Rebecca Gagnon, Mainely Custard

Fascinating fact from Rebecca Gagnon: “Custard is similar to any other ice cream except it uses egg as an emulsifier. This makes the product a lot smoother and creamier.” Now you know why Mainely Custard is a popular destination every summer in Freeport and Kennebunk. Rebecca told us she didn’t create the business, but she…

Raven Rocks Resources Retirement

Raven Rocks Resources Retirement is a foreign word to Claudine Weatherford. So, when she retired from her career and then turned 70 a few years ago, she created a small consulting business that suits her cross-disciplinary background (anthropology/archaeology, folk culture/ folk art, and organizational change and behavior), while requiring less than a full-time commitment. She…

Bill Lyons – US Rafting

If you’ve never gone whitewater rafting in Maine, perhaps we can convince you to try it this summer. Start by checking out US Rafting, run by Bill Lyons. Why? Because safety is their main concern, but FUN is a close second. They told us that they de nitely have the most fun on the rivers.…

Level Field Fund

The Ross Powers Foundation was founded in 2000 by professional snowboarder, Ross Powers, with the mission of providing financial support to Vermont athletes. It has expanded to the national level to help meet the growing need for athlete funding. In 2010, the Foundation established the Level Field Fund to help fill the gap in athlete…

The Delphi Group, Inc.

Dr. Dana Morris-Jones, Principal and co-founder of The Delphi Group in Scarborough, is shaking things up in the organizational conflict resolution world. Her new book, The Power of Difference: From Conflict to Collaboration in Five Steps, offers a unique model for resolving differences and shifting cultures from damaging, self-serving competition to success-sustaining collaboration. Dr. Morris-Jones…