Employee News

Exciting News at Schooner

1. The American Heart Association’s Central Maine Heart Walk was September 18th.  Thank you to everyone who participated we raised over $3,000 this year.  Way to go Schooner!!!

Schooner 2011 Walkers

3. Schooner Estates Wellness Fair was on September 28th.  A huge thank you to the YWCA, St. Mary’s, Healthy Androscoggin, Beltone, Seniors Plus, Jack Desjardins, Greater Brunswick Physical Therapy and CMMC. What a great time.  If you missed signing up for our free give-away from the Wellness Commitee, see your supervisor or the Receptionist by October 15th to receive your gift.

4.  The Biggest Loser is coming to Schooner Estates.  Sign up with Christine and become the biggest loser at Schooner. The Challenge will run from November 1st through January 31st.  There will be weekly prizes for the winning team as well as a grand prize for the Biggest Losers at the end.

September Employee Of The Month

Congratulations To:

Who will win next month’s Employee of the Month?

Don’t forget to nominate your co-workers to thank them for displaying outstanding customer service.

Employee News

Exciting News at Schooner

1.  The American Heart Association’s Central Maine Heart Walk is September 18th so don’t forget to sign up and start collecting donations for our team.

Here are some pictures from last year’s walk.

  

2. A Huge Thank You to all of the employees who participated in the “Buddy Up” summer challenge.  It helped everyone here stay fit and healthy all summer long.

3. Schooner Estates Wellness Fair is on September 28th.  Meet us on the front lawn of Schooner from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.  We will have booths from YWCA, St. Mary’s, Healthy Androscoggin, Beltone, Seniors Plus, and more. We will also have some amazing giveaways, a challenge sign up for the Biggest Loser and a BBQ.  See you there!

August Employee Of The Month

Congratulations To:


 

Who will win next month’s Employee of the Month?

Don’t forget to nominate your co-workers to thank them for displaying outstanding customer service.

September Special Events

September at Schooner

September 2011 Special Events Web Version [pdf 92kb]

From the Rooftops of the Village Green

Thursday September 1st @ 2:30 PM ~ Live music with Barry Wood on acoustical guitar and vocals singing top favorites of all times in the Village Green.

Wednesday September 7th @ 10:45 AM ~ The Jubilee Singers live in the Village Green.  This female duo sings old time favorites to recorded music everyone can sing along with.

Thursday September 8th @ 2:30 PM ~ Live piano music played by Phil House in the Castine Living Room.

Monday September 19th @ 11:00 AM ~ Live music with Ted Holbridge singing popular favorites to recorded music in the Village Green.

Thursday September 22nd @ 2:30 PM ~ Roger Renaud a multi instrumentalist and vocalist in the Village Green.

Feasts for Kings and Queens

Wednesday September 7th 8:00 – 10:00 in the Village Green ~ A pancake breakfast to benefit the American Heart Association’s Central Maine Heart Walk.  Tickets are $6.00 at the front desk.

Friday September 9th @ 12:00 PM ~ Lobster Bake on the Residential Care Patio.

Wednesday September 14th @ 9:30 AM ~ Lunch out to Lands End gift shop on Bailey’s Island in Harpswell.

Thursday September 15th @ 6:00 PM ~ Apple crisp and coffee to benefit the American Heart Association in the Tenant’s Harbor Room.

Tuesday September 20th @ 5:00 PM ~ Dollar Dog Night in the Courtyard.

Wednesday September 21st @ 12:00 PM ~ Pine Tree Picnic [pdf 1615 kb]

Wednesday September 28th @ 8:00 AM ~ Breakfast Out to Dube’s Cafe in Lewiston.

Thursday September 29th @ 5:00 PM ~ Pizza night in the Tenant’s Harbor Room.

Shuttles to Fun

Wednesday September 7th @ 4:30 PM ~ Rocky Ridge Orchard in Bowdoin.

Friday September 9th @ 1:15 PM ~ Sawyer Memorial presents “Larry Irwin” – Singer/songwriter of timeless folk favorites.

Thursday September 29th @ 10:00 AM ~ Bates College art exhibit featuring Andrew Wyeth.

Friday September 30th @ 1:15 ~ Sawyer Memorial presents “Pakistan & Afghanistan” a film presentation.

Special Events at Schooner Only

Sunday September 11th @ 8:46 AM ~ A moment of silence observance to remember those who lost their lives in the Twin Tower tragedy of 9-1-1.

Tuesday September 13th @ 2:30 PM ~ Jerry Wiles with a slide show of civil rights activists The Freedom Riders in the Tenants Harbor Room.

Wednesday September 28th 10:00 – 3:00 ~ Schooner Estates Wellness Fair.  Open to all residents and employees.  Come learn something about health and fitness on the front lawn.


Schooner September Calendar

September 2011 Schooner activity calendar [pdf 408 kb]

This Month at Schooner

Pine Tree Picnic [pdf 1615 kb]

Pancake Breakfast – proceeds to benefit the American Heart Association’s annual “Heart Walk” fund raiser.

Day trip to Rocky Ridge Orchard in Bowdoin.

Lobster Bake.

Jerry Wiles slide show of civil rights activists The Freedom Riders.

Lunch out to Land’s End in Harpswell.

Coffee and Applecrisp to benefit the American Heart Association.

Dollar Dog Night.

