Health

Mustaches in May to raise money for the Maine Children’s Cancer Program

 Mustaches in May to raise money for the Maine Children’s Cancer Program

An all star lineup of Sea Dogs players are growing Mustaches in May to raise money for the Maine Children’s Cancer Program.  Dr. Lou Jacobs, a Portland Chiropractor, gained national recognition as the founder of Mystache Fights Cancer, a cancer fighting fund raising event for local organizations. He is also the director of the New England Bureau of the American Mustache Institute.  Dr. Jacobs says "The mustache revival in the state of Maine has never been stronger and there’s never been a better time to use your ‘stache for a good cause."   The doctor will be throwing the first pitch at the Sea Dogs game and showing his support for the players at 1pm on Sunday May 29, 2011 against rivals the Trenton Thunder (Yankees).

Sea Dog players are taking pledges and a $15.00 donation gets you a free ticket and a family donation of $50.00 gets you five tickets and a picture with your favorite player.

4th Annual Maine Walk for Epilepsy

4th Annual Maine Walk for Epilepsy

Join us on May 15 in Saco at 36 Tasker St., Young Elementary School for a 2 mile walk to help support the Epilepsy Foundation.  Registration begins at 8:30 AM and the walk begins at 10:00 AM.  All proceeds raised from the walk will go into supporting the more  than 144,000 people living with epilepsy and seizure disorders in the four state area. Our mission is to ensure that people with seizures are able to participate in all life experiences and to work toward prevention, control and a cure for epilepsy through advocacy, education, research and support services. 

Registration-8:30 AM

Walk 10:00 AM

Young Elementary School, 36 Tasker St. Saco, Me.

Enjoy food and entertainment after the walk.  Pets on leashes are welcomed.

Kids First Gala/Auction on Thursday, May 19, 2011 at The Woodlands Club in Falmouth

Kids First Gala/Auction on Thursday, May 19, 2011 at The Woodlands Club in Falmouth

The Kids First Center is a non-profit agency whose mission is to support families who are experiencing the life altering transition of separation and divorce, and to help ensure that the children and parents involved are equipped to manage these changes in the healthiest possible way. Each year Kids First puts together a major fundraising Gala/Auction event to help benefit these families.  This is a top quality, highly anticipated seasonal event at The Woodlands in Falmouth; spaces do go quickly. The Gala includes a silent auction with over 150 exciting packages and a live auction of a dozen of their most enticing donations (see a sampling).  There is dancing to the music of the Tony Boffa Band, as well as an open bar and gourmet tapas and tasty treats. This year the Gala will be held at the Woodlands in Falmouth on Thursday, May 19, 2011, from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Keller Williams Realty Annual Red Day "GIVE WHERE YOU LIVE" Campaign

Keller Williams Realty Annual Red Day "GIVE WHERE YOU LIVE" Campaign is focusing on supplying much needed food to our local food bank for all Cumberland and York County pantries to draw from. With some pantries closing, children losing their free lunch programs and the rise of gas and food prices, Keller Williams Agents will be having a food drive to fill a 14 foot Good Shepherd's food truck on Thursday, May 12, 2011 between the hours of 10am and 2pm in the parking lot at 50 Sewall Street, Portland. Please bring your non-perishable donations to Keller Williams Realty on or before May 12th to help fill this truck for your community or call the number below and we will send a Keller Williams Agent to pick up your donation! For further information contact: Cindy Olsen, 650-1627

Spring 2011 Walk & Bike to School Events in Your Neighborhood

• Auburn, The Walton School, Walk to School Day, May 5
• Biddeford, Community Bicycle Center, Monthly Walk & Bike to School Wednesdays, starting April 6
• Bridgton, Stevens Brook Elementary School, Walk & Bike to School Day, May 17
• Brunswick, Jordan Acres Elementary School, Monthly Walk & Bike to School Thursdays, starting May 5
• Brunswick, Longfellow Elementary School, Monthly Walk & Bike to School Days, all year
• Bucksport, Miles Lane School, Walk to School Day, May 13
• Calais Elementary School, Walking School Bus, Tuesdays & Thursdays starting April 26
• Camden, Camden-Rockport Middle School, Walk & Bike to School Day, May 18
• Cutler, Bay Ridge Elementary School, Daily Walk & Ride to School Days, June 13 – 17
• Dresden Elementary School, Grades 3 -5 School Bike Trek, May 25
• Eagle Lake Elementary School, Walk & Bike to School Day, May 25
• Falmouth,

Governor's Tea @ the Blaine House in Augusta

Governor's Tea @ the Blaine House in Augusta
On Wednesday, May 4, 2011, Governor Paul Lepage and the United Bikers of Maine will be celebrating Motorcycle Safety and Awareness month. The theme for this year is "Did You See Me". Distracted driving has become a major hazard to motorcyclists but also bicycles, pediatricians and other vehicles.   Lets step up the awareness of distracted drivers and make our highways a safer place to travel.   http://www.ubm-usa.org/  

Women's Outdoor Soccer - Yarmouth

Women's Outdoor Soccer - Yarmouth

Location: Yarmouth, Maine 04096

When: May 1, 2011

For a detailed course description, please view our online activity guide at www.yarmouthcommunityservices.org