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Fundraising Events in Maine & New Hampshire

UPCOMING Events:

Friday/Saturday, August 15th and 16th

The Fifth Annual Champion the Cure Challenge
Brewer, Maine at the Lafayette Family Cancer Center
There is a place for everyone in the EMMC Champion the Cure Challenge! You can walk, run, cycle, ride, or volunteer. You can even participate virtually from afar, or be a lawn-chair participant … Join the Lafayette Team Here.

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Ongoing Events:

Many of our hotels have ongoing sales (bottled water, stuffed animals, and more). Please check with individual properties to see what they are offering. Thank you for your support!

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Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 6pm Cocktail Hour and Silent Auction 7pm Show
Murder Most Medieval at the BEST WESTERN Merry Manor Inn Join the Merry Manor for a “Mystery for Hire” production of “Murder Most Medieval” All net proceeds benefit the Lafayette Family Foundation. For More information, please download the flyer

Saturday, March 8, 2014 at the Fireside Inn & Suites in West Lebanon, NH
Comedy Show: “How Men Think… or do they?” 5 of Boston’s Top Standup Comedians gave a hilarious peek inside the male mind. Proceeds benefited the Lafayette Family Cancer Center.  For more information, please download the flyer here.

Friday, February 14, 2014 at 6pm
An Evening with Miss Abigail at the Fireside Inn & Suites Portland
Join the Fireside with the Dinner Theatre production of “Miss Abigail’s Guide to Dating, Mating & Marriage!” All net proceeds benefit the Lafayette Family Foundation. For More information, please download the flyer or click the image to view…

Saturday, August 17, 2013
The Champion the Cure Challenge was held at the Lafayette Family Cancer Center in Brewer, Maine. Visit the Lafayette Hotel’s Team Page Here.

Sunday, August 18, 2013
The 5th Annual Cancer Research Culinary Event was held in Bar Harbor at the Looking Glass Restaurant. Once again, Executive Chef Arturo Montes of the Looking Glass Restaurant and Executive Chef & Owner Frank McClelland from L’Espalier Restaurant in Boston created a stunning meal and the event raised over $10,000!

Logan’s Can Cancer!

Logan Lafayette’s Can Cancer! Fundraiser was a success! He has raised over $7,000 to Cancer Care of Maine to fund research at the Lafayette Family Cancer Center

 

Saturday, June 22, 2013
Clean out for the CureYard Sale and Live Auction – 6am to 9pm
View the Event page here.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
The Tugboat Inn in Boothbay Harbor raised money for the Lafayette Family Cancer Center with Darling’s Ice Cream for a Cause. – Find out more at the Boothbay Register.

March 16, 2013

The Best Western Merry Manor Inn hosted their 4th Annual Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre - “Lights! Camera! Murder!” on Saturday, March 16th at 6:00pm. Download the flyer here.

August 18, 2012 The Champion the Cure Challenge was held in Brewer, Maine. The first two years of the event have raised over $325,000 for EMMC’s CancerCare of Maine – this year’s event alone raised over $320,000 – making the three-year total over $645,000!

August 19, 2012 - The 4th Annual Cancer Research Culinary Event was held in Bar Harbor, Maine on Sunday, August 19. Executive Chef Arturo Montes of the Looking Glass Restaurant at the Bluenose Inn, welcomed special guest, Executive Chef & Owner Frank McClelland from L’Espalier Restaurant in Boston. The event raised over $13,000 for EMMC’s CancerCare of Maine at the Lafayette Family Cancer Center.

March 3, 2012 ~ “Bingo Spells Murder”

The BEST WESTERN Merry Manor Inn is hosting a mystery dinner fundraiser with proceeds to benefit the Lafayette Family Foundation. The dinner event will start at 6:00pm with a reception and the dinner and show start at 7:00pm.

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August 27 & 28, 2011
Nancy Cayford had her third annual benefit yard sale on August 27 and 28 at the Fireside Inn & Suites on 356 Main Street in Waterville, Maine. Nancy’s Yard Sale raised $2,530 (surpassing last year’s amount by over $200)! See the press release for Nancy’s Yard Sale here

August 21, 2011

The Third Annual Cancer Research dining was held in Bar Harbor, Maine on Sunday, August 21, 2011.  It was an amazing meal, silent auction, and more. Executive Chef Arturo Montes of the Looking Glass Restaurant at the Bluenose Inn and special guest, Executive Chef Jonathan Cartwright from the White Barn Inn Restaurant served up and unforgettable lunch! Thanks to all who participated. The event raised over $12,000 for EMMC CancerCare of Maine.

