Maine Edge Reports on 2015 Maryann Hartman Award Winners

The Maine Edge published a University of Maine news release announcing the 2015 Maryann Hartman Award recipients. Three Maine women and a teenager who are leaders in social justice, community advocacy and cultural preservation will be honored at the 29th annual Maryann Hartman Awards on March 24 at UMaine. This year’s recipients are Maria Girouard of Orono for her advocacy for the preservation of the cultural heritage and rights of the Penobscot Nation; Deborah Thompson of Bangor for her work on recognizing and preserving the rich architectural history of Bangor; and Florence Reed of Surry, for her initiative in creating Sustainable Harvest International, connecting Maine to the global community. High school senior Nicole Maines of Portland will receive the Young Women’s Social Justice Award.