News & Updates - Category: Sponsorships

Building Community with ‘Fresh from the Farm’ Dinner Sponsorship

published on November 6th, 2015 - This past September, Piper Shores was pleased to sponsor the Scarborough Land Trust’s 4th annual fundraising dinner to benefit Broadturn Farm, the Trust’s largest, signature property. The annual Fresh from the Farm dinner raised $20,000, which will help pay for a new roof for the English barn, where receptions at the farm are held and where the farm’s Summer Farm Camp takes place. Broadturn Farm… Continue Reading »

Local farms and farming – a shared and vital passion

published on June 15th, 2015 - Piper Shores and the Cape Elizabeth Land Trust share a common passion for local farms, and the two nonprofit organizations are collaborating in a creative initiative designed to bring greater awareness – and more visitors – to local farm stands. The idea for the farm-stand collaboration was born last winter at a screening of Growing Local, an award-winning documentary film that explores the growing pains… Continue Reading »

Camp Ketcha: A refuge, an inspiration, and a neighbor

published on December 8th, 2013 - At Piper Shores, we pride ourselves on how much we care – about our residents, our friends, and our neighbors. And we couldn’t possibly care more about Camp Ketcha, a year-round nonprofit camp that’s transformed the lives of countless Mainers, just down the road from us in Scarborough. Whether they need a donation or a cup of sugar, we’re here for them. For 50 years,… Continue Reading »

Celebrating 10 Years of Partnership with the Scarborough Public Library

published on March 22nd, 2012 - When the Piper Shores retirement community opened in 2001, one of our first community partnerships was with the Scarborough Public Library. Nancy Crowell, Library Director, approached Piper Shores even before construction had been completed, to ask if we might be interested in working together. “When I heard that the Piper Shores development had been approved I knew that was a population that we could potentially serve,”… Continue Reading »

Piper Shores Donates Seven New Light For Life® Flashlights to the Scarborough Police Department

published on November 22nd, 2010 - Piper Shores, Maine’s first and only nonprofit lifecare retirement community, recently donated seven new Light For Life® LED flashlights to equip police officers patrolling Scarborough in the department’s marked cruisers. The Light For Life flashlights use cutting edge advanced capacitor technology to eliminate the need for rechargeable batteries that are used in traditional flashlights. “We’ve had battery operated flashlights for a long time,” Police Chief… Continue Reading »

Piper Shores Donates Portable Defibrillator to Scarborough Police Department

published on June 23rd, 2008 - Contribution of Smaller AED For Motorcycle Officers on Patrol This Summer Piper Shores, Maine’s first and only nonprofit lifecare retirement community, announced today, the donation of a new, Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for officers patrolling Scarborough using the department’s Harley Davidson motorcycle. An AED is a portable electronic device that diagnoses potentially life-threatening cardiac episodes and can treat it through defibrillation, which is the application… Continue Reading »