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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Governor LePage Provides Needed Funds to Non-Profit Community Organizations

Governor LePage Provides Needed Funds to Non-Profit Community Organizations July 23, 2015 For Immediate Release: Thursday, July 23, 2015 Contact: Adrienne Bennett, Press Secretary, 207-287-2531 AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage has allocated State Contingent Account funds to several non-profit organizations, which will benefit thousands of Mainers. “Every year, I first prioritize any state emergency needs that arise during the beginning of the fiscal

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Olympia Sports! – Homerun!

Many thanks, Olympia Sports and Anne Marie Jeffrey, for thinking of the kids’ summertime fun! That was a special surprise and we so appreciate the continual care for our kids! Thank you so much for being such a great neighbor and friend!


Westbrook Gorham Rotary Club – Really Nice Folks!

Steve Rand, outgoing president for Westbrook Gorham Rotary Club, paid a visit to MPTC today and enjoyed one of his final acts in that capacity – presenting us with a gift of $1,000 to help with our culinary programming and wellness initiatives. Thanks, Rotarians; you made us all smile!


IDEXX showing some love and getting a tad dirty!

Our beloved IDEXX returned for another visit. This time to expend some serious elbow grease out in our gardens. They weeded, dug, pulled, trimmed, and tugged to spruce things up. In addition, they helped fulfill a three-year dream – to have a white picket fence in front of the building. Stay tuned for the rest of the installation. Many thanks, neighbor; we love your

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MPTC Honored in the State Capital

From a post by Phil Spiller, a member of My Place Teen Center’s Advisory Council on the Westbrook Community Facebook page: Maine’s 74th Governor, Paul LePage, took time out of his busy schedule to celebrate the hard work of 2015 Nonprofit Business Leader of the Year Donna Dwyer and a few members of her team at the award-winning My Place Teen Center – a

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Let’s talk about grit, persistence, courage, curiosity, perseverance, compassion, and passion…

How to Go From ‘C’ Student to Self-Made Millionaire By Tom Corley Do you have to be naturally smart in order to strike it rich? Is intelligence a prerequisite for success? In my five-year study of the daily habits of 233 self-made millionaires and 128 individuals at or near poverty (Rich Habits Study – Background on Methodology) I uncovered the answer to these and

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TD Charitable Foundation

Many, many thanks to TD Charitable Foundation’s Michael Rayder and Larry Wold for granting us $10,000 for our summer programming initiative as articulated through our GoFundMe campaign: http://www.gofundme.com/pyh5nc. Obviously, we are so ecstatic and humbled by TD’s belief in our work and care for the kids. Amazing job, friend and neighbor, TD Charitable Foundation!


Old-fashioned goodness, a touch of sass, and a belief in kids…

Thinking of way to be nice? Do something nice? Feel nice? Here’s a way: Support the kids at MPTC – where kids are taught values, family matters, education is tantamount, and being nice is where it’s at. Thank you; start a nice revolution. Challenge yourself. Give. Please. http://www.gofundme.com/pyh5nc