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The event raises money for scholarships through the BPW/Maine Futurama Foundation. Abrams is the Executive Director of the Maine Children’s Home for Little Wanderers in Waterville, Maine, a statewide nonprofit organization whose mission is “to build and strengthen families and their children, instilling hope for the future and a better quality of life.” The agency celebrated its 100th anniversary in 1999.Since the Maine Women’s Hall of Fame was established, the University of Maine at Augusta has generously provided the site for the display of photographs and citations for each honoree in the Bennett D. Sharon has been a tireless advocate for teen parents and their needs, having taught and directed the teen parent school program of the Home from 1974 to 1990, when she became assistant director and then executive director of the organization in 1992.What makes Sharon special is not necessarily the number of teen mothers that she has affected over her 30-year tenure, but the quality of the effect.Nomination forms are submitted by a variety of organizations, businesses, or individuals.An independent panel of judges reviews the nominations with careful consideration to select one or two honorees to be inducted each year.
You may complete our online nomination form, or if you prefer to receive a form by mail, please contact Marilyn Ladd, Office Manager, The Futurama Foundation, 103 County Road, Oakland, ME.
Each year’s ceremony has been held at the University of Maine at Augusta on the third Saturday of March, in observance of Women’s History Month.
When I began dating a man with a cute, round-headed toddler, my concern was not that he already had a child.
I didn’t mind that many of our dates consisted of taking his son to the park or shopping for new shoes.
Part of the attraction was the fact that he was such a loving, involved father.
“It’s not the child you should be worried about,” my mother told me soon after we began dating.