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Maine’s Longest-Running 3-on-3 Charity Basketball Tourney Goes Virtual
Maine’s Longest-Running 3-on-3 Charity Basketball Tourney Goes Virtual
The C-U Swish-Out Childhood Cancer Challenge has been happening for 27 years. Usually, hundreds of Mainers get together at the giant USM gym in Gorham to play 3-on-3 and raise a ton of money for charity. The Swish-Out Challenge started in 1994, had seven teams, and raised $575. Last year, the tournament had nearly 60 teams and raised $50,000 for the Maine Children’s Cancer Program. Total it all up and the tournament has raised $525,000 for children with cancer and their families. That’s amazing. And these great folks are not going to let the pandemic stop Maine’s longest, continuous-running charity basketball tournament.
Awesome Ways to Deal With Halloween Candy Surplus!
Awesome Ways to Deal With Halloween Candy Surplus!
Now that we have some distance from trick or treating, many of us have a stash of unwanted candy. Whether it's nuts or nougat, (what is that anyway?), you probably have some candy to re-distribute! Here are some suggestions: Put it in the freezer and save it for decorating gingerbread houses during the holidays or winter vacation break Save it for birthday party favor bags Use it to fill a pinata

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