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Mary Andrews

Mary Andrews
Penobscot County • Mary volunteers with Senior College and the Make-A-Wish Foundation. She has become much more involved in her community since retiring from real estate.


Frank Booker
Penobscot County • Interested in writing as a blogger or as a print columnist, Frank hopes to help fellow seniors make more of their lives. He’s currently involved in local politics, canvassing and putting out signage.


Bill Brown
Cumberland County • Hopes to give back to others that need help in any way. Bill currently volunteers with Senior College, Retired Senior Volunteer Program, Community Action Agency, and his local government.


Donna Wiegle
Hancock County • Serving on her local healthcare committee and running a small island health center, Donna also teaches “Matter of Balance” class to seniors and helps out at a senior lunch program held in a local school. She also coordinates a number of other community health programs.


Kerry Corthell
Cumberland County • Kerry is an active volunteer for the Town of Scarborough Charter Review Committee and the Implementation of Long Term Planning of Vision from Chamber. She also volunteers as a tax preparer for United Way CA$H program.


Ken Hamilton
Oxford County • A retired physician/surgeon who has always been focused on health, Ken is the founder and Principal of HOPE, Healing of Persons Exceptional and also teaches Senior College classes.


Steve Hoad
Kennebec County • Serving on a variety of community boards, Steve is an active member of Time and Tide Resource Conservation and Development Area to continue and expand natural resources objectives, including expanding appropriate use of agricultural assets, forestry and marine resource protection and management.


Dave Howe
York County • An active volunteer during his working years, Dave is now involved even more in retirement. He volunteers as a driver for Meals on Wheels, for Senior College, his local train station, and is chair of his local Salvation Army Advisory Board.


Anne Mundy
Penobscot County • Working to strengthen her community, build strong bonds among volunteers, and nurture the love of nature, Anne volunteers on an early childhood development board and as a master gardener.


Ellie O’Leary
Waldo County • As a volunteer teacher for one of the mid-coast Senior Colleges, Ellie helps others with their writing skills and with home buying issues. She also serves on a board for an annual women’s writing retreat.


Sandy Olson
Waldo County • Sandy wants to learn how to better support her local land trust and watershed organization. She works with her regional land trust to design its website, providing photos and maintaining the newsletter and outreach effort.


Sharon Phelan
Hancock County • Volunteering in a number of diverse fields, Sharon works the Maine Forest Service Dept. of Entomology in forest pest surveys and information dissemination, in addition to playing piano for charity and volunteering for her local elder abuse task force.


Lorraine Taft
Knox County • Since moving to Maine, Lorraine has been involved with the Maine Forest Service Dept. of Entomology in forest pest surveys and information dissemination. Last spring she became involved in the Department of Agriculture’s outreach spreading the word in different settings and with different groups.


Phyllis vonHerrlich
Kennebec County • Currently serving on the Augusta Historic Preservation Commission and on the Augusta Comprehensive Planning Committee for 18 months, Phyllis belongs to many organizations having to do with Maine art, history, and historic preservation.