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Fundraising Auction – May 21st

Auction to Benefit Boardwalk

A Silent and Live Auction will be held on Saturday, May 21st to benefit the reconstruction of the Orono Bog Boardwalk.  The event will be held from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at the Keith Anderson Community House, 19 Bennoch Road in Orono.  Auction items include a weekend getaway on the Maine Coast, an EPIC Sports gift certificate, a home brewing consultation, concert and theatre tickets, garden tours, beautiful Boardwalk photographs framed with recycled deck boards, hand-tied flies with a fly fishing chest pack, landscape and arboriculture consultations, and much, much more.  A hand-made vintage quilt will be raffled during the event.  Auctioneer John Cheney will be master of ceremonies for the live auction, and from 6:00 to 7:00pm Village to Village (Juan Condori on cello and guitar and Ellie May Shufro, violin) will provide music from around the world.  Light refreshments will be served.  Admission is free; however donations will be gratefully accepted at the door.

For more information about this event, the Orono Bog Boardwalk and its programs, or ways to support the reconstruction of the boardwalk, please contact jim.bird@umit.maine.edu, call 866-2578, or visit umaine.edu/oronobogwalk/.

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