Tuesday, May 16, 0715-0830 at CLC Y our speaker will be Alden McFarland.  was born and raised in South Bristol. He attended Lincoln Academy and graduated from Husson College with a degree in business. After service in the U.S. Army, he went to work for Harvard Trust Company in Cambridge, Mass.

In 1975, he had the opportunity to move back to Maine when he accepted a position with The First National Bank of Damariscotta.

McFarland spent a 29-year career at The First, serving as both branch manager and commercial lending officer. He retired in 2004 and began a career in real estate where he and his wife, Ann, became known as “Team McFarland.” He left the field of real estate in 2009 to pursue his first love, lobstering, and now fishes about 350 traps in the Damariscotta River.

McFarland has always believed in community service and has served on the South Bristol Planning Board, Budget Committee, Comprehensive Planning Commission and treasurer/South Bristol representative to the board of directors of the CLC Ambulance Service.
He has worked with the Gulf of Maine Foundation, the YMCA, the Waldoboro Public Library, the Lincoln Academy Development Committee, and is an active member of the Damariscotta-Newcastle Lions Club. In 2009, Alden was named Alumnus of the Year by Lincoln Academy.