November 24 2018 Bangor Minutes

Bangor Maine AllCare Minutes November 24 2018 Attendees: Geoff Gratwick, Andrew Sarto, Larry Dansinger, William Diggins, Marj Lawrence, Gladys Merritt, Catherine Foxson, Jeffrey Graham -New BMAC chair: Andrew Sarto -Treasury $215.35 -Summary of Maine AllCare for newcomers -Discussed canvassing, business canvassing and the direction of our local chapter need to have Chris Cayer give us some more direction in regard to the above. -Try to arrange to...

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Maine AllCare November News – We Hope You Will Stand With Us!

Giving Tuesday: 11/27/2018 Giving Tuesday is an international day of giving that takes place the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. It kicks off the holiday giving season and it’s an opportunity for us to recognize the non-profits that we care about by donating to their cause. This year, Maine AllCare is raising money to help fund the fight for universal health care in Maine. We made incredible progress on...

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October 21 2018 Downeast Minutes

MAC DownEast Chapter Minutes for October 21 meeting Opening Review and Approve September Minutes (Kevin) Decided to accept proposal for a steering committee and Lynn as Board liaison for...

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October 25 2018 Greater Brunswick Area Minutes

10.25.18 minutes, Greater Brunswick Area Chapter, Maine AllCare 5:30 – 7:00 PM, Unitarian Universalist Church, Brunswick, Maine  (NOTE that MAC messaging is slightly modified to eliminate UNIVERSAL and we’ll refer to HEALTHCARE for ALL MAINE from now  on 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...

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October 22 2018 Lincoln Minutes

Lincoln County Chapter – Meeting Minutes Location: Great Salt Bay Farm & Heritage Center – 110 Belvedere Road in Damariscotta Date: Monday, October 22nd Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Present 10/22: Chris Cayer, Erica Moody, Yasmin Libardi, Jon Olsen, Hazel Raby, Paul Somoza, Christopher Evolados History: Maine AllCare has been around since 2010. The group started as a chapter of Physicians for a National Health Program...

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Maine Voices: Conservative Case for Universal Healthcare

Dr. Dan Bryant’s column in the Portland Press Herald, October 24, 2018 CAPE ELIZABETH — A May Maine Voices column that I co-authored discussed a poll of Maine gubernatorial and Cumberland County legislative candidates’ health care policies. No Republicans had responded. In a Sept. 17 letter, Barry Salter, M.D., wrote that Republican gubernatorial candidate Shawn Moody had not attended the Maine Medical Association annual meeting, while the...

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Bill Clark and Wendy Flaschner on the Air

Dr. Bill Clark, leader of the Brunswick Maine AllCare Chapter and retired Bath physician, and Wendy Flaschner, a school psychologist, discuss how to change the delivery of healthcare in Maine. View the podcast here!...

Maine AllCare News – Special Medicare Edition

Maine AllCare News – Special Medicare Edition The A,B,C &D Of Medicare: Is Your Current Plan Working For You? Medicare Open Enrollment starts October 15th and goes thru December 7th for those 65yrs or older by Magda Darling Every year as Fall arrives it becomes necessary to make some decisions regarding your Medicare plan. It’s not surprising to me that one of the most common statements I...

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Sept 27 2018 Greater Brunswick Minutes

 9.27.18 minutes, Greater Brunswick Area Chapter, Maine AllCare 5:30 – 6:45 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. GET ACTIVE for UNIVERSAL HEALTHCARE Table on ELECTION DAY or at community event Attend...

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September 28 2018 Sacopee Valley Minutes

MAINE ALL CARE  SACOPEE VALLEY REGION CHAPTER Meeting held at Limerick Free Library Wednesday, September 26, 2018   Present:  Abbie Ryder, Cliff Krolick, Linda Marsh, Joy Collacott, Michael Meehan, Joseph Duclos, Peter Zack, Margaret Zack, Joe McHugh, Martha Morrison, Alec Walker, Denise Crooker, Linda Sudlow Meeting opened at 7pm. Introductions were made from all present, including personal thoughts on why they wanted to be part of the...

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