Breakfast out to Dube’s Cafe in Lewiston.

Bates College art exhibit featuring Andrew Wyeth.

Pizza Night.

Schooner Estates Wellness Fair.

Schooner Estates August Activity Calendar

August 2011 Schooner activity calendar [pdf 337 kb]

August at Schooner

August Hawaiian Breeze BBQ Hawaiian Breeze BBQ [pdf 697 kb].

Auburn Community Band Shuttles every Wednesday @ 6:30 P.M.

Auburn Community Band Season Finale concert in the Schooner Courtyard.  This concert is open to the public so bring your lawn chair.

Sawyer Memorial Shuttles at 1:15 for Friday Performances.

Lunch out at the Weathervane Restaurant on the waterfront in Belfast.

We’re taking a trip to Poland Spring for lunch at Cyndi’s Dockside.

Dinner out to the Royal River Grill House Restaurant in Yarmouth.

Breakfast out to the Hurricane Restaurant in Greene.

Lobster Bakes on the patio this month also.

AARP is having a Driver Safety Class here at Schooner.




Employee News

Exciting News for All Schooner Employees

1. The summer fitness challenge is underway so “Buddy Up” with a co-worker at Schooner for the summer and walk walk walk. There is a weekly raffle for a Wal-Mart gift card so make sure you sign up weekly if you are participating for you chance to win. If you would like additional information about the challenge contact Christine Lebel.

2. Congratulations to Kim Corliss and her Family. There is a new addition to the Corliss household and her name is Leah Tiffany.  Leah weighed 5 lbs. 9 oz. and was 18 1/2 inches long upon her arrival on July 10th at 4:23 A.M.  How Beautiful is she?

3. Thumbs up to Ravi Sharma. Ravi is the son of Tammy Sharma in Housekeeping and is also the Director of The Auburn Parks and Recreation Department heading up the expansion of the Auburn Ingersoll Arena.


 

June Employee of the Month

Congratulations to:

Who will win our employee of the month next month?

Remember to nominate your co-workers for going above and beyond to deliver extraordinary customer service to our residents.

August Special Events

August 2011 Special Events [pdf 73 kb]

THIS MONTH AT SCHOONER

Food ~ Glorious Food

Wednesday August 1st @ 8:00 A.M. – Breakfast Out to Hurricane’s in Greene.

Friday August 12th ~ Hawaiian Breeze BBQ. –  Moved from Wednesday August 10th.

Hawaiian Breeze BBQ [pdf 697 kb].

Wednesday August 17 @ 9:00 A.M. – Lunch out  at the Weathervane Restaurant in Belfast.

Thursday August 18th @ 5:00 P.M. – Dollar Dog Night.

Friday August 19th @ 12:00 P.M. – Lobster Bake on the Residential Care Patio.

Tuesday August 23rd @ 5:00 P.M. – Sandwiches from Luiggi’s.

Wednesday August 24th @ 4:00 P.M. – Dinner Out to Royal River Grill in Yarmouth.

Wednesday August 31st @ 9:30 A.M. – Lunch Out to Cyndi’s Dockside in Poland Spring.

Get Up and Dance

Monday August 1st @ 11:00 A.M. – Live music with Sandy Nisbet on the acoustical guitar singing Old Time favorites in the Village Green.

Tuesday August 2nd @ 3:30 P.M. – Live music with Dave Stone performing popular tunes on the piano in the Village Green.

Wednesday August 3rd @ 10:45 A.M. – Live music and old time favorites sing-a-long with Guitarist Dave Fisher in the Village Green.

Wednesday August 3rd @ 6:30 P.M. – Auburn Community Band Shuttle.

Thursday August 4th @ 2:30 P.M. – Live music with Barry Wood on acoustical guitar and vocals singing top favorites of all times in the Village Green.

Thursday August 11th @ 2:30 P.M. – Live music with acoustical guitarist Ron Niggle singing a variety of songs in the Village Green.

Monday August 22nd @ 10:45 A.M. – Live Country Western music with Bill Lake on the guitar in the Village Green.

Thursday August 25th @ 2:30 P.M. – Live music with Sandy Haskell acoustical guitarist singing Country Western Blues in the Village Green.

Wednesday August 31st – Auburn Community Band’s Season Finale Concert in the courtyard ~ Bring your lawn chair.

Special Happenings ~ Off Campus Entertainment

Friday August 12th @ 1:15 P.M. – Sawyer Memorial “The Magician” Performance.

Friday August 26th @ 1:15 P.M. – Sawyer Memorial Performance by “Erica Brown & The Bluegrass Connection”.

Class at Schooner

Tuesday August 30th @ 8:30 A.M. – AARP Driver Safety Course.



The Schooner Flash

Schooner newsletter July 2011 [pdf 1131 kb]

In this Issue

Senior College Classes

Leonard Brooks – ” A Still Small Voice” in September and October

Charles Plummer – Biology and Human Behavior in September, October, and November

The Schooner Estates trip to Mclaughlin Gardens

Who’s New in the Neighborhood

Welcomes go out to Herb and Vera Bunker, Rosaire Bouchard, Simone Dionne, Carmen Dam, Eleanor Edwards, and Walter Eichenberger

July BBQ Menu

Business After Hours

Employee of the Month Winner

Father’s Day Photos

Employee Happenings