August 20, 2011
The Second Annual Champion the Cure Challenge will be held in Brewer, Maine on Saturday, August 20, 2011. Find out more at the Champion the Cure Challenge page. The event was a great success and raised over $220,000 for the EMMC CancerCare of Maine at the Lafayette Family Cancer Center – thank you to everyone who supported, walked, ran, biked, volunteered and more!

June 11, 2011
Logan Lafayette – Yard Sale
Logan Lafayette held a yard sale this Saturday, June 11th. He raised $425 to be donated to Cancer Care of Maine to benefit the Lafayette Family Cancer Center in Brewer, Maine.

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Spirit of Suspicion Mystery Dinner
On Saturday, February 12, the Best Western Merry Manor Inn hosted the Spirit of Suspicion Mystery Dinner Theater to benefit the Lafayette Family Cancer Center. In addition to the dinner and show, they held a silent auction. Individual Lafayette Hotels and local businesses were very generous in their donations. The event raised $4,700 for the Cancer Center. We would like to thank the Mystery for Hire who put on a great production. Sponsors included: GOLD: Berry, Dunn, McNeil & Parker; and Daigle Commercial Group. SILVER: Maine Paper; Paragon Commercial Realty; and Governor’s Restaurant. FRIENDS: Big Red Quickprint; Nelson and Small; and Dan Marois. Thank you to all sponsors, participants, attendees and volunteers who made this event a success!

 

August 24, 2010
Second Annual Cancer Research Fundraising Dinner
Executive Chef Arturo Montes of the Looking Glass Restaurant at the Bluenose Inn special guest, Frank McClelland, owner and Executive Chef of L’Espalier Restaurant, joined together for this amazing evening. The event raised $10,000!

August 22, 2010
Books, Bake Sale, Barbeque and More

The Fireside Inn & Suites in West Lebanon hosted a book and bake sale, barbeque, live music and much more.

August 21, 2010
Champion the Cure Challenge
The first annual Champion the Cure Challenge was held to benefit cancer research at Eastern Maine Medical Center’s CancerCare of Maine located in the Lafayette Family Cancer Center in Brewer. The Best Western, White House Inn was a proud sponsor of the event. The event had been in place under the name Run for Hope for the past fifteen years, hosted by the Best Western, White House Inn. We are most honored to continue the legacy of The Run for Hope. Find out more at the Champion the Cure Challenge page.

July 10/11 and 17/18, 2010
Yard Sale Fundraiser
Nancy Cayford held her second annual benefit yard sale fundraiser for the Lafayette Family Foundation and Lafayette Family Cancer Center. This event raised $2,300 – congrats Nancy!

June 27, 2010
Benefit Concert at the Tugboat Inn
The Tugboat Inn in Boothbay Harbor held a special fundraiser to support the Lafayette Family Foundation and cancer research in Maine.  Kay Brown, Danny Beal and the Holy Mackerels played on the Marina Deck at the Inn.  Their wonderful musicians and staff are donated their time to the event. The event raised $1,253.25.

April 24, 2010
Paul Prior Photograph Sale

On Saturday, April 24, Paul Prior held a gallery showing and sale of his photographs. 50% of the proceeds from the sale were donated to the Lafayette Family Cancer Center. The show raised $750 for the Cancer Center. See Paul’s work at his photo gallery here.

March 26, 2010
Healing with Sound ~ Senator Inn & Spa

Held on Friday, March 26, from 6pm to 9pm, David from “Reiki-Fire” and Brenda from “Soundings” hosted a guided journey with emphasis on healing through sound. The evening was full of love, laughter and healing featuring the vibrations from Quartz Crystal Singing Bowls. The event raised $1,430 for the Lafayette Family Cancer Center.

February 13, 2010
Holy Moly Matrimony Mystery Dinner
On Saturday, February 13, the Best Western Merry Manor Inn hosted the Holy Moly Matrimony Mystery Dinner Theater to benefit the Lafayette Family Cancer Center. In addition to the dinner and show, they held a silent auction. Individual Lafayette Hotels and local businesses were very generous in their donations. The event raised $4,000 for the Cancer Center. We would like to thank the Mystery for Hire who put on their 438th dinner production. Sponsors included: Portland Discovery Land and Sea Tours, Berry Dunn McNeil and Parker, New England Coffee and Governor’s Restaurant.