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In this issue...
Portland's new sustainable urban development
The SunriseGuide Mobile App!
Raise Money for your School
Efficiency Maine's Virtual Home Tour
Are you ready for the Home Heating Season?
Partner News
Sustainable Living Events
Save the Date

 



 
October 2014
Greetings! 
Colorful foliage, crisp apples, warm days and cool nights, root veggies, the crunch of leaves under your hiking boots, homemade pies...what's your favorite thing about October in Maine?
Fall leaves
Portland's new sustainable urban development opens in January!
409 Cumberland, Portland's new sustainable urban development is now accepting applications. Designed to combine healthy living and an urban location, 409 Cumberland will create a community in Portland unlike any other. It's located on the corner of Forest and Cumberland avenues, and will open in January 2015 featuring 57 efficiency, one- and two-bedroom apartments. Residents will be within walking distance to the shops, restaurants and services of Bayside, the Arts District and the Old Port. Read more about this new sustainable urban development in Portland.
Coming Soon...The SunriseGuide Mobile App!
We are excited to announce that we are launching the Sunrise Guide mobile app this fall, making it even easier for you to find and connect with Maine businesses and redeem SunriseGuide coupons directly from your phone! Imagine... never again having to miss out on great offers because you left your SunriseGuide at home! The app will launch alongside the book and each will be sold individually. So you can choose which format best fits your needs, print or mobile. Click to learn more and watch the video.
Raise Money for your School with the SunriseGuide!
Did you know the SunriseGuide can help you raise money for the Class of '15, Project Graduation, sports teams, arts groups, boosters, environmental clubs, special trips & projects, and more?! With SunriseGuide fundraising, you keep up to $10 from each book you sell! Choose a product you can feel good about selling, while earning big bucks for your school. Want to learn more about these fundraising opportunities?
Efficiency Maine's Virtual Home Tour
The Efficiency Maine website offers a great collection of information about energy saving technologies and available incentives. Take a virtual tour to learn which resources are available to help you become energy efficient in every room of your house!
Are you ready for the Home Heating Season?
house in scarf With chillier temps upon us, is your house ready for the home heating season? If you're interested in exploring heating systems that are more energy efficient, easier on your wallet, and environmentally-friendly air source heat pumps and pellet boilers definitely fit the bill! (Save $200 on an air source heat pump with your SunriseGuide coupon from Horizon Residential Energy Services.) Looking to make your home more energy efficient? Efficiency Maine has some tips for you. Not sure where to start or what to do to increase efficiency and save money on home heating costs? Leave it to the pros - there's still three months left to use your SunriseGuide coupons for a free home assessment from ReVision Heat or Evergreen Home Performance.
SunriseGuide Partner News

Dean'sSweets has moved from Middle Street to a new downtown Portland location - you can now find decadent chocolates at 475 Fore Street.

 

Rosemont Market logo Rosemont Market & Bakery recently opened a full butcher counter at their Commercial Street location.

 

In Balance Massage has moved into a new location - you can now find them at 20 Mussey Road in Scarborough.

 

We're sad to share that after 25 years of serving delicious food in Portland, the Pepperclub/Good Egg Café has closed.

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Sustainable Living Event Highlights 
This list is just a sampling of the many events happening around Maine. Please visit the Local Events section on our website for even more events.

 

The Big Sit Bird Count

Oct. 11, 6am-6pm, Maine Audubon, Falmouth

 

Two-Day Intro to Permaculture Design - Short Course

Oct. 11 & 25, 9am-3:30pm, Saco

 

Annual Fall Festival

Oct. 11, 10am-3pm, Wolfe's Neck Farm, Freeport

 

Maine Cheese Guild's Open Creamery Day 2014

Oct. 12, 11am-3pm, Various locations statewide

 

Envisioning a Sustainable Future

Oct. 15, 3:30pm & 7pm, Friends School of Portland, Falmouth

 

GORP - A Party to Celebrate Portland Trails

Oct. 17, 5:30-8pm, Urban Farm Fermentory, Portland

 

6th Annual Sustainability Festival

Oct. 18, 3pm, St. Joseph's College, Standish

 

The "How & Why" of Sustainable Food

Oct. 20, 6:30-8pm, Scarborough High School, Scarborough

 

GrowSmart Maine Summit 2014: The Dollars and $ense of Smart Growth

Oct. 21, 7pm, Augusta Civic Center, Augusta

 

Harvest on the Harbor

Oct. 22-25, The Ocean Gateway, Portland

 

7th Annual Indie Biz Awards

Oct. 22, 6pm, SPACE Gallery, Portland

 

Habitat for Humanity's "Raise the Roof Gala"

Oct. 22, 6pm, Marriott at Sable Oaks, South Portland

 

Preserving the Harvest: Pressure Canning

Oct. 23, 5:30-8:30pm, Scarborough High School, Scarborough

 

The Better Together Summit

Oct. 24-26, 8am-5pm, Pineland Farms, New Gloucester


For a complete list of events, please visit the Local Events section on our website.

Save the Date

Nov. 1-3, Point Lookout Resort, Northport

 

Climate Change & the Built Environment: Building Resiliency

Nov. 5, 7:30-9am, Maine Audubon, Falmouth

 

Healthy Household Cleaners & Body Products 101

Nov. 5, 6:30-8pm, Scarborough High School, Scarborough

 

7th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Nov. 8, 4-8pm, USM Abromson Center, Portland

 

Fee Free Day at Acadia

Nov. 11, Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island

 

E2Tech Annual Meeting - "Extreme Makeover: Environmental Remediation Edition"

Nov. 20, 7:15-9:30am, USM Wishcamper Center, Portland


Have a sustainability event we can help you promote? 
Please e-mail us the details.

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