Annual Auction to Help Families 

An annual auction is expected to raise more than two-hundred thousand dollars for families, statewide. The Maine Fishermen’s Forum is sponsoring a benefit auction to raise money for a scholarship fund .The scholarships are given to children whose families are involved in Maine’s seafood industry.This year, they’ll have a variety of items to auction off, ranging from lobster traps to jewelry.The auction will be held at the Samoset Resort in Rockport on Friday, March 4th at 7:15 p.m.If you can’t make the auction, the forum will run from March 3-5, and includes trades shows, seminars and evening events. For more information, please visit