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....

Limerick Movie Showing

Over thirty interested people from the Limerick area gathered on October 18 to watch the Now is the Time movie. A panel discussion followed. Patty O’Day-Senior organized the event together with Chris Cayer. Panelists included Board members Henk Goorhuis, Delene Perley, Marilyn McWilliams and Southern Maine Workers Center representative Melissa Dunn.  ...

Maine AllCare October 2017 Newsletter

“Incredible Support” for Universal Health Care The highlight for many Mainers during the month of September is the Common Ground Country Fair in Unity. This was certainly true for the Maine AllCare field team who had a table in the Social & Political Action tent during all three days. Thanks to an incredible show of support from volunteers across the state, they were able to exceed our...

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Welcome Oxford County Chapter

On Tuesday, July 25th, Maine AllCare hosted their first Oxford County chapter meeting in Norway. Twelve people showed up to learn about Maine AllCare and to get more involved in their community. The diverse group included healthcare professionals, healthcare administrators, insurance brokers, political organizers, teachers, parents, and other concerned citizens. Maine AllCare Board member Marilyn McWilliams, pictured on far right, and organizer Chris Cayer attended the event....

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