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Lewiston Trades for ME Event Caps Spring 2024 Conferences

Lewiston Trades for ME conference participants created home layout designs, put cars on lifts, built wall shelves, learned about crime scene investigation, wired electrical switches, practiced firefighting techniques, and used torches and metals to solder copper into shapes to take home.

Empowering Single Mothers For Career and Financial Success

Working together to empower single mothers in transition in York County, New Ventures Maine recently joined with Catholic Charities Maine to launch Career Success for Single Moms, a class for women temporarily housed in Saco while completing immigration to the U.S.

NVME Adds a New Free Service: Student Loan Repayment Counseling

NVME staff will now offer free Student Loan Repayment Counseling in addition to classes and coaching in financial education. Student Loan Repayment Counseling is for individuals who are struggling to repay student loans, have a loan that is past due or in default, need assistance choosing a repayment plan…

Staff Spotlight: Karen Garland

New Ventures Maine recently hired Karen Garland to provide career and money management classes and coaching to NVME participants. She is based at the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) Saco Center.

It’s That Time (Already!)

It’s tax time. With free tax help, DIY tax filing links, and other resources, you can get started on your taxes now and get the support you need along the way.

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NVME Awards Marketing Mini-Grant for Midcoast Region to Tandem Glass

New Ventures Maine recently announced winners of their Fall 2023 Marketing Mini-Grant competition. The Midcoast Maine region winner is Tandem Glass in Dresden, owned by Terrill Waldman and Charlie Jenkins.
Each artist designs and creates unique, contemporary hand-blown glassware and lighting. Their mission is to create durable, useful work that brings joy and ease to everyday living.