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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.
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