Oceanside Project Graduation, Coastal Children's Museum awarded Lobster Festival donations

Fri, 05/27/2022 - 5:15pm

The Maine Lobster Festival donated $1,000 to Oceanside Project Graduation and $750 to the Coastal Children's Museum at its recent Board of Directors meeting.
The $1,000 donation to Oceanside High School's Project Graduation will help the program give graduating seniors an overnight safe space to celebrate after graduation at the Rockport YMCA. The entire night is filled with fun activities, food, entertainment and prizes. Accepting the donation on behalf of the senior class was Duncan Oakes-Nelson, Austin Chilles, Jacob Carroll, Collin Landry and Haley Black.
The $750 donation to Coastal Children's Museum will be used for the Calico Cathy lobster tank chiller and educational video setup. The Museum, located in Rockland, Maine, provides children and families the opportunity to learn through play about nature and the diversity of Maine's Midcoast. Accepting the donation was Museum Manager Emily Badger and President Gayle Bedigian.

About the Maine Lobster Festival

Five days of fun and feasting on the fabulous coast of Maine, the Maine Lobster Festival attracts thousands of people to the Midcoast region and has a long tradition of giving back to the local community. The 2022 Festival will be held Aug. 3-7 and will feature new and exciting events in celebration of its 75th anniversary. For more information about the Maine Lobster Festival, visit the website at www.mainelobsterfestival.com, “like” it on Facebook, follow it on Twitter at @MELobsterFest, and on Instagram at @mainelobsterfest.