Spring Party Preparations in Full Swing for Maine AllCare Launch

By Jennifer Hill | Apr 13, 2018
Belfast Bay Fiddlers

Excitement is building as Waldo County businesses and individuals join the push for single payer health care with donations to Maine AllCare’s spring launch party to be held on Saturday, May 12 at 6 pm at the Belfast Boathouse. The event is free and the public is warmly invited. The Belfast Bay Fiddlers will be performing, followed by a “Health Care Jeopardy” game show and a short movie about universal health care.

Whitecap Builders has stepped forward as a major donor to the event and Easterly Wine, Caitlin Hills, Old Professor’s Bookshop and Verizon Belfast are contributing. CupKates of Maine, Downeast Curry Company, Eat More Cheese, and Dean Anderson of the UU Church of Belfast are preparing treats for the table. Coastal Tide Dyes, Dan Bennett Jewelry, Vinolio of Belfast, The Green Store, Mac's True Value, Gardiner's Honey, and Meanwhile in Belfast have provided prizes for the “Health Care Jeopardy” game.

Those individuals or businesses wanting to volunteer time or contribute money to the cause, donate treats for the table or prizes for the game, are encouraged to contact Jennifer Hill at rooted@fairpoint.net for more information on how to do so.

The Waldo County Chapter of Maine All-Care is one of ten chapters around the state. Maine AllCare is a non-profit, non-partisan organization established in 2012 as a chapter of Physicians for a National Health Program, a non-profit research and education organization of 20,000 physicians, medical students and health professionals who support single-payer national health insurance.

For more information about Waldo County’s Chapter of Maine AllCare, go to https://maineallcare.org/category/chapter-minutes/waldo-county-chapter/ or contact Art Shea at 508-450-8093 or Mike Ray at 207-763-4494.

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