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Care and Share Food Closet hosts first intern

Randy LaRue, a University of Maine at Farmington Senior, is the first intern at Care and Share Food Closet.

FARMINGTON - Randy LaRue, a University of Maine at Farmington Senior, is the first intern at Care and Share Food Closet. Beginning with the fall semester of 2018, he has been working at the food closet 6 hours each week under the supervision of Co-Director Dana Bullen. The title of this collaborative effort between Care and Share and UMF is a “Nonprofit Administrative Internship”, and involves LaRue all aspects of non-profit functioning and management.

LaRue, who is from Orland, Maine, has taken a different educational path from the typical college senior. After graduating from Bucksport High School, he worked as Sternman and Apprentice on a lobster boat for five years. Entering Eastern Maine Community College in Bangor in the fall of 2015, he became CNA, CMA, and EKG and Phlebotomy Certified while earning his Associates Degree in Liberal Arts. He also found time to work with Dirigo Search and Rescue during that period. He enrolled at UMF in the fall of 2017, and will receive a B.A. in Science in the spring of 2019. He has particular interest in art, critical thinking, computer coding, data analysis, and Microsoft Applications.

The University of Maine and Care and Share collaborate on several projects-the Partnership for Civic Advancement establishes internships to bring new ideas and points of view to the food closet while providing skill sets and possible academic credits for students.

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  1. Good job, good organization to work with. Best of luck to you

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