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Farmer meeting

FARMINGTON – The Franklin County Ag Task Force will host Marada Cook of Crown O’ Maine Organic Cooperative to meet with area farmers from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, March 5, at the University of Maine Farmington.

Cook will discuss how Crown of Maine operates and what types of products the company is interested in purchasing from farmers.

The meeting will take place in Conference Room 123 at the Olsen Student Center. Registration is free. For more information, contact the Western Mountains Alliance at 778-3885 or e-mail info@westernmountainmountainsalliance.org.

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Homemakers

CHESTERVILLE — The North Chesterville Extension Homemakers will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 9, at the Chesterville Town Office, Dutch Gap Road. The group will plan the annual rummage and bake sale and try to reschedule February’s wire tree training session. The public is invited. For more information, call 778-3156.

Community supper

CHESTERVILLE — Chesterville residents will have the opportunity once again to attend a community supper prior to the town meeting on Monday, March 8. The Chesterville Heritage Society will serve a lasagna supper from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Chesterville Town Hall, Dutch Gap Road. The town meeting will follow at 7 p.m.

The menu will include lasagna, garlic bread, coleslaw, baked beans, pickles, dessert and drinks. Cost is $5; children, $2.50. The supper is open to the public, including people from out of town, and take out will be available. Town meeting attendance is not required. For information, call 778-3078.

Healthy event

RANGELEY — Healthy Community Coalition will offer a Keep Maine Healthy event due to an inclement weather postponement last week. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, March 5, at Saddleback.

Staff will provide cancer education and information, free blood pressure checks and H1N1 flu shots for individuals 18 years and older.

Services are free although there is a suggested donation of $10 for an H1N1 flu shot (or by donating what is affordable). Insurance, Medicare or Medicaid cannot be accepted.

For more information, contact the Healthy Community Coalition at 779-3136 or 1-800-525-3136.

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