Home Weatherization Assessment Volunteers...

Jun 2, 2018 by

Sustain Mid Maine Coalition’s Energy Team is looking for individuals who are interested in being trained to conduct Home Weatherization Assessments in the Waterville area. The goal of the weatherization assessment is to determine the home’s need for weatherization work, summarize those specific needs, explain the energy related rebates offered by Efficiency Maine, and assist the homeowner with any weatherization and/or energy related upgrades. We plan to conduct several, concise training sessions for the volunteers. Training will also include a practice visit to one or more homes accompanied by an experienced individual. Once their training is complete, volunteers in teams of two will visit the homes of residents who have requested an assessment. The homeowners will have completed a self-assessment on their energy use before the visit. The assessment will take up to an...

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Joseph B. Ezhaya Scholarship

Feb 21, 2018 by

The Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce is encouraging all eligible students to apply for its Joseph B. Ezhaya Scholarship. This $750.00 scholarship is awarded annually for all four years to a recipient upon successful completion of his/her first semester of college with a 2.0 GPA or better. Criteria for application are included below: Must demonstrate an invested interest in citizenship and community service Must be attending a Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce area high school: Erskine, Lawrence, Maine Central Institute, Maine Academy of Natural Sciences, Messalonskee, Mt. View, Temple Academy, Waterville, or Winslow Must maintain an academic average of a “C” or better in high school Must complete a required essay on citizenship Must show evidence of community service and involvement Must be enrolled in an accredited New England College or University Please visit www.midmainechamber.com/cms/joseph-b-ezhaya-memorial-scholarship for...

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Call for Temporary Public Art

Nov 22, 2017 by

Submission Deadline: December 1, 2017 Waterville Creates! Public Art Task Group invites artists to submit proposals for a temporary public art installation from May 1 through September 30 of 2018. A minimum of two artists (or groups of artists) will be selected to provide works of art for exterior display, installation, and/or performance in the City of Waterville. This invitation is open to artists whether they live within or outside of the state of Maine. Proposals should relate to the artist’s reflections on the Kennebec River as a focal point of Waterville’s past, current, and future identity. Artists are encouraged to propose specific sites that they have identified. All media, including performance art, sound, projection, and light installations, are eligible for consideration. The maximum stipend will be $5000; should Waterville Creates! or the City...

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Learn about Memory and Earn Some Extra $$$...

Aug 30, 2017 by

The Memory and Language Lab at Colby College, under the supervision of Jen Coane, PhD, is conducting research investigating learning and memory across the lifespan. We are currently recruiting participants 60 years of age and older to take part in research studies. All sessions are individually administered and all results are completely confidential. We are offering sessions in our new location at Colby College in the Davis Science Center. We will compensate you for your time at $10/hour. All studies involve simple tasks on a computer (provided; no experience necessary) or pencil and paper. All tasks are simple and you will be given full explanations of the task and what we are interested in and given the chance to ask questions. Please note none of the testing is diagnostic and your performance will not...

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Common Street Arts Holiday Bazaar Call for Submissions...

Jul 14, 2017 by

Common Street Arts is pleased to present its 5th annual Holiday Bazaar. Prior to the winter holidays, the gallery will be transformed into a marketplace filled with handmade items created by Maine artists and craftspeople through this juried exhibition. The most unique holiday gifts will be available at Common Street Arts! This call for fine art + craft is open to all artists and craftspeople. If you throw mugs, make ornaments and cards, design jewelry, knit hats, or create other imaginative gift items, we invite you to participate. All artists will be paid a 60% commission; Common Street Arts Artist Level members will be paid a 70% commission. Important Dates Submission Deadline: August 14 Submission Review: August 15 + 16 Notification: September 1 Drop-Off: November 2 + 3, 10:00am – 4:00pm Special Members +...

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