State House representatives to attend Harvest Dinner Oct. 6

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 8:00am

Maine State Representatives Chloe Maxmin (Dist. 88), Holly Stover (Dist. 89), and Allison Hepler (Dist. 53), will help the Lincoln County Democratic Committee (LCDC) celebrate autumn during their Harvest Dinner, to be held Sunday, Oct. 6 at 5 p.m. at the historic Kings Mills Union Hall, 901 Townhouse Rd. in Whitefield.

The meal will showcase locally sourced hearty stews, chowders, bread, cider, and homemade desserts, with an emphasis on apple and pumpkin pies.

The three women are first-year legislators and represent sections of Maine that are rich in agriculture and are experiencing a renaissance in farming with a surge of young people committed to working with the land. Maxmim serves on the Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Committee. Stover is a member of the Joint Standing Committee for Health and Human Services and is looking forward to the chance to meet one-on-one with guests at the event. Hepler’s district stretches from the orchards and fields of Dresden south to historic Popham Beach in Phippsburg and she serves on the Marine Resources Committee

Valarie Johnson, the fundraiser’s organizer, appreciated that the representatives have been able to include the event on their calendars and repeated her invitation to the public.

Attendees may pay at the door or reserve a space through the secure portal at Admission is a $20 donation per person over the age of 10. All ages are welcome. For attendees who would like to offer additional support for the event and LCDC efforts, there is an opportunity to be a member of the host committee for $50 which includes admission for one and recognition at the event.

For more information, to offer a dish or helping hands, or to become a member of the host committee, contact Valarie Johnson at 207-549-3358 or

The LCDC uses the money they raise through this and other fundraising initiatives to  support their local efforts in Lincoln County.