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 Maine

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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 from

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October 15, 2017 Downeast Minutes

Maine AllCare Downeast Chapter October 15, 2017 meeting minutes Howard Room, Blue Hill Library Attending: Lynn Cheney, Joe Lendvai, Kevin Hunt, Bonnie Preston, Caryl Heaton, Tom van Buren, Steve Collier, Diana Page, Oscar Ruiz, Caroline Werth, Bill MacDowell, Kate O’Dell, Liz Solet, Betsy Braunhut, Robert Grant, Jeff Milliken, Jon Albrecht, Hunt Gressitt, Ruth Ryan, Bonnie Preston. Minutes: Liz Solet AGENDA ITEMS WHO DISCUSSION & NOTES INTRODUCTIONS OLD BUSINESS

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October 26 2017 Midcoast Minutes

10/26/17 Maine AllCare Minutes 5:30 – 7 PM, Unitarian Universalist Church, Brunswick, Maine Attending: Bill Clark, Jean Sawyer, Virginia Derr, Frederick Lancaster, Bill Eaton, Gail Eaton, Loren Arford, Poppy Arford, Eileen Manglass, Meredith Stanhope, Jeremy Chimere-Weiss, Wendy Flaschner, Marla Davis, Peter McGuire, Charlie Priest, Bryan Funk. Minutes: Frederick Lancaster Introductions made, minutes approved, agenda adjusted. We welcomed Jeremy and Meredith, students at Bowdoin, and celebrated their interest in

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October 24 2017 Oxford Minutes

OXFORD COUNTY CHAPTER MEETING MINUTES October 24th, 2017  PRESENT: Abbie, Tom, Leisha, Cindy, Theresa, Jennifer, Izobel Earle, George Szok, AnneGlazier, Charles Glazier, Chris, Denise 1. Introductions, including those of new attendees 2. Given the attendees are from more than one county talk of changing the name of the chapter to “Western Maine” 3. Review for new members of the goals of MaineAllCare, which is now endorsed by the

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VOTE YES on QUESTION 2

Federal funds were earmarked for Maine 3 years ago that would provide health insurance to 70,000 Mainers by expanding Medicaid coverage. The Maine Legislature passed legislation five times to put these federal funds to work for Maine. The Governor has vetoed each bill. No one should be blocked from accessing affordable health insurance, especially when so many need healthcare or medicine and there are simple ways to improve

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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 locations

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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: Moira

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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 Care

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Oct 25 2017 Portland Minutes

MAINE ALLCARE PORTLAND CHAPTER MEETING MINUTES draft October 25, 2017, 7 PM ALLEN AVENUE UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CHURCH 524 ALLEN AVENUE, PORTLAND Members present: Dan Bryant, chair, Elizabeth Oatley, scribe, Diana (Dee) Cundy, Ed Cundy, Beth Franklin, Ann Morrill, Robert Morrill, Marjorie Rosenbaum. David Scotton Guests: Bryan Funk (Statewide Fundraiser) 1 – Called to order at  7:10 & introductions 2 – Approved minutes of Sep.27, 2017 with thanks to

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