Film and Panel – Curtis Lib, Brunswick – Dec. 4

BIG PHARMA: MARKET FAILURE, a film with discussion to follow, Monday, December 4, 6:30 – 8:45 at the Curtis Library, 23 Pleasant Street, Brunswick, sponsored by the Brunswick Chapter of Maine AllCare. A panel, including Maine State Senator Eloise Vitelli, Maine AllCare Board member Marilyn McWilliams and Midcoast Hospital physician Carl Demers, M.D. will react to “Big Pharma: Market Failure.” This 40 minute movie exposes outrageous practices...

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Maine AllCare works toward universal health care in Pine Tree State

NORWAY — Maine AllCare has adopted an “everybody in, nobody out” mantra when it comes to health care coverage in the Pine Tree State and officials reported extensive growth in their organization over the past year. Maine AllCare is a nonprofit and nonpartisan organization that was founded six years ago, though organizers report that traction really got going in 2017. Its goal is “achieving universal, high-quality and affordable...

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Blue Hill – Downeast – Nov. 19 Chapter meeting

Blue Hill – At the regular monthly meeting of the Downeast Chapter on November 19th, Chris Cayer, statewide organizer for Maine AllCare reviews the accomplishments of our organization in growing the support base from 2,000 plus to over 20,000. Under the leadership of Abbie Ryder and Chris we now have nine active Chapters (and three more in the works) around the state. Chris and Abbie’s contract with...

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Gibbs Library Hosts Healthcare “House Party”

Washington ME – On Saturday November 4th the Gibbs Library was host to an important public discussion on healthcare reform. The screening of the film FIX IT – Health Care at the Tipping Point was part of a “House Party” at the library, organized by Valerie Dornan from the Maine AllCare Ellsworth-MDI Chapter. Four other members of Maine AllCare, a non-profit, non-partisan statewide organization, served as panel members and answered questions...

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Maine AllCare News – November 2017

  Maine AllCare November 2017 News Join Maine AllCare’s Election Day Advocacy Effort! We need your help! On Election Day, Tuesday November 7, Maine AllCare needs your help in our effort to educate Maine voters and collect support cards. This is a huge opportunity to help us build our movement and move one step closer to healthcare for all. Maine AllCare will be at over fifty polling...

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Washington Movie/Panel (11/4)

Fix-It will be shown at The Gibbs Library in Washington, Saturday, November 4 from 6:30 – 8:30. The movie is a documentary looking into how our dysfunctional health care system is damaging our economy, suffocating our businesses, discouraging physicians and negatively impacting on the nation’s health, while remaining un-affordable for so many of our citizens. The showing will be followed by a panel discussion of local experts:...

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South Portland Film (11/9)

  Thursday, November 9th at 6:30 p.m. South Portland Community Center 21 Nelson Rd South Portland “Now is the Time—Healthcare for Everybody,” documentary will be shown on Thursday, November 9th at 6:30 p.m. at the South Portland Community Center, 21 Nelson Rd, South Portland, sponsored by the Portland Chapter of Maine AllCare. Doors open at 6. A panel led discussion will follow the showing. While the Affordable...

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Ellsworth Movie (11/11)

November 11 at 5 pm at the Beth Wright Cancer Resource Center in Ellsworth the local chapter of Maine AllCare will host a showing of the movie Fix-It followed by a panel discussion. The documentary takes an in-depth look into how our dysfunctional health care system is damaging our economy, suffocating our businesses, discouraging physicians and negatively impacting on the nation’s health, while remaining un-affordable for a...

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Southwest Harbor Movie (11/16)

November 16 at 5:30 at the Southwest Harbor Public Library in Southwest Harbor, the Ellsworth/MDI chapter of Maine AllCare will show the Movie, Fix-It, followed by a panel discussion. This documentary takes an in-depth look into how our dysfunctional health care system is damaging our economy, suffocating our businesses, discouraging physicians and negatively impacting on the nation’s health, while remaining un-affordable for a third of our citizens....

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South Portland views Now is the Time

MAC Portland chapter screening of Now Is the Time, November 9 at South Portland Community Center. Lively discussion with panelists Henk Goorhuis, Marilyn McWilliams, and Delene Perley followed. Several new contacts were made, including a surgeon who expressed interest in joining the chapter....