The sixth annual Easterseals Toast on the Coast was an evening of fine wine and gourmet food at Portland’s Ocean Gateway. But, more than just an opportunity to sip and sample, Toast on the Coast was a fundraiser for Veterans Count Maine. A program of Easterseals of Maine, Veterans Count helps Maine veterans find housing, employment and needed services. For more information: www.vetscount.org/maine
Camden Ege, founder of Student Veterans of America's USM chapter, with Omar Andrews, president of the chapter.
Andrew Chadwick, executive chef at Inn by the Sea.
Jeremy Kendall, director of military and veterans services for Easterseals; Lorrie Spaulding, veterans services coordinator at USM; and Adria Horn, director of Maine Bureau of Veterans Services.
Volunteer wine pourer Nicole Leopin.
Vietnam veteran Ken Lane with his wife Aggie Lane.
Christina Doyle with Adam Rondeau of WPOR.
So many treats by The Winey Baker.
Chris Long and Kate Gardner of Portland.
Veterans Count Executive Director Charlie Summers with Lisa and Tom Arnold of Saco.
Easterseals employees Katie Sankare and Robin Booty.
Bob Marvin, Andrew Bracy and Veterans Count board member Colby Marvin.
Sherri DeSorbo of Cumberland and Angela Reed of Kyocera Document Solutions of Maine.
Easterseals employees Laura Kelly-Hartery and Kathryn Brice.
Ashley Severs and Joseph Emmons of Veterans Count with Jon Tardiff and his wife April Ylvisaker, a Veterans Count board member.
Abbie Hinds-Aldrich and Michael Nelson of Portland.
Iain Cardus, Sheena Kelley, Steve Kayo, Lauren Ault, Glenn Rideout and Jack Wagner.
Carlos Kwakutse of Scarborough and veteran David Katende of Topsham.
Dr. Mark Balles and Brandy Kendall.
Peggy Murray, owner of Maine Coast Marketing; Terri St. Angelo of Anderson-Watkins Insurance; and Barbara McDonald of Scarborough.