A grand opening took place June 19 at the new Cumberland Farms store at 298 Ocean House Road, Cape Elizabeth. Featuring a modernized design and architectural features, the store will offer a range of hot food items from pizza to grilled hot dogs to fried favorites. The event also kick-off a month-long fundraiser for the Cape Elizabeth Community Services Youth Program, that provides diverse programs and activities for the citizens of Cape Elizabeth. Throughout the fundraiser, 10 cents from every purchase of Cumberland Farms hot coffee will be donated directly to the organization.
Volunteers of America’s community coalition, Midcoast Creating Assets, Savings and Hope Coalition recognized volunteers, donors and community partners for their dedication and commitment to helping low-income Mainers make the most of their hard-earned money.
Twenty-eight teams of five competed in the 2014 Maine Outdoor Challenge at L.L. Bean’s Outdoor Discovery School, raising nearly $53,000 to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Maine and the Rotary Club of Portland. Both organizations will use the funds to help the children and families who need us the most.
The board of the American Red Cross, Southern Maine Chapter, elected Gary Merrill as chair; Gregory Sanborn as first vice chair; Laura Rideout as second vice chair and Eileen Kalikow as secretary at its annual meeting. New board members David Abel, Daniel Chojnowski, Michele Davis, Josh Ellis, Tatia Gagnon and Edna Krull were also welcomed.
Jimmy L. Quirion has joined Macpage LLC as a staff accountant.
RE/MAX By The Bay named Kelli Record O’Brien is now director of operations.
Andrew Miner recently joined Augat Chiropractic & Sports Injuries in the practice’s Brunswick office. Miner brings his experience from treating patients at his own practice in Dansville, New York, and for the past four years in Augusta.
Tedford Housing recognized the following individuals and groups during the organization’s 2014 annual meeting and recognition event held June 12 at the Daniel Hotel, Brunswick. Lisa Parker, of Topsham and Joel Leak, of Falmouth received the Margit Cook Award for volunteer service at Tedford’s adult shelter. Former Tedford Board Member Joanne Rosenthal, of Brunswick, received the Scooty Brownell Award for her ongoing work coordinating over 30 volunteer groups providing dinner to the adult shelter. The Tedford Home Award was given to the Gathering Place and was accepted by two of its founders, Ed Bradley and Chick Carroll.
Jean Hoffman, president and CEO of Putney, Inc., was named the New England Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 in the Life Sciences category. The award was in recognition of her success in building Putney into the largest generics company in the veterinary pharmaceutical industry.
Scarborough placed ninth on the annual list of America’s Happiest Seaside Towns, according to Coastal Living magazine. It was the third list compiled on reader responses.
Rotary International has presented its Significant Achievement Award to the South Portland Cape Elizabeth Rotary Club for its work on the 2014 WinterFest South Portland. The club is one of 207 from over 35,000 clubs worldwide to earn this recognition this year.