Bar Harbor Bank & Trust names golf tourney beneficiary

Posted April 20, 2014, at 4:53 p.m.
Last modified April 21, 2014, at 8:56 a.m.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 12 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: Kebo Valley Golf Club, 136 Eagle Lake Road, Bar Harbor, Maine

For more information: 207-667-7100;

BAR HARBOR, Maine — Bar Harbor Bank & Trust has chosen Mount Desert Island Search and Rescue to be the beneficiary of the 21st Annual David R. Harding Memorial Golf Tournament. The golf tournament will be played on Tuesday, June 3 at Kebo Valley Golf Course in Bar Harbor. For more information, call Cathy Planchart, at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, 667-0660 x4655.

The proceeds from this year’s tournament will go to Mount Desert Island Search and Rescue. Formed in 1982, MDI Search and Rescue is an all volunteer, non-profit service organization, providing search and rescue assistance on Mount Desert Island and surrounding communities. MDI SAR team members respond to callouts by Acadia National Park, the Maine Warden Service, and local police and fire departments. Team capabilities include ground searches for missing persons, emergency wilderness medicine, and technical rope rescue. They assist with 20-25 missions annually. Their 30+/- member volunteers put in roughly 10 times as much time training as they do performing searches or rescues. MDI SAR’s annual budget pays for member training and rescue equipment like ropes, carabineers, webbing, rescue litter, etc. For more information, you can visit their website at

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust invites the community to help raise funds for Mount Desert Island Search and Rescue by participating in the tournament as a sponsor, golfer, or donor. Those who have already made a commitment to this year’s tourney include hole-in-one sponsors, Stanley Subaru and Darling’s Chevrolet. Golf tournament planning committee members will be contacting individuals and businesses for their sponsorship support of this annual charity tournament. For more information, please contact Cathy Planchart at 667-0660 x4655.

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is a community bank with more than $1.3 billion in assets. Founded in 1887, the Bank offers a full range of financial services for families, businesses, and non-profit organizations throughout Maine with 15 branch locations, from Topsham to Lubec. Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, Member FDIC, is a subsidiary of Bar Harbor Bankshares (AMEX:BHB) and was named one of the 2013 Best Places to Work in Maine. For more information call 1-888-853-7100 or go to


CONTACT: Cathy Planchart, VP

Corporate Communications & Community Relations

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust

P.O. Box 1089, Ellsworth, ME 04605

207-667-0660 x4655 /

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