The 2013 ceremony includes a new category, Shining a Statewide Spotlight Award. This award will highlight as well as thank a person, organization or agency that has a statewide mission and influence and has used its position, resources, expertise and broad reach to the benefit of the Eastport community.
“Since most winners are either residents of Eastport proper, or Washington County, keeping the winner of the “Shining a Statewide Spotlight Award” isn’t really a secret once the invitations are issued, “ said Godfrey. “We are totally thrilled this year to present our first annual award in this broader category to Nancy Smith, Executive Director of GrowSmart Maine”, said Godfrey.
“In awarding this tribute to Nancy Smith”, Godfrey continued, “we are also honoring the organization as a whole and thanking their board and supporters for all of their leadership and expert work. We’ll be more specific during the ceremony, yet invite the public to view Story #4 on the great video produced by GrowSmart Maine for their 2012 Summit. “ Godfrey concluded. The video, which will be playing throughout the May 5th celebration in Eastport can be viewed at http://vimeo.com/channels/growsmartmaine/51756710.
The public is invited to share in the celebration and granting of the Common Good Awards by attending the 9th Anniversary Open House, 2:00 -4:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 5th. Learn more about The Commons, located in the 1887 Mincton Building in Eastport’s historic downtown and offering a gallery featuring 100 area artisans, two glorious seaside rental condos and office space which houses Eat Local Eastport operations and Downeast Massage Therapy Services, by visiting www.thecommonseastport.com Read more...