AFTER 11 WEEKS of intense campaigning, the United Way of Mid Coast Maine was within 2 percent of its 2012 goal. Wednesday night, campaign employees and local business gathered at Bowdoin College for the campaign finale and recognition ceremony. United Way of Mid Coast Maine Board Chairman Bob Beaumont, left, described how 40 agencies reach out and help 20,000 people in the area, “changing lives by mobilizing the caring qualities of the communities.” Above, six volunteers earned plaques and were thanked for their efforts; from left, Chris Szalay, Emily DeWitt, Sarah Callender, Calvin Damon, Jillian Winters and Patricia Marcotte.

AFTER 11 WEEKS of intense campaigning, the United Way of Mid Coast Maine was within 2 percent of its 2012 goal. Wednesday night, campaign employees and local business gathered at Bowdoin College for the campaign finale and recognition ceremony. United Way of Mid Coast Maine Board Chairman Bob Beaumont, left, described how 40 agencies reach out and help 20,000 people in the area, “changing lives by mobilizing the caring qualities of the communities.” Above, six volunteers earned plaques and were thanked for their efforts; from left, Chris Szalay, Emily DeWitt, Sarah Callender, Calvin Damon, Jillian Winters and Patricia Marcotte.

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