The Maine Lobster Festival recently donated $1,000 to students of Oceanside High School and $500 to The Grasshopper. 

Students of Oceanside High School in Rockland received $1,000. The students who will benefit from the donation are members of the Intensive Spanish in Spain. The group of 16 students will be spending two weeks in Granada and Malaga, Spain. They will study Spanish at Enforex language school, stay in host homes, and participate in cultural activities.

The Grasshopper Shop in Rockland received $500. The donation will be used to help with the upcoming Frozen Fun Fest, scheduled for Feb. 15, 11 am-4 pm at Harbor Park.

About the Maine Lobster Festival

Five days of fun and feasting on the fabulous coast of Maine, the Maine Lobster Festival attracts thousands of people to the Midcoast region and has a long tradition of giving back to the local community. In recent years, the festival committee has given more than $500,000 to organizations such as Midcoast Regional Child Development Services, Trekkers, Meals on Wheels, and many others. The 2020 festival will be July 29 to Aug. 2. For more information about the Maine Lobster Festival, visit the website at, “like” it on Facebook, and follow it on Twitter at @MELobsterFest.