Posts Categorized: Schools

Pirate’s Goals for Success Program Incorporates 5-2-1-0!

Authored by Chris KnoblockDirector of Communications and Media RelationsPortland Pirates The Portland Pirates and Gorham Savings Bank have partnered to sponsor the Goals for Success Program for the 9th straight season! The objective of the program is to educate students in grades 3-6 about the importance of setting goals, both in athletics as well as… Read more »

Eating Healthy During the Holiday

Authored by Michael A Dedekian, MD The holiday season is a joyous one, full of wonder and light and when time treasured childhood memories are made. It can also be a challenging time to eat healthy food. With holiday celebrations in schools, workplaces and in the community, availability of sugary foods can be unlimited. In… Read more »

Let’s Go! Partners with MIYHS

Authored by Rick Fortier, CHES Let’s Go! is pleased to announce a recent partnership with the Maine Department of Education and the Department of Health and Human Services for the 2013 Maine Integrated Youth Health Survey (MIYHS). The MIYHS is only administered every two years and provides valuable data to school administrators and communities in… Read more »

Dr. Tory Rogers wins Maine Children’s Alliance Giraffe Award

Authored by Elizabeth Motyka, MPH In October, Dr. Tory Rogers, the director of Let’s Go!, was honored with the Maine Children’s Alliance Giraffe Award. This award recognizes those who “stick out their necks for kids” in communities across Maine. Recipients of the award have accomplished one or more of the following: 1) Demonstrated exemplary leadership… Read more »