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Shalom House Honors Coffee by Design Owners Mary Allen Lindemann and Alan Spear

Shalom House Honors Coffee by Design Owners Mary Allen Lindemann and Alan Spear

Every year, Shalom House presents two Hope Awards to people who are making a difference in the lives of people living with mental illness. Shalom House, which is based in Portland, provides community support services and safe, affordable housing for people with serious mental illness.

Mary Allen Lindemann and Alan Spear, owners of Coffee By Design, will receive the 2013 Johnson & Korda Innovation Award. The award recognizes exceptional community service that supports creative and effective programs for people with mental illness.

A Small Maine Cancer Prayer and Support Group Becomes a Ministry - More at: http://dianeatwood.com

A Small Maine Cancer Prayer and Support Group Becomes a Ministry - More at: http:/dianeatwood.com

It all began in Gorham, Maine
Den Morton, from Gorham, Maine, knows all about cancer. “I still remember the phone call from my surgeon,” he shares. “It was election night in 2004, and he called to let me know the tumor on my neck contained atypical cells and it appeared I had Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. He went on to explain what would take place over the next weeks but all I could remember was the date of my next appointment and that I had cancer.” Read more ...

Sore Throat Remedies

Sore Throat Remedies

I woke up the other morning with a slight sore throat. Determined not to let it get any worse, I asked my Catching Health Facebook friends if they could recommend any home remedies. Several obliged and I decided not to keep their suggestions all to myself! Read more ...