Penobscot Bay Language School Hosts ‘The Maine Way’ Fundraising Event

ROCKLAND – Penobscot Bay Language School is hosting a summer fundraising event “The Maine Way: Celebrating Maine culture, history, the Maine way of life, and a new international destination for people
live, work and call home! Proceeds benefit PBLS’ cross-cultural community programming.

The event will take place on Friday, August 12, 2022, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Penobscot Bay Language School, 28 Gay Street, Rockland.

Explore Maine art, artists, local maritime history, the many heritage industries, and how the Pine Tree State is attracting new residents from around the world.

“Engage in exciting discussions with a diverse group of panelists from across the Midcoast region, discussing topics ranging from the waterfront, to the major labor shortages we’re facing right now, and the ebbs and flows of Maine’s economy (past and present),” PBLS said in a press release. “Engage in networking opportunities with Midcoast Mainers from home and abroad, bring the family for games on the lawn, and savor a delicious Maine delicacy from Luke’s Lobster.”

This event is a Maine-inspired night for all ages (children under 12 are free to enter), according to the release.

“Come eager to learn more about our wonderful state and the unique place that many of us call Midcoast Maine home,” PBLS said.

Proceeds support the school’s free ESL New Mainers program, which offers English lessons and support to all new Mainers.

Registered guests will enjoy Luke’s Lobster mini lobster rolls, a panel discussion with industry and community leaders, Maine treats, games, trivia and more. The entire program will take place on the back patio and gardens of the Penobscot Bay Language School in Rockland.

Cost: $35 (or a donation that fits your budget)

Founded in 1986 as a non-profit language school and cultural exchange center, Penobscot Bay Language School has served over 6,000 locals and over 500 international students of all ages with language instruction and cultural programs. More than three decades later, we continue to promote our mission: to develop and provide opportunities for people in Midcoast Maine and around the world to explore our shared experience on Earth through the study and celebration of language and culture.