Friends of Acadia annual auction honors park “visionaries”

FRIENDS INDEED … Whitney Kroeger Connor, left, and Elizabeth Seherr-Thoss, chairs of Friends of Acadia’s 27th Annual Benefit Auction, address guests at the gala Saturday. Under the big tent on the lawn of the Asticou Inn, more than 500 guests raised essential funds for the group’s work to preserve, protect and promote stewardship of the park. “I want to honor the visionary people who 100 years ago were putting together the pieces of the puzzle to create this amazing national park,” FOA President David MacDonald said. The online auction continues until Aug. 24. Visit


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