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Rotary Club to discuss childcare gaps in Midcoast Maine

Apr 29, 2021
Attorney Melissa Bellew will discuss childcare in the Midcoast May 11.

Camden — Penobscot Bay YMCA CEO Melissa Bellew will discuss childcare gaps in Midcoast Maine at Camden Rotary Club’s Zoom meeting at noon Tuesday, May 11. Bellew’s talk will cover the widening needs for childcare across Maine, particularly in the Midcoast, as necessary for many working families.

Bellew has 28 years of experience as a public defender and private legal practitioner and now serves as a pro bono attorney. She has provided expertise at the local and state levels on Maine’s childcare gaps.

Camden Rotary Club is exploring many aspects of economic and workforce development, from career opportunities and career tech education to measures for increasing access to broadband and affordable housing. The club’s website at includes recordings of all the talks in this series.

Anyone who would like to attend a club meeting can obtain connection details from Stephanie Griffin at


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