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Do good and drink wine: Press Herald Toy Fund kick-off Friday at MJ’s

Do good and drink wine: Press Herald Toy Fund kick-off Friday at MJ’s
November 20, 2013

The Press Herald Toy Fund brings toys to children in Maine who’s families need extra support during the holidays, and they’re celebrating another year of giving with a Toy Fund kick-off event from 5-7 pm Friday at MJ’s Wine Bar at One City Center, Portland.

Buy with your time: MECA’s Yankee Swap Pop Up Shop

Buy with your time: MECA’s Yankee Swap Pop Up Shop
December 06, 2012

Using community service as currency is the concept behind the Yankee Swap Pop Up Shop, opening on Free Street from 6:30-9 pm during First Friday Art Walk. The one-night-only shop will sell handmade goods and art created by MECA students that can be purchased in exchange for volunteer time. Meaning you get the art without paying a penny. But you do have to give something: your time.

A battle of the brawn: GruntMatch on the East End

A battle of the brawn: GruntMatch on the East End
August 25, 2011

GruntMatch offers the exercise-inclined a chance to put their muscle to good use in the real world by tackling community projects that require some brawn. Local organizations get some able-bodied help and in turn, participants get a gratifying sense of accomplishment and a stellar workout. What I didn’t know was how much sweat could drain out of a person from the simple act of raking.

Waves of incoming grins: Special Surfer Night in Kennebunk

Waves of incoming grins: Special Surfer Night in Kennebunk
June 23, 2011

Special Surfer Night, hosted by Aquaholics Surf Shop in Kennebunk, has been introducing special surfers to the wonders of wave catching for the last five years. On those evening, the grinning faces outnumber the waves.