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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KVCAP: Community Investors Initiative...

Jul 3, 2016 by

Hello! Thank you for considering joining the Community Investors Initiative, which is hosted by The Poverty Action Coalition. The Poverty Action Coalition is a local group of people who came together to alleviate poverty, and the Community Investors Initiative is our first major project. Community Investors are people like you who are willing to receive weekly e-mails people in need. The people we feature in our e-mails have shown that they are facing a specific barrier to maintaining their current quality of life or moving out of poverty. Every request we send out is reviewed by the Community Investors Committee to insure that all other resources have been explored before we ask you for help. This is in line with our belief that investing in our most vulnerable community members makes the entire community stronger. When we began this initiative in March...

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Sustain Mid Maine – Solar Energy...

Apr 20, 2016 by

Sustain Mid Maine Coalition has contracted with Vaughan Woodruff from Insource Renewables in Pittsfield to administer our Solarize Mid Maine program.  This solarization project will reduce costs for homeowners who decide to install solar panels.   After a consultation, if home owners decide to go forward with solar, participating in the program will lower the expense.   The total cost includes licensing and permitting, equipment and installation, and connection to Central Maine Power.  Installations before the end of 2016 will qualify for a thirty percent Federal Income Tax Credit and the potential bulk cost discount of 8-10%. For more information about the program, contact Linda at 680-4208 or...

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United Way – Stronger Partnerships for a Stronger Community...

Mar 12, 2016 by

Waterville, ME— United Way of Mid-Maine, having over 60 years experience partnering with local businesses to address the pressing needs of the people living, working, and learning in the Heart of Maine, has announced the expansion of these collaborative efforts with the launching of a new “365 Small Business Circle” program. While larger businesses have traditionally provided significant support to the community by hosting workplace campaigns to strengthen the work of United Way, there has not been a formal program to engage smaller businesses in these same community-building opportunities. This program is designed for small businesses (35 employees or less) to become member-supporters by donating $365 or more per year. For just one dollar a day, small business owners can join the circle of other small businesses wanting to leverage their combined power to...

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