Friday, October 26, 2012

OgunquitFest 2012 Winners

Littlefield Village's winning entry in the scarecrow contest (photo by John Hurley)

The 4th Annual OgunquitFest was held last weekend, featuring wild costumes, crazy races, fun for all and funds raised for some good charities.
Contest and race winners are listed below, as well as a mention of the beneficiaries and the money raised.

OgunquitFest Scarecrow Contest:
1st place: Littlefield Village
2nd place: Anchorage by the Sea
3rd place: Beachfire Bar & Grille

High Heel Dash:
Best Time: Lance Powers
Highest Heel: Bryan Wilson (platform); Robert Coles (non-platform)
Most Outrageous Costume: “Gigi”

Money raised from registration for the High Heel Dash and donations from the crowd during the race generated more than $2,000 for the Frannie Peabody Center in Portland. The donations included a check for $500 from Donato Tramuto, local business owner. This is the 4th annual high heel dash and Frannie Peabody has been the charity recipient all four years.

Bridge to Beach Bed Race:
Best Time: Meadowmere Resort
Second Best Time: Anchorage by the Sea
Old Timers
Best Time: Hot Flashes
People’s Choice: Hot Flashes
Beautiful Bed by the Sea (best costumes & decorations): Meadowmere Resort
Broken Spring Award (craziest): Hot Flashes

Money raised from the Bridge to Beach Bed Race went to the American Cancer Society the Animal Welfare Society, and the Marginal Way Preservation Fund. More than $3,000 total raised for those three organizations.