Union River Salmon Run Slated June 4

ELLSWORTH — The annual Union River Salmon Run, a canoe and kayak race of about five miles from the Graham Lake dam to the Ellsworth City Dock, will be held on Saturday, June 4.

Organized by the American Canoe Association New England chapter, the event raises funds for the Make-a-Wish Foundation and local charities.

The registration fee is $20 and to register in advance or for more information, contact Tammy Kelley at 667-3947 or e-mail [email protected].

Race day registration will be held near the dam starting at 9:30 a.m. and the race gets under way at 11.

Helmets are required of all participants.

The event is part of a 10-race series held by the Maine Canoe and Kayak Racing Association.

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