Category Archives: Travel with a Purpose

Pies on Parade introduces a new Saturday Event in Camden

January 16, 2018 by Hawthorn Inn B&B

Pies on Parade; New Camden Event; Key Lime Pie poster

 

 

As reported on Area Interfaith Outreach (AIO) (Pantry and Emergency Assistance) website, Pies on Parade is their largest fund raiser of the year.  Over the past thirteen years, more than $150,000 has been donated to AIO’s Food Pantry from this event to help provide food for Knox County families. This fund raiser provides enough funds to feed 100 hungry families for a full year when paired with other matching donations. This year, a new Saturday event, in partnership with the Pies on Parade weekend, will take place in Camden. The Camden event will commemorate the 60th anniversary of the filming of Peyton Place in Camden.

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5 Behind The Scenes Details Of Hospitality For Humanity

March 8, 2017 by Hawthorn Inn B&B

The Maine Innkeepers Association (MIA) is sponsoring the 14th Annual Hospitality for Humanity April 17 through May 25, 2017. 20 member properties offer 50% off the regular rate in exchange for a $35 check to Habitat for Humanity. Each member property sets its own parameters for participation. Since the program’s inception in 2004, MIA has raised over $183,000. Last year (2016), MIA collected over $26,000, a record amount. 

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