Camden First Aid Association Stars of Life athletes received award for first place in the Maine Lobster Festival parade for the nonprofit category.

The award was presented by Bob Oxton of the Lobster Festival Committee and also a member of Camden First Aid.

The Stars of Life Special Olympics team is sponsored by Camden First Aid Association. Stars of Life was formed 12 years ago and is one of the largest Special Olympics teams in the state. It is made up of athletes throughout the Micoast and is headed up by Tammy and Darren Joy of Cushing. Ellie Adams is one of the many employees at Camden First Aid who assist the team with parades and other events such as the summer games at the University of Maine in Orono.

Stars of Life continues to grow and participate in more events every year. The team counts on donations and fundraising to assist team members in affording the costs that are associated with traveling, food and overnight stays. To learn more about the Stars of Life, make a donation, or offer assistance please contact Ellie Adams at Camden First Aid at 236-8087.