Sports & Recreation

The Captain Christopher S. Cash Memorial Scholarship will Award Three $1,000.00 Scholarships in Jun

On June 13, 2011, Christine Kirby of Saco and James McDermott of Old Orchard Beach each received a $1,000.00 Captain Christopher S. Cash Scholarship.
The two seniors were selected by scholarship overseers Nancy Lee and Bob Kelley, who established the award in memory of their son, Christopher Cash. The students were selected for their commitment to athleticism, leadership and community service. They also submitted and essay detailing their education goals. These are the criteria for applying for the scholarship. James McDermott is attending Lehigh University in Bethelehem, PA.

Jimmy the Greek's Frozen 4-Miler

Jimmy the Greek's Frozen 4-Miler

When: Sunday January 16, 2011 12:30PM (A decision to postpone to January 23rd because of snow will be made at 6AM January 16th).

Where: Jimmy the Greek's Brick Oven Restaurant 215 Saco Avenue Old Orchard Beach, Maine

For whom: Proceeds to benefit "Send a Kid to Camp" through Old Orchard Beach Recreational Department and the Boys and Girls Club Alumni Association Scholarship. Support your local youths.

Cost: $15 Pre-Registered $19 Race Day

Packet Pickup and FINAL PRE-REGISTRATION at Jimmy the Greeks Restaurant from 5:30PM to 9:00PM Saturday January 15, 2011. Registered runners receive a 20% DISCOUNT on food.

Corning Incorporated Foundation awards funds to the Community Bicycle Center

Corning Incorporated Foundation awards funds to the Community Bicycle Center

City: Biddeford
State: Maine

The Community Bicycle Center received funds from Corning Incorporated Foundation to engage Biddeford school-aged children in bicycle-related, asset-building experiences during after/out of school hours. Funds will enable CBC to continue lowering barriers of participation by offering programs free of cost to all participants.

 Corning Incorporated Foundation awards funds to initiatives which improve the quality of life in and near communities where Corning Incorporated is an active corporate citizen. Commitment to corporate citizenship and social responsibility has been part of Corning for more than 150 years. Over the years, the Corning Incorporated Foundation has contributed more than $108 million through its programs of giving.

OOB Rec offers adult dodgeball league this winter

OOB Rec offers adult dodgeball league this winter

6 vs. 6 Co-ed Dodgeball
Team Info: We recommend 9 adults/team, who must be over
21 years old, and with a minimum of 2 women/team. Rosters
must be submitted no later than one week prior to the season.
No changes after 2 weeks of play. Min 7/Max 10 per roster.
Dates: Thursdays, Feb. 3,10,17 and March 3, 10, 17.
Playoffs: Saturday, March 19th.
Time: TBD (between 6-9pm)
Location: Jameson Elementary School Gym, OOB
Registration: $350.00 per team. Team registration offered
at the OOB Rec Dept. with a check payable to: Town of OOB.
Up to 10 t-shirts included with team registration. Players are
encouraged to find team sponsors.
League Information: Visit the OOB Recreation Department
website for league rules, format, registration application,
and general information.

25-75% off ski & snowboarding Outwear at Dunegrass!

25-75% off ski & snowboarding Outwear at Dunegrass!

Dunegrass Country Club - 200 Wild Dunes Way - Old Orchard Beach - ME, 04064

Where Elegance & Excellence meet...lies Dunegrass

Two Southern Maine Fitness Experts Announce "Total Fitness" Partnership

Getting Fit is More Than Diet and Exercise

It's an approach that professional athletes have relied on and benefited from for years. And now athletes of all ages and abilities in southern Maine are being introduced to it.

So, what’s the big secret? 

Striking the right balance of nutrition, exercise, massage and relaxation can yield tremendous results. 

And, who better to introduce this unique, highly personalized approach to fitness all under one roof than accomplished athletes and fitness experts, Lisa Lewis of Fueling Your Fitness ( and Ben Vernon of Goshin Massage (

Old Orchard Beach High School National Honor Society "School Bike Rides"

For the last five weeks Mr. Don Blodgett (High School Math Teacher) and Advisor to the Old Orchard Beach High School National Honor Society has been having Friday "after-school" bike rids of twenty plus miles each ride.  Staff and employees as well from the RSU 23 school district were invited and they would ride different routes to raise money to support the National Honor Society group. 
This coming SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2010 at 8:30 a.m.