|Houlton Maliseet Achievement Center|
L-R: Linda Ireland - for US Senator Susan Collins, Carroll Cocchia – NACC, Kristin Fabos-SeniorNet, Chief Brenda Commander – Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians, Richard Cleary – State Representative, Leslie Smith – IBM, Wayne Rustin – IBM, Jack Stevens – US Dept of Interior
IBM, SeniorNet, the Native American Chamber of Commerce, and the U.S. Department of the Interior Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED) are pleased to announce a successful grand opening of the Houlton Band of Maliseet Technology Achievement Center in Houlton, Maine on April 24, 2008.
The Houlton Band of Maliseet Technology Achievement Center is part of the ‘Hope and Harmony for Humanity Initiative’, a program to bring technology access and education to low-income residents of rural Native American tribal lands. It will serve as a computer lab for free computer access and education, and truly an ‘Achievement Center’ that also offers tribal members of all ages education on health issues, cultural history and life biographies, return to work/employment skills and intergenerational programs.
Read a news article about the Center.
See the invitation to the opening of the Center.
Read the news release about the opening.
Below are more photos from the opening.