For Immediate Release: May 12, 2016 Contact: Major David Cote, USMCR, Founder and General Manager, (760) 685-3001 The Summit Project firstname.lastname@example.org www.thesummitproject.org facebook.com/TheSummitProject MEDIA ADVISORY The Summit Project Returns to Baxter State Park via Motorcycle convoy To then Honor Maine’s Fallen Heroes This Memorial Day weekend, exactly three years after its establishment, The Summit Project will conduct its Third Annual Tribute Trek and Family Weekend on Maine’s Baxter State Park. The Summit Project (TSP), a nationally recognized, Maine based, non-profit service organization founded by Major David J. Cote, USMCR in 2013, is a living memorial that has… Read More
On Saturday, May 7, 2016, members of the Southern Maine community will be invited to participate in a 10k military ruck across the city of Portland, ME to honor Cpl Mark Goyet of Westbrook, ME who died on June 28, 2011 after his unit came under attack by small arms fire in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. During this event, participants will strap weighted packs to their backs and ruck 10 (plus) kilometers around Baxter Blvd and the Eastern Promenade before confronting a rigorous O-Course by the East End Beach. This event will be open to the public and event organizers… Read More
On May 7 in Portland, members of the public can carry a backpack loaded with whatever weight they wish in the Husky Ruck Memorial 10K race and veterans’ scholarship fundraiser. Words cannot begin to describe the burden Ray and Martha Goyet will carry every day of their lives. High school sweethearts who grew up in Westbrook and then embarked on a life in the military, they looked on with pride as their son, Mark, enlisted in the Marines right out of his Texas high school in 2008. And then, three years later, they watched in horror as his flag-draped casket… Read More
The Summit Project is humbled and honored to receive this award from Maine’s First Lady Ann LePage and the people of Maine. Thank you Maine for your unwavering support of TSP and thank you for being integral to our team and achieve out mission — to honor our state’s post 9/11 fallen and the faithful spirit of ALL Mainers. MHANF.
Summit Project Memorial March to Remember Fallen Soldiers
The Summit Project, the Town of Newport and the Newport Cultural Center invite the citizens of Newport and surrounding communities to come together to honor and remember the fallen. Please join us for a Memorial March through Newport welcoming the stones of fallen Maine soldiers on Saturday April 16th at 10 a.m., starting at the American Legion and proceeding toward Rt 7 and down Main Street to our new Veteran’s Memorial site. From there the stones will be placed into the mobile Honor Case at the Newport Cultural Center for all to see from April 16th through the end of… Read More
Attention TSP family — Please SAVE THE DATE for March 12, 2016 WHAT: TSP Fun Family Fundraiser with an optional Polar Bear plunge (more below) WHERE: Camp Jordan Facility, Branch lake, Ellsworth, Maine WHEN: March 12, 2016, from 9am to 2pm. WHY: To spend time with our TSP family, help generate some resources for our organizations, honor our fallen, and have some fun. WHAT TO BRING: Your family and friends of TSP. Bring a dish to share. Potluck style. Bring money for TSP merchandise (case or check only). Also…. Bring your swimsuit, towel, change of clothes if you wish to participate… Read More