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Yarmak Sponsors Boys Soccer Scarecrow

Hartland Heritage Day people's choice contest involves area businesses and groups.

Name: Laura Fiebernitz

Business or group: Hartland Boys Varsity Soccer Team sponsored by .

Location of scarecrow: In front of Yarmack building, 11750 Highland Rd

Theme of entry: Soccer Scarecrow

The biggest challenge for Laura Fiebernitz of Yarmak & Co. and the Boys Varsity soccer team when making their soccer player scarecrow was his uniform and how to stuff a scarecrow wearing shorts.

“So, finally we got some sweats,” Fiebernitz said. “We were sweating it though. How are we going to make this stay, how are we going to make this stand. It was so much fun though.”

Fiebernitz, whose son plays on the Hartland soccer team, said that the group putting the scarecrow together wanted to be creative and had ideas of posing the scarecrow in a kicking motion.

“Not building one before, we were like OK, how can we get his leg to stay back, like he’s kicking a ball,” Fiebernitz said laughing. “And then we were like, OK, let’s just get it to stand.”

Yarmak & Co. and the soccer team may have decided that for the first year, they would take baby steps with their Hertiage Day entry, but Fiebernitz also admitted that they are already getting ideas for next year’s contest.

“Looking around," she said. "I’m like, hmm … for next year.”

How to vote

If you'd like to vote for the boys soccer team scarecrow in the heritage day scarecrow contest, you can vote at , the or email info@hartlandchamber.org or cmarlow@comaine.org. Votes must be received by Friday, Sept. 16. Winners will be announced around noon at the chamber Saturday, Sept. 17, on heritage day. Vote categories are: most interesting, most historic or most colorful.

Heritage Day contest entries

Entry Location 10006 Highland Rd 10587 Highland Rd 1818 Old N. US 23
1780 N. Old US 23 3688 N. Hartland Rd 10000 Highland Rd 3505 Avon St
10112 Highland Rd
3508 Avon St
3205 Hartland Rd
3688 N. Hartland Rd 2532 N. Old US 23 See
11499 Highland Rd 3508 Avon St 1836 N. Old US 23 10002 Highland Rd 2975 N Old U.S. 23 11750 Highland Rd

Note: A link will appear once we profile each scarecrow.

Where's Patches?

You can enter a drawing to win a $25 gift card to by being the first to tell us on our website where Hartland Patch's scarecrow is today. On Wednesday, he was at the and Angela Fraser correctly pointed it out, so she's the fifth in the drawing. There are now two more chances to get in.

Click for complete contest rules.

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