$1,000 for “Third Thursday Talks Lecture Series”– Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk
- The Brick Store Museum’s Third Thursday Talks series features monthly lectures (on the third Thursday of every month at 5:30pm) given by area scholars on a variety of humanities subjects, year-round.
$1,000 for “2016 Annual Meeting ‘Into the Woods’ with Kate Braestrup”– Mahoosuc Land Trust, Bethel
- Ms. Braestrup’s talk at the Mahoosuc Land Trust Annual Meeting caps the MLT Annual Speaker Series, which focuses on the theme “Into the Woods,” and features people from the Mahoosuc Region whose lives take them into our beautiful forests for work, pleasure, or renewal.
$1,000 for “Franco Voices, Here and Now”– American Council for Quebec Studies, Franco-American Centre, University of Maine at Orono
- Emphasizing the diverse range of current Franco literary production, this event invites writers from different age groups, different language uses, and different genres. A panel discussion will be scheduled to reflects the collective memory and cultural identity of this important ethnic community.