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Senator Andre Cushing shared Matt Pouliot's photo.

Proud to be part of this effort and working with the Institute for Civil Discourse to promote better respect and understanding among elected officials. I was able to work with State Treasurer Terry Hayes and other legislators to bring them to Augusta the last two years to run workshops for our legislators. Now we have developed a relationship with the Maine Development Foundation through the efforts of Yellow Light Breen to promote the program and its benefits here in Maine.
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CNN Anchor Carol Costello posted this great op-ed and video today about our effort to revive civility in politics: www.cnn.com/2016/05/24/opinions/can-politicians-play-nice-costello/index.html "The Institute isn't interested in doing away with partisan politics," said Republican lawmaker, Ma...

Proud to be part of this effort and working with the Institute for Civil Discourse  to promote better respect and understanding among elected officials. I was able to work with State Treasurer Terry Hayes and other legislators to bring them to Augusta the last two years to run workshops for our legislators. Now we have developed a relationship with the Maine Development Foundation through the efforts of Yellow Light Breen to promote the program and its benefits here in Maine.

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Jim MillerSo how can you support this governor, who is the antithesis of civility?

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Another busy day in Augusta, not legislators but, students. Many school groups visit the capitol and the museum to learn about our state's government and it's rich history of farming , fishing and forestry, along with the many business that now do.or previously operated in Maine. Today I visited with students from Bonny Eagle HS, Lewiston, Limingtin and from my home area the 3rd graders from Caravel in Carmel! ... See MoreSee Less

NEWPORT
OPEN CALL TO ALL NON-PROFITS TO PARTICIPATE IN FUNDRAISER: The Sebasticook Valley Chamber of Commerce (SVCC) is putting out the call for non-profits that are interested in a fundraising opportunity. SVCC’s Annual Auction Event, formerly know as Sparkle, is in planning mode and seeking 12 non-profits from or benefitting the local area to participate in the event, scheduled for Thursday, October 20th.
Over the last six years, more than $102,000 has been distributed to participating organizations. The evening includes, a silent auction, live auction, food, drinks and dancing. The chamber has changed the semi-formal event to a theme party. This year’s event is a country/western theme, Hoedown Showdown. The deadline for applications is Friday, May 27th. For more information contact the Chamber at 368-4698 or email [email protected] Applications will be available at the Chamber office located at 1589 Main Street in Newport or visit the website online at www.ourchamber.org.
PLANT AND BAKE SALE: The Sebasticook Garden Club Annual Plant and Bake Sale is taking place at the Newport Shop ‘n Save Plaza on Saturday, May 28th. The sale will begin at 9 AM and continue until sold out. There will be annuals, perennials, and houseplants available. This is a rain or shine event and all are invited to attend.
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ETNA
MEMORIAL DAY REMEMBRANCE: The Town of Etna will be holding a Memorial Day remembrance on Monday, May 30th at 10 AM. The ceremony will be located on the Etna/Dixmont Road at the cemetery. The public is encouraged to come and take part in this ceremony honoring area veterans.
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