The event is in memory of Ed Sheffer, the founder of Diversified Ink, who died in a motorcycle accident on June 16, 2020.

Veterans & friends, mark your calendars for the Ed Sheffer INK & IRON FEST, benefiting Maine Veterans.

It all happens on Sunday, October 9, from, 2 p.m. – 7 p.m., at Jeff’s Catering & Event Center, in Brewer. It is hosted by Diversified Ink and the Maine Veterans Project.

Entry to the event is a $10 minimum donation, it is free for veterans. 100% of the proceeds will benefit local veterans.

There is lots of fun to be had:

- Tattoo Contest
- Bike Show by Maine Motorcycle Experience
- Live Music by Dakota
- Vendor Booths
- Silent Auction
- Cash bar and complimentary snacks

The event sponsors include:

- Morrison & Company
- Twin City Tire
- Quirk Auto Group
- Mark's Music:
-Itnenze Tattoo Ink

The tattoo contest will feature the following categories:

Best Small Black & Gray
Best Large Black & Gray
Best Small Color
Best Large Color
Best Cover-Up
Best Military Themed
Veterans Only
Peoples Choice
Best in Show

Prizes will include:

1st Place – Plaque and $200 Giftcard to tattoo shop
2nd Place – Plaque and T-Shirt
3rd Place – T-Shirt

Contest registration is from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

This will be a can't-miss event in October! For more information, check out their event website.

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