Profiles

Board of Directors Chooses New CEO Focused on Collaboration

BANGOR, ME –  In a unanimous vote on November 23, the United Way of Eastern Maine Board of Directors named Shirar Wilder Patterson as the organization’s Chief Executive Officer and President. Patterson will take the helm starting on January 1, 2017 following the retirement of longtime president and CEO, John Kuropchak who will retire on […]

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Success in the Making (Brandi’s Story)

Brandi, a single mom of three active young boys, is the definition of success in the making. Brandi left home at a young age with just a seventh grade education. She often found herself homeless and with nowhere safe to turn. Soon she became addicted to opiates. After moving to Bangor, she got clean and […]

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