Maine’s Deaf Community is grieving deeply. We lost four of our cherished community members in last night’s Lewiston shootings, two of which were fathers of children in our educational programs. Our community is incredibly tight-knit, full of heart and pride. The fact that these men were together is who we are. Togetherness is what makes us strong and will hold us during this devastating time. The lives of those lost in the shooting will never be forgotten. We are holding their families, loved ones, and our community in our hearts. - 10/26/23, Karen Hopkins, Executive Director.

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July 29, 2022
July 31, 2022

GBSD 65th Birthday Celebration! Win a L. L. Bean Kayak!

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Schedule of Events – ASL

We’re raffling off a L. L. Bean Manatee kayak!

Thank you to Dr. Karla & Roger Diffin for this generous donation to raise money for the Percival P. Baxter Foundation in support of Deaf and Hard of Hearing children and their families throughout the state!

Tickets will be available throughout the celebration: 1 ticket for $5 OR 3 tickets for $10.

With a padded seat, adjustable foot rest and a 2-piece paddle, the Manatee kayak is super stable, fun and incredibly maneuverable. Also included, a $40 LL Bean Gift card to use towards a personal floatation device just for you!

SPECS: Capacity: 300 lbs., Weight: 40 lbs., Dimensions: 9’6″ x 28.5″



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