If you haven’t already voted, there’s still time to help the Commons win some cash. The deadline is tonight for Bangor Savings Bank’s Community Matters More contest. The prize is $1,000 or $6,000 for the non-profits who get the most votes. All you have to do is vote. Island Commons is not listed on the ballot, but you can easily write us in. You have to be a Maine resident and you can only vote once.

Follow these simple steps:

1. Click on the link below (or you can go to the Island Commons website and click on the link there).
2. Click on Cast Your Vote Today.
3. Enter your first and last name, email address and zip code.
4. Scroll down to “Greater Portland/Lewiston Auburn.”
5. Check off one of the “Other” boxes and type in “Island Commons” (You should see 2 options for Island Commons automatically fill in; click on “Island Commons, Chebeague Island.”)
6. Scroll down to the bottom and click on the “Submit Your Votes” and you’re done!

Winners will be announced in March. The deadline is March 7 at midnight. Please spread the word!


Thank you!