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Businesses Get Creative, Brighten the Holidays at Local Teen Center

IDEXX Laboratories, Unum and FairPoint Communications are providing gifts and food for >100 teens to enjoy at the My Place Teen Center (MPTC) annual holiday party. IDEXX is also providing a major donation to this important community resource that will fulfill a significant need and allow these teens access to more programs. For more Information: Betsy Richards Manager, Business Communications for IDEXX 207-329-1488

My Place Teen Center Receives $200,000 – $100,000 each from Hannaford and the Cornelia Warren Community Association – to Renovate Center

Westbrook, Maine, December 2, 2013 – My Place Teen Center (MPTC) today announced it has received $200,000 in donations: $100,000 each from the Hannaford Charitable Foundation and the Cornelia Warren Community Association. The money will be used to make much needed improvements to the center’s 100-year old building. “Since 1998, thousands of teens have walked through our red doors to find hope, love, hot

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2013 Fund a Kid Campaign

Please consider sponsoring one, or some, of our phenomenal youth. And here’s why: Kids served – Fiscal Year 2012 = 441 different youth. Fiscal Year 2013 = 522 different youth – an increase of 18% of kids served and an 8% increase in meals provided. All of our services, special events, and meals are free to the youth that we serve. For a sponsorship

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2013 Fund-A-Kid Gala

My Place Teen Center’s 2013 Fund-A-Kid Gala will be held on Tuesday, October 8th from 6:30-9:30 pm at the Masonic Temple located at 415 Congress St, Portland. Please join us for an evening of fun and laughter to raise money and help us fund as many kids as we can! Beloved Maine humorist Tim Sample will be on hand to kick off the evening’s

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Thank you to our Annual 5K Sponsors!

My Place Teen Center could not function without the generosity of local busnesses who believe in our mission! We’d like to take this opportunity to thank the businesses listed below for their ongoing support! And don’t forget to sign up for the MPTC Annual 5K Run/Walk on June 8! Click here for more details!

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Westbrook teen center celebrates milestone

May 16, 2013 Westbrook, ME – We hosted a party to announce our name change from Mission Possible to My Place Teen Center. WMTW (ABC) was there to mark the occasion as we look forward to this exciting new chapter! If the video is taking too long to load, click here to view it on

After 15 years, Westbrook teen center changes name

By Leslie Bridgers Staff Writer May 16, 2013 WESTBROOK – A Westbrook teen center marked its 15th anniversary Thursday by changing its name. What was the Mission Possible Teen Center will now be called My Place Teen Center, according to a press release. The teen center unveiled its new name and logo at an event Thursday afternoon at the center on Main Street.

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Dance, Dance, Dance!

Excitement!!! Many thanks to the Warren Memorial Foundation, Westbrook, ME, for underwriting a year-long, hip-hop acro dance program. In partnership with Drouin Dance Center, the teens will be offered weekly classes culminating in an electric public performance. So ecstatic about this opportunity! Thanks so much, Warren Memorial Foundation!!!