News Feature

Blue Hill
Originally published in The Weekly Packet, March 21, 2013
George Stevens Academy hosts Community Service Fair

Caroline Bull learns about Conservation Trust

GSA sophomore Caroline Bull learns about Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust from Executive Director Cheri Domina.

Photo courtesy of George Stevens Academy

On Thursday, March 7, George Stevens Academy hosted its first Community Service Fair. Organized by GSA Dean of Students Libby Rosemeier, 13 peninsula organizations set up booths explaining the services they provide in the community and offering information to students about ways they can volunteer to help, according to a news release. Introducing the Fair was GSA Head of School Paul Perkinson and Rob McCall of the Congregational Church.

One-hundred and fifty students attended the event, signing up to do community service work for Bagaduce Music Lending Library, Blue Hill Heritage Trust, Blue Hill Memorial Hospital, Blue Hill Library, Blue Hill Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, Friendship Cottage, Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust, MERI, Peninsula Montessori School, Simmering Pot, Tree of Life, The Turnstyle and WERU.