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WLBZ 2 presents Gannett Foundation grants to local non-profits

WLBZ 2 presents Gannett Foundation grants to local non-profits

WLBZ 2 presented Community Action Grants to four non-profit organizations today.  Community Action Grants are provided by the Gannett Foundation.

WLBZ 2 President and General Manager Judy Horan shared the grants with the United Way of Eastern Maine, Spruce Run Association operating in Penobscot County, Pine Tree Hospice serving Piscataquis County as well as parts of Somerset and Penobscot Counties and the House in the Woods Military and Family Retreat, located in Lee, Maine, but benefitting service people around the state and the nation.

The United Way of Eastern Maine serves nearly the same counties WLBZ 2 does:  Penobscot, Hancock, Washington, Waldo and Piscataquis counties.  Their mission is to mobilize the caring power of people and communities to the health and well being of eastern Maine by make lasting solutions in the lives of individuals, families and seniors.

Spruce Run serves people affected by domestic

Maine McDonald's High School All-Star Games

Maine McDonald's High School All-Star Games

In celebration of 25 years, you don't want to miss this year's EAST vs. WEST basketball action on Saturday, March 9 at Newman Gymnasium at Husson University in Bangor.

High school all-stars from across the state come together to put on a amazing show for you, complete with slam-dunk and foul shooting contests.

Your ticket is good for all Four action packed games.  Enjoy all the games with your friends, family and teammates!

All net proceeds benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Maine.

Job Shadow Day 2013

 

 

Kickoff Friday, February 1, 2013

What: In an effort to encourage Maine students to strive for success, increase their knowledge of the business world, and gain a better understanding of jobs in the community, Junior Achievement of Maine will be launching its Job Shadow Day 2013 on Friday. 6th-8th grade classes throughout the State of Maine will be matched with a host business to shadow for the day. Job Shadow Day is part of a nationwide initiative that enables students to get an up-close look at the different career opportunities available to them when they are ready to enter the workforce.

When: Friday, February 1st from 9:30am-1:00pm

Where:

 

Acadia Environmental, 48 Free Street, Portland

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