The Maine Lobster Festival has announced the 2014 Sea Princesses who will be vying for the crown in the Sea Goddess Pageant at the 67th annual Maine Lobster Festival, held Wednesday to Sunday, July 30 to Aug. 3.

The 2014 Sea Goddess Coronation will take place Wednesday, July 30, at 8 p.m. on the Main Stage on the Festival grounds. Dan Bookham of Rockland will be emcee of the evening.

The 2014 Sea Goddess Coronation judges include Robert E. Carter Jr. of Warren, a former elementary school principal and retired banker; Wayne Luce of Union, co-owner of Luce Transportation and Safe Way; Gilbert Fifield of Camden, CIC, chairman at Allen Insurance & Financial; Anna Mason of Owls Head, registered nurse and current owner of Ship to Shore Lobster Company; and Nancy Spear Schwab of Port Clyde, celebrating her 50-year anniversary as the 1964 Maine Sea Goddess, a former sternman with her husband, and a local substitute teacher.

The Judges Banquet will be held Friday, July 25, at the Samoset Resort. This event is open to the public. Reservations are required, and tickets are $32 per person. To reserve tickets, contact Sharon Lombardo at 594-4559.

The Maine Lobster Festival attracts thousands of people to Maine’s Midcoast region, and has a long tradition of giving back to the local community. In recent years, the Festival committee has given more than $500,000 to the local community through support for organizations such as Midcoast Regional Child Development Services, Trekkers and Meals on Wheels.

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