Hampden swimming hosts Swim-a-thon fundraiser

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HAMPDEN, MAINE (WABI) - The Hampden Academy swim team held its annual swim-a-thon today.
There were about 50 swimmers in the pool at various times. Money is collected for each length on the pool over 20 minutes.

Some alumni came back as well. Some of the swimmers put in 50 or even 60 laps.

Money raised helps the swim program, it gives two scholarships to students and it provides help for youth swim lessons in the district.