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York County Announcement of New Director

The York County Commissioners are pleased to announce that Kimberley White-Kaiser will assume the title of York County Emergency Management Agency Director effective May 1, 2011.  Kim will take the place of Robert Bohmann who is retiring after 17 years of exemplary service to York County.  Bob will stay involved as a special assistant to the new director.

Kim was born in Lewiston and grew up in the Mid Coast Region, attended Topsham schools and graduated from Mt. Ararat School.  She began her career in public service in 2003 following years in accounting, finance and customer service.  Kim served on the Woolwich Fire Department as a firefighter EMT until 2008 when she began her current position as Deputy Director for Lincoln County’s EMA.  Mrs.

April Maine Tweetup on 4/28

April Maine Tweetup on 4/28

Come out and meet some of your favorite tweeps IRL! (In Real Life, as if you didn't know.)

April's Maine Tweetup will be Thursday night, 6pm - 9pm, 4/28 at Brian Boru's.

Think warm weather thoughts! If you do, we can hang out on the outside deck.

If you want to meet cool folks from Maine but you're not on Twitter yet, go ahead and get started now.

RSVP is not required, but you can do so anyway at our Facebook page.

Advanced Social Media Marketing - 6/28/2011

Advanced Social Media Marketing - 6/28/2011

What to Expect:

This 1/2 day presentation is for businesses, non-profits and individuals who are active in social media (you blog, or tweet, or have a Facebook business page) but are looking to take things to the next level.

Social Media Marketing for Beginners (6/14/2011)

Social Media Marketing for Beginners (6/14/2011)
Details:

This 1/2 day presentation is for businesses, non-profits and individuals who don't have a social media presence, or are just getting started with social media, or just don't know what to do with the social media they already have in place.

A good portion of the seminar will be in how to set up your accounts the right way, how to find and network with people online, and how to avoid classic mistakes in social media.

Who Should Attend?

Any business owners, marketers, PR professionals or non-profiteers who feel like their being left behind when it comes to social media.

What Will You Learn?
  • How to setup your Facebook profile and business page and get people to "like" you
  • How to manage your privacy on Facebook and other platforms
  • How to get started with Twitter and use it to drive traffic to your website or business
  • How to build your LinkedIn network so t

Salvation Army food bank desperately in need of donations

The economic times are hitting many residents and families hard and so it is in Old Orchard Beach, Saco, Biddeford and Arundel which are served by the local Salvation Army.  There is a very urgent need for your help in assisting in stocking the food bank.  Below are items that are needed:
Canned Soups
Tomato Sauce/ Spaghetti Sauce
Pasta
Canned Veggies
Box or canned milk
Cereal
Canned Meats
Boxed/fresh/ canned potatoes
Baby food/ baby formula
Juice
Tuna
Peanut butter
Bread that can be frozen
 
The food can be delivered to The Salvation Army on the corner of Church and Sixth Street in Old Orchard Beach on Monday, Tuesday and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Contact information is below:

Danielle Fish
The Salvation Army, OOB
Social Service and Volunteer Coordinator
(207)-934-4381

How to Build and Promote a Business Blog

How to Build and Promote a Business Blog

Would you like to increase your online visibility? Drive more qualified leads to your site? Maximize your social media marketing? Then you need to build an effective blog.

A business blog is the linchpin of your online marketing. It will increase your search engine visibility, optimize your social media activity, and build your business. Whether you're just getting started with blogging or have a blog that isn't delivering the results you want, you need to attend this workshop.

How to Build and Promote a Business Blog

How to Build and Promote a Business Blog

Would you like to increase your online visibility? Drive more qualified leads to your site? Maximize your social media marketing? Then you need to build an effective blog.

A business blog is the linchpin of your online marketing. It will increase your search engine visibility, optimize your social media activity, and build your business. Whether you're just getting started with blogging or have a blog that isn't delivering the results you want, you need to attend this workshop.