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FAME's Showcase Maine 2019

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Holiday Inn Portland-By The Bay

88 Spring Street

Portland, ME 04101

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FAME LogoJoin us as we celebrate another successful year of helping Maine people achieve their business and education goals.

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4:30 PM: Reception (featuring Showcase Maine exhibits)

6:00 PM: Dinner begins

6:30 PM: Awards presentations and guest speaker

8:00 PM: Adjourn

GUEST SPEAKER

Travis Mills - “Never Give Up. Never Quit.”

United States Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills of the 82nd Airborne was critically injured in April of 2012 on his third tour of duty in Afghanistan by an IED (improvised explosive device) while on patrol, losing portions of both legs and both arms. He is one of only five servicemen from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan ever to survive quadruple amputee injuries. Thanks to his amazing strength, courage, an incredible will to live, the heroic actions of the men in his unit, the prayers of thousands, and all the healthcare providers at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center, near Washington D.C., Mills continues to overcome the obstacles of living life as a quadruple amputee.

In September 2013, Mills founded the Travis Mills Foundation, a nonprofit organization, formed to benefit and assist wounded and injured veterans. Mills and the Foundation are actively involved with several veterans organizations, especially the Travis Mills Foundation Retreat in Maine. The nationally recognized retreat, located in the Belgrade Lakes Region of Maine, supports recalibrated veterans and their families through long-term programs that help these heroic men and women overcome physical obstacles, strengthen their families, and provide well-deserved rest and relaxation. Veteran families who have been injured in active duty or as a result of their service to our nation receive an all-inclusive, all-expenses paid, barrier-free vacation in Maine where they participate in adaptive activities, bond with other veteran families, and enjoy much-needed rest and relaxation in Maine’s outdoors.

Mills’s keynote speech will teach and inspire the audiences to “Never give up. Never quit.” no matter the obstacles or circumstances. Travis’s larger-than-life personality, sense of humor and incredible spirit for life will engage the audience from the moment he takes center stage.

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Is there parking available at this event?

Yes. Complimentary parking is available in the lot adjacent to the hotel, on the left side of the hotel as you face the front entrance.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

For any questions pertaining to the event, please email ShowcaseMaine@famemaine.com, or call Janeen Violette at 620-3550, Monday–Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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