Mark Your Calendar!

The 2018 Portland Uncorked! event is scheduled for Thursday, March 8, at the Custom House Hall, 312 Fore Street, Portland from 5:30PM to 9:00 PM. Come join us to help support the Portland Maine Professional chapter’s projects in Ecuador and Ethiopia, as well as work within our local community. Enjoy tasting Maine-brewed beer and Maine-produced wine with delicious hors d’oeurves. Take a chance on raffle items. Bid on beautiful and unique silent auction items and services. Take the time for conversation with colleagues and friends.

 

Tickets are available online here – $30 per person in advance. Tickets will also be available at the door for $35 per person.

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EWB Portland has taken on a NEW PROJECT in El Progreso, Ecuador. Neil Franklin is the project lead and a project team has been meeting to get this water project up and running. A portion of the team plans to travel to El Progreso early in 2018 to conduct the initial project assessment.

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 The Community Project (NGO) is traveling this fall to Debre Birhan to, among other things, evaluate travel safety so the project teams can resume travel to the country. Please click here to find out the latest on our projects in Ethiopia !

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School outreach is ongoing. Various chapter members will be presenting Power Point overviews of our African projects to area middle school and high school students throughout the school year as part of our efforts to support STEM programs.