Asians in the Maine economy

The Maine Center for Economic Policy (MECEP) has released a report entitled “Asians in the Maine Economy: Opportunities for Growth” as part of its ongoing focus on sustainable development in the State of Maine. The report calls attention to the past achievements of Maine’s Asian population and what the growth in the state’s Asian populationContinue reading “Asians in the Maine economy”

Mah Jongg in Maine

Dear CAFAM members, Andrea Muraskin, an independent radio and multimedia producer, has asked whether there are Chinese-style mahjongg players she could talk to.  For details, see below.  If you can help her, please contact her directly at the email address or telephone number given. Best regards, Craig

Host family opportunities

CIEE (Council on International Educational Exchange) has asked to circulate this invitation. Become a host family for International Students CIEE, the only Maine based non-profit agency that coordinates foreign exchange students would like to invite you to bring the world to Maine.    We have been designated by the Department of State to sponsor, place andContinue reading “Host family opportunities”

Chinese student host families sought

The following request for host families for Chinese students comes from Kathleen Hansen, Regional Director for [the New England] Center for Cultural Exchange and Greenheart (see her information below).  I do not know anything about this organization.  If you wish to learn more, please contact Kathy at the address below. Dear Craig, I have twoContinue reading “Chinese student host families sought”

China study scholarships for HS students

Dear CAFAM members, The following is from the Bangor Daily News.  Note the extremely short deadline.  (If I were interested I would beg for a little more time!) Best regards, Craig The Chinese Learning and Cultural Center of Maine and the Bangor Chinese School have announced 20 scholarships for eligible Maine high school students (USContinue reading “China study scholarships for HS students”