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2018 Raffle to support the Marjie Wright Scholarship

All proceeds from the raffle support the Marjie Wright Scholarship. This fund allows tourism and hospitality students from across the state to attend the conference at no charge to them for the opportunity to learn about Maine’s tourism economy. 

Select raffle tickets for the prizes you’re interested in. Tickets are 1 for $10 or 3 for $25. Winners will be announced onsite at the conference, you do not need to be present to win. Tickets will also be available for purchase onsite at the conference.

Two-night stay at AMC Medawisla Lodge and Cabins
VALUE: $560.00
Medawisla is the newest destination in AMC’s Maine wilderness lodges network, and an ideal spot for exploring the famed 100-Mile Wilderness. Built on AMC conservation land and located at the confluence of Second Roach Pond and the Roach River, seven miles from Kokadjo and northeast of Greenville, Medawisla offers opportunities for hiking, paddling, fly fishing, canoe camping, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing, steps away from your accommodations. This package includes a two-night stay for two people, meals included.

Two-night stay at Higgins Beach Inn, Scarborough
VALUE: $700.00
Scarborough’s Higgins Beach Inn is a quick 60-second walk from one of Maine’s most beautiful semi-private beaches. The 23 rooms are newly renovated with state of the art amenities including private bathrooms, A/C, flat screen TV, Wifi and new plush beds and linens. Each guest enjoys a complimentary full gourmet breakfast in Shade, the inn’s on-premises eatery. 

Brant & Cochran AXE-Travagent Bundle
VALUE: $385.00
Brant & Cochran is reclaiming the Pine Tree State’s axe making heritage by forging the “Allagash Cruiser” – the only Maine pattern camp axe perfect for both outdoor adventure and the home hearth. In addition to forging its own axes, Brant & Cochran restores vintage axes and sells related apparel and accessories.

Two-night stay at Sandy Pines Glamping, Kennebunkport
VALUE: $650.00
Enjoy an elevated “glamping” experience at Sandy Pines with a two-night stay in a Luxe Safari Tent appointed with a king-sized bed, A/C, seating area, clothing storage, mini fridge, plus outdoor deck with seating and fire pit. Each tent is uniquely styled by a New England interior designer and features inspired decor and furnishings. 

In honor of Maine’s first Indian Market to be held in Bar Harbor in May, we have two handcrafted Native American baskets by Wabanaki artist. These works of art are an example of what will be on display and for sale at the upcoming market. Learn more at

Fred Tomah Katahdin Weave Basket
VALUE: $250.00
A black and white Katahdin weave medicine basket, a style that anyone familiar with Fred’s work will immediately recognize. As the name would suggest the basket pays tribute to the tallest peak in Maine, Mount Katahdin. Each of the four peaks is meant to represent one of the four tribes in the Wabanaki Confederacy: the Micmac, Maliseet, Passamaquoddy, and Penobscot. It is made entirely of natural and dyed ash. 

Molly Neptune Parker Fancy Basket
VALUE: $650.00
A traditional (barrel style) form basket created by Molly Neptune Parker composed of ash, sweetgrass, and cedar. It exemplifies modern basketmaking through its use of bright colors and non-traditional materials. The cedar is particularly noteworthy because it is an example how basketmakers are rethinking materials in the wake of threats from the emerald ash borer in Maine and the Maritimes. 

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