Category Archives: News

AARP Certifies Freeport as Age-Friendly

The AARP Network of Age-Friendly States & Communities an institutional affiliate of the World Health Organization’s Global Network of Age-Friendly Cities & Communities® certifies that the Town of Freeport has committed to becoming more age-friendly under the criteria established by … Continue reading

Community Night June 19 – Making a Livable Community for Everyone

Making Freeport and Pownal a Livable Community for Everyone Freeport Community Services invites the public to Community Night, June 19 6-7:30pm. Annually, Freeport Community Services hosts a Community Night for residents of Freeport and Pownal. The purpose of Community Night … Continue reading

Goodwill VISTA Volunteer joins FCS

We are pleased to announce that Tegan Milligan-Barber will be joining FCS as a Goodwill Vista Volunteer for the next year. Tegan’s role will be to work with FCS and the community to help develop age-friendly initiatives. A native to … Continue reading

A Matter of Balance Program

We are pleased to be able to offer this valuable program for anyone who feels their balance could be better, starting Monday April 15 through June 10. A Matter of Balance is a nationally recognized program designed to reduce the … Continue reading

Freeport Fourth Friday’s Just Desserts

Join your neighbors for delicious desserts and fabulous music at 6:45pm on the fourth Friday of each month from January through May. Concerts are held at the Freeport Community Center, doors open at 6:30. $5 admission

2018 Annual Meeting Highlights

The 2018 FCS Annual Meeting was held on Oct. 22nd and was an evening to connect, learn and celebrate. Dr. Heidi Wierman, a specialist in geriatric medicine with MaineHealth discussed Aging & Health: Opportunities and Challenges for our Communities. She … Continue reading

Cumberland County Government Award

FCS was recognized by the Town of Freeport for outstanding community service as a 2018 Spirit of America award winner on November 13, 2018 at a ceremony held by the Cumberland County Commissioners. The ceremony was held in the Feeney … Continue reading

Freezing Out for 15 Years!

“Warm your heart” with our volunteers during Freeze Out. It’s our 15th year! We are proud to host our 15th annual Freeze Out event on Saturday, Feb. 16th. FCS staff, board members and volunteers will be outside in downtown Freeport … Continue reading

Job opportunity as AmeriCorps VISTA leader

FCS is seeking an outgoing and energetic AmeriCorps VISTA member to help lead our efforts to build a sustainable age friendly initiative that allows seniors to safely age in place-in their homes. Emphasis will be on senior hunger, transportation, home … Continue reading

Wonderful 25th annual Chowdah Challenge!

THANK YOU everyone for an incredibly successful 25th Annual FCS Chowdah Challenge held at the L.L.Bean Home Store on Saturday October 6, 2018 during the Freeport Fall Festival! Perfect weather, great chowder, wonderful FCS volunteers and visitors who supported us. The … Continue reading