King Foundation $50K Grant supports MAC

Maine AllCare has received a $50,000 donation from the Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation to fund financial feasibility studies and an Operations Manager. Our chair, Dr. Henk Goorhuis, states that half of the money will fund two studies to examine the feasibility of this approach in Maine. As well, the all-volunteer Board will hire a director to help coordinate its outreach. MAC has ten chapters from Oxford...

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Waldo County’s Belfast Fiddling – May 12

The Belfast Bay Fiddlers are performing at Maine AllCare’s Waldo County Chapter spring launch party on Saturday, May 12 from 6 to 9 pm at the Belfast Boathouse. The public is warmly invited to arrive early for the music and enjoy appetizers, desserts, and treats donated by area businesses and groups. The community is embracing the idea of single-payer health care in a wave of enthusiasm. Volunteers...

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Trish Riley Talks at USM Portland, April 10

Trish Riley, Executive Director of the National Academy for State Health Policy, spoke on “HEALTH CARE FOR ALL IN AMERICA – CAN WE EVER GET THERE?,” in Hannaford Hall at USM in Portland recently. Ed Cundy of the Portland Chapter discusses his ideas with the speaker, noting the current chaos in the healthcare national picture.        Dee Cundy and Nancy Bogg shared MAC information with...

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