WindowDressers News

A Round of Applause for Terry Orr

We’d like to take this opportunity to acknowledge and thank Terry Orr for the many years he’s volunteered & cut struts with WindowDressers. This is his last year volunteering with WindowDressers and while we are deeply sad to see him…

Capital Area New Mainers Project & WindowDressers

WindowDressers partnered with the Capital Area New Mainers Project (CANMP) on the first Hallowell/Manchester Community Build. Hilary Neckles, co-Local Coordinator of the Build and CANMP volunteer wrote this piece about the partnership: WindowDressers was delighted to partner with the Capital…

All Roads Lead to Norwich, VT

All Roads Lead to Norwich The Starting Point for the Gear Cascade Each Thursday morning during the WindowDressers community build season (late September through mid November) our delivery professional, Zeke leaves his midcoast Maine home in a U-Haul rental truck…

WD Board Member and UMaine economist is developing a new resource to help tribal and underserved communities in Maine implement renewable energy

Sharon Klein, WindowDressers Board member and University of Maine researcher is working with Wabanaki and rural low-income communities to co-develop a new resource for helping them implement renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. “The Environmental Protection Agency awarded $1.13 million…

A Conversation with Cliff Babkirk – WindowDressers Super-Volunteer

We had the pleasure of speaking with Cliff Babkirk, the Local Coordinator for the Wells Community Build. He has been with the Wells team since 2017 and this year marks Well’s 7th Build since 2016. Since 2017 the Wells team…

Local Coordinators Experience – A Conversation with Kit Lane

WindowDressers had the pleasure of speaking with Kit Lane, the Local Coordinator for the Ellsworth Community Build. This year marks Ellsworth’s sixth Community Build since 2017 and Kit’s sixth year volunteering as the Local Coordinator. Including this year’s Build, the…

Local Coordinator Testimonial

WindowDressers had the pleasure of speaking with Nancy Detra, the Local Coordinator for the Guilford & Brattleboro Community Build. This will be Nancy’s third year volunteering with WindowDressers as a Local Coordinator. Nancy is a member of her local energy…

Strategic Plan for 2023-2028

The WindowDressers Board of Directors has released its recently-updated Strategic Plan for the next five years. If you are interested in the direction that WindowDressers is heading, please take a look! Strategic Plan WindowDressers – updated August 4, 2023 

WindowDressers is Hiring – Seasonal Production Worker!

Please submit resumes and letters of interest to Joee Patterson at production@windowdressers.org. This is a great job for new retirees, parents and seasonal agricultural workers. FLEXIBLE HOURS! Production Line Worker – IMMEDIATE OPENINGS WindowDressers, Searsmont, ME Join us in doing…

Upper Valley Landlord Connection Summer Newsletter

Letter from the WindowDressers President

Alexis de Tocqueville, a young French political philosopher and historian, traveled for nine months in the United States in 1831. A few years later he published the well-known two-volume report on American society titled Democracy in America. One aspect of…

Tri County Technical Center Students Construct Inserts For Dexter Area Residents

When requests for inserts in the Dexter and Dover-Foxcroft area exceeded the capacity of the Maine Highlands Community Build, Local Coordinator Lesley Fernow decided to get creative. She reached out to the Tri County Technical Center in Dexter with the…