As part of its 100th anniversary celebration, L.L. Bean announced Monday that it is donating $1 million to Maine Winter Sports Center’s Healthy Hometowns program. Until now, the program has been solely skiing-oriented, providing children in communities throughout Maine with the equipment, coaching and opportunities needed to get involved in skiing. L.L. Bean aims to help the program to grow to a year-round one with its donation, and expand its reach state-wide — “offering Maine kids more opportunities to get outdoors and participate in activities like paddling, hiking, cycling and cross-country skiing.”
L.L. Bean will make its public presentation to MWSC at 10:00 am Tuesday morning at its headquarters in Freeport, Maine.