Winterstick had fallen on hard times in recent years and this is an effort to invigorate the brand.The company will be using locally produced poplar in the manufacture of their boards.We especially wish to thank Coca-Cola of Farmington, Darlings, Dead River Company, Franklin Savings Bank, Poland Spring, Rob Elliott Excavation & Trucking, Skowhegan Savings Bank and Western Mountain Financial Services for their generous major partnerships, as well as The Rack for hosting our delicious lunch and awards ceremony. CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Maine could, and should, transition to a clean energy economy.The manufacturing will be done on Wescott's home mountain Sugarloaf with a chair lift running out the back of their facility.The company expects to be producing boards in a few weeks with four people on the production team.Food baskets are distributed to families referred by local service agencies, schools, Operation Santa Claus volunteers, United Way of the Tri-Valley Area, members of the Chamber’s board of directors, and other area businesses and agencies.The Basket Drive is now named in honor of local resident Gerry Wiles, who left us in October of 2010. Wiles last year, ‘It would be Gerry’s personal request that wherever you are, whenever you can, do so much for a child as is possible by sharing your time, talents and values.
I strongly support the transition to a clean energy economy to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels and mitigate the devastating impacts of climate change. He lives in Carrabassett Valley, co-owns The Rack and Winterstick Snowboards and is a member of the Protect Our Winters Riders Alliance.
By everyone doing a small part, it really makes a big difference in our communities! Results of the tournament were: Ben Spencer was the winner of our Putting Challenge event after a putt-off.
The Franklin County Chamber and Seth Wescott wish to thank all the teams, participants, and sponsors that helped to make this event a great success.
Please submit request applications for food baskets to the Chamber no later than Friday December 1 at 2 pm.
Monetary and food donations will be accepted until December 8 at 2 pm.
The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce has set its sights on providing holiday meals to Franklin County families this December.