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2014-02-13 23:21:58

Join Shawnee Peak for a night time skin to the summit on Valentine’s Day - and an action-packed vacation week. Bridgton, ME (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Ski touring and skinning, or “earning your turns”, has become an increasingly popular facet of skiing, and Shawnee Peak is embracing it by offering their first Moonlight Uphill Tour on Friday, February 14. Come celebrate Valentine’s Day under the full moon and experience a whole new way to enjoy Shawnee Peak - by skinning or...

2014-01-24 23:01:49

Shawnee Peak has fired up the snow making guns to add to an already strong base and some of the best conditions in Maine. Bridgton, ME (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 After Mother Nature threw a nasty curveball with warmer temperatures and wet precipitation, Shawnee Peak fired up the snow making guns to add to an already strong base and some of the best conditions in Maine. For the past three nights, Shawnee Peak has been making snow on Exit 48, Kancamangus, Jack Spratt, Haggett’s, Sunset...

2013-12-12 23:01:47

Bring three non-perishable items and receive $5 off your ticket. Bridgton, ME (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Saturday, December 14 is opening day at Shawnee Peak, with top-to-bottom skiing and riding anticipated. The cold temperatures have allowed for excellent snowmaking conditions, and Shawnee Peak is ready to officially kick off the 2013-2014 season. After last weekend's "soft opening" for season passholders on the Pine Quad and Rabbit Run Double Chair, Shawnee Peak has had...

2012-08-11 10:20:12

PORTLAND, Maine, Aug. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Woods, Independent candidate for U.S. Senate in Maine kicked off the Promerica Health Tour today by driving a 42' mobile health-screening vehicle to the Deering Oaks Park Farmers' Market in Portland, ME, where he provided approximately one hundred free health screenings. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120811/NE56132 ) "As part of my continuing effort to give back to the community, it is my honor to offer free health...

2012-07-03 23:02:02

Camp Sunshine was founded in 1982 by pediatric nurse, Dorothy Jordan. It began as a summer camp for children with cancer and held its first camp in 1983 with 44 children, and started to expand to other programs in 1987 when the first Family Camp Weekend was held. Today, over 375 campers and 200 volunteers participate. While summer camp is still the largest program Camp Sunshine provides, it is only one of many recreational programs held throughout the year, including family camp weekends,...

2012-06-21 02:30:33

MONTREAL, June 21, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Freeport Capital Inc., (the "Corporation" or "Freeport"), (CNSX: FAS) is pleased to announce that it has raised $1.2mm in capital at a price of $0.60 with a ¾ purchase Warrant attached to each common share at an exercise price $1.25 good for 18 months. The $1.2mm will be invested into the Corporation over a 12 month period or sooner by the investor with an initial deposit of $120k and the remaining payments disbursed over the course of 14...

2012-06-12 06:22:42

NEW YORK, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Peter Westbrook Foundation, a non-profit organization that is dedicated to utilizing the sport of fencing as a vehicle to improve the future of young people from underserved communities, will be celebrating its 20th anniversary in grand fashion on Thursday, June 14. The celebration is set to start at 5 o'clock with the Peter Westbrook Foundation's 20th Anniversary VIP Reception Gala. Held at New York University's breathtaking...

2012-05-16 10:23:53

NW Navigator Luxury Coaches of Portland, OR has been honored with a recognition by The Portland Business Journal in its selection of "Top Women-Owned Businesses." PORTLAND, Ore., May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the April, 2012 issue of The Portland Business Journal published by American City Business Journals. NW Navigator Luxury Coaches was selected for the following honor: "Top Women-Owned Businesses" (Photo:...

2012-05-06 23:00:58

The city of Portland, Oregon will have an opportunity to watch the award-winning Today in America TV in the month of May. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) May 06, 2012 Cities are named after people or famous historical facts. However, the city of Portland, Oregon was decided by a flip of the coin. The coin which was flipped was an 1835 Liberty Head Large Cent, known as the Portland Penny. This is rather fitting for a city that is as liberal as they come and welcoming to all. Today in America TV...

2012-04-27 10:22:44

Maine Heritage Policy Center CEO Dutson Joins Stevoe to Discuss Maine Senate Candidates and Pingree Media Ownership Conflict FALMOUTH, Maine, April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an interview today with TideSmart Talk with Stevoe, a weekly radio show that takes a macro approach towards society and culture, host Steve Woods (Stevoe) was joined by former Maine Gov. John Baldacci. The show will air Saturday, April 28, from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on News Talk WLOB 1310AM, and it...