CAMDEN, ME – United Midcoast Charities recently announced its annual Community Celebration event. The 2019 UMC Community Celebration will take place on Thursday, Sep.  19 from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Samoset in Rockport. UMC will recognize its 2019 grant recipients and supporters with an evening of fun, dancing and delicious food and drink, including music by The Right Track.

The Unsung Hero community volunteer of the year, a joint project of Courier Publications and UMC, will also be awarded at the Community Celebration. Nominations are being accepted now through Sep. 2 at UnitedMidcoastCharities.org/ unsung.

The public is invited to attend the Community Celebration. Tickets are available for $30 in advance on the events page at unitedmidcoastcharities.org or by calling 207-236-2299. If space allows, tickets will be available at the door via cash or check.

United Midcoast Charities, founded in 1942, is a 501c3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to energize Midcoast Maine nonprofit agencies through finance and guidance, supporting a network of resources stronger than any single organization. Through a rigorous application and review process, UMC funds nonprofits that serve residents of Knox and Waldo counties in the areas of food, housing, health & safety and economic security. More information is available at www.unitedmidcoastcharities. org.