Monthly Archives: September 2017

Beautiful Me Fashion

An afternoon of beauty, awareness and fashion presented by the AOEC and Special Olympics Maine. All models in the show will be walking, rolling and strutting with various abilities, displaying true beauty and showcasing adaptive fashions. OCT 28, 2017 Doors open at 1pm, show starts at 2pm The Maine Educational Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Learn More Here!

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Blacksmithing demo anyone?

Stop by the AOEC for an open house and blacksmithing demo presented by The New England School of Metal Work. The event is free and open to the public! OCT 7, 2017 10:00am – 2:00pm 

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Brennen is doing well

Bill Haefele wrote a note to update us on the progress his 5-year-old grandson Brennen has made since July 25, when he was struck by an automobile in Newburgh. Bill wrote: Taken last year: Bill on the left, Brennen on the right. Both of Brennen’s legs were broken, and he has had two surgeries on his legs, having had rods …

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September Presidents Message

Perseverance and a great attitude pay off for CVOA Paddlers The CVOA Paddling Day on the North Branch of the Dead River started out with a sunny, if somewhat cool, Sunday morning. Paddlers of all descriptions began descending on the King & Bartlett Rd. launch site about 9:30. Solo kayaks, tandems and canoes of many shapes, sizes and colors stacked …

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5 Stand Progress

On this past Saturday, a group of faithful and hardworking volunteers spent many hours installing siding on the Five Stand building. A huge Thank You! goes out to all the volunteers. We accomplished a lot in a day.  

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2017 Mid Year Report

As the end of July is on the near horizon I thought I might report on the success of CVOA activities and events at mid-year. Membership continues to grow at manageable levels with a total of 460 memberships encompassing 865 members. Our financial health is excellent, which has allowed us to increase the number of no-cost or very low cost events …

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Still time! Sail on the Victory Chimes, a three masted schooner.

There were 10 of us on the Victory Chimes this year, and to our surprise we found that there was also a Sugarloaf management retreat aboard, so it was like old home week. We had flawless weather mixed with some rain, and a few hours of fog. As always, Capt. Files was a gracious host and the crew fun to sail …

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