Brunswick native cardiologist at CMMC

Brunswick native cardiologist at CMMC

Nicholas H. Laffely, M.D., F.A.C.C., an interventional cardiologist, has been appointed to the Central Maine Medical Center Medical Staff. He is practicing in association with Central Maine Heart Associates in Lewiston.
 Laffely recently served as a cardiologist and research fellow at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, (DHMC), in Lebanon, N.H. He completed general and interventional cardiology fellowships at DHMC where he had admitting and interventional cardiology privileges prior to joining the Central Maine Heart and Vascular Institute’s team.
A graduate of the University of Maine in Orono, Maine, he earned his medical degree at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He also did metabolism and lipid research as a fellow at the Washington University School of Medicine in St.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Service Project Grants Awarded

Recently the Maine Commission for Community Service challenged communities across Maine to develop volunteer service projects that unite community sectors in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Our challenge was met with an overwhelming response of 26 grant applications. We are happy to announce, the Maine Commission for Community Service, awarded 16 organizations $500 grants to implement Martin Luther King Day of Service Projects.
We encourage local citizens to contact a project in their community and take part in the Martin Luther King Day of Service. This special day of service is an important way for Maine’s people to experience the significance of service, volunteerism and collaboration amongst their neighbors. These service projects will not only impact their communities, but celebrate the legacy of Dr. King and his commitment to service, non-violence, and diversity.

Amcomm Wireless Gives $10,000 to Food-Bank

Donation will help provide meals for families in need this winter

WHAT : Amcomm Wireless owners, Peter McAvoy Sr. and Peter McAvoy II, will present Good Shepherd Food-Bank with a check for $10,000 to help feed Maine’s hungry this winter.

WHO: Peter McAvoy Sr. and Peter McAvoy II, owners of Amcomm Wireless; Rick Small, executive director of Good Shepherd Food-Bank; members of the media.

WHEN: Friday, December 17 at 10:00 a.m.

WHERE: Amcomm Wireless store at the Auburn Mall, 550 Center Street, Auburn, ME

WHY: Amcomm Wireless has made a commitment to help the Food-Bank in its goal of feeding as many of Maine’s hungry families as possible this winter. According to recent studies, nearly 195,000 Mainers are food insecure, meaning they do not have access to adequate amounts of nutritious food. 

The Fifth Annual Alive in Lewiston

Join neighbors and friends for a night of delicious food and local
creativity.  The fifth annual Alive in Lewiston: A Celebration of Local
Maine Food, Farms, and Talent will feature a harvest meal using food from
community gardens in Lewiston and surrounding farms, and feature music,
art, and dance by local artists.  Come celebrate the bounty of local at
this fun family event on Friday, October 15, 2010 at
6:30 pm, held at the St.