Oakhurst Dairy Teams with State to Encourage Visits to State Parks
Portland, ME (June 22, 2010) -Oakhurst Dairy continues its support of efforts which make an impact in local communities, announcing its support and sponsorship of the new Maine State Parks Passport Program. By helping raise awareness of the program, Oakhurst hopes to encourage families and individuals to explore
The Portland-based dairy has long been involved with initiatives that have a positive impact on kids in the communities they serve. The Maine State Parks Passport Program is a natural fit.
“Our state’s natural resources are unbeatable,” noted Oakhurst President Stan Bennett. “Partnering with the state to promote visits to the parks – where people can enjoy any number of healthy activities – is something we’re proud to do.”
Visitors can pick up their Maine State Parks Passport at any of Maine’s 48 state parks. Participants can have their passport stamped at each state park, and park-related prizes are awarded to visitors as they accumulate stamps. Visiting all 48 parks earns a passport holder a free season vehicle pass to all
Supporting Programs for Health and Fitness
Oakhurst’s Living Natural Goodness program seeks to improve the health of kids and the environment in
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Foundation for Healthy Communities – which organizes Walk New Hampshire – to motivate and encourage kids and their families to make exercise and fitness a regular part of their daily lives.
Oakhurst President Stan Bennett believes in leading by example, and that businesses should devote resources to organizations at the local level to make a difference in the communities where they do business. He notes that Oakhurst has been an active part of local communities since his grandfather founded the dairy over 89 years ago.
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