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Quilters

RUMFORD — The Rumford Area Quilters will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 12, at the Rumford United Methodist Church, Linnell Street. A guest will be in attendance to demonstrate a quilt product. A fabric swap is also planned. Those participating are requested to bring one-and-one-half yards of 100 percent cotton kid-friendly fabric (juvenile print), washed, dried, ironed and cut into six-and-one-half-inch squares.

All area quilters are invited to show and tell a favorite item. For further information, call 562-6049.

Calendar winners

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RUMFORD — The following are the winners of the eighth-grade calendar raffle at Mountain Valley Middle School: Mike Arsenault, Elizabeth Adley, Becky Cote, Melanie Herrick, Barbara Robinson, Marie Martel, Dan McDonald Jr., Robert Gaudet, Mabel Merrill, Becky Hall, Bobbie Jo Ladd, Heather Martel, Prudy Garbotz, Linda White, Samantha Porter, Richard White, Kasey Smith, Steve Buotte, Gary Gurney, Deb Turbide, Philip Mills, Tara Hemingway, Peggy Lapointe, Gert Downs, Sue Strout, Cory Freeman and Carol Parise.

Networking meeting

RUMFORD — A Community Networking Meeