Window Dressers Community Workshops in Machias and South Portland



350 Maine will partner with several organizations to support two Window Dressers workshops this winter. These workshops will reduce oil use in Maine, in addition to help residents save money and be more comfortable. We need volunteers to build insulating window inserts and make calls to local businesses. Read below for more information on these workshops and where you can sign up to help! 

Machias Workshop

When: December 13-18, 2018 

Where: Machias Edward L. Hennessey Jr. Training Center, Machias Savings Bank, 1 Colonial Way, Machias 04654

350 Downeast, in partnership with Machias Saving Bank and funded in part by the the New England Grassroots Environmental Fund, will be hosting a Window Dressers workshop to help the environment, work together for warmer homes, and build community. 

Sign up here to participate in the December workshop. For more information contact Mark Brown at or 207-271-8514.  


South Portland Workshop

When: January 5-10, 2019 

Where: SMCC Construction Technology Building, 65 Fort Rd, South Portland (Slocum Drive entrance)

One goal of 350 Greater Portland and the Sierra Club is to build community engagement and support for climate action efforts in South Portland. In partnership with the South Portland Energy & Recycling Committee and SMCC, they will be part of team of community volunteers building insulating window inserts with Window Dressers for South Portland residents. 

Sign up here to participate in the January workshop. Contact Jessica Williams at or 207-831-8439 if you are interested in making calls to local businesses for donations of lunch for 10-15 people on any of the 6 workshop days.  



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