May 30, 2020
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Three Maine businesses have pulled together to offer a “Best of Maine Giveaway,” featuring Live Maine Lobsters, one-year subscriptions to three Maine Magazines, Unapproved Threads Clothing, and a Sea Bags Anchor Tote with Wristlet. The giveaway launches August 25 and ends September 1, with the lucky winner announced on September 2.
As the seasonal temperatures begin to turn from warmer, balmier days to crisper, cooler temperatures,, Maine Media Collective, and Sea Bags wanted to capture some of Maine’s most authentic pleasures with a treasure chest of summertime booty containing fine food, one-of-a-kind vintage recycled sail bags, comfortable clothing, and diverse news about Maine’s culture and its people.
The giveaway includes:
• Four 1 ½-lb. Live Linda Greenlaw Select Maine Lobsters with Recipe Card;
• 2 Maine Lobster Shell Crackers;
• Unapproved Threads Maine T-shirt & Hoodie;
• A full year subscription to Maine Magazine, Maine Home+Design, and Old Port Magazine;
• Sea Bags large zip-top Anchor Tote with coordinating Wristlet
Interested participants can enter by signing up at Users can also sign up for a chance to win the “Best of Maine Giveaway,” on the, Maine Magazine, and Sea Bags Facebook pages, at,, and, or at Participants are given more chances to win by following the companies in various social media as well as sharing the contest with their friends via social media.
“My primary motivation for doing this is to share a Maine experience,” say Mark Murrell, owner and founder of, “and I’m lucky enough to have two of Maine’s other finest businesses as my partners, who each hand-selected the contents of the giveaway, using all vendors we know and respect and, of course, who have the same pride in quality that I have.”