Saturday October 19th, 2013
9:30 am to 1:00 pm
2 Church Road, South Freeport
Using a 200 year old house as our laboratory, we will help you learn how to
SLASH YOUR ENERGY COSTS, KEEP WARM, AND HELP THE PLANET
Presenters Leading the Way :
- Evergreen Home Performance, LLC – Warm Homes – Weatherization
- ReVision Energy – Solar Power comes to the Neighborhood
- Guy Marsden – Interior Storm Window Construction Demo
Win $200 toward a energy air sealing/insulation action
For more information, please contact
the Sierra Club of Maine at 761-5616 or 939-2634
Come to a Yarmouth Forum to Get Answers.
Hosted by Rep. Janice Cooper and Senator Dick Woodbury
When: Tuesday October 8, 2013 at 7:30 pm
Where: The Log Cabin, or Watch on Channel 3
The insurance marketplaces, or “exchanges,” for the Affordable Care Act (otherwise known as ObamaCare) are now open for business. Should you or your business sign up? If so, how do you decide which insurance plan to choose? What will be the benefits and
Come to this forum with your questions. Experts and materials will tell you what you need to know or how to find your answers.
If you cannot make the forum but have questions, the federal government and
consumer organizations are ready and willing to help you. They include:
- HealthCare.gov, or 1-800-318-2596
- Consumers for Affordable Health Care 1-800-965-7476
Set up a local meeting with a trained, impartial “navigator” by contacting The Opportunity Alliance 1-877-930-7351, or call 211.
In order to streamline the process of getting information out to everyone about the needs of the YCFP, going forward there will be a list of 5 of the most needed items listed in the “Yarmouth” section of The Notes. Please read that publication for YCFP Needs and News.
Habitat for Humanity is hosting informational meetings on September 14, 24, and 28 in Portland, Freeport, and Windham for those interested in owning a Habitat for Humanity home.
Please click on this link to view their flyer describing these meetings, along with specifics about their times and locations.
As you probably already know, the propane explosion on Gables Drive destroyed a number of nearby houses as well. One of the residents of the affected units is currently staying with her daughter out of town, but would prefer to be back in Yarmouth, a town she loves.
If you know of any dog-friendly rental housing in Yarmouth that might available for the next twelve months or so, please send an e-mail to YCAN@ycan.info and we will pass along the information.
Thank you to everyone who participated in this past Saturday’s Annual Post Office Food Drive. To all who gave food, collected the food, sorted, weighed and stocked the food, the YCAN Food Pantry wants to say “thanks.”
The YCAN Food Pantry is nondiscriminatory.