Monday, March 29, 2010

10th Annual Celebrity Waiter Dinner

Okay Folks. It's almost here.

THE 10th Annual Celebrity Waiter Dinner.

This year's event to benefit the Sexual Assault Crisis Center will be held on Saturday, April 10 at the Martindale Country Club in Auburn Maine. This fabulous event is schedule to begin at 6 pm and will headline some very wonderful Celebrity Waiters and some titillating auction items.

Tickets are still available: $30 for a single ticket or you could purchase a table (seats 10 people) for $250. You can contact the office via phone at 207 784 5272 for more information or purchase tickets.
Just in case you needed some enticement to attend the event we have some images of the items up for auction this year:

This lovely quilted piece has a bold mission style to it. Perhaps it would look fabulous in your library?
But if quilted objects are not your thing, perhaps some sports memorabilia? Here is a SIGNED Patriots Football:

Or maybe, you'd like to bid on this baseball:

We also have some very fun chairs that would make a special child in your life very happy:
We also have a very interesting piece from Chart Metalworks. Click here to find out more info about this jewelry technique.

Of course we will also have quite a cast of Celebrity Waiters: Debbie Bodwell (from RMS Mortgage); Jonathan Labonte (Androscoggin County Commissioner); Senator Margaret Craven; Mike Hamlyn (Downeast Machine); Barry Schmeiks (Auburn Police Department); Bill Gagne (Androscoggin Sheriff Department); Chip Morrison (Chamber of Commerce); Jan Barrett (Ware Street Inn); Jeff Peterson (WGME TV); Keith Baldi (WMTW TV); Jamie Ricker (SACC SART Coordinator); Tom Peters (Attorney); Steve Huber (Physical Therapist); Kim Braley, RN (St. Mary's Hospital); Marc Robitaille (Lewiston Police Department). And of course, Ernie Gagne as the M.C.

Friday, March 26, 2010

2010 Campus Clothesline Project: Bates College Students speak out against sexual violence

On a lovely evening, March 22 to be exact, Molly, a SACC educator and the Sexual Assault Victim Advocate (SAVA), worked with a very large group of Bates students on the Campus Clothesline Project. Images of the tee-shirts they created can be seen below (and one above). If you'd like to see these and all of the other shirts created by engaged college students in Maine, then please come to the State House in Augusta on April 2 at 11:30 am. MECASA has a wonderful event planned and we'd love for you to be our guest! HERE is more information.

Monday, March 22, 2010

2010 Campus Clothesline Project: Central Maine Community College

On March 11 the Sexual Assault Crisis Center asked students at Central Maine Community College to create tee-shirts that spoke out against sexual violence and assault. The response from the student community was excellent. Below are the tees that were created and that will be on view at the Hall of Flags at the State House in Augusta on April 2. The event, which is the MECASA opening to Sexual Assault Awareness Month, will begin at 11am. More information can be found here:!/pages/Maine-Campus-Clothesline-Project/281762777195?ref=ts

2010 Campus Clothesline Project: USM L/A Campus

On March 9, an educator from the Sexual Assault Crisis Center went to the Lewiston Auburn Campus of USM and asked students to create tee-shirts that spoke out against sexual assault. This was part of the Maine State Coalition Against Sexual Assault's 2010 Campus Clothesline Project for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The tees pictured here will be displayed with others created at other college campuses from around the state at the Hall of Flags in the State House in Augusta on April 2. This event will start at 11 am and will feature some amazing speakers! More information can be found here:!/pages/Maine-Campus-Clothesline-Project/281762777195?v=photos&ref=sgm