Mark your calendars for Saturday, January 27th for Island Connections' 2nd Annual Chowder Chowdown For Rides, a chowder competition which will be held at the Neighborhood House in Northeast Harbor from 5  to 7 p.m.

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The cost is $10 per person or $30 per family and includes chowder, salad, bread and beverage. There will be raffles as well as your chance to vote for the People's Choice Winner!

Island Connections provides free transportation and other services to seniors and people with disabilities on Mount Desert Island and surrounding Islands to enhance their independence and quality of life.

For more information on Island Connections visit their website or the Event Facebook Page