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Going green during National Hospital Week

Date: 05/14/2021

Bangor, Maine (May 14, 2021) – The past week has been full of celebrations at Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center. Teams commemorated National Hospital Week which included the celebration of Nurses Day; the unveiling of an updated employee recognition display, with several staff highlighted for their unwavering commitments; delicious food from recipes submitted by employees; and more.
There is one final event: on Saturday, May 15, Medical Center employees will wrap up Hospital Week by giving back to the community through the Chapin Park spring clean-up event. Employees will be at Chapin Park, located behind Northern Light Pharmacy on State Street in Bangor, from 10 am to 1 pm on Saturday, removing trash, raking lawns, and planting flowers. Members of the public are welcome to join this public service activity and may sign up to help by contacting Ciel Merk at 207.973.9357 or email
A rain date is planned for Saturday, May 22.
Note: Media wishing to visit the park clean up and to speak with a member of Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center are welcome to contact the office of Marketing and Communications at 207.973.9530 or at by Friday at 2 pm.