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Teen Member Spotlight for August

The staff and members of the My Place Teen Center recognize and congratulate Abby G for being awarded the Teen Member Spotlight for August 2017! Abby is eleven years old and has resided in Westbrook her entire life with her Mom, Dad, two brothers, and three dogs. Abby is starting sixth grade at Westbrook Middle School in September. For the past two years, MPTC

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A Benefit Dinner for MPTC

You’re invited to join us at The Frog & Turtle Wednesday, April 19, at 5:30 PM Enjoy an evening with the Don Campbell Trio, featuring craft beer from Mason Brewery and Left Hand Brewery. There are many ways My Place Teen Center works to raise funds and awareness for our programming throughout the year, but there are none as DELICIOUS as the My Place

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Register for the TD Beach to Beacon 2017

As race beneficiaries in 2016, we have a few bibs to this year’s TD Beach to Beacon 10K road race, available for a donation for $250 that goes directly to help at-risk teens. Register below to claim yours today – registrations must be received by June 30th at noon. 2017 TD Beach to Beacon • August 5, 2017     General Registration for the

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Shop With A Smile

Did you know that you can support My Place Teen Center whenever you shop at Amazon?   With the holiday shopping season right around the corner MPTC reminds its loyal supporters about this easy and free way to support the center while you shop this season. Start your shopping at smile.amazon.com, and Amazon will make a donation to MPTC on your behalf.  It’s free

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Join the My Place Teen Center TD Beach to Beacon Team

2016 TD Beach to Beacon • August 6, 2016 My Place Teen Center is thrilled and honored to be the 2016 TD Beach to Beacon beneficiary for the race, which will be held August 6th. As the race beneficiary, organizers have provided 50 race registrations to My Place Teen Center. That’s right – 50 friends and supporters of My Place Teen Center will be able to forego

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What Color is Your Door?

When every door is a red door, every teen will have a safe place to go. Behind the Red Doors of My Place Teen Center are healthy meals, academic enrichment, and a loving support system that changes lives. We invite you to join our community – no, you don’t have to paint your door red. Your financial gift provides free, year-round, afterschool programming for

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The 2015 Annual Report is Here!

Another fabulous year at My Place Teen Center. Hot off the presses — our 2015 Annual Report! Inside you’ll find a summary of our many accomplishments in the past year thanks to the generous support of donors throughout our community. And read stories about our annual award winners — corporate partner, community partner, and volunteer of the year. Our virtual report is available to

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Broccoli, cupcakes, and the Governor…

Believe me, they all go together at MPTC. KUDOS to Bumbleroot Organic Farm in Buxton for the weekly supply of fresh veggies. Your broccoli was spruced up with some heavenly cheese sauce. We have some devoted cupcake elves who traipse in every Monday with 100 lovingly made fancy cupcakes. (Those get scoffed up a tad quicker than the broccoli.) But they do have to have their broccoli before their

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Governor LePage to visit MPTC – July 30, 8:30 am!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                     Governor LePage to Personally Deliver Check for $50K to My Place Teen Center (Westbrook, Maine) – Gov. Paul R. LePage will present a check for $50,000 to My Place Teen Center at 755 Main Street in Westbrook on Thursday, July 30 at 8:30 a.m. The funds are from a discretionary account

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Profound Thanks…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                  CONTACT: Donna Dwyer, President & CEO July 23, 2015                                               (207) 854-2800 or donna@myplaceteencenter.org My Place Teen Center CEO Meets with Governor to Discuss Funding for At-Risk Youth (Westbrook, Maine) – As a former at-risk teen himself who went on to become the 74th Governor of the State of Maine, Gov. Paul R. LePage has always shown a

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