Media Advisory: Governor to Visit Jackson Labs in Bar Harbor

October 9, 2014

For Immediate Release: Thursday, October 9, 2014
Contact: Adrienne Bennett, Press Secretary, 207-287-2531

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage will visit Jackson Labs in Bar Harbor. He will receive an update about recent and planned physical plant improvements, including the renovation of the Snell building, the Chiller plant and the pellet boiler.

“Jackson Labs showcases Maine’s global competitiveness in medical research and technology while highlighting local investment in our people and products,” said Governor Paul R. LePage. “They hire a world-class workforce, keeping young Mainers here and attracting others to move here. With about 80 open positions, they offer excellent career possibilities to Maine workers.”

The Jackson Laboratory is an independent, nonprofit organization focusing on mammalian genetics research to advance human health. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.

WHEN: 2:30 p.m., Friday, October 10, 2014

WHERE: 600 Main Street, Bar Harbor