Read more about Jean Flahive and Wendy Webber's new children's book


COME SPEAK WITH GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATES

The Disabilities Rights Center and partners are hosting a forum for Maine's candidates for governor.  This is our opportunity to engage with the candidates on the important issues and concerns facing Mainers with disabilities, their families, allies and advocates. Congressman Mike Michaud and Eliot Cutler have confirmed their attendance, and Governor LePage has been invited. 
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Development Assistant

Position :  Development Assistant, part-time (24 hours/week; schedule negotiable, however 4 days a week, 6 hour days preferred), hourly, based in Portland, ME  Agency :  The Iris Network, 189 Park Avenue, Portland, ME.  www.theiris.org   The Iris Network, is a community-based nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization with a mission of helping people who are visually impaired or blind to
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JEAN FLAHIVE, WENDY WEBBER, and THE IRIS NETWORK launch a new children’s book

Portland, Me. – JEAN FLAHIVE, WENDY WEBBER, and THE IRIS NETWORK launch a new children’s book that targets children’s eye health, Liam Learns About Sunglasses . Isabella, Liam, and Connor climb, splash, and hike their way through one of those perfect Maine summer days. Many young readers will recognize themselves in Wendy Webber’s delightful, colorful illustrations and all will learn
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Living with GRACE August 2014 Newsletter

There is no question that as we get older, time seems to fly faster. I CANNOT believe I am writing an August newsletter when it has just started to warm up.  We are planning our annual technology meeting for August 20 from 10 – 12:30 on the Portland Campus. This meeting will be held in the Iris Park Apartments, the building that faces Park Avenue. We will welcome our technology
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Upcoming Iris Network Events

09/ 1/2014 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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09/ 2/2014 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

09/ 4/2014 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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09/ 7/2014 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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