HALLOWELL — A little rain Saturday, July 18, couldn’t dampen the high spirits of performers, presenters and participants on Old Hallowell Day. Featuring once-a-year reunions with former classmates, neighbors and friends, as well as music, food and activities for all ages.

Some folks also won prizes and awards. Here is the 2015 winners’ line-up:

Old Hallowell Day 2015 Parade Awards:

Grand Marshal: Hall-Dale High School Robotics Team

Best Performance, Dance: Vicki’s School of Dance

Second: Ampersand Academy of Dance and Performing Arts

Best Merchant Entry: Age Right Fitness

Second: Granite Athletic Club

Best Performance: Music: Hallowell Community Band

Second: Riverside Disposal

Favorite Antique Auto: Dave Silsby

Second: Jeff Belanger

Best Neighborhood Entry: Central Maine Babywearers

Second: Gevolution Fitness

Best Environmental Theme: Hallowell Tree Board

Second: Riverside Disposal

Most Original: Scrummy Afters Candy Shoppe

Second: Granite Athletic Club

Best Youth Group: Manchester Community Church/SS River Boat

Second: Hall-Dale HS Robotics Team

Best Old Hallowell Day Spirit: Rachel Craig and Tom Sturtevant

Second: Age Right Fitness

OHD 5K Road Race:

With more than 200 registered participants, Jenna Karajewski (18:15), of Hallowell, was first-place overall winner.

Complete race results listings can be found online at www.coolrunning.com/results

Bocce Tournament:

Andrew and Stephen Vellani, first placed; Alan Vitcavage and Chance Gonyer, second.

Cribbage tournament:

Sue Goodridge, of Coopers Mills, took first placed. Lorraine Gagne, of Seminole, Florida, placed second; and Linette Osborne, of Hallowell, placed third.

Arts and Crafts exhibitors:

Minds Eye Creations, Leon Hastings, placed first; Petersville Furniture and Home Decor, Tiffany and Rusty Peters, second; and Creative Basketry, Diane Wheeler, third.


Most Scrumptious

Paige Trask, of Augusta, placed first with Apple Cake a la mode; Julie Barrett, of West Gardiner, second, Key Lime Pie; and Amber Mason, of Harpswell, third, Totally Tiramisu.

Most Unique

Sophie Gabrion, of Hallowell, placed first with Frank’s Buffalo Chix; Mark Doody, of Westbrook, second, Corn Chowder; and Susan Warren, of Fairfield, third, Strawberry Lemonade.

Age 12 & Under

Allie Name, of Hallowell, placed first with Harry CAT.

Ages 13 to 18

Anne Wallace, of Hallowell, placed first with Chocolate Peanut Butter.

Strut Your Stuff! (Professional Baker)

Susan Warren, placed first with Blueberry Pie

OHD Raffle winners:

Caroline Sousa won the drawing for the 2015 Old Hallowell Day ‘Up the Lazy River’ original painting by Chris Cart.

Raffle winners of gift certificates to various local restaurants and businesses were Phil McCarthy, first prize; Susan Martin, second; Ethan Bessey, third; Chuck Aucoin, fourth; and Earle Bessey, fifth.

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