Ugly sweater dance benefits humane society

Dec 03, 2013
Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham Bartender Carolyn McMahan displays pet gift boxes that will be donated to Pope Humane Society of Knox County following a benefit sponsored by Southend Grocery and Rockland American Legion Dec. 7.

Rockland — Rockland American Legion Post and Southend Grocery are teaming up to sponsor a benefit for Pope Memorial Humane Society of Knox County.

The Ugly Christmas Sweater Dance and Silent Auction will take place at the American Legion on Limerock Street Saturday, Dec. 7. The silent auction will run from 5 to 7 p.m., with dancing to follow from 7 to 11 p.m. Music will be provided by Crossin' Mason Dixon.

Prizes will be awarded to the first and second place ugliest sweaters, and a 50/50 raffle will be held. Participants can purchase a gift tag for $10 that will allow a pet gift box to be delivered to the humane society in their name.

The event is open to the public, and finger foods will be served. Admission will be $10; to qualify for a drawing, bring a pet food or pet supply product donation.


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Posted by: Samuel L. Godfrey | Dec 04, 2013 01:39

we will be there

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Beth rejoined Courier Publications' news staff in February 2013. She previously worked at The Courier-Gazette from 1981 to 1990.

Her coverage area includes Warren, Union, Friendship, Waldoboro, Washington, and Thomaston and RSU40.

Beth has a passion for photography, and a degree from the University of Maine at Augusta, in affiliation with the Maine Photographic Workshop in Rockport.

Aside from photography, Beth enjoys running and walks along the waterfront, as well as other outdoor activities. She has a daughter, Claire, who is 13.

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