Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Thursday, June 18, 2015
The Maine Granite Industry Historical Society was founded in 2002. It works to collect and preserve any type of material pertaining to this once important industry of Maine. The Maine Granite Industry Museum houses hundreds of the tools used by the quarrymen, blacksmiths, stone cutters and stone carvers. On display are over 350 historic photos, company ledgers, books, Union badges and constitutions.
It also has the largest collection of books relating to the granite industry and family genealogy writing from the families of the men who worked the quarries.
You can learn more at: http://www.mainegraniteindustry.org/index.htm or visit them on facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Maine-Granite-Industry-Historical-Society-Museum/204877279531467?sk=timeline
Located at 62 Beech Hill Crossroad in Mount Desert, their Visiting Hours are Tuesday - Sunday from 10 AM to 5 PM from April 1st - Oct. 31st. You can contact them by phone at (207)244-7299
Drop in for a visit soon!
Friday, June 12, 2015
Mount Desert Island Hospital has once again been recognized as a Best Overall Performer for patient satisfaction by Avatar International, a nationally recognized hospital patient consulting firm. This award gives MDI Hospital the distinction of being the only hospital in the nation to earn the Overall Best Performer Award for service excellence and quality patient satisfaction for 14 consecutive years. The award is earned by scoring in the top five percent in the nation in patient surveys conducted by Avatar.
“This award not only reflects the consistently excellent quality of care throughout the organization, but the outstanding quality of care through the years,” said MDI Hospital President/CEO Art Blank. “I am continually proud of our team and their efforts to provide our patients with top-quality healthcare services."
In addition to once again earning the Best Overall Performer Award, MDI Hospital also received the Five-Star Award and the Exceeding Expectations Award. To learn more, visit www.mdihospital.org.