People & Business: August 25



Cabela’s contributes

Scarborough Land Trust recently received a $ 10,000 grant from Bass Pro Shops-Cabela’s in Scarborough to help acquire a 16.5 acre parcel abutting the Warren Woods reserve. From left to right: Andrew Mackie, Executive Director, Scarborough Land Trust; Rick Shinay, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Scarborough Land Trust; Rich Gilbert, manager of Cabela’s store; and Carroll Goodwin, Cabela’s hunting director. Contribution / Scarborough Land Trust

Hires, promotions, appointments

Northeast Hearing & Speech, a nonprofit hearing and speech center, has announced new clinicians and staff.


Audiologist Laura Keech received a doctorate in audiology from Syracuse University and recently completed her clinical fellowship at Northeast Hearing and Speech. Keech is a certified member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and has a particular interest in diagnosis and suitable amplification for all ages.

Speech therapist Maggie Olore received a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Boston University. Olore worked in a specialist nursery school in Windham and completed several clinical placements. Areas of particular interest include Autism Spectrum Disorders and Augmented and Alternative Communication. Olore is also a certified member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Besides, Amber stand and Ashlin jalbert were hired as administrative assistants.

Mid Coast Medical Group is delighted to welcome two new directors to its team. Nicolle Baade will work as Director of Primary Care Operations, while Amanda junkins will serve as Director of Clinical Operations.


Baade has over 15 years of experience in healthcare operations, including leading primary care and medical specialty clinics at Central Maine Healthcare. Most recently, she was Senior Director of Primary Care Operations for Southern Maine Health Care.

Junkins most recently served as Practice Director of Orthopedic Trauma and Fracture Care at Maine Medical Partners.


Baker Newman Noyes accounting and consulting firm announced Ally Brophy, from Freeport, was promoted to Marketing Director in the Portland office responsible for public relations, events, social media and online marketing. She also oversees the firm’s business development proposals and efforts. Brophy has worked at BNN for over nine years as Senior Marketing Coordinator.

Besides, Gilda Bryand was promoted to Senior Director of Tax Operations and Gibrian Foltz was promoted to senior manager in tax practice. Both are residents of Portland.


The Bangor Savings Bank Foundation has awarded funds to 16 nonprofits dedicated to improving the quality of life in the region, including grants of $ 5,000 to each of the following local organizations:

• Furniture Friends, Westbrook, which supports the Greater Portland community by providing furniture to those in need.
• Pine Tree Society, headquartered in Bath, which has an impact statewide by empowering people with disabilities to live joyful lives by prioritizing recreation.
• Portland Farmers’ Market Association, which fosters a vibrant and sustainable farmer’s market community and plays a key role in Maine’s local food web.
• Tedford Housing in Brunswick helps people move from homelessness at home and provides emergency shelter for the homeless, housing for previously homeless individuals and families, and prevention services. roaming.

The Crystal Springs Community Farm in Brunswick will use $ 32,770 from the Agricultural Development Grants to expand access to various markets for more Maine farmers by providing a refrigerated cold storage warehouse and product packaging for sale to the custom detail.

Save this date

PROPEL, the Young Professionals Council of the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce, will present its annual Ignition Awards at 5 p.m. on September 28 at DiMillo’s on the Water. This will be the first in-person PROPEL event in over a year.

The Ignition Awards celebrate young professionals and businesses making a positive impact in the greater Portland area. The following awards will be announced: Young Professional of the Year, Maine Ambassador of the Year, Community Leader of the Year, Adaptive Company of the Year and Unsung Hero of the Year. Tickets for the event are available on


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