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Community Connections Newsletter - March 2015

Community Connections Newsletter March 2015 In This Edition: What's Going on Future Plans Information of Interest Welcome!   This is the Community Connections Newsletter. This monthly newsletter has been developed to provide information about events going on in
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Winter 2015 Newsletter

The Perfect Role Model for an Independent Life Lovely, classic, New England towns are tucked into granite and pine forests up and down Maine’s coast. Some are quite rural and most people would be surprised to learn that fiercely independent nonagenarians with vision loss continue to live happily in them. One such person is Mrs.
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Part-time Resident Care Worker

Position :  Resident Care Workers, part-time approx. 18 hours/week (6:30am - 12:30pm, Mon, Wed, Fri), on-call work available if interested, no benefits, based in Portland, ME  Agency :  The Iris Network, 189 Park Avenue, Portland, ME.  www.theiris.org   The Iris Network, a community-based nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization with a mission of helping people who are visually impaired or
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THANK YOU ITN!

THANK YOU TO ITN! The Iris Park Apartments have just received a very generous donation from Independent Transportation Network. A whopping $500 worth of rides are being made available to our residents at The Iris Park Apartments. ITN was founded by Katherine Freund in Maine and is now a national organization. She realized that car accidents with senior drivers were in part the result of a
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Upcoming Iris Network Events

04/ 2/2015 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
The Wells Support Group

For people with vision impairments and their significant others, Wells Congregational Church, Post Road (US Route 1) 1st Thursday of the month (except July and August), from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. FMI call Brenda Bacon 646-7079.

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04/ 6/2015 11:00 AM to 01:00 PM
The Sunshine Club

Meets the 1st Monday of each month from 11:00 to 1:00 at the Lobster Trap on 25 Bay St. Winslow. Contact Betty Soule for more information about the Sunshine Club or to participate at (207) 872-2967 or (207) 557-5181.  Click here for more infomation about The Sunshine Club

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Upcoming Community Events

04/ 2/2015 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Bangor Disability Peer Support Group

Bangor Disability Peer Support Group 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m at Advanced Modifications in Hermon; the number is 848-8226 This group meets on the first Thursday of each month. FMI: contact Alpha One in Bangor at 207-941-6553, TTY 877-229-8954

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04/ 5/2015 08:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Behind Our Eyes Group

April 3rd, 2011: Behind Our Eyes 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. This group meets through phone calls to discuss writings, listen to speakers and network with fellow writers. Meetings are held the first and third Sunday of each month. Contact Elisa Busch at 571-257-7355 or glbusch@comcast.net for more information.

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