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04/23/20 - 06/30/20 at All Day

36th Annual Trek Across Maine Virtual Event

The 2020 Trek Across Maine has gone virtual NOW through June 30th! Cycling is a great way to improve both your physical and mental health, while giving an extra boost to your immune system. We encourage you to participate in the virtual event as this is the perfect time to get outside while still practicing social distancing! Challenge yourself to stay active and support the American Lung Association’s work to support critical lung health research.

COVID-19 is a lung infection and we are working to minimize the risk to all, especially those with a lung disease like asthma, COPD or lung cancer—who are at higher risk for more severe symptoms or complications from COVID-19. Join us in accelerating the progress we’ve already made, including a breakthrough discovery that could inform coronavirus treatment strategies and help us fund additional groundbreaking research that can help mitigate COVID-19.

Who: Everyone! Not a cyclist? You can still sign up to do the virtual event and help support our cause!

What: If you choose to participate in the cycling portion of the virtual event, complete 60, 120 or 180 miles on an indoor or outdoor bike (or mix of both) at your own pace and in segments if preferred. All virtual participants that raise the minimum $250 by June 30th will receive an accomplishment medal and event t-shirt. You can earn incentives the more you raise!

When: Now through June 30th.

Where: Anywhere you’d like, just make sure to practice social distancing at all times.

How: Visit the event website and register as a virtual participant for $15. You will receive everything you need to successfully complete the virtual event from there! Please take a moment to review our website for details and make sure to check out the FAQ Page.

Extras: Join our Trek Across Maine Group on Strava. You can connect your tracking devices to the Strava app so others can see your progress. We also encourage you to join our Trek Across Maine group to stay in touch with other participants and post photos of your ride/screenshots of your progress.

 

 

 

 

05/16/20 at All Day

People Plus "Friendly Phone Call" Program

People Plus staff and volunteers are calling local seniors on a regular basis to have a chat!

We are here to help you stay happy and healthy while staying home!

Please call the Center at 729-0757 if you would like a regular phone call!

05/16/20 at All Day

People Plus provides facemasks!

Do you need a facemask?
Volunteers are making facemasks and donating them to People Plus for our members and the community.
Contact the Center at 729-0757 if you need a mask and we can arrange for you to get one.

We can deliver too!

05/16/20 at All Day

People Plus Volunteer Transportation Network offers grocery/prescription delivery service

The People Plus VTN (Volunteer Transportation Network) volunteer drivers provide grocery/prescriptions services to seniors staying at home.

They will shop for you (you provide funds and list), pick up grocery orders, pick up food boxes from MCHPP, pick up prescriptions and deliver groceries/prescriptions to you home. Free.

Call the Center at 729-0757 for this service.

05/16/20 at 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Androscoggin Bank Virtual Run for Independence

5k, 10k, 1 mile events … professionally timed … Maine’s most ability-inclusive running event. Proceeds support health and wellness at Independence Association, where kids and adults with disabilities are assisted to live inclusively in their chosen Maine communities.

We’re going virtual this year! Sign up and plan to run your own favorite course. Send your pictures to us and we’ll post them here. Send a picture of your time from your device and we’ll count you for bragging rights. Get ready!

Sign up today at: runsignup.com/Race/ME/Brunswick/RunforIndependenceMaine

05/16/20 at 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Grand Opening of Fat Boy Drive In

Join us for our Grand Opening at Fat Boy Drive-In this Saturday, May 16th! Hours are 11 – 7 everyday.

Visit our Facebook page for updates.

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