‘The Future of Nursing’ Conference a Success
On March 23rd Northern Maine Community College’s Student Nurses’ Association (SNA) hosted their first conference focused on the future of nursing in Aroostook County and drew a crowd of near 80 students to the E. Perrin Edmunds Conference Center on the NMCC campus.
LifeFlight marks one year at Sanford Seacoast Regional Airport
To answer the growing number of calls for help in Maine, LifeFlighted purchased a third helicopter and opened a third base of operations last year. With a helicopter and critical care team permanently stationed in Sanford 24-hours-a-day, LifeFlight has been able to help more and more patients who need a higher level of emergency care.
Islesboro Crossing raises more than $250,000 for LifeFlight of Maine
For the 5th annual Islesboro Crossing, a 5k ocean swim that benefits LifeFlight of Maine, 2017 was a record-breaking year with 256 swimmers and paddlers helping to raise more than a quarter of a million dollars. All funds raised from the swim, which was held on August 19, will support LifeFlight’s efforts to replace the organization’s two older helicopters. The two aircraft, nicknamed Echo Mike and Charlie Mike after their tail numbers, have been transporting patients in Maine since 2005.