Bangor Area Homeless Shelter Celebrates 25 Years 

The Bangor Area Homeless Shelter is celebrating 25 years and thanking all those who have helped them along the way.Executive Director, Dennis Marble says they wouldn’t be what they are without the generous support of the community and so many local businesses.Folks attending the celebration were treated to some music and a tasty dinner.Marble wasn’t with the shelter from the start but says it’s definitely come a long way.” We started like many shelters do as an overnight shelter, 12 beds. We’re now at the point where we’re open 24 hours a day every day of the year. We provide 3 meals a day and we’re up to 38 beds.”Marble says it’s important to have the shelter because the demand is at an all time high.