April 24 2018 Norway Minutes

MAC Norway Area Chapter Meeting April 24, 2018 Present:  Liesha, Tom, Therese, Cindy, Walter Minutes of previous meeting have not as yet been sent out. Liesha will do so. Liesha headed to Washington DC with the Maine People’s Alliance for a Consumer Lobby Day to speak with our reps. Will bring copy of Tom’s Task Force presentation. Tom presented summary of last MAC Board of Directors meeting,...

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April 14 2018 Ellsworth/MDI Minutes

Ellsworth/MDI MAC April 14, 2018 Meeting Minutes 3:30 – 5pm Beth Wright Cancer Resource Center Present:  Nick Yurlina, Susanne Forest, Jeff Dunn, Sam Bergman, Nadine Lewis, Jean Rohrer, Bruce Becque, Mary Alice Horrigan, Burt Wartell, Janine Lomina **Introductions **Scribe: Bruce Becque **Valerie Dornan is new leader of chapter.  The best way to reach her is by email: vdornan@maineallcare.org.  Thanks to Bruce for leading the group since its...

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April 14 2018 Bangor Minutes

Bangor Maine AllCare Meeting Minutes April 14 2018 Attendees: Jeff Graham, Nate Shea, Tim Burns, Carol Bodnar, Andrew Sarto, Larry Dansinger, Geoff Gratwick -Maine AllCare Board meeting Got a Stephen and Tabitha King grant for 50K, part of which is to go towards the healthcare study They are looking for a director for MAC -Need data entry. Data entry party at Tim Burns’ house Wednesday 4-18 6:30...

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Fix It movie: May 23, Penobscot/June 12, Damariscotta

The Movie, Fix It, will be shown followed by discussion on Wednesday, May 23 from 6:30 – 8:30 at Penobscot Elementary School, 66 N. Penobscot Rd. The showing is co-sponsored by the Penobscot Democrats. The Movie, Fix It, will be shown followed by discussion on Tuesday, June 12 from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm at the Schooner Cove Miles Hospital Campus for the Senior College, 35 Schooner...

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We are there – Polls, Candidate Forums, Fairs

Supporters of Maine AllCare will be at the June polls! We also attend parties’ caucuses, candidate forums, fairs, and markets, while sharing our mission and signing people on to support our work. If YOU are a supporter, join your local chapter (or contact us directly) and sign on to help out in the future....

National Conference – Healthcare-Now! June 22-24

The national meeting this year of the Single Payer Strategy Conference is in Minneapolis, MN, June 22-24. Read more here. Anyone may sign up! Also demonstration in Manchester, NH at the UU Church on May 20 from 1:30 – 3:30....

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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March 10 2018 Ellsworth/MDI Minutes

Ellsworth/MDI MAC March 10 2018 Meeting Minutes Present:  Nadine Lewis, Jean Rohrer, Sam Bergman, Susanne Forest, Burt Wartell, Valerie Dornan Nadine Lewis suggested venue for our monthly meetings: Beth Wright Cancer Resource Center in Ellsworth and she set this up for our Aril 14th meeting.  We are very grateful to Nadine and the BWCRC.  Our meetings will be held on the second Saturday of the month 3:30...

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Maine AllCare News – April 2018

  Maine AllCare News – April 2018  Maine Legislative Task Force on Health Care Continues Deliberations The Maine Legislative Task Force continues its deliberations and in-depth study of health care issues facing Mainers.  The task force reports that 13 of its 16 members have replied to an internal survey.  Nine of 13 think that all Maine residents should be required to have health care coverage and most...

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March 29 2018 Greater Brunswick Area Minutes

3-29-18 Minutes, etc. Greater Brunswick Area Chapter, Maine AllCare 5:30 – 7 PM, Unitarian Universalist Church, Brunswick, Maine UNIVERSAL HEALTHCARE: if you treasure it, GET ACTIVE! Many chapter members who are willing to work / volunteer cannot attend meetings (or don’t like meetings- we understand!).  Consult “GET ACTIVE” at the top of meeting minutes, from now on.  Contacts are named, details in minutes (Bill can give you...

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