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Photo - Sharon Lombardo, left, from the Maine Lobster Festival Association and Adrienne Randall, right, from the Teen and Young Parent Program

Lobster Festival Association Gives Back in September

By dreamlocal on Oct. 28, 2014, at 9:54 a.m.
The Maine Lobster Festival is a colorful and enjoyable event that builds community spirit. It is a non-profit activity run entirely by volunteers. Our volunteers’ rewards are the satisfaction of mutual involvement and the pleasure of knowing the proceeds support our community in many ways. Throughout the year, the Maine …
Pictured here are, from left, Jane Bennett of the Camden Area Christian Food Pantry and Maine Lobster Festival Director, Ashley Hunt.

Maine Lobster Festival donates to Camden food pantry

By dreamlocal on March 27, 2014, at 8:17 a.m.
ROCKLAND, Maine — In keeping with their tradition, the Maine Lobster Festival continues to give back to community organizations in Midcoast Maine. Recently, the Board of Directors were pleased to present the Camden Area Christian Food Pantry with $750 toward their efforts. The Camden Area Christian Food Pantry supports those …

Call for Maine Lobster Festival Sea Goddess applicants

By dreamlocal on Feb. 24, 2014, at 3 p.m.
ROCKLAND | The Sea Goddess Coronation Committee is pleased to announce that online applications are now available to young women interested in entering the 67th annual Maine Lobster Festival Sea Goddess Pageant. The 2014 Sea Goddess Coronation, steeped in tradition and pageantry, will take place on Wednesday evening, July …

Festival Corp. Elects Directors, Officers

By dreamlocal on Oct. 31, 2013, at 10:59 a.m.
ROCKLAND, Maine — At its annual meeting on October 29, The Rockland Festival Corporation, producer of the annual Maine Lobster Festival, elected a new President, Vice-President, and 4 new members to the Board of Directors. Joining the volunteer Board are Amy Shepard Pease and Brandy Perkins of Rockland, Bob Bird …

Maine Lobster Festival donates to Oceanside student organizations

By dreamlocal on Oct. 04, 2013, at 11:36 a.m.
ROCKLAND, Maine — The Maine Lobster Festival has presented checks to 12 student groups and organizations at Oceanside in return for their help at this summer’s Lobster Festival. Donations totaled $4,450 and were presented to the ski, baseball, softball, cheering, field hockey and girls and boys tennis teams, Key Club, …

Maine Lobster Festival Recognized in ABA’s Top 100 Events

By dreamlocal on Oct. 03, 2013, at 10:37 a.m.
The American Bus Association  recently announced the Top 100 Events in North America, and the Maine Lobster Festival was chosen as one of the events in 2014. The Top 100 Events receive worldwide attention, recognizing the best events for group travel in the United States and Canada on an annual …

Volunteers needed at Maine Lobster Festival

By dreamlocal on June 19, 2013, at 8:42 a.m.
ROCKLAND, Maine — The Maine Lobster Festival is now scheduling volunteers for the 66th annual Maine Lobster Festival set for Wednesday through Sunday, July 31- Aug. 4, on the harbor in Rockland. Volunteers are needed for all areas of the festival. Companies that would like to volunteer as a group …
Pictured L-R: Sen. Ed Mazurek, Rep. Lizzie Dickerson, Maine Sea Goddess Alex Dienesch-Calamari, Rep. Chuck Kruger, Rep. Jeff Evangelos

Maine Sea Goddess Visits State House, Receives Standing Ovation

By dreamlocal on June 07, 2013, at 11:44 a.m.
Maine Sea Goddess, Alex Dienesch-Calamari, accompanied by Sea Goddess Coronation chairwoman Sharon Lombardo, visited the State House on Thursday, June 6, 2013 as a guest of Representatives Chuck Kruger, Lizzie Dickerson, and Senator Ed Mazurek. Dienesch-Calamari, a political science major at Florida’s Stetson University, was given a great reception with …

Theme announced for 66th annual Maine Lobster Festival

By dreamlocal on April 23, 2013, at 3:45 p.m.
ROCKLAND, Maine – At a recent board meeting, the directors of the Maine Lobster Festival have voted on the 2013 theme, “LOBSTER ART! Paint it! Sing it! Sculpt it! Draw it!” Get artsy this year and create something amazing to celebrate lobster in Rockland. The theme will be featured in …

Maine Lobster Festival donates to Oceanside HS East Backpack Program

By dreamlocal on Feb. 07, 2013, at 10:35 a.m.
Brian Plourde, vice president of the Maine Lobster Festival, presented Becky Harjula and Principal Tom Forti of Oceanside High School East with a $500 donation to the Oceanside High School Backpack Program. This program helps defray the cost of providing food, supplies, and family necessities to RSU 13 high school …

State of the Art Aesthetic services come to Rockland

By dreamlocal on Feb. 28, 2012, at 3:27 p.m.
Next generation of aesthetic systems available at Skin Klinic & Day Spa ROCKLAND: Skin Klinic & Day Spa has recently launched a new suite of services based on Palomar laser and optimized light technology that is clinically proven to produce results as good or better than other laser treatments with …