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Help Sweetser Win a Grant!

Posted on 01/27/2012 at 09:30 am

During their "Community Matters More" program, Bangor Savings Bank will award a total of 68 grants. The top vote-getting organizations in each region, including write-ins, will each receive $5,000. The remaining 60 organizations will each receive $1,000. Here is how you can vote for Sweetser: Voters must be Maine residents. (*you do not need to...

Longtime Sweetser Supporters Continue Tradition

Posted on 12/28/2011 at 08:00 am

The Belfast Tea tradition continued in December as longtime Sweetser friends reunited in Belfast for their annual gathering at the home of Louine Robbins. (Seated l to r) Mary Snyder, Betty Breslin, Joan Dickey, and Anita Starrett. (Standing l to r) Barbara Pearson, Louine Robbins and Sweetser President & CEO, Carlton Pendleton.

Sweetser Rallies in Augusta Against Proposed Budget Cuts

Posted on 12/14/2011 at 10:00 am

Sweetser employees, clients and friends are gathered in Augusta today in conjunction with people from many other non-profit organizations across Maine, protesting Governor LePage's proposed budget cuts. You can follow updates on Sweetser's facebook page! Contact those in the legislature! We are urging you to contact legislators – they want...

Rusty Nuts Car Club Donates to Sweetser

Posted on 12/02/2011 at 09:45 am

Lee Pautenaude (at left) and Bob and Ellen Allen from the Rusty Nuts Car Club present a check to Sweetser's Todd Henry (second from left). The funds will be used for holiday gifts this year.

Ron Welch and Elizabeth Bailey Join Sweetser

Posted on 11/30/2011 at 10:00 am

Ron Welch has been hired as Sweetser's Director of Peer Support Services. Prior to his position with Sweetser, Welch was the Director of the State Office of Mental Health for six years. The previous 10 years he spent as the Executive Director of the Maine Association of Mental Health Services; other prior positions include the Director of the...

Sweetser's Open Access Continues to Expand

Posted on 11/29/2011 at 02:30 pm

Sweetser Open Access service has been expanded, and is now serving clients in Brunswick, Rockland, Wilton, Sanford and Lewiston. Open Access allows clients to access immediate assistance and support, whether they have a single-service need or require more in-depth services. Potential clients can access services through the PromiseLine at...

Noted Poet and Author Paul Janeczko Visits the School at Sweetser in Saco

Posted on 11/21/2011 at 10:45 am

On Tuesday, November 11, noted poet and author Paul Janeczko gave presentations on poetry to students at the School at Sweetser in Saco. Janeczko is a former teacher who now visits about 40 schools a year, throughout the United States and internationally in Europe. He has published over 40 books mostly on poetry, as well as non-fiction guides...

Don't Miss Sweetser's Charity Night at Flatbread Company in Portland - November 22

Posted on 11/15/2011 at 10:15 am

Sweetser employees, friends and families are invited to Flatbread Company of Portland (72 Commercial Street) on Tuesday, November 22, from 5-9 p.m. for Charity Night! Join us at our annual fundraiser! The Flatbread Company has generously offered to donate $3.50 to Sweetser for each whole flatbread (or $1.75 for each half size) the restaurant...

The School at Sweetser in Saco Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Posted on 10/25/2011 at 02:00 pm

On October 27, The School at Sweetser in Saco will celebrate its 20th Anniversary. The celebration will begin at 5:00pm with a parade on the campus, and will be followed by a time capsule presentation and tours of the school during its Annual Open House. The 20th Anniversary was planned to coincide with the Annual Open House in order to offer...

Sweetser in Brunswick Offers Open Access – Same Day Appointments

Posted on 10/21/2011 at 10:30 am

With Sweetser's new Open Access service, clients in the Brunswick region can take advantage of services as soon as they are needed. It provides clients with immediate assistance and support, whether they have a single-service need or require more in-depth services. Potential clients can access services through the PromiseLine at 1-800-434-3000...

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