Mrs. Owens Wins MEF Grant!

Christy Owens, Kindergarten Teacher from Mt. Vernon, will receive $750.00 for her project, “Do you want to come play with me?” for installation of a playground Buddy Bench to develop camaraderie and inclusion during recess to teach children how to become caring, considerate citizens. Congrats, Christy!

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The mission of the Maranacook Education Foundation, a charitable, not-for-profit organization, is to foster innovation and excellence in the communities of Fayette, Manchester, Mt. Vernon, Readfield, and Wayne by securing resources and funding initiatives that will benefit learners of all ages. Donors can contribute unrestricted funds to the Foundation or create their own donor directed funds to support specific projects.  Please visit our website to learn more or make a contribution http://mef.maranacook.org.

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 This picture was taken at our morning meeting where we shared the great news about our buddy bench and practiced asking a new friend to play with us.

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