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MT Legup Newsletter 01-31-13

Posted by manesandtailsaroostook on April 3, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Manes and Tails, and lots more: Special, Opportunities, Animal,

 

Never thought I would ask for this kind of help, all it takes is YOUR VOTE to help Manes and Tails to receive some Bangor Saving Bank funding for scholarships this year. All you need is an email, be a Maine resident and a few minutes, NO money for this one, and of course please forward to friends!

here's the link http://www.bangor.com/Why-Bangor-Savings/Supporting-Our-Communities/Community-Matters-More.aspx find the northern group check write in and write Manes and Tails

here's the story:

Your Vote Matters More! Mainers are caring people. More than 100,000 of you voted for your favorite charities last year in the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation's Community Matters More grant-making initiative. We are looking to you, our community, to assist us by deciding how to best distribute $100,000. Bangor Savings Bank is pleased to announce that the 2013 Community Matters More voting begins January 28th and runs for six weeks, ending March 11th. Winners will be announced in early April.Again this year, a total of 68 grants will be awarded to the organizations listed on the ballot and to the top 20 write-in recipients. The organizations in each of the eight regions (including write-ins) that get the most votes will receive $5,000 each. The remaining 60 organizations will each receive $1,000. To vote for your favorite nonprofits, visit Community Matters More or stop by any of our 56 branches statewide. A complete list of voting guidelines and eligibility requirements for write-in nominations are available at www.bangor.com/cmm.We are proud that Community Matters More is now in its seventh year. The success of this annual initiative is made possible because of the commitment Mainers have to their communities and the important role nonprofits play in our state. As Maine's largest independent bank, Bangor Savings Bank is committed to being a strong community partner and a good neighbor throughout Maine. We need your help to make Community Matters More a success in 2013. Thank You!

MT had to cancel two meetings in a row due to weather, next meet TBA

Woodbury Reports; Places for Struggling Teens http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?llr=cwfu7klab&v=001Ro55SkI4QPbyNqgDOG8q4fcXqDMq1XDVMWV61wR_EJEQnuQeBv7J-O_NmOXIQ04unF-qb2HiBUoJ3WTyy8GlD4PxrMWE2cq_wwKzl2Mf6SJL50FcneZhS57o68KY3vMxB5Mv6ATMf_SMPjHDwSGObA%3D%3D

Impaired Perceptions photography exhibit for/about disabilities/abilities, breathtaking: http://www.cnn.com/2013/01/25/health/brian-steel-impaired-perceptions/index.html?hpt=hp_c1

First Aid class for Dogs Feb 9, more: http://bangordailynews.com/event/dog-first-aid-class-to-be-held-in-presque-isle/

Free Tax Preps: Call United Way of Aroostook today at 764-5197 or email United Way for an appointment and information.

Maine Community Foundation community Building Grant Program http://www.mainecf.org/CommunityBuilding.aspx Online applications must be completed by February 15 at 11:59 p.m.

The Community Building Grant Program seeks to support organizations and programs that recognize and build on a community's strengths and assets. Awards are made by the Maine Community Foundation's county and regional committees and a statewide committee that reviews proposals both from counties without county committees and organizations whose projects are statewide in scope.

 

Lego Children's Fund Seeks Grant Proposals for Youth Creativity Programs

The fund provides grants of up to $100,000 to nonprofits working to support creativity among children up to the age of 14, particularly those who are disadvantaged or at-risk....

Deadline: Quarterly

Posted: January 18, 2013 Link: http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/rfp/rfp_item.jhtml?id=405900010 RFP: http://www.legochildrensfund.org/

American Association of Community Colleges Announces Grants to Start Plus 50 Encore Completion Programs

The "Plus 50" program supports efforts to help students age 50 or over earn a certificate or degree in high-demand fields such as health care, education, and social services, enabling them to increase their employment competitiveness....

Deadline: February 15, 2013

Posted: January 30, 2013 Link http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/rfp/rfp_item.jhtml?id=407200009 RFP: http://www.aacc.nche.edu/newsevents/News/articles/Pages/051820121.aspx

World of Children Accepting Nominations for 2013 Humanitarian, Health, Youth Awards

The World of Children award program honors individuals who have created proven, high-impact programs that make a permanent difference in the lives of children in the United States and abroad....

Deadline: April 1, 2013

Posted: January 25, 2013 link:

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/rfp/rfp_item.jhtml?id=406800032 RFP: http://worldofchildren.org/theaward/awards-we-give/

Peace First Prize Seeks Nominations of Young Peacemakers

Five young leaders (between the ages of 8 and 22) in the United States will be awarded two-year, $50,000 fellowships in recognition of their work to address injustice and create lasting change in their schools and communities....

Deadline: April 12, 2013

Posted: January 24, 2013 Link:

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/rfp/rfp_item.jhtml?id=406600025 RFP: http://www.peacefirst.org/prize/partners-sponsors

On Aroostook Riding Club FB page:

Autumn Beaulieu 3:04pm Jan 30

Anyone need your horse tuned up? I'd be more then happy. Super cheap! Also into photography only chargin $20! Text me 538 1630

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