Community Connectors #288

Within our community we are fortunate to have people who are particularly good at making and maintaining connections with others. Today we speak with Mark Curdo, who has hosted a yearly Markathon to benefit the Center for Grieving Children since 2008, musician Isaiah Taylor and David Thete, founder of Kesho Wazo.

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Poetry & Public Art #286

Twice a year, we at Love Maine Radio are fortunate to take part in a daylong gathering of creative Mainers of every description called “Maine Live.” Today we speak with two of our upcoming Maine Live speakers: Maine’s current poet laureate, Stuart Kestenbaum, is the interim president of the Maine College of Art; Donna McNeil is the former director of the Maine Arts Commission.

Investigating Addiction & Preventing Polio #285

We humans have been plagued by disease—both infectious and environmental–since we began life on this planet. Today we discuss two very different diseases with individuals who are working to mitigate them. Scientists Dr. Elissa Chesler and Dr. Vivek Kumar are studying addiction at the Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor. Ann Lee Hussey, herself a polio survivor, has travelled the world immunizing people against polio and other vaccine-preventable diseases.

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Acadia Centennial #240

This year marks one hundred years of Acadia, Maine’s only national park. Born ‘officially’ on July 8, 1916, Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island has brought joy to generations of people the world over. Today we speak with David MacDonald, president and CEO of Friends of Acadia, Cookie Horner, co-chair of the Acadia Centennial Task Force, and her husband,…

Sugarloafers Helping Others #220

More than simply a ski mountain, Sugarloaf has developed a close-knit and loyal community for more than sixty years. The Sugarloaf Charity Summit has provided a means of caring for community members impacted by cancer by raising more than $2 million since its inception.  Today we speak with Martha Bradley, Bruce Miles and Meredith Strang Burgess about the Sugarloaf Charity…

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David Thete and Isaiah Taylor

Mark Curdo

Dr. Melik Peter Khoury

Mick Womersley

Stuart Kestenbaum

Donna McNeil

Ann Lee Hussey

Dr. Elissa Chesler and Dr. Vivek Kumar

Michael Miclon

Michael Giberson and Neil Andersen

Dr. Mary Dowd

Katie Bowley

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