Northern Light Inland Hospital opens Walk-in Care office

Northern Light Inland Hospital has opened its new Walk-In Care office in Waterville. The office is at 174 Kennedy Memorial Drive, next to the hospital, according to a news release from the hospital.

Northern Light Walk-In Care is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week. No appointment is necessary, and it is not necessary to be an established patient with Inland.

Hope Pendexter, R.N., manager for Northern Light Walk-In Care in Waterville, said in a news release that the office offers “strictly non-emergency care, including treatments for cold symptoms, sprains and strains, ear aches, and many other minor issues that are not emergencies.”


Bangor Savings Bank Foundation awards $125,000 in grants

Johnson Hall, in Gardiner, and the Maine Federation of Farmers Markets, in Pittsfield are among the nonprofit organizations that received grants recently from the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation, according to a news release from the foundation.

The foundation awarded a total of $125,000 to 17 nonprofit organizations based in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. The grants range from $2,000 to $25,000 and support initiatives that, according to the foundation, make their communities more prosperous, livable and vibrant.

The other recent grant recipients from Maine:

• Cumberland County: Catherine Morrill Day Nursery, Portland; Foundation for Portland Public Schools, Portland; Girls on the Run Maine, Portland; Southern Maine Agency on Aging, Scarborough; My Place Teen Center, Westbrook; and Scarborough Education Foundation, Scarborough.

• Hancock County: Mount Desert Island Hospital, Bar Harbor

• Knox County: One Community Many Voices, Rockland

• Oxford County: Andover Library Trustees, Oxford

• Penobscot County: Millinocket Memorial Library, Millinocket


Camden National Bank donates more than $20,000 to Waterville homeless shelter

Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter, in Waterville, has received nearly $20,000 from Camden National Bank’s [email protected] program,  according to a news release from the bank.

“We’re experiencing an increase in homeless youth in our community,” said Karyn Bournival, interim executive director of Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter, according to the release. “Our Youth Empowerment program started in 2017 to address a pressing need. There are currently 12 participants who are working on transitioning to permanent housing, enrolling in college, pursuing higher education and/or entering the workforce, and we know we could serve more.”

Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter receives only 25 percent of needed operational funding from federal sources, so it is reliant upon donors  to fund the remaining 75-percent of its budget.

Camden National has funded the program since 2015 by donating $100 for every new home financed at the bank to a local shelter in the community of the new homeowner. Through the program, the bank has generated more than $360,000 in unrestricted funding to 50 shelters throughout Maine, according to the bank.


Northeast Bank appoints Taylor Hatch VP, retail operations manager

Banking industry veteran Taylor Hatch, of Waldoboro, has joined the bank as vice president and retail operations manager, according to a news release from Northeast Bank.

Hatch is responsible for providing operational and technical support to 10 banking centers located throughout western, central and southern Maine. With a diversified background in community banking customer service and operations management, Taylor will work closely with the bank’s sales and operations staff to support new product rollouts, service enhancements and banking center training initiatives.

Hatch joins the bank from First National Bank in Damariscotta, where he was assistant vice president and branch operations manager. There he oversaw day-to-day operations of the bank’s 16 branches, including policy and procedures development, vendor management, and branch training. Earlier, he worked at KeyBank as relationship manager. Taylor lives with his family in Waldoboro.


Spectrum Generations announces new board members

Spectrum Generations in Augusta, an organization that serves older and disabled adults, has announced the addition of Shelley Rudnicki and Josée Shelley to the organization’s volunteer board of directors, according to a news release from the organization.

Rudnicki, of Fairfield, earned her degree in social and criminal justice from Ashford University. In 2018, she was elected to the Maine House of Representatives, where she currently represents District 108. She is chairwoman of the School Administrative District 49 school board and has been a member of the board for 11 years. She formerly served on the Fairfield Planning Board and the Central Maine CATV board of directors, was president of the Benton Elementary PTO and treasurer of the Basketball Boosters. She owns Shelley’s Used Cars, LLC.

Shelley, a certified public accountant who lives in Owls Head, graduated from the University of New Hampshire, where she studied sociology and business administration. She has worked as the chief financial officer for Kennebec Behavioral Health since 2003 and has served on several boards. Shelley enjoys working with growing nonprofits and applying her operational management skills to serving an organization’s mission, according to the release.


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