OAKHURST SPONSORSHIP FOR PARKS

Oakhurst Dairy announced its sponsorship of the new Maine State Parks Passport Program. Participants can have their passports stamped at each state park and earn rewards as they accumulate stamps. Oakhurst’s sponsorship is in keeping with is effort to support the health of children and the environment. For more information visit www.oakhurstdairy.com.

FUNTOWN SPLASHTOWN DONATES

Funtown Splashtown USA supported the Saco Food Pantry last weekend by donating a portion of the entrance fees to the pantry. The Saco Food Pantry provides food to local Mainers in need.

PATRIOT INSURANCE HELPS RUTH’S

Patriot Insurance Co. donated $3,000 to Ruth’s Reusable Resources of Portland, a nonprofit that helps provide school supplies to Maine classrooms. Patriot Insurance insures homes, cars and businesses throughout Maine.

REPOWER MAINE AIDS GULF SPILL

Repower Maine and the Constellation Gallery hosted a fundraiser in Portland on June 25th, to raise awareness for the Gulf oil spill. The event raised over $500 that will be donated to the Gulf Coast Oil Spill Fund. Shipyard sponsored the event. Repower will be at the Farmers Market in Portland on Wednesdays and Saturdays collecting donations for the Gulf oil spill. Repower Maine promotes the use of clean energy throughout Maine.

GORHAM SAVINGS DONATES $25,000

Gorham Savings Bank donated $25,000 to the University of New England’s new dental school located on their Portland campus. The bank’s donation will go directly to construction costs. The College of Dental Medicine will be Maine’s first dental school.

PIERCE ATWOOD VOLUNTEERS

Pierce Atwood LLP celebrated its Day of Community Service last Tuesday by sending volunteers to the Crossroads for Women’s Residential/Rehabilitation and the Children and Mothers Program located in Windham. More than 40 lawyers and staff participated in the event. Crossroads for Women provides treatment for women with substance abuse and mental health problems.

SANFORD SAVINGS HAS FUNDRAISER

Sanford Institution for Savings sponsored its Annual Motorcycle Run for Parkinson’s Disease in Sanford last Monday. Twenty-five bikers participated in the event, which raised $2,350. More than 100 spectators came out to support the cause.

GORHAM SAVINGS GIVES TO USM

Gorham Savings Bank donated $20,000 to the USM Presidential Scholarship. The scholarship provides Maine high school graduates with $5,000 per year for four years. This is the fifth time the bank has donated to the Presidential Scholarship.