CAMDEN, ME – January 28, 2016 – Camden National Bank is proud to once again lend its Getting into the Mardi Gras spirit and checking the chute in preparation for the 2016 U.S. National Toboggan Championships support to the upcoming U.S. National Toboggan Championships, this time as a returning Gold Sponsor for the annual event. Known as “Maine’s Mardi Gras,” the 2016 Toboggan Championships will take place on Friday, February 5th through Sunday, February 7th at the Camden Snow Bowl, and will feature a Mardi Gras theme to tie into the town’s weeklong Winterfest celebration.
“As a regular sponsor of the Toboggan Championships for the past seven years, we are proud to once again lend our support to this wonderful community event and are very excited to be returning as a Gold Sponsor this year,” said June Parent, executive vice president and senior retail banking officer, Camden National Bank. “We can’t wait to join both competitors and spectators in Tobogganville and cheer on all of the toboggan teams as they come down the chute!”
Added Andrew Dailey, Toboggan Weekend volunteer and part of the event’s organizing committee, “The U.S. National Toboggan Championships are thrilled to have this continued community support from Camden National Bank, and we are especially pleased to welcome them back as this year’s Gold Sponsor!”
Attracting an estimated 6,000 to 8,000 people every year, the U.S. National Toboggan Championships feature three days of winter sports, food and fun. Over 400 teams from New England and across the country come to Camden to compete in this longstanding traditional wooden toboggan race. For more information and a schedule of events, visit http://www.camdensnowbowl.com/.
About Camden National Bank
Camden National Corporation is the holding company of Camden National Bank and Acadia Trust, N.A. Headquartered in Camden, Maine, Camden National Corporation has $3.7 billion in assets and is the largest publicly traded company in Northern New England (NASDAQ: CAC). Camden National Bank is a full-service community bank that employs over 700 people, features a network of 64 banking centers and 85 ATMs in Maine, and offers state-of-the-art online and mobile banking resources as well as brokerage and insurance services through its division, Camden Financial Consultants. Acadia Trust offers investment management and fiduciary services through its offices in Portland, Bangor and Ellsworth. To learn more, visit www.CamdenNational.com.
Photo caption: Getting into the Mardi Gras spirit and checking the chute in preparation for the 2016 U.S. National Toboggan Championships. (Pictured left to right) June Parent, executive vice president and senior retail banking officer for Camden National Bank; Jody Landrith, branch manager, Camden Main Office, Camden National Bank; and Andrew Dailey, Toboggan Weekend volunteer.