SOUTHWEST HARBOR – Four teams of twenty hikers are preparing to summit Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park on October 1st as part of The Summit Project, a unique living tribute honoring Maine’s military service members who have died since September 11, 2001. Each hiker will carry an engraved stone donated by the families of the fallen to the summit and back. The hikers will proceed to the summit from four sides, north, south, west, east. The hikers will arrive at the peak at the same time, where private ceremonies will be held. The hikers will be joined by Gold Star… Read More
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A display case that honors the lives of fallen Maine service members is coming to the Bangor Public Library. It’ll be on loan for two months from The Summit Project. The case house stones that represent military members, which are carried by volunteers on hikes of Maine mountains. The Summit Project is organizing a tribute march on Monday, September 12th, to bring the stones to the library. It starts at 4:45 p.m. at Pickering Square. Spectators are invited to line Exchange and Harlow Streets to show their support. A ribbon cutting ceremony will then take place at the library at… Read More
For Immediate Release: May 12, 2016 Contact: Major David Cote, USMCR, Founder and General Manager, (760) 685-3001 The Summit Project email@example.com 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 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