Archive for News


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Maine Resiliency Center Now Open

The Maine Resiliency Center in Lewiston is now open, offering a place of healing and support to individuals and families impacted by the mass shooting in Lewiston on October 25th and the aftermath of the tragedy.

Community Baby Shower – October 5th

Community Concepts is hosting a Community Baby Shower on Thursday, October 5th – and you’re invited!

Thank you, Northeast Bank!

Northeast Bank presented Community Concepts with a generous $5,000 donation in August in support of our programs.

Collecting Donations for CCI’s Androscoggin County Community Baby Shower

We’re collecting donations for our upcoming Community Baby Shower in Androscoggin County!

Start Up Sessions with LA Metro Chamber

CCFC is the proud sponsor of monthly Start-Up Sessions hosted by the LA Metro Chamber of Commerce.

Celebrating the First Anniversary of Gauvreau Place

In July, CCI celebrated the first anniversary of Gauvreau Place, a multi-story apartment building in Lewiston named after former Board Member Paul Gauvreau.

President Biden Visits Auburn

CEO Jim Martin and Lewiston State Representative and CCI Board Member Kristen Cloutier had the honor of attending President Joe Biden’s visit to Auburn Manufacturing on Friday, July 28th.

Celebrating the Groundbreaking of Lewiston’s First Choice Neighborhood Development

CCI joined community members, partners, and national, state, and local leaders last week to celebrate the groundbreaking of Lewiston’s first Choice Neighborhood affordable housing development.

Thank you, Gateway Title of Maine!

CCI’s Keep Your Neighbor Warm Fund received a $500 donation from Gateway Title of Maine earlier this month to support future fuel assistance requests.