Mrs. Maine America 2014 Liza Smith participated in the 3rd Annual Anah Shrine Temple of Bangor Festival of Trees, to benefit the Anah Shriners efforts in helping children everywhere through the Shriners Hospital. www.anahshriners.com
The Mrs. Maine America Organization was extremely honored to have been a part of the 1st Annual "Get Your Glam On" Event to benefit the Taylor Foundation. Mrs. Maine America 2014 Liza Smith was in attendance, as well as Mrs. Brunswick 2015 Kelsey Herbert, Mrs. Portland 2015 Melissa Malone-Soutuyo, and Mrs. Glenburn 2015 Brooke Ismail. www.taylorfoundation.com
Mrs. Raymond 2015 Dawn Elwell and her husband Nick served as a judge (Dawn) and Auditor (Nick) for the 2014 Miss Holly Pageant.
While on a Royal Caribbean cruise with her husband, Mrs. Bowdoin 2015 Katherine Spragueparticipated in a Make-A-Wish Foundation fundraiser. Katherine, her husband, and other passengers walked for a mile at sea. In just 45 minutes, they raised $2,400!
Mrs. South Portland 2015 Marla Crossetti handed out water along the route of the Santa Hustle Half Marathon.
Mrs. Wells Beach 2015 Karen MacNeill participated in the 1st Annual Veteran's Day 5k to benefit the Wounded Warriors Project.
Mrs. Bowdoin 2015 Katherine Sprague volunteered at the the 33rd Annual United Maine Craftsmen Arts and Crafts Holiday Show at the Augusta Civic Center. Mrs. Augusta 2015 Lauren Wallace also volunteered.
Mrs. Presque Isle 2015 Melinda Corey served as Back Stage Manager for the Miss Greater St. John Valley Pageant. She also had an onstage interview during the pageant.
The Day's Jewelers for Children 100th Gala Anniversary was held in Portland. The event raised thousands of dollars to benefit St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, Make-a-Wish America, and many more. Mrs. Bowdoin 2015 Katherine Sprague and her husband were in attendance, along with Maine's Govenor Paul LePage, Miss Maine USA 2014 Samantha Dahlborg, Miss Maine USA 2013 Ali Clair, and Miss Maine America 2014 Audrey Thames.
Mrs. Hollis 2015 Heather Cote and Mrs. Gorham 2015 Stacey Coleman volunteered for the 3rd Annual Portland Wine Opener, to benefit the Northern New England Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Heather and Stacey assisted in the raffle and modeled jewelry from Springer's Jewelers.
Our latest contestant workshop was held at the MIKA Fit Cross Training Center in Manchester, ME...owned and operated by our very own Mrs. Maine America 1996 Rebecca Pushard. Mrs. Wells Beth Jones, Mrs. Westbrook Jen Skinsacos, Mrs. Augusta Lauren Wallace, and Mrs. Waterville Penny Davis were in attendance.
The Q 97.9 "Q Can Van" made a trip to Mrs. Bowdoin 2015 Katherine Sprague's family business Rocky Ridge Orchard, where they donated all their bottles and cans to the "Cans for a Cure" Breast Cancer Benefit. All proceeds remain in Maine and are distributed to various organizations, such as the Maine Cancer Foundation and the Cancer Community Center.
Katherine was also a part of the Country Scareway Haunted Hayride and Walk, to benefit the Mt. Ararat Class of 2015 Project Graduation.
Mrs. Presque Isle 2015 Melinda Corey volunteered for the 3rd Annual University of Maine Presque Isle Breast Cancer Awareness event.
Mrs. Windham 2015 Jessica Toher (as Belle), Mrs. Raymond 2015 Dawn Elwell (as Cinderella), and Mrs. Brunswick 2015 Kelsey Herbert (as Elsa) volunteered at Hope with Every Step Maine Family Festival and 5k, to benefit the A-T Children's Project, a rare childhood disorder.
Mrs. Waterville 2015 Penny Davis and her daughters played "Superheros" for the day at The Super Run - Augusta. The Super Run is a national series of events that partners with local non-profit organizations to host superhero themed events to help raise funds and awareness for their cause.