Champion Sponsors

Champion Sponsors

Delicious Discourse

Delicious Discourse 2017 has now passed – thank you to all who made this dinner series such a success!

Join us during the month of April at locations around Maine as hosts open their homes and businesses to Lift360 guests. Each evening will offer food, drink and informal conversation with a Maine celebrity, leader, or expert. Proceeds will help support Lift360’s Springboard program, offering pro-bono community expertise to local nonprofits through facilitated brainstorming sessions. See all of the dates and details for each event below!

Sunday April 2, 5:30pm – Kathryn Barr, Head of School for The Maine Girls Academy – Portland (max 25 people)
Hosted by: Kari Suva and Anne Belden

Wednesday April 5, 6:30pm – Senator George Mitchell – Cape Elizabeth (max 40 people)
Hosted by: Lynn & Jim Shaffer and Harry Beskind & Virginia Swain

Tuesday April 11, 6:00pm – Mark Bessire, Judy and Leonard Lauder Director, Portland Museum of Art – Portland (max 40 people)
Hosted by: the VIA Agency

Thursday April 13, 6:30pm – Steve Smith, CEO, L.L.Bean – Westbrook (max 15 people)
Hosted by: Vont & Ethos; Catering from Sur Lie, owned by Krista Cole (Leadership Intensive Psi class)

Friday April 14, 6:00pm – Lucas St. Clair, President, Elliotsville Plantation, Inc. – Camden (max 20 people)
Hosted by: Jane & Joel Lafleur and Betsy Saltonstall

Tuesday April 18, 6:00pmBob Johnson, Co-Founder of Scratch Baking Company, and Patti Smith, Scratch COO and Mayor of SoPo – South Portland (max 14 people)
Hosted by: Elizabeth and Jeff Holmstrom

Friday April 21, 6:00pm – Young Portland entrepreneurs making their mark on the food & fashion scene (owners of Hunt + Alpine, Tandem Coffee, Drifter’s Wife/Maine and Loire, and Judith) – Portland (max 30 people)
Hosted by: Marcia Sharp and Brooke Beaney at Judith

Saturday April 29, 6:00pm – Xavier Botana, New Superintendent of Portland Schools – Portland (max 12 people)
Hosted by: Kristin Majeska & Luis Millones


With special thanks to the support of Ethos / Vont and our Exclusive Media Sponsor, Maine Magazine!