Events

Thomas College Announces 120th Commencement Speakers and Class Marshals

Thomas College Announces 120th Commencement Speakers and Class Marshals

 

Thomas College Provost Dr. Thomas Edwards has announced this year’s speakers and honorary degree recipients for the College’s 120th Commencement Ceremonies taking place on the Thomas campus Friday, May 9, and Saturday, May 10.

Commencement will take place Saturday, May 10, at 1:00 p.m. in the Harold Alfond Athletic Center at Thomas College. Thomas College is proud to announce Senator Susan M. Collins as the 2014 Commencement speaker.

Susan M. Collins is a native of Caribou who has represented Maine in the United States Senate since 1996. Known for her work in facilitating bipartisan compromise, Senator Collins is a key leader in the U.S. Congress. Her record demonstrates significant legislative accomplishments in such critical areas as homeland security, national defense, disaster response, education, business development, and health care.

Spectrum Generations and Darden Restaurants Help Feed Homebound Seniors in Central Maine

                                                                                             

 

Spectrum Generations Cohen Community Center announced it was selected to receive a $1,000 grant to support its Meals on Wheels Program from the Darden Restaurants Foundation, Inc. as part of the Restaurant Community grants program the charitable arm of Darden Restaurants.

Marcia Cooper Receives Brain Injury Advocacy Award

Marcia Cooper Receives Brain Injury Advocacy Award

Spectrum Generations is pleased to announce that Marcia Cooper, a recent addition to its Aging and Disability Resource Counselor staff, was honored on March 28, 2014 at the Wells Conference Center at UMO as the recipient of the Lewis and Clara Lamont Brain Injury Advocacy Award.   Richard Brown, Co-chair of the Acquired Brain Injury Advisory Council of Maine and CEO of the Charlotte White Center, and Lewis Lamont, presented the award to Ms. Cooper recognizing her “for more than 20 years of service, advocacy, and pure compassion for people with brain injury and their families in Maine”. 

This award was created in 2005 by the Acquired Brain Injury Advisory Council of Maine (ABIAC) to recognize the efforts of the Lamont family, after their son’s injury in the late 1980’s, to improve services and educate Maine about the difficulties faced by all people impacted by a brain injury.

Health Events in Maine April 25 to May 7

Health Events in Maine April 25 to May 7
FRIDAY APRIL 25
Maine Brain Aneurysm Support Group

Maine Medical Center
Dana Health Education Center
22 Bramhall Street
Portland, ME

Friday April 25, 2014
4:00 pm

Kennebec Valley Toastmasters Hosting "Division B" Speech Contest

Toastmasters International,  Division B, are holding their Spring 2014 Speech Contest. It will be held at in the auditorium at Thomas College, 180 West River Road, Waterville ME on Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 10:00am to 1:00pm hosted by the Kennebec Valley Toastmasters club.

Speech contests are an important part of the Toastmasters educational program. They provide an opportunity for Toastmasters to gain speaking experience, as well as an opportunity for other Toastmasters to learn by observing proficient speakers.

May is Older American’s Month - “Safe Today, Healthy Tomorrow”

May is Older American’s Month - “Safe Today, Healthy Tomorrow”

In celebration of May, Older American’s Month “Safe Today, Healthy Tomorrow” theme, Spectrum Generations will be showing the movie “Age of Champions” free of charge to the public on its state-of-the-art theater system at the Muskie Center in Waterville. This special showing is in partnership with the Camden International Film Festival’s Aging in Maine Screening Tour.  Viewers across the country have fallen in love with this “infectiously inspiring” light-hearted take on aging.

Health Events in Maine April 21 to May 5

Health Events in Maine April 21 to May 5
MONDAY APRIL 21

Stress relief group

Community Partners space
56 North Street
Portland, ME

Monday April 21
2:30 to 3:30

Join board-certified music therapist Kate Beever for an hour of relaxation, discussion, and joy based in music (no musical experience necessary). Go home with simple tools for your own stress relief.