Graduates is happy to welcome several new members to its Board of Directors. The group brings a fresh perspective, experience and passion to an organization striving to improve the state’s economy by preparing Maine students for success in the workforce. New to the board …

Workforce Development Competitions Force Students to Show Their Skills

By Lisa813 on April 26, 2013, at 12:48 p.m.
Workforce Development Competitions Force Students to Show Their Skills Jobs for Maine’s Graduates Hosts 21st annual Career Development Conference Augusta, ME. – The clock is ticking as we head toward a new high school graduation and college commencement season, and everywhere you turn the same question is being posed: Do …