Swimmers from near and Far Raise More than $110,000 to Support Lifeflight in Islesboro Crossing’s Sophomore Year

  Sixty open water swimmers braved the chilly Atlantic last Saturday to swim the 3.1-mile channel from Lincolnville to Islesboro in the 2nd annual Islesboro Crossing for LifeFlight. Each swimmer had spent the weeks and months leading up to the event gathering pledges from friends and family to raise money for LifeFlight to purchase advanced medical […]

Lifeflight Heads to the County to Provide Support During Flooding Crisis

AROOSTOOK COUNTY—TAMC and Crown Emergency Care asked LifeFlight of Maine, critical care air transport, to be stationed at the Presque Isle hospital temporarily so that the crew can assist as needed during the local crisis caused by flooding at several central Aroostook locations. TAMC is a member of EMHS, and LifeFlight is a joint venture […]

Lifeflight Nurse Receives Fulbright Scholarship to Finland

  LEWISTON—A LifeFlight of Maine nurse was recently awarded a nine-month Fulbright Scholarship in Finland to collaborate with regional educators and help improve rural medical education. Brad Boehringer, flight nurse based with the helicopter at Central Maine Medical Center, has been a pre-hospital provider for sixteen years. He spent time teaching for SOLO, a wilderness […]

Fort Kent Lions Pose for a Cause… Again!

View Story on WLBZ Click here to purchase a calendar Not too long ago, a group of feisty and spirited men from northern Maine, with a commitment to community, agreed to bare all (in good taste) as a means of raising funds to support local causes. Through a collaborative effort, members, sponsors and patrons raised […]

Camden Massage Therapist Holds Fundraiser for LifeFlight

January is LifeFlight month at Camden Maine Massage Therapy. Nicole Recht, owner, will be donating 10% of all profits to LifeFlight of Maine. Last fall, Nicole attended LifeFlight’s 15th Anniversary Gala event at Owls Head Transportation Museum and was moved by the stories of people whose lives have been touched by the critical care and transport […]

Lifeflight Teams up with Zoll to Donate Aed to the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association

  MOFGA’s Common Ground Education Center is now a safer place, thanks to a generous donation by LifeFlight, Maine’s emergency medical helicopter service, and Zoll Medical Corporation, the leading manufacturer of AEDs (automated external defibrillator). The new AED, which will be located outside the first floor bathrooms in MOFGA’s main building, can be used in […]

Lifeflight Needs Additional Aircraft to Meet the Needs of Mainers

  [ WABI TV5 talked to LifeFlight about why the organization needs additional aircraft to care for hundreds more critically ill and injured patients in Maine. Watch the broadcast here. ] Founded in 1998, LifeFlight of Maine is a non-profit organization that cares for critically ill or injured people with intensive care medical teams. Our vision […]

Talon Harwood Memorial Ride Raises $11,000 for Lifeflight and Hallowell Church

The third annual Talon Harwood Memorial Ride held recently raised $11,000 for LifeFlight and the First Baptist Church of Hallowell, pushing the total raised from the event since 2011 to more than $25,000. In 2006, Julian and Betsy Harwood of Manchester suffered a heartbreaking loss when their 11-year-old son, Talon, passed away from complications of […]

Manchester Couple Honors Son’s Memory with “Coming Home” Fundraising Event

GARDINER and PITTSTON—In 2006, Julian and Betsy Harwood of Manchester suffered a heartbreaking loss when their 11-year-old son, Talon, passed away from complications of asthma. As happens with many families that weather a tragedy, the next few years were especially challenging and in the end, Julian and Betsy decided to go their separate ways. But […]

Lifeflight’s 5th Annual Golf Scramble Nets Nearly $25,000

AUBURN—LifeFlight of Maine’s 5th annual golf scramble, hosted recently at Martindale Country Club in Auburn and sponsored by AugustaWestland and Zoll Medical Corporation, was the organization’s most successful golf scramble yet. For the first time in the event’s history, LifeFlight hosted a full field of players and even had to turn away teams who waited too long to […]