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United Midcoast Charities named Top-Rated Nonprofit for Third Year

December 12, 2019

United Midcoast Charities (UMC) is pleased to announce its designation as a “2019 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews of charities and nonprofits. The Top-Rated Nonprofit Award is based on the rating and number of reviews UMC received from volunteers, donors and aid recipients. This is the third consecutive year in which UMC has received this honor and UMC is one of only 8 nonprofits in Maine to receive the 2019 accolade. More...

Millay House Rockland Launches a GoFundMe Campaign

December 12, 2019

Millay House Rockland has started a GoFundMe campaign to finish the renovations of the double house, at 198-200 Broadway, where Pulitzer-Prize-winning poet Edna St. Vincent Millay was born. More...

Camden National Bank gives $500,000 in donations to Maine hospitals

December 12, 2019

Camden National Bank announced a $250,000 commitment to Maine Medical Center to provide funding for its master facilities modernization project, a patient-focused initiative that will enable the state’s largest hospital to meet the most urgent healthcare needs well into the future. The donation comes five months after Camden National Bank announced a $250,000 commitment to Pen Bay Medical Center to provide early funding for the construction of a new 41,513-square-foot health center at the hospital’s campus in Rockport. More...

The 2020 Camden Conference will include a range of exciting speakers

December 12, 2019

Most recently added is Maria Ressa who is executive editor of Rappler, an online news site in the Philippines. Ressa is one of the most highly-regarded journalists in the Philippines. She spent two decades working as an investigative reporter, foreign correspondent and both Manila and Jakarta Bureau Chief for CNN. She then headed the news division of the Philippines biggest TV news channel, ABS-CBN. More...

Tech Talk: How to Avoid Online Scams, Malware, and Adware at Camden Public Library

November 27, 2019

On Thursday, December 5, from 1:30 to 3:00 pm, the Camden Public Library will host Daniel Hart, of Hart Computers, for a talk on the topic of avoiding online scams, malware, and adware. Hart’s programs are packed full of clearly presented, helpful information that is understandable — even if you aren’t tech-savvy. The library will deliver a series of free tech talks every first Thursday covering a different topic each month. These presentations are designed to help take some of the mystery and confusion out of navigating the ever-changing world of computers, the internet, and hand-held personal devices. No registration is required to attend. More...

Knox County Homeless Coalition-Adopt A Family

November 27, 2019

The holidays are upon us and the Knox County Homeless Coalition is looking for caring individuals to help bring the joy of the season to families in need. KCHC’s Adopt A Family program provides the community with an opportunity to make someone’s holiday a little brighter by purchasing gifts for homeless and recently housed individuals working with KCHC (ranging in age from newborns to seniors). Through the generosity of local businesses, organizations, and community members, more than 100 families are helped each year through the Adopt A Family program. More...

Camden National Bank Receives 2019 U.S. SBA District Director Award for Exceptional Dedication to Small Business Growth in Maine

November 27, 2019

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)’s Maine District Office presented Camden National Bank with the 2019 District Director Award at its recent lender awards ceremony in Augusta. SBA leadership in Maine determines the award recipient, a lender which has made significant efforts to increase the use of SBA loans in their portfolio and the access to capital for small businesses in the previous fiscal year.

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Allen Insurance Supports Chemo Caps for Kids

November 27, 2019

Allen Insurance and Financial is pleased to announce its continued support for the Chemo Caps for Kids initiative sponsored by Commonwealth Cares Fund Inc., the 501(c)(3) charity founded by Allen's Registered Investment Adviser–broker/dealer, Commonwealth Financial Network®. Chemo Caps for Kids provides hand-knit and crocheted hats to children undergoing cancer treatment. More...

West Bay Rotary Christmas tree fundraiser

November 27, 2019

The West Bay Rotary Christmas tree fundraiser is back again this year. Christmas trees, wreaths, and gifts from local artists including David Jacobson and Etienne Perret will all be available for sale at Maine Sport Outfitters parking lot, 115 Commercial Street, Rockport. The sale will run from the day after Thanksgiving until December 22nd. The hours are noon to 6 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekends. More...

Security Summit marks 4th National Tax Security Awareness Week

November 27, 2019

The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the nation’s tax industry recently announced that the 4th Annual National Tax Security Awareness Week will take place between Dec. 2 and Dec. 6. Security Summit partners will once again urge taxpayers, businesses and tax professionals to enhance their online security as the holiday shopping season kicks off and identity thieves step up their efforts to steal personal and financial data. More...