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Enrollment & Advancement Center • University of Maine at Fort Kent • 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, ME 04743

UMFK BOV to host Business Breakfast on October 16

October 1, 2018

Note: this is an archived news release. As such, the information provided may no longer apply.

The University of Maine at Fort Kent Board of Visitors is encouraging the public to attend a Business Breakfast featuring University of Maine System Chancellor James H. Page who will be discussing the importance of the $49 Million bond for Maine’s public universities on the November ballot.  The breakfast will take place on Tuesday, October 16 at 7:30 a.m. in the Nadeau Hall conference room on the UMFK campus. 

This November, Mainers will have a historic opportunity to invest in the state’s future workforce and economic prosperity by voting Yes on Question 4. This $49 million bond package – to be matched by at least $49 million in private and other public funds – will fund critically important investments that support our students' success, prepare our graduates for great careers right here in Maine, and assist employers in filling critical jobs essential to growing their businesses and our state economy. Chancellor Page will speak about the importance of Question 4 to the State, to UMFK, and the entire University of Maine System.  The bond, if supported by Maine voters,   which will bring $7.5 million in direct investment to the County campuses.  Ongoing efforts by the UMFK in partnership with its sister universities to serve the needs of Maine people and businesses will also be discussed.

Tickets for the breakfast are $10.00 and must be purchased by Tuesday, October 9, 2018.

For tickets, please contact the University Relations Office at (207) 834-7557 or by visiting UMFK’s Madawaska House, located on Pleasant Street.