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Nominations Open for Frank Gaziano Football Scholarship and Awards

 Jeff Kane, president of National Distributors and Frank Gaziano's son-in-law, announced that nominations are open for The Annual Frank J. Gaziano Memorial Offensive and Defensive Lineman Awards. The awards are given to the top high school football offensive and defensive linemen in the state because of their hard work on the field, in the classroom, and in their communities. Nominations for the awards will be accepted through Friday, December 16. For more information on the nomination process visit, www.gazianolinemanawards.org.

"We are excited to start hearing from parents, coaches, athletic directors, and individuals that would like to nominate a high school senior for the award and scholarship.

Social Media Breakfast Maine 29 - Looking Ahead at 2012

Social Media Breakfast Maine 29 - Looking Ahead at 2012

Please join us on December 16th from 7:30am until 10:00am at the Portland Masonic Temple, 415 Congress Street in Portland, and meet three of Portland's favorite marketing and social media professionals. They are coming to talk about changes they have seen and what they think is important to look at for 2012. Rich Brooks is going to take a look at social and mobile opportunities and give his opinion on if we should Buy, Sell or Hold on each. Monica Wright is going to talk about what Google+ is and why it is so important (Google+ is by far the biggest change to the social media landscape). Also, Marc Pitman will discuss his growth in the past year using social media to sell his book, get speaking opportunities, and grow his business.

Register here

Rich Brooks and the Social Media FTW Conference

Rich Brooks and the Social Media FTW Conference

TECH GURU RICH BROOKS

The 3rd Annual Social Media FTW Conference takes place on Thursday, September 22nd and is the biggest social media conference in Maine.  Business owners, non-profits, marketers, and PR folks will network and learn platform specific information.

Speakers include Mike Volpe from Hubspot and Saul Colt from Freshbooks, plus 12 other workshops with speakers from around Maine, Boston, Chicago and Canada.

WCSH6 and WLBZ2 will be live streaming the keynote addresses for free so even if you can't make it, you can watch some of the highlights.

For more information on the Social Media FTW Conference click here:  SOCIAL MEDIA FTW CONFERENCE

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Bath Salts Warning Poster

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Mid Coast Hospital Chosen as One of Maine’s 'Preferred' Providers

Mid Coast Hospital Chosen as One of Maine’s 'Preferred' Providers

 

Mid Coast Hospital was recognized today as one of just five hospitals in Maine, and the only hospital in the Greater Brunswick area, for demonstrating sustained high performance over five years by the Maine State Employee Health Commission.  The Commission’s Executive Director, Frank Johnson attended a presentation ceremony this morning at Mid Coast Hospital, where he recognized the health care provider as a “Preferred Tier 1 Hospital” for their consistent high marks in quality, patient safety, and clinical experience.

Johnson’s remarks pinpointed the health care priorities that are required to establish preferred provider status.