Welcome to The Bucksport Bay Healthy Communities Coalition
"The greatness of a COMMUNITY is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members." Coretta Scott King
The BBHCC is committed to public health initiatives that consider the needs of the individuals and organizations within our community. These health efforts are coordinated with local, regional, and state public health entities and small businesses to be sustainable and impactful.
We strive to: provide effective and efficient public health services; educate about local community resources; promote a drug-free community; promote healthy lifestyle choices to prevent and reduce chronic disease; create caring communities free from all types of violence; promote volunteerism; and encourage older adults to thrive in their community.
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Town launches pilot program to support senior residents
"We're so grateful that so many resources came together to make this happen. We want to serve at least 20 projects within the next year,” said Vanessa Newman, consultant for Bucksport Bay Healthy Community Coalition. “This is the pilot program so the more people that are excited about it the more we can continue it."
Fox Bangor News, July 3, 2023
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Town of Bucksport, Maine
The Town of Bucksport is located at the head of Penobscot Bay, and is home to approximately 5,000 people. Since the first settlers arrived in 1763, the town has experienced Revolutionary War naval battles, stagecoach visits from five presidents, and even a legendary witch's curse that continues to this day.