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
Yesterday I had the honor of sitting down with first-time School Square volunteer and founder of The Summit Project (TSP), Marine Corps Major Reservist David J. Cote. With his watch still set to military time, the now UNUM employee and member of their Accelerated Leadership Development Program punctually ushered me into the cafeteria with his lunch in hand. Over the next hour we talked about his experience volunteering in Portland High School teacher Sally Reagan’s 11th grade Modern World History class, our mutual interests (including Boston College!), the time he made a Girl Scout troop’s dreams come true by getting them on the news,… Read More
SOUTH PORTLAND — It might have been any run-of-the-mill field trip, but for the American flags carried by members of the Boys and Girls Club that gave the impression that something special was underway, and the flags that drew the occasional honk from passing motorists, whether or not they knew the purpose of the march. On Saturday, February 22, about 25 members of the Boys and Girls Club hiked four miles, from their clubhouse on Broadway, to Spring Point Light, then to Bug Light, and finally to the service memorial in Mill Creek Parkand back to their starting point. But they carried… Read More