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Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger


Annual Meeting – April, 2017

Maine Highlands Federal Credit Union held their annual meeting on April 17 and awarded over $11,000 to local area food organizations.  Funds awarded were a result of on-going fundraising efforts for the Maine Credit Union Campaign for Ending Hunger.  Pictured front left to right: robin Lyford with Eastern Area Agency on Aging Meals on Wheels program, Priscilla Higgins with the Dover-Foxcroft Congregational Church Community Dinner Project, Barbara Wilbur with the Unitarian Universalist Church of Sangerville and Dover-Foxcroft Food Cupboard, Gaeton Landry with Our Lady’s Kitchen of Dexter, Karen King with Dover-Foxcroft Area Food Cupboard, Lorraine Stutzman with Stutzman Farm Senior Share program, Crystal Greaves with the Dexter Sunrise Kiwanis Backpack Program.  Back left to right: Mark Stevens with the United Methodist Church Community Dinner Project, Reggie Mossey with Dexter Community Food Closet, Carla McKay with Corinna Food Pantry, Richard Wyman with Wyman Farms Senior Share program, Theresa Gray with Widows & Orphans Food Cupboard of Stetson, Rheba Michaud with Our Lady of the Snows Community Dinner Project in Dover-Foxcroft, Brian Woodworth with the Dover-Foxcroft Kiwanis Club Backpack Program, Shirley Salukas with Milo Ecumenical Food Cupboard, and Lucile Johnston with the Moosehead Lake Backpack Program.  Absent from photo were representatives from Guilford UMC Food Cupboard and from Partnership Food Pantries of Guilford and Greenville.

Dexter Shoe Tribute – March, 2017

Maine Highlands Federal Credit Union members enjoyed showing off their Dexer Shoes and reminiscing about the company during the Credit Union’s Tribute to Dexter Shoe Company. And, one lucky winner in each branch received $100!

Comedic/Hypnotist – February 2017

February – Comedian/Hypnotist – Greenville area residents were treated to a fun afternoon with a comedic ‘hypnoteuse’.  Prior to the show, the audience participated in pricing games complete with prizes.

Ski Free At Squaw Mountain – February, 2017

It was Free Ski Day for all Maine Highlands FCU members on February 19th at Squaw Mountain!  Members enjoyed a great day of skiing during the Credit Union’s 50th anniversary celebration.

Community Fun Day – January, 2017

Approximately 150 children and adults attended our Community Fun Day held at the Brownville Elementary School on January 21.  All in attendance enjoyed games, prizes, crafts, pizza, and a movie complete with popcorn.  Maine Highlands FCU continues to celebrate its 50th Anniversary by holding a special event each month.


First Responders Appreciation Day – December, 2016

On December 9, local area first responders were honored with a donation to their unit, a catered arrangement of sweets, and a gift bag for each person.  Twenty-three different units were awarded with donations.

Choose Your Fuel Giveaway – November, 2016

During the month of November, members were encouraged to sign up to win $500 in the home heating fuel of their choice.  A member from each of our five locations was chosen at the end of the month.


Harvest Festival – October, 2016

To celebrate Maine Highlands FCU’s 50th anniversary, the Credit Union has been holding a different event each month for a year.  October’s event was a Harvest Festival held at the Dover-Foxcroft Fairgrounds on October 15th.  Several hundred people enjoyed a day of games, food, music and fun.  Several games were offered, a barbeque lunch, and music by the Josh Guthrie Trio.

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Pumpkin Chuckin’ winners

Shane Haffenreffer – 46 ft.

Hillary Starbird – 30.7 ft.


Monty Moose Madness – September, 2016


Members ages 3-13 enjoyed a month of Monty Moose Madness in September. Daily activities, contest & giveaways were all part of the fun!

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Maine Red Hot Dog Festival – August, 2016

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Maine Highlands FCU was on-hand to sponsor the 2016 Maine Red Hot Dog Festival held in Dexter on August 13th!  Despite the weather, an estimated 3,000 people were on hand to celebrate Maine’s unique hot dog.  Three giant inflatable obstacle courses and a bounce house was brought in by the Credit Union for kids of all ages to enjoy.