Rangeley Fall Finale to Take Place
Mark your calendars for October 22-23
September 26, 2011
Mark your calendars now for a fabulous fall finale weekend of events happening on October 22-23 in Rangeley that includes a fashion show and auction on Saturday followed by the great golf ball drop on Sunday, along with numerous other activities throughout the weekend. All proceeds will benefit Healthy Community Coalition of Greater Franklin County, an affiliate of Franklin Community Health Network.
The headliner fabulous fall finale fashion show and auction is taking place Saturday, October 22, at 7:30 p.m. at the Saddleback lodge. It will feature four seasons of sporting clothing modeled by local personalities and will be hosted by special guest Birdie Googins (also known as the Marden’s lady). Auction items will include seasonal gear such as fishing rods, hiking equipment, golf clubs, ski and snowmobile helmets, and snowboards, as well as recreational apparel for all seasons.
Rangeley resident Jimmy Austin, a popular local musician who plays the keyboard and at one time performed with pop group Toto, will provide the music.
Tickets are $40 in advance and $50 at the door.
Also happening earlier on Saturday will be guided hikes sponsored by Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust from noon to 4 p.m.; discounted bowling at Moose Alley from noon to 4 p.m.; free health screenings by Healthy Community Coalition in downtown Rangeley from noon to 3 p.m.; and the great golf challenge featuring longest drive and closest to the hole contests at Evergreen Golf Club from noon-3 p.m.
The great golf ball drop via helicopter will take place on Sunday, October 23, at 10 a.m. at the Evergreen Golf Club in Rangeley. Cash prizes will be awarded to the closest three golf balls to the hole: 1st place $300; 2nd place $200; and 3rd place $100. Ticket prices are: one for $5; three for $10; and seven for $20.
Helicopter rides with Gene Hawkes will also be available on Sunday at Evergreen Golf Club from 10:30 a.m.–3 p.m.
Rangeley area restaurant and lodging deals will be available all weekend starting on Friday, October 21.
Tickets are available at the Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce and at the Franklin Community Health Network Development Office and online. For more information, call the Development Office at 779-2750 or the Chamber at 864-5364.
The mission of Healthy Community Coalition of Greater Franklin County is to measurably improve the well-being of all people using a coordinated public heath approach of education, health promotion, and outreach. It offers health screenings, health information, programs, and events that prevent disease and improve quality of life. Its community outreach efforts appear in every town and corner of the region.
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