Couple heads benefit gala in Rockport

Posted May 02, 2011, at 11:24 p.m.

ROCKPORT — The Pen Bay Healthcare Foundation announced that its sixth annual benefit gala will be held Saturday, July 23, at the Samoset Resort in Rockport. The Rev. Deborah McKean and the Rev. Dr. Philip F. McKean will serve as honorary chairpersons for the event, a Midsummer Masquerade with gourmet fare and dancing to the Tony Boffa Band. The event is sponsored by Cellardoor Winery and Bangor Savings Bank and will support cancer care services.

Purchase tickets in advance to receive a 20 percent discount on the regular ticket price of $125. Early ticket-buyers gain the special privilege of reserved seating, a masquerade gift and entry to Pen Bay’s Midsummer Raffle. Up to four discount tickets are available per person until May 31. Call 594-6705 or purchase online at