City seeks logo designs for 250th anniversary

The Sanford/Springvale Chamber of Commerce seeks designers to create a logo commemorating the City of Sanford’s 250th anniversary in 2018.

Contestants may submit unlimited logo ideas that incorporate Sanford’s anniversary. A panel of judges will select the winning submission.

Entries should be emailed as Vector PDF files, no larger than 4 inches by 4 inches, to [email protected] or as hard copies to Sanford/Springvale Chamber of Commerce, 917 Main St. Suite B, Sanford, ME 04073. Include name and contact information. The deadline is Nov. 15 at 4 p.m.

The winning logo will be unveiled at an anniversary event on Feb. 27. The winner will receive a prize and the logo will be used throughout the year at events, on websites and in multiple media.

For a list of guidelines and contest rules, contact the Sanford/Springvale Chamber of Commerce at 324-4280.

Golfers raise $7,000 for Special Olympians

The sixth annual Tee Up & Drive at the Sanford Country Club raised more than $7,000 for Waban Special Olympians.

Several Special Olympians met golfers at the fundraiser, handed out goodie bags, carried golf bags and wished golfers good luck.

These athletes attend the Summer Games at the University of Maine at Orono in June and travel by coach bus. Proceeds from the golf tournament cover the expenses of travel and training, allowing athletes to look forward to the competition and camaraderie.


Tournament raises $25,000 for pediatrics, cancer care

The 23rd annual Southern Maine Health Care Auxiliary Golf Tournament, held at the Webhannet Golf Club in Kennebunk, has raised more than $25,000 to support the hospital.

Proceeds will help support the hospital’s cancer care program and pediatric care needs at Southern Maine Health Care.


‘Celtic Family Christmas’ features holiday favorites

Tickets are on sale for Natalie MacMaster’s “A Celtic Family Christmas” concert, to be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Camden Opera House.

The performance will feature holiday favorites and inspired classic Celtic songs and dance.

Tickets range from $24 to $45. Call the box office at 536-5850.


Mid-Coast Audubon holds annual fall birdseed sale

The annual fall Mid-Coast Audubon birdseed sale fundraiser is underway, with orders being accepted for a variety of seed types. The pickup time is from 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 11 at Plants Unlimited on Route 1.

The costs are $26 for 25 pounds of sunflower meaties or $45 for 50 pounds; $16 for 20 pounds of black oil sunflower seeds or $29 for 40 pounds; $10 for five pounds of thistle; and $2 each for suet blocks.

Place orders by Nov. 6. Mail a check, made out to Mid-Coast Audubon, to “Seedsale Sue,” 12 Audubon Road, Bremen, ME 04551; email [email protected] with the subject “BIRDSEED;” or call 380-1370.