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About Sanford Strong

Sanford Strong Coalition is a partnership of residents, organizations, businesses and others invested in the future of Greater Sanford.  The Coalition provides ways for the community to share information and access resources, while supporting initiatives to strengthen the health, well-being, and success of Sanford’s children, youth and their families. The Coalition is governed by a steering committee, staffed by Strategies for a Stronger Sanford, and supported by its members. Membership is free and open to anyone concerned about the future of Greater Sanford and its people. Join today. Also, like us on Facebook.

Community Events

Mar
3
Tue
Sanford Strong Coalition Meeting @ Strategies for a Stronger Sanford Community Bldg.
Mar 3 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Mar
10
Tue
Center for Grieving Children Volunteer Training @ Center for Grieving children
Mar 10 – Mar 21 all-day

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Make a difference in the life of a grieving child, teen or adult by becoming a volunteer facilitator at the Center for Grieving Children. For more information please visit our website. http://www.cgcmaine.org/volunteer/peer-support/

 

Career Fair @ Sanford High School Gym
Mar 10 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

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Sanford High School is hosting its second annual Career Fair!

The Career Fair is a way for our current high school students to become familiar with local career options. In order for this event to happen, we are asking businesses for your help.  Please read the inserted flyer! Career Fair

Mar
12
Thu
SOOSTA @ Strategies for a Stronger Sanford Community Bldg.
Mar 12 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

The Sanford Out of School Time Alliance (SOOSTA) is about ensuring that every young person has a healthy, positive activity available to him or her during the hours that school is not in session.

Mar
16
Mon
ACE (Active Community Environment) Team meeting @ City Hall - Third Floor Conference Room
Mar 16 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

ACE (Active Community Environment) Team is a local group that envisions a community where residents and visitors can walk or bike across town safely and comfortably. Their mission is to foster a community environment in Sanford that is safe and inviting for people of all ages to enjoy active lifestyles. ACE Team meetings are open for any local resident or organization that wants to be involved in advocating and promoting bicycle- and pedestrian-friendly policies, programs, and infrastructure. Join the next meeting!

FMI: Email ACE Team Chairman Lee Burnett

Mar
18
Wed
Drug Free Communities Meeting @ WSSR-TV room at SRTC
Mar 18 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

The Drug Free Communities  (DFC) initiative is a community-wide effort of youth, parents, business leaders, schools, police officers, faith communities, health care providers, and others to decrease alcohol, marijuana and prescription drug use among Greater Sanford’s youth and adults.

Contact:  Connie Roux   Email:  croux@smhc.org

Mar
19
Thu
Systems Integration Task Force @ Sanford Police Dept.
Mar 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

SYSTEMS INTEGRATION TASK GROUP:  The group brings together the leaders of agencies that work with Sanford youth, who are or may become involved in the juvenile justice system, and may have mental health, substance abuse or behavioral challenges, for ongoing cross-system planning, communication and integration.

  • Activities:  establishing a community-level Student-Assistance Team; establishing Restorative Justice practices in multiple settings; developing communications tools; Linkage Project; etc.
  • Meetings:  3rd Thursday of the month
  • Contact:  Chief Tom Connolly
Mar
25
Wed
Heroin: A Community Conversation @ The Coastal House
Mar 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Apr
7
Tue
Sanford Strong Coalition Meeting @ Strategies for a Stronger Sanford Community Bldg.
Apr 7 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Apr
9
Thu
SOOSTA @ Strategies for a Stronger Sanford Community Bldg.
Apr 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

The Sanford Out of School Time Alliance (SOOSTA) is about ensuring that every young person has a healthy, positive activity available to him or her during the hours that school is not in session.

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