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EAAA commodity box program provides supplemental food

Originally published in the Katahdin Region News By Shelley Farrington KATAHDIN REGION – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to limit people’s income and access to food and other household staples; citizens are relying more and more on assistance programs for help. Eastern Area Agency on Aging (EAAA) operates numerous aid programs in the region including a commodity food box program…

Katahdin Higher Education Center offers free CNA class

Originally published in the Katahdin Region News By Shelley Farrington KATAHDIN REGION – The COVID-19 pandemic has caused much loss and created great hardships for families and businesses. However, out of tremendous loss has grown opportunities. Katahdin Higher Education Center Director Deb Rountree announced a great opportunity being afforded area residents who are interested in a new job, a change…

Elks partner with Mobilize Katahdin for grant purchases

Originally published in the Katahdin Region News on May 14, 2020 By Shelley Farrington KATAHDIN REGION – The Millinocket Elks Lodge 1521 is working with Mobilize Katahdin (MK) to purchase and provide hard to get necessities for local residents said MK Resource Navigator Shelly Blaisdell. According to Blaisdell, Kristy Allen, publicity officer for the Elks contacted her to let her…

Mobilize Katahdin Phone Buddies program a great way to reach out

Originally published in the Katahdin Region News By Shelley Farrington KATAHDIN REGION – Mobilize Katahdin continues its work to help citizens from Millinocket to Sherman. With all the social distancing and self-isolating there is a genuine concern for citizens who are shut-in, have no family locally or are just lonely. MK Resource Navigator Shelly Blaisdell said a program called Phone…

Mobilize Katahdin connects people with resources

Originally published in the Katahdin Region News, April 2, 2020 By Shelley Farrington KATAHDIN REGION – It’s not every day you find yourself in the middle of a pandemic but members of Mobilize Katahdin (MK) realize that the region-wide need for services and factual information has never been higher. The launch of the service last week couldn’t have come at…

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