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Are you willing to deliver a food bank box?

Hi all – I hope this post finds you well and busily working in the garden and/or enjoying the outdoors.  I haven’t touched base in a while but it does seem that requests for help are increasing a little, likely … Continue reading

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No news is good news?

Hi all – I hope this finds you and your families well and managing well enough these days.  I just wanted to touch base so you’d know that Whitefield Cares is still alive and well, just quiet.  We got out … Continue reading

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CHIP, Inc. does home repairs in Whitefield

Hi all – I hope this beautiful day finds you well.  I had a great conversation with Brittany Gill who run the Community Housing Improvement Plan based in Bristol.  They distinguish their nonprofit by adding an “Inc.” after CHIP, to … Continue reading

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Whitefield Cares! meeting on March 18 cancelled – Are you willing to drive?

Hi All – Well we’re going with safety first and decided to cancel our meetings for the foreseeable future.  However, we may have an opportunity to contribute individually to help our community in need.  Sheepscot General reached out to ask … Continue reading

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Whitefield Cares! Receives $1000 from the Maine Community Foundation!

Great news! Whitefield Cares! has received our first funding!  We received $1,010 from the Thriving Older Adults Strategic Goal Fund of the Maine Community Foundation.  We asked for support for printing and mailing the Resource List to all Whitefield residents … Continue reading

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Be Careful

Yesterday my husband and I were doing some stocking up at Sam’s Club in Augusta. I saw a young woman employee at a food sample table cough into her plastic -gloved hand then continue setting out free food samples. I … Continue reading

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Whitefield Cares! SWAT Team renamed – Neighbors on Call

Hi all – This is great example of why it’s good to listen to that niggling, tapping on your shoulder saying “Psst – Don’t use military acronyms!”.  And once we looked up what SWAT actually means – Special Weapons and … Continue reading

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Materials from AARP

Hi all – When Patricia Oh came and talked to our group, she sent me the attached file that shows a map of all the Age-friendly Communities in Maine (there are many!) and describes the benefits of joining the network.  … Continue reading

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Feb 12 meeting of Whitefield Cares! Meet Patricia Oh from AARP Maine

Please join our upcoming meeting and bring a friend!  Patricia Oh is the Age-Friendly Community Program Manager for AARP Maine and she will join us to help think through our next steps to improve Whitefield as a livable community for … Continue reading

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Next Meeting of Whitefield Cares – January 15, 2020, 4:00 PM at Whitefield Elementary School

Please join our conversation about next steps for Whitefield Cares!  Please note the earlier start time. On the agenda for discussion: Preparation for a display table at Whitefield Town Meeting in March Cooking classes for children with Whitefield Elementary School … Continue reading

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