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.
For more than half a century, Unity College has provided a high quality, innovative yet practical education to students in the field of environmental sustainability. Today we speak with Unity College President, Dr. Melik Peter Khoury, and with Professor Mick Womersley, faculty advisor to the Unity College Search and Rescue Team.
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.
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.
- Community Connectors #288
- Unity: Education, Search & Rescue #287
- Poetry & Public Art #286
- Investigating Addiction & Preventing Polio #285
- Gardiner Drama & Dining #284
- Impacted by Addiction #283
- Pond Hockey & Portland Eating #282
- Taking Care of Teeth & Treating Trauma #281
- Kids, Community & Coffee #280
- Neighborhood Nourishment #279
Lou and Paul Ureneck have been part of the Maine community for several decades—in very different ways. Paul has worked in construction management, helping orchestrate projects such as the Portland Museum of Art's Winslow Homer home restoration and Thompson’s Point redevelopment. Lou is a writer and Boston University Professor who worked as the deputy managing editor at the Portland Press…
The holidays can be a time of joy, and a time of sadness. This is particularly true when our families are impacted by illness and difficulty. This week we find comfort in the wise words of Anne Lynch and Valerie Jones of the Center for Grieving Children; and hospice advocate Louise Hurlbutt and Arlene Wing RN, MHSA, Chief Executive Officer of Hospice…