The MDI Campfire Coalition is holding a benefit dinner Friday, November 1st at Galyn's Restaurant in Bar Harbor. The evening begins at 6 PM with cocktails and hors d'ouevres followed by dinner at 7 PM. The cost is $50.00 per person which includes tax and gratuity.

Seating is limited, so please be sure to make your reservation by calling Diana Novella at the Harbor House in Southwest Harbor at 244-3713 or emailing her at

The MDI Community Campfire Coalition was started in 2008 by three island non-profits, the Maine Sea Coast Mission, Harbor House and the Neighborhood House. The coalition's mission is to provide heating assistance to families in need on Mount Desert, Swan's and Cranberry Islands.