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Registration Underway for the 2011 MASFAA (Maine) Financial Aid Summer Institute

The Maine Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (MASFAA) is registering participants for its third Financial Aid Summer Institute to be held on Tuesday, August 16 on the campus of Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine.

The Institute’s day-long curriculum tracks address important issues associated with the application, awarding and delivery of college financial aid programs and services.

Full course descriptions, costs and registration information are available at http://www.masfaasummerinstitute.webs.com/.

Veteran financial aid administrators from Maine’s colleges and universities will serve as Institute faculty and offer different curriculum tracks to customize the financial aid learning experience to the needs and interests of various public audiences, including parents of college bound high school students.

“There are growing information needs among Maine’s new admis

TOPSHAM LEARNING CENTER NOW ENROLLING

TOPSHAM LEARNING CENTER NOW ENROLLING

Quality Structured Preschool Program Part time and Full time schedules available for potty trained 2 1/2 to 5 year olds NOW ENROLLING                                                                  
 

www.TopshamLearningCenter.com   

Give Your Child T.L.C.

UNITED WAY OF YORK COUNTY STRENGTHENS COMMUNITY EFFORT BEHIND ANNUAL SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE

UNITED WAY OF YORK COUNTY STRENGTHENS COMMUNITY EFFORT BEHIND ANNUAL SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE

Joins Statewide “Tools for School” Campaign to Provide 500 Students in Southern Maine with Backpacks Stocked with Notebooks, Calculators, Rulers and More!    

July 13, 2011 - KENNEBUNK, ME.  As children and adults throughout Maine enjoy a well deserved summer vacation, the United Way of York County and several community partners are thinking ahead to make sure that children enter the new school year ready to learn, equipped with the tools they need to succeed, by joining a statewide effort to provide donated items such as backpacks, calculators, pens, pencils, rulers and composition notebooks to children unable to afford them. 

“One of our primary goals at United Way is to create and support efforts that help children and youth meet academic milestones and graduate on time,” says Kathryn Davis, President and CEO of United Way of York County.

A Day on the Land in Bowdoinham

The Long Branch School of Maine and the Dancing Cricket Farm in Bowdoinham present this Day on the Land, a fun-filled day with programs on Permaculture, Traditional Skills, Music, Wellness, a Potluck, and More on Saturday, July 9th. Located at 767 Carding Machine Road in Bowdoinham. Please visit www.longbranchschool.com for a complete schedule of events.

WinterKids appoints new Executive Director

WinterKids, the non-profit organization that helps children develop healthy lifelong habits through fun, outdoor winter activity, today announced the appointment of its new executive director, Julie D. Mulkern. Mulkern, who served as WinterKids' development director since September 2008, brings 12 years of professional non-profit experience to the organization, including resource development, program development, and staff and volunteer management in the public health sector.

"We are very pleased to welcome Julie to the executive director post," said Anna Fincke, president of the WinterKids board of directors. "Her creative vision, compassion and experience will shape and expand WinterKids in exciting ways, and guide our efforts to get more kids outside and active in winter.

CMMC technology school graduates 21

CMMC technology school graduates 21

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Bowdoin to Award 443 Degrees at 206th Commencement May 28

Bowdoin to Award 443 Degrees at 206th Commencement May 28

Online version with links:

http://www.bowdoin.edu/news/archives/1bowdoincampus/008522.shtml

(BRUNSWICK, Maine) — Bowdoin will hold its 206th Commencement ceremony at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 28, 2011, and confer bachelor of arts degrees on 443 graduates.

Schedule of events, answers to frequently asked questions and other Commencement information:

http://www.bowdoin.edu/commencement/

President Barry Mills will preside over commencement and award degrees on the terrace of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art on the Quad. In the event of very severe weather, commencement will be held in Sidney J.Watson Arena. (Bowdoin has not held an indoor commencement since 1986.)

Of the 443 graduates, 55 are from Maine.