FREEPORT â€“ The Maine Innkeepers Education Foundation, affiliated with the Maine Innkeepers Association (MEIA), has opened a live auction which will run until May 31, to raise funds for their Annual Scholarship program.. To bid or view the full list of auction items, including travel packages, airline tickets and even college courses go to MEIA AUCTION.
The Maine Innkeepers Education Foundation scholarship program, now in its tenth year, was designed to offer partial support and encourage Maine students pursuing careers in culinary sciences or hospitality. Some of the items up for auction include:
â€¢ AAA Northern New England Membership
â€¢ Boston Globe Where to Stay Listing
â€¢ Maine Birding Trail, signed copy
â€¢ Portland International Jetport One Week Parking
â€¢ Thomas College – One CED Undergraduate Course class
â€¢ US Airways – two round trip tickets for two
â€¢ VIP Charter Coaches – two round trip coach tickets to Foxwoods Casino
â€¢ Hope Lake Lodge at Greek Peak Mountain Resort overnight stay
â€¢ Dinners for Two
â€¢ Many Great In and Out of State Travel Packages
Applications for scholarships are reviewed by a selection committee. Any Maine resident who has been accepted to a fully accredited school with specialties in hotel administration or culinary sciences and is pursuing a career in hospitality are encouraged to apply for a scholarship award ranging from $500 to $2500. Awards are made based on scholarship merit, employment history, financial need, extracurricular activities and desire to work in hospitality.
More than 210 Maine students have been awarded over $140,000 in scholarships. For more information on the Education Foundation please call the Maine Innkeepers Association at 207-865-6100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Find auction items at: MEIA AUCTION or to go to www.biddingforgood.com and search for Maine Innkeepers Education Foundation. Maine Innkeepers Association is located in Freeport, ME and can also be found at www.maineinns.com.
Contact Name: Greg Dugal