Boothbay Charities Classic ready to help Special Olympics once again

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 7:30am

Local and nationally known sports legends and Hall of Famers are making arrangements to meet in Boothbay for the 28th annual Boothbay Charities Classic lobster bake, sports auction and golf tournament Sept. 21 and 22. Mark the dates for this exciting event and all proceeds will go to benefit Special Olympics Maine. Whether it’s football, baseball, hockey, racing or golf, we will likely have something for the sports fan in you.

The festivities will kick off on Friday at 4 p.m. with a New England lobster and clam bake at the Boothbay Railway Village. All participating celebrities of the tournament will be present at the bake, as well as in attendance during the live sports auction that will take place immediately following dinner. Public is welcome to purchase tickets to lobster bake and auction by contacting Brenda Blackman at 207-380-7770. A silent sports auction will be available for public viewing and bidding from 4 to 7:30 p.m. (Results will be announced later that evening). All fans are welcome!

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Special Olympics Maine is a year round sports training and competition program for adults and children with intellectual disabilities. In Maine we have over 4300 athletes who participate in the program and we offer 75 events a year. For more information on Special Olympics Maine please visit our web site at or find us on facebook at .