The 111th Camden High School Alumni Banquet is being held Friday, Aug. 12 in the Islesboro Ballroom at Point Lookout Resort, 57 Atlantic Highway (Route 1) in Northport. Handicap parking is available, and anyone who has special needs, or needs a ride to and from the banquet, please contact David Ames at damesref@tidewater.net, or call him at 789-5118.

The deadline for buying tickets is Friday, Aug. 5. Ticket prices remain the same as last year at $30 per person. They cannot be purchased at the door. You may obtain yours by sending a check, payable to the CHS ALUMNI ASSOCIATION, to Sheila McFarland, 448 Youngtown Road, Lincolnville,ME 04849. Please include a SASE so Sheila can mail your tickets to you. Also, please include a brief informational sheet giving your year of graduation, maiden name and spouse/guest, etc.

The evenings events will begin at 4 p.m. with a silent auction, social hour and cash bar. The dining room will open at 5 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 p.m.. The menu will include: Soft dinner rolls and butter, garden salad, soup du jour, mashed potatoes, chef's selection of fresh vegetables, sauteed breast of chicken with prosciutto, leeks and Chardonnay cream and baked haddock with seasoned crumb topping, Dessert is lemon cream cake and coffee.

Tables will be reserved for the reunion classes of '41. '46. '51. '56, '61 and '66.

The Silent Auction will once again be held and remain open, along with the cash bar, until the end of the meal. Anyone wishing to donate a new or quality used item to the auction should contact David Ames at damesref@tidewater.net, or call him at 789-5118. All donations are greatly appreciated and can be made at any time from now through Aug. 10. Proceeds from the Auction help defray banquet expenses.

Leis will be on sale again this year for the popular "Heads and Tails" game. Two games will be played with winners each receiving several bottles of wine. Proceeds from the game help support the Scholarship Fund.

Three Special Recognition Awards will be made. Anyone wishing to nominate a CHS alumnus for this award should contact Diann Henderson at 691-3549. or at ddhenders@hotmail.com. Nominations are based on contributions to the Alumni Association, community or business.

This year's scholarship winners are: Brynn Kooyenga, Natasha Morong and Emma McGurren. Also, two post-graduate awards went to Adam Landweher and Isaac Young. Winners of last year's scholarship awards have been invited to attend, with one guest, to give a brief statement summarizing their first-year college experience.

A short business meeting will follow the meal, during which reunion classes and committee members will be recognized. CHS alumni who have passed away in the last year will be remembered.

Please pass this information along to all CHS alumni as the organizers do not want anyone to miss out on the chance to renew old friendships, make new friends, and enjoy a fun-filled evening.