August Fundraisers in Maine

Pear Almond TartIt has been a successful August for fundraising in Maine.

On August the 18th the Champion the Cure Challenge was held in Brewer, Maine to raise money for Eastern Maine Medical Center’s CancerCare of Maine at the Lafayette Family Cancer Center. The Lafayette Hotels team had over 60 members and to date has raised over $65,000 for the cause. The event as a whole raised over $325,000 and included nearly 1,000 participants and volunteers.

The Looking Glass Restaurant at the Bluenose Inn hosted the 4th Annual Cancer Research Culinary Event in Bar Harbor, Maine on Sunday, August 19. Executive Chef Arturo Montes of the Looking Glass Restaurant at the Bluenose Inn, welcomed special guest, Executive Chef & Owner Frank McClelland from L’Espalier Restaurant in Boston. The event raised over $13,000 for EMMC’s CancerCare of Maine at the Lafayette Family Cancer Center.

Thanks to all the Lafayette Hotels team members who helped to make both events a great success!

View a Gallery of some of the Lafayette Hotels Champion the Cure Challenge team members here
(most photos by Thomas Morelli Photography)

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Fundraising Updates

Nancy Cayford and Friends...

Congratulations are in order for Nancy Cayford and friends who held a benefit yard sale. Through their hard work they raised $2,300 for Champion the Cure and the Lafayette Family Cancer Center.

Please also keep in mind the following upcoming events:

The Champion the Cure Challenge to be held in Brewer, Maine on Saturday, August 21st.

A fundraising benefit dinner in Bar Harbor, Maine will be held on Tuesday, August 24th.  Chef Frank McClelland from L’Espalier in Boston, MA and Chef Arturo Montes from the Looking Glass Restaurant in Bar Harbor will be serving an amazing menu for guests to enjoy!

Find out more at our Events Page