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On January 27th the residents of Mount Desert Island, Maine came out in full force to support one of their own. Allen Beaman, husband of Knowles broker Jane McCombs-Beaman, was recently diagnosed with Mantle Cell Lymphoma (MCL). This is a tough cancer; it is a rare form of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL) and only about 5% of those people diagnosed with NHL have MCL. It mainy affects men over 60 (Allen is 55) and at this time there are roughly 15,000 people in the US with this type of cancer.

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Acadia National Park celebrates its 100th birthday this year. In honor of that auspicious event The Knowles Company brokers and staff are sharing some of their favorite photos of the Park.

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August 2, 2016
All Photos by Lili Pew, Knowles Broker

“Spectators [enjoyed] amazing views of North America’s oldest fleet of commercial sailing vessels, as well as scores of yachts belonging to the Corinthian Yacht Club and the Northeast and Southwest Harbor fleets,” Meg Maiden of the Maine Windjammer Association said. “What started out as a way for the windjammers to show their appreciation for Acadia National Park, the Windjammer Parade, has grown to include visiting and local fleets of sailing and power boats of all sizes and designs. We were thrilled to make connections with other boating organizations that also wanted to celebrate Acadia under sail.” (Excerpted from the Mount Desert Islander.

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July 8, 1916, Acadia National Park was born. At the time, known as Sieur de Monts National Monument, Acadia’s inception was part of the nation’s efforts to preserve natural spaces for future generations.

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