Category Archives: News

A Huge Thank-you to Atlantic Federal Credit Union!

Amanda Peacock, Branch Manager and Adam Carrier, Community Outreach and Education Specialist of Atlantic Federal Credit Union in Freeport presented a check to Freeport Community Services Board President Catherine Richards Olney and Treasurer John Donnelly. Through a variety of employee … Continue reading

23rd Annual Chowdah Challenge!

The 23rd Annual Freeport Community Services Chowdah Challenge is almost here!  Come down, and come hungry to the porch of the L.L. Bean Home store at Discovery Park on Saturday Oct. 1st from 11 am-2:00 pm! Ten restaurants will compete for two … Continue reading

Melanie Sachs is moving on.

Melanie Sachs, Executive Director, announces her resignation. It is with mixed emotions that the Board of Directors of Freeport Community Services (FCS) announces that Melanie Sachs, our Executive Director, has resigned her position at FCS effective September 6, 2016. Melanie has accepted … Continue reading

Accepting nominations for the Carol Kaplan Award

Freeport Community Services is now accepting nominations for the Carol Kaplan Memorial Community Service Award. The award is named after the long-time General Services Director for the Town of Freeport. It is given annually by Freeport Community Services to an … Continue reading

Maine Community Foundation Tells Our Story

FCS is very proud to be selected by the Maine Community Foundation as a featured non-profit on the Foundation’s home page! The Maine Community Foundation is a statewide nonprofit that helps people invest charitable resources in the future of Maine. Their … Continue reading

Three positions open on the FCS Team

FCS is seeking applications for four positions: Executive Director, Facilities Assistant, and Retail Associate positions. Executive Director Position September 2016 Freeport Community Services (FCS), a Maine nonprofit providing Freeport and Pownal residents with direct services, volunteer opportunities, and referral services, seeks an energetic, … Continue reading

Facilities Assistant Position

FCS is seeking applicants for a part-time Facilities Assistant.  This is primarily an evening position, 20 hours per week, with some benefits. The ability to work a flexible schedule is needed. Duties include general cleaning and light maintenance of the … Continue reading

White Nights 2016 – a huge success!

The numbers are in, and they confirm what we already knew – that the people of Freeport and Pownal rock! The White Nights event on Saturday the 23rd was not only a ton of fun, but it raised an amazing $52,822 to … Continue reading

Bank has special interest in Freeport community involvement

As appeared in the TriTown Weekly Dec. 22, 2015 Courtesy photo Michelle Barker is assistant branch manager with Bath Savings Institution, which has been a partner and sponsor of Freeport Community Services for many years. By Melanie Sachs Special to … Continue reading

2015 Annual Meeting

The public is invited to the Freeport Community Services Annual Meeting, being held October 26, 2015 at the Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot Street, Freeport, ME. The event begins at 6:30 pm. The guest speaker is Steve Rowe, President and … Continue reading