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Hurricane Island Outward Bound School benefit dinner, auction

Phil Powers
Hurricane Island Outward Bound School
Phil Powers
Posted July 23, 2014, at 8:27 a.m.

LINCOLNVILLE, Maine — The Hurricane Island Outward Bound School, a Maine-based nonprofit educational organization, is celebrating its 50th year with an anniversary bash, a benefit dinner and art auction, beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, at Point Lookout Resort in Lincolnville. Keynote speaker will be Phil Powers, executive director of the American Alpine Club.

Endorsed by renowned art critic and writer Carl Little, the auction will feature artwork from more than 30 notable artists with ties to Maine and HIOBS.

Friday’s public events will be followed by a reunion weekend Aug. 23 and 24, on Hurricane Island. The specific schedule is available.

HIOBS provides outdoor education programs for ages 14 and older in Maine and Florida.

 

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