Last night, Saturday, August 14th was the 20th Annual Carol Dyer Memorial Luminaria Evening held on the Village Green in Bar Harbor. I was honored to be the Master of Ceremonies reading the names on the luminaria bags, either in honor of those battling cancer, or in memory of those who fought the battle with cancer.

As a 2-time cancer survivor, this is an event that is especially close to my heart. Every year the event hits closer to home, as I recognize names of those who I have known who have recently lost the fight. 3 names this year caused me to pause for an extra moment and they were Lani Naihe, Vicky Vendrell and Judie Noonan.

Proceeds from the sale of the luminaria bags were given to Island Connections, who provide free transportation to elderly and disabled Island residents to doctor appointments, grocery stores as well as the Meals for Me program.

Alice French provided music throughout the night.

It was a beautiful night, weather wise and for the soul as we honored and remembered.

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2021 Carol Dyer Memorial Luminaria Evening

The 20th Annual Carol Dyer Memorial Luminaria Evening held in Bar Harbor, Saturday, August 14, 2021