[HCCN] Jail Volunteers & Friends Meeting - Tuesday Sept 15th
bluehillme at roadrunner.com
Mon Aug 31 21:13:59 EDT 2009
Volunteers for Hancock Jail Residents / The Landing Center Project
www.jailvolunteers.org / 207-374-3608
VHJR Community Meeting Announcement
ALL ARE WELCOME!
Date: Tuesday, September 15th
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Place: Ellsworth City Hall Auditorium
For Info: 207-374-3608 or bluehillme at roadrunner.com
Join us to discuss and share updates about VHJR's jail and post -release programs, changes in Maine's prisons and jails, and much more.
Other important updates:
-- Everybody Eats!: A Free Community Meal http://www.everybodyeats4free.blogspot.com New for Ellsworth! Each Monday (except Labor Day), 3-7 pm, at St. Dunstan's Church, 134 State St. Everyone is welcome. Food is delicious and healthy. Always a vegetarian and a meat or fish-based dish, plus salad, breads, cheese, fruit, desserts, coffee, tea. Congratulations to this wonderful group of people for their good work! If you would like to volunteer on a Monday, contact everybodyeats4free at gmail.com
-- The Simmering Pot, a free community meal in Blue Hill, is also on Mondays, 3-6 pm, at the Congregational Church. (Open on Labor Day)
-- MaineCURE meeting, Sept 12th, Augusta. Help plan essential legislation for Maine's prisons and prisoners. For info: kaymaine at yahoo.com
-- Maine Prisoner Advocacy Coalition http://www.mainepac.org/ is working on crucial legislation, including proposed changes for Solitary Confinement policies in Maine prisons. MPAC now publishes a newsletter, The Call. For an email copy, contact: prisonnewsletter at gmail.com To ask MPAC to mail The Call to a jail or prison resident, send his/her name, DOC number, if any, and address. Donations for printing and postage are gratefully accepted.
Welcome to our newest jail program volunteers: Colin Barclay, Marcia Schatz, Jeff Cockburn. Thanks for your generosity!
We hope to see you on September 15th!
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