BANGOR - The Challenger Learning Center of Maine is pleased to announce that Maine's Astronaut from Caribou, Dr. Jessica Meir, will be the special guest of honor for the Center's commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the Challenger Space Shuttle's final flight. On Wednesday, Jan. 27, Dr. Meir will make a presentation for middle school students from across the state at a special assembly held at the Collins Center for the Arts; in collaboration with the Maine Science Festival she will greet the general public at an after-school Open House held at the Challenger Learning Center of Maine; and in the evening she will be the keynote speaker at a special reception for invited guests at the Challenger Center.

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Wednesday, 01 May 2013 12:09

Get rid of your E-waste

Challenger Learning Center disposes of electronic waste for donations

BANGOR You can get rid of your hard to dispose of electronic waste by bringing it to the Challenger Learning Center on May 4 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. 

The staff at Challenger will responsibly dispose of your electronic waste in exchange for donations. The suggested donations are $10 for the first piece and $5 for each subsequent piece, but no donation is too large or too small.

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BANGOR - Machias Savings Bank recently awarded the Challenger Learning Center of Maine an additional $2,500 to provide students in Maine with the opportunity to fly space science missions at the Challenger Center.

"The $5,000 total commitment of Machias Savings Bank to Challenger in 2012 is wonderful," said Susan Jonason, Challenger executive director. "Over the years, hundreds of students from Maine, especially from Washington County, have become inspired to pursue higher levels of science and math education because of Machias Savings Bank's ongoing support of the Challenger program. We appreciate their investment in the future by making this possible for Maine students.

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