Dressing down benefits Friendship Museum
Waldoboro — Employees of The First recently raised $453 for the Friendship Museum after donating $1 for each Friday they dressed casually in January.
Since 1995, employees of The First have been dressing casually on Fridays in support of charitable organizations throughout their market areas in Maine.
The Friendship Museum is a museum of local history preserving the artifacts and documents of a traditional seafaring community. The small brick schoolhouse that houses the museum is itself a museum artifact and is a typical one-room schoolhouse of the mid-19th century. It is open from late June to Columbus Day, there is no admission charge and donations welcome. This summer marks a special celebration of its 50th anniversary. For more information call: 832-2209.