February 24, 2020
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Lamoine Community Arts Receives $2,000 Donation

Community Author: Carol Korty
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Carol Korty | BDN
Carol Korty | BDN
1st row left to right: Leann Beal, Mortgage Specialist; Bobbi-Jo Thorton, Business Banker; Anne LaBossiere, LCA Board; Melissa Strang, Asst. Bank Manager. 2nd row left to right: Vicki Hall, Business Banker, Bar Harbor; Fred Stocking, LCA Treasurer; Kathy McGlinchey, LCA President; Carol Korty, LCA Artistic Director; Tom St.Claire, Master, Lamoine- Bayside Grange.

Machias Savings Bank contributes to Grange venue Renovation Fund

LAMOINE – The Machias Savings Bank recently presented Lamoine Community Arts (LCA) with a gift donation of $2,000 to the Grange Renovation Fund. LCA is in the second year of a three-year capital improvement campaign to renovate the century old Lamoine-Bayside Grange Hall located on Lamoine Corner. The Grange is LCA’s primary venue for its performances and other arts events (music, visual arts and dance.) The arts group has already made the hall suitable for year-round use by insulating and ventilating the building. Theatrical lights have been added and the electrical system has been upgraded.

Projects planned for the next phase include constructing an ADA approved entrance ramp, replacing back and side entrances and the installation of an additional lavatory. The donation from Machias Savings Bank will be put towards the financing of those projects.

Lamoine Community Arts is a not-for- profit organization of volunteers dedicated to providing opportunities in the performing and visual arts for the enjoyment of Lamoine and surrounding communities.

To learn more about LCA visit the website www.lamoinearts.org or log on line to Facebook @Lamoine Community Arts. Contributions to the Grange Renovation Fund can be sent to Lamoine Community Arts, 30 Berry Cove Road, Lamoine, ME 04605.


Machias Savings Bank Ellsworth representatives Melissa Strang, Asst. Bank Manager; Leann Beal, Mortgage Specialist; Bobbi-Jo Thorton, Business Banker; and Vicki Hall, Business Banker, Bar Harbor joined Lamoine Community Arts and LCA members Kathy McGlinchey, President; Fred Stocking, Treasurer; Carol Korty, Artistic Director; Anne Labossier and Master of the Lamoine-Bayside Grange, Tom St.Claire at the Grange, Route 184, Lamoine Corner.