May 2018: Lunch Crunch Buy-A-Mug Fundraiser

Purchase a $12 Lunch Crunch mug and receive a FREE cup of Maple’s coffee! ALL proceeds from mug sales go to support the LUNCH CRUNCH program.

In its fourth year, LUNCH CRUNCH provide activities and two healthy, square meals to our students during the summer. Help us alleviate summertime food insecurity for Yarmouth children.

For more information, to donate, or to get involved, please contact Yarmouth Community Services’ staff at (207) 846-2406.

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Planning Your Future Medical Care Presentation

Planning Your Future Medical Care
The What and The How

Presentation by Dr. David Giansiracusa
Monday, April 30 th , 2018
Merrill Memorial Library
5:30 pm

Give yourself and your loved-ones some precious gifts:

  • Plan what medical care you wish if you become seriously ill or
    injured.
  • Choose and inform someone to speak for you should injury or
    illness prevent you from speaking for yourself.
  • Communicate:
    – which goals make your life most meaningful to you
    – what would be worse than death to you
  • Document and share these decisions with your loved ones and
    medical caregivers.

This presentation will cover:

  • What is Advance Care Planning?
  • Why is it hard to do? Why do people avoid doing it?
  • When should Advance Care Planning be done?
  • What important decisions should be made, shared in conversations,
    and documented in writing?

For additional information and to RSVP, please contact:

  • David Giansiracusa, MD dgiansiracusa@gmail.com
  • Maureen Brosnan SMAAA Resource Specialist 835-9866

April 7, 2018 Fun Run: for a cause!

Students in the Yarmouth schools with unstable access to weekend food during the school year can ask their Social Worker or Guidance Counselor about the Nutrition Closet program, which provides them with food to take home to help get them through the weekend.

Yarmouth High School students are organizing the Fun Run described in the flyer above to help fund this program. YCAN is grateful to those organizing this for helping to support this needed community program.

YCC Initiative On Hold Until November

Over the past months, the Yarmouth Community Center (YCC) intiative has considered a number of possible facility locations, as well as a number of potential uses for a YCC facility.

Our discussions have highlighted the fact that every aspect of a Community Center will be greatly affected by the Town’s upcoming decisions on Town and School facilities, and their related bond proposals. The November election will provide much needed clarity for the YCC effort, at which point we will be able to re-evaluate needs, options, and leadership.

Therefore, the YCAN Board (which sponsors the YCC initiative) has voted to pause YCC work until after the November election.