Senior Spotlight: Encore Leadership Corps 

Jennifer Crittenden, the program manager at Encore Leadership Corps was in for this week’s Senior Spotlight, telling us about the organization and a workshop that’s coming up in February.

The Encore Leadership Corps or ENCorps is a free leadership program for volunteers over 50 years old, that are working in the areas of healthy living, healthy environments, and healthy economy. This program is a program of the University of Maine Center on Aging in partnership with the Maine Community Foundation. If you would like more information about ENCorps you can visit

The workshop they will be holding in February is on the topic of succession planning. They encourage volunteer leaders, board members, executive directors, and volunteers in food pantries and other small non-profit organizations to attend.

The workshop will be held on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at the Skowhegan Federated Church. The church is located at 13 Island Ave. in Skowhegan. The workshop runs from 11 am to 1:30 pm. For more information on this workshop you can contact Patti Foden at [email protected] or call her at 807-4294.