Sustainer News and Events

Upcoming Sustainer Events

Thursday,September 20
6:30 PM  
Book Club
Sandra Couch Kelly’s Home, 44 Fieldstone Lane Falmouth
Meet for a Sustainer-only book club meeting, this time with a twist. Now called “Binge, Book, or Podcast,” we will be exploring stories/genres across varying media platforms. With the aim to meet monthly and share hosting duties, media titles will be picked during this first meeting.

Wednesday, October 24
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Neighborhood GMM
Hosted by Sustainer's Homes TBD
Meet for a League-wide General Membership Meeting. This is a great opportunity to connect with the full membership and find out more about what is happening in the League. It is also a way to visit with and support Sustainer hostesses.

Tuesday, November 6
12:00 PM 
Annual Sustainer Luncheon
Haraseeket Inn, 162 Main St, Freeport
Meet for a Sustainer lunch with Shikha Vasaiwala, League President, and Eliza Warren Giberson, President-Elect.

Time & Date TBD
Victoria Mansion Tour
109 Danforth St, Portland
Meet for a Sustainer-only holiday event: a behind the scenes tour at Victoria Mansion, combined with either a lunch or happy hour cocktails. More details to come.

Time & Date TBD
Bowling & Happy Hour 
Easy Day, 725 Broadway, South Portland
More details to come.

Friday, February 8
5:00 PM 
Sustainer Reception & Annual Gala
Venue TBD
Meet for beverages and Sustainer mingling at the Annual Gala venue, before it opens to the general membership and public. 

Time & Date TBD (Monday or Friday) 
Wadsworth-Longfellow House & Garden Tour 
Henry Wadsworth-Longfellow House, 489 Congress St, Portland 
Meet for a Sustainer-only tour of the Henry Wadsworth-Longfellow house/museum and garden, facilitated by the Maine Historical Society.

Time & Date TBD (Thursday or Friday)
Happy Hour & “Done In A Meeting" 
Venue TBD
Meet for a Sustainer-only volunteer opportunity over beverages.

Time and Date TBD
Sustainer Reception & Annual Meeting
Venue TBD
Meet for beverages and Sustainer mingling at the Annual Meeting venue, before it opens to the general membership

Ongoing Sustainer Events

JLP General Membership Meetings

Portland Regency Hotel, Milk Street, Portland

6:00 - 6:30 PM: Social

6:30 - 8:30 PM: League-Wide Meeting

All Sustainers are welcome to attend General Membership Meetings (GMMs). GMMs are held the last Wednesday of every month, September through May (with the exception of December).

JLP Sustainer Book Club

The Sustainer Book Club runs from April to November--celebrating it's 17th anniversary in April 2018!

For more information, contact Denise Martin.

AJLI Webinar Wednesdays

Topics vary and run from September through June. These are typically held on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 1:00 PM.

Learn more and register here.

Address Changes & Other News

Please send any changes in your contact information to


Contact your 2017-2018 Sustainer Co-Directors:

Elliott Pitts:, 207-232-6003

Sandy Couch Kelly:, 207-233-3469