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Health Coverage Special Enrollment Period for Tax Season

By Renae on April 01, 2015, at 11:09 a.m.
Eligible consumers have through April 30 to enroll in coverage a special enrollment period (SEP) for individuals and families who did not have health coverage in 2014 and are subject to the fee or “shared responsibility payment” when they file their 2014 taxes in states which use the Federally-facilitated Marketplaces …
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Health Coverage Special Enrollment Period for Tax Season

By Renae on April 01, 2015, at 10:52 a.m.
There is a special enrollment period (SEP) for individuals and families who did not have health coverage in 2014 and are subject to the fee or “shared responsibility payment” when they file their 2014 taxes in states which use the Federally-facilitated Marketplaces (FFM). This special enrollment period will allow those …
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Piscataquis Santa Project Gearing Up for Christmas

By Renae on Nov. 10, 2014, at 5:12 p.m.
Piscataquis Santa Project Gearing Up for Christmas Piscataquis County families in need are invited to register their children for the Piscataquis Santa Project to receive warm winter clothing (boots, jackets, ski pants, hats and mittens) and a special toy or gift at Christmastime. The Piscataquis Santa Project began in 2009 …
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Computer Skill Building Class

By Renae on Oct. 15, 2014, at 11:05 a.m.
Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Nicholas Sapiel Building, 27 Wabanaki Way, Indian Island, ME For more information: (207) 973-3509; mainestreamfinance.org Four Directions Development Corporation and MaineStream Finance are offering a free workshop from 2 pm to 4 pm on Friday, October 17th in the conference …
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Computer Skill Building Workshop

By Renae on Sept. 02, 2014, at 5:14 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Houlton Band of Maliseet Housing Authority Building, 11 Clover Circle, Houlton, ME For more information: (207) 532-4273 Four Directions Development Corporation and MaineStream Finance are offering a free workshop from 2 pm to 4 pm on Thursday, September 4th at …
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Greater Bangor Open Supports Autism Services

By Renae on Aug. 07, 2014, at 9:46 a.m.
Bangor- The Autism Community Services Program has once again received donations from the Greater Bangor Open. On July 23rd, Heather Wheaton and Brooke Hamlin staked out at the 6th tee, collecting donations for the Autism Activities Program. The golfers participating in the GBO’s Pro/Am were given a free sleeve of …
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Greater Bangor Open Supports Autism Services

By Renae on Aug. 07, 2014, at 9:44 a.m.
Bangor- The Autism Community Services Program has once again received donations from the Greater Bangor Open. On July 23rd, Heather Wheaton and Brooke Hamlin staked out at the 6th tee, collecting donations for the Autism Activities Program. The golfers participating in the GBO’s Pro/Am were given a free sleeve of …
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Visit ClickforBabies.org for patterns for hats and other resources.

Knitters, crocheters needed to spread awareness of child abuse

By Renae on July 18, 2014, at 11:41 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Every year, thousands of infants are shaken and abused at the hands of a frustrated parent or caregiver. Frustration with a crying infant is the No. 1 trigger for the shaking and abuse of infants. In an effort to educate parents and caregivers about normal infant crying and reduce …
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For patterns and other resources visit www.ClickforBabies.org

Knitters and Crocheters Needed to Spread Awareness of the Dangers of Shaking an Infant

By Renae on July 17, 2014, at 10:32 a.m.
Bangor, ME – Every year, thousands of infants are shaken and abused at the hands of a frustrated parent or caregiver. Frustration with a crying infant is the number one trigger for the shaking and abuse of infants. In an effort to educate parents and caregivers about normal infant crying …

Campaign Aims to Collect Newborn Baby Caps to Spread Awareness of the Dangers of Shaking an Infant

By Renae on July 16, 2014, at 2 p.m.
Bangor, ME – Every year, thousands of infants are shaken and abused at the hands of a frustrated parent or caregiver. Frustration with a crying infant is the number one trigger for the shaking and abuse of infants. In an effort to educate parents and caregivers about normal infant crying …
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Penquis awarded NeighborWorks membership

By Renae on July 02, 2014, at 3:38 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Penquis announced its official membership in the national NeighborWorks® network at its annual dinner meeting held at Cross Insurance Center. This significant achievement, which involved Penquis meeting high performance standards, enables Penquis to gain access to training, research, technical assistance and funding opportunities. “Given the current budget …
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Penquis Board announces new CEO

By Renae on May 13, 2014, at 3:12 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine —  The Board of Directors of Penquis is pleased to announce that Kara Hay has been named its next President and Chief Executive Officer. Beginning June 18, Hay will lead Penquis as it continues the mission to assist individuals and families in preventing, reducing, or eliminating poverty in their …
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Penquis announces new CEO

By Renae on May 05, 2014, at 4:46 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — The Board of Directors of Penquis is pleased to announce that Kara Hay has been named its next President and Chief Executive Officer. Beginning June 18, Hay will lead Penquis as it continues the mission to assist individuals and families in preventing, reducing, or eliminating poverty in their …
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Penquis Board Announces New CEO

By Renae on May 02, 2014, at 8:54 a.m.
May 2, 2014 – Bangor, ME- The Board of Directors of Penquis is pleased to announce that Kara Hay has been named its next President and Chief Executive Officer. Beginning June 18, Hay will lead Penquis as it continues the mission to assist individuals and families in preventing, reducing, or …

MaineStream Finance receives $29,000 to support foreclosure prevention

By Renae on April 09, 2014, at 8:55 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — MaineStream Finance announced that it has received $29,000 from NeighborWorks America to support foreclosure prevention counseling efforts. The much-needed funding will enable MaineStream Finance to provide more foreclosure counseling to area homeowners in danger of foreclosure. “At a time when foreclosures continue to affect many Maine families …
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Free Business 101 Workshop in Bangor

By Renae on March 31, 2014, at 3:56 p.m.
Monday, April 28, 2014 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Penquis, 262 Harlow St. , Bangor, Maine For more information: 974-2409; mainestreamfinance.org Thinking of starting a business? MaineStream Finance is offering a free one-hour workshop that provides an introduction to the pros and cons of operating a small business, an …
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Free Business 101 Online Workshop

By Renae on March 31, 2014, at 3:48 p.m.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.Wednesday, April 16, 2014 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Online , Your Home or Computer Lab, Statewide, Maine For more information: 974-2409; mainestreamfinance.org Thinking of starting a business? MaineStream Finance’s free one-hour workshop provides an introduction to the pros and cons …
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The Hatchery : Entrepreneurial Education Series

By Renae on March 31, 2014, at 3:18 p.m.
Thursday, April 3, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Thursday, April 10, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Thursday, April 24, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Thursday, May 1, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Thursday, May 8, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Thursday, May 22, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Thursday, May …
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Boot Camp for New Dads Offered in Dover-Foxcroft

By Renae on March 19, 2014, at 10:47 a.m.
Saturday, April 5, 2014 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Mayo Regional Hospital, 897 W Main St., Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426 For more information: 974-2488; penquis.org Dover-Foxcroft, ME- Mayo Regional Hospital and Penquis Maine Families announce they will host Boot Camp for New Dads on Saturday, April 5, from 9:00 am …
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Digital Professionalism Workshop

By Renae on March 13, 2014, at 2:47 p.m.
Saturday, March 22, 2014 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Location: Pleasant Point Tribal Office, 9 Sakom Rd. , Perry, Maine For more information: 207-973-3509; mainestreamfinance.org Four Directions Development Corporation and MaineStream Finance are offering a free workshop from 9 am to 12:30 pm on Saturday, March 22nd at the Pleasant …
 
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