I had the privilege of being invited by Gordy to join him, his wife, Taffy, and several of their friends along with Peg-WT, Greg Shute, Kate Z, for a late summer trip on the Allagash River. Although I responded with an immediate and enthusiastic, “yes!” I was, admittedly, a bit nervous to go. Before this trip, I never traveled the Allagash, and, frankly, had very limited paddling experience. Although I heard stories of the beauty of the landscape I kept thinking about other comments shared with me of the hardships of encountering a strong headwind. But Gordy, with his years and years of familiarity with the trip, and his characteristic enthusiasm, assured me that all would be well.
After 18 Years at Chewonki, Willard Morgan Stepping Down as President, Nancy Kennedy Named Acting President
After 18 years at Chewonki, including twelve years as President, Willard Morgan will be stepping down from his role at the end of August. Under
During the month of May, my colleagues and I at Chewonki, facilitated by our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, have been learning together in recognition of both Jewish American Heritage Month and Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. We are alarmed by the rise in harassment targeting these groups, which has been growing since 2016, according to information from Statista and the Anti-Defamation League. Our mission “challenges people to build thriving, sustainable communities throughout their lives,” and hate has no place in that work on this collective home we share – planet Earth.
Dear Families, In recent weeks we have shared a flood of information with you about the opening of school next month. It has taken significant