DEAR SUN SPOTS: Regarding Sun Spots on Feb. 26, Poisson’s Citgo at 260 South Main St. in Auburn also pumps gas for you and they clean your windshield!
Grimmel’s no longer operates gas tanks.
— No name, no town
ANSWER: Thanks so much! I appreciate these updates and additions to the Rolodex.
DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Dumpster Diving Divas will be back at the Lisbon Transfer Station on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Philip W. Sugg Parent Action Group will be collecting Box Tops for Education to benefit the students at the Philip W. Sugg Middle School, and will be selling raffle tickets for our Spring Fundraiser. Lisbon residents visiting the transfer station that day can bring their box tops, that are worth 10 cents each, for donation. In addition, the Divas and their helpers will be assisting with the mixed paper recycling to retrieve box tops that may not have been clipped.
Can’t make it that day? Box tops may be sent to Philip W. Sugg Middle School PAG, 4 Sugg Drive, Lisbon Falls, ME 04252 Attn: Box Tops OR Dumpster Diving Divas.
Thank you to all our supporters and to Sun Spots for all you do!
— Annette, PWS PAG Secretary, Lisbon Falls
ANSWER: I love the enthusiasm in this letter! I had no idea those box tops were worth 10 cents apiece and I’m going to start saving mine right away.
Box Tops for Education is a great way to support local schools without spending extra money. The Lisbon Community Schools Parent Teacher Organization, Inc. is a 501(c) (3) corporation with parent groups at the elementary and middle schools in Lisbon. Donations to the organization may be deducted in accordance with IRS regulations.
DEAR SUN SPOTS: I have an antique trunk that needs new leather and refinishing inside and out. I would love to find a person who does this. Thanks for your help.
— No name, Monmouth
ANSWER: Morin’s Fine Furniture at 25 Adams Ave. in Lewiston should be able to help you with that project. The best number to reach them is 207-754-8511 for now. They are having some issues with their main phone number that they’ve used for many years and are figuring it out with the phone company. Spread the word.
Another resource for this type of refurbishing is Doreen Gendron at Unique Designs. You can contact her at 207-754-0048.
DEAR SUN SPOTS: A meeting will be held Saturday, March 10, at 2 p.m. in the Jeanne Couture Room at the Lewiston Public Library. Free and open to the public, this meeting is intended to assist the Androscoggin Valley Storm Water Working Group in its efforts to help gauge the effectiveness of their public education and outreach regarding storm water management. We will ask a few short questions and will provide food and coffee.
— Teddy, no town
DEAR SUN SPOTS: In Sun Spots, Feb. 26, a reader was asking about music teacher lesson books. Dube’s at 140 Main St. in Freeport (dubesmusic.com) has some in stock or the books can be ordered. They can be contacted at 207-208-0430 and are open Monday-Friday 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
— No name, no town
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