Sports & Recreation

Maine Coast Memorial Hospital Team gears up for Trek Across Maine

Maine Coast Memorial Hospital Team gears up for Trek Across Maine

The Maine Coast Cruisers, consisting of twelve riders, will represent Maine Coast Memorial Hospital in the Trek Across Maine fund raiser on June 17-19. This annual fund raiser for the American Lung Association is a 180-mile bicycle ride from the mountains of Sunday River and ending at the Belfast Waterfront Park.

In true team spirit, the Maine Coast Cruisers have banned together to fund raise as a team and have reached out to their MCMH family and community with a number of fund raisers. If you would like to support the Maine Coast Cruisers and the American Lung Association, please contact team captain, Debra Hubbard at dhubbard@mainehospital.org or at 664-5763.

 

National Senior Fitness Day Hosted at Local Senior Center

National Senior Fitness Day Hosted at Local Senior Center

PUBLIC INVITED TO CELEBRATE SENIOR HEALTH AND FITNESS DAY AT HAMMOND STREET SENIOR CENTER

BANGOR – The next time you’re told “you throw like an old lady,” it may be compliment…

On Wednesday, May 25, members of the Hammond Street Senior Center will be happy to show off just how much iron they can pump…how many miles they can walk...how fast they can dance…or how long they can hold a Yoga pose. And, yes, there are more than a few lady octogenarians among them.

As an official site for National Senior Health and Fitness Day, the Senior Center will be hosting a day of demonstrations provided by both Senior Center instructors and members and other community based organizations and senior or wellness-oriented businesses.

Annual Bangor Police Department Bike Auction TODAY!

Annual Bangor Police Department Bike Auction TODAY!

The annual Bangor Police Department Bike Auction will be held on Saturday, May 21st at the Parks and Recreation building, 647 Main Street, Bangor. Preview will begin at 8:00 a.m. and the auction will start at 9:00 a.m. and run until all the bikes are sold.<?xml:namespace prefix = o />

All State Musicians Have Many Talents

All State Musicians Have Many Talents

The correlation between participation in music and excelling academically is on display at the All State Music Festival on the Gorham campus of USM.  Poland

Regional High School students Ben Albee and Tyler Myers are prime examples.  Myers, singing bass in the All State Chorus, is the salutatorian of his graduating

class.  Albee, playing trombone in the All State Orchestra, is also an honor student and will be Master of Ceremonies at graduation.  There are many students at

the MMEA All State Music Festival who are the top students at their schools including Kaitlyn Kinsey, playing flute in the All State Band, who is Valedictorian of

her class at Fort Fairfield High School.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3rd Annual Skate Against Drugs This Saturday

With live music from fifteen bands and a skateboard competition providing the backdrop, Bangor Region Public Health and Wellness, the Maine Office of Substance Abuse, Old Town YMCA, WHSN, and Spanky’s Pizza, are sponsoring the 3rd annual Skate Against Drugs at Bangor Skatepark on Saturday, May 7 from 11 am to 6 pm. 

“With on-site services and information ranging from HIV testing and overdose prevention to career opportunities and addiction recovery support, this is no ordinary event,” states organizer Tim Shaw, Youth Liaison and Overdose Prevention Specialist for Bangor Region Public Health and Wellness..  

“This is a chance for people to have fun and receive some very important information at the same time,” he adds.  “There are a wide range of resources available to people in this community and Skate Against Drugs has proven to be a great way to connect people with them.”         

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Annual Bangor Police Department Bike Auction

The annual Bangor Police Department Bike Auction will be held on Saturday, May 21st at the Parks and Recreation building in Bangor. The auction will start at 9:00 a.m. and run until all the bikes are sold.Contact Paul Edwards 947-7384 Work Ext. 95715
 

Walk for Autism – May 1, 2011

Please join us to Walk for Autism on May 1, 2011.  April is Autism Awareness month and many activities have been planned.  The walk will be held at University of New England in Biddeford, University College of Bangor in Bangor and Farmington Fairgrounds in Farmington.  Each walk will have t-shirts, various snacks, face painting, and local fire departments.  Register at www.firstgiving.com/ASMMaine  The walk will start at 12 noon with over 1200 participates.
Many people ask what the ribbon stands for:  The puzzle pattern on this ribbon reflects the mystery and complexity of autism.  The different colors and shapes represent the diversity of the people and families living with this disorder.  The brightness of the ribbons signals hope-hope through research and in the increasing awareness of people like you.