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Community Connections Newsletter - February 2015

Community Connections Newsletter February 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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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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Wine Dinner to benefit The Iris Network

Winter blues got you down? This month, the Muddy Rudder (1335 U.S. 1, Yarmouth) has some great ways to escape the cold and lift your spirits! We're thrilled to tell you about our very special February Wine Dinner, a fundraiser for the Iris Network. Wine Dinner to benefit The Iris Network We are excited to be hosting the Iris Network's fundraising dinner on Wednesday, February 4 at 6pm
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Occupational Therapist

The Iris Network of Portland, Maine, a 501(c)3 vision rehabilitation agency, is seeking a part-time Occupational Therapist for its Low Vision Clinic.  This position is responsible for coordinating the low vision clinic, performing low vision functional evaluations, training on use of devices such as magnifiers, CCTV’s and other low vision equipment/lighting, documentation & reporting,
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Upcoming Iris Network Events

02/ 2/2015 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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02/ 3/2015 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM
VIP Group of Boothbay Harbor

St. Andrews Village Gregory Conference Room on Emery Lane. 1st Tuesday of the month from 1:00 – 2:30.  FMI call Molly Moore at 663-3810 or Joan Stark at 633-2498.

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Upcoming Community Events

02/ 1/2015 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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02/ 3/2015
Visually Impaired Support Team Alliance or VISTA

Originated in the Augusta area, allowing people with a vision impairment to meet in an informal environment to talk about our challenges and how we overcome those challenges.  We mentor and support one another by listening to one another, offering encouragement, and praising one another for overcoming and achieving.  No achievement is ever too small!  We meet on the First and Third Tuesdays of each month.  The time is 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm EST.  We welcome you!  for more information, please call or write: Leona McKenna 207-333-7087

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