Events

Lung Cancer Screening Grant

Lung Cancer Screening Grant

Mercy’s Comprehensive Lung Cancer Screening Program is based on The National Comprehensive Cancer Network and American Lung Association Screening Guidelines

 

The Garden of Circus Delights

The Garden of Circus Delights
April 10th, 2015   |   7PMInteractive Premiere + Benefit Bash  
+ Delicacies and Concoctions to Delight the SensesThe Garden of Circus Delights is an interactive circus performance inspired by the work of 15th century Dutch painter Hieronymous Bosch. Featuring internationally renowned circus artists from across the continent, in collaboration with staff and students of the Conservatory's recreational program, The Garden of Circus Delights explores how recognition and nurturing of one's innate artistic gifts leads to a healing connection with cosmological forces. Prepare for intensely thrilling, uplifting, and inspiring experiences as you engage in this richly layered production.

Environment Maine

Environment Maine

“This week, the pen was mightier than the pipeline.” – Laura Dorle, Environment Maine


As anticipated, President Obama vetoed legislation to force approval of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline this week. Environment Maine’s Laura Dorle issued the following statement:

Banking on Gary’s House at the Annual Gourmet Gala

Banking on Gary’s House at the Annual Gourmet Gala

 

 

Bankers are accustomed to crunching numbers, checking balances and turning over cash…but at the Gourmet Gala they will be banking on their cooking expertise and raising dough for Gary’s House.  Bangor Savings Bank, Bank of Maine, Key Bank, and TruChoice Federal Credit Union will be competing in a shorter version of the popular television show “Chopped” on April 16 at the Ocean Gateway on Portland’s waterfront.  During this portion of the Gourmet Gala event, they will be provided with mystery ingredients, provided by Whole Foods Market.  The Gourmet Gala benefits Gary’s House, Mercy Hospital’s home away from home for families with a hospitalized loved one.  Named after Gary Pike, the home is a tribute to this young man’s final wish before succumbing to cancer at just 21 years old.   

Maine Senior Games Recipient of Martin’s Point Van Donation

Maine Senior Games Recipient of Martin’s Point Van Donation

 

Martin’s Point Health Care presented a newly refurbished and decorated van to the Maine Senior Games outside their Portland Health Care Center last Wednesday. The van will be used by Maine Senior Games Coordinator, Jo Dill, to facilitate transport of equipment and materials for the various events of the Games, which run from late May through early October. Martin’s Point is a proud longtime partner of the Maine Senior Games and their parent organization Southern Maine Agency on Aging (SMAA) – 2015 marks their 8th straight year serving as the lead sponsor. 

“We are truly grateful to Martin’s Point Health Care for their long-standing support and generosity,” said Laurence Gross, SMAA Executive Director. “The donation of this van is a wonderful example of the great partnership that has developed between Martin’s Point, SMAA, and the Maine Senior Games. We are so appreciative of their involvement and continued support!”

Circus Conservatory of America - The Garden of Circus Delights

Circus Conservatory of America - The Garden of Circus Delights

April 10th at 6 PM!

The Garden of Circus Delights in an interactive circus performance inspried by the work of 15th century Dutch painter Hieronymous Bosch.  Featuring internationally renowned circus artists from across the continent, in collaboration with staff and students of the Conservatory's recreational program.  The Garden of Circus Delights explores how recognition and nurturing of one's innate artistic gifts leads to a healing connection with cosmological forces.  Prepare for intensely thrilling, uplifting, and inspiring experiences as you engage in this richly layered production.  Come revel in the Garden.  Purchase your declaration of delight beginning March 3rd.

Mercy Welcomes Steve McDonnell as Chief Financial Officer

Mercy Welcomes Steve McDonnell as Chief Financial Officer

 

Mercy Hospital and EMHS introduce Steve McDonnell as the new chief financial officer at Mercy. Steve comes to Maine from Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, DC, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine. Prior to Sibley, Steve held financial roles at George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, DC, and Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. Steve has an MBA from American University in Washington, DC and a BS in Accounting from Butler University in Indianapolis.  He is a certified public accountant and a Fellow in the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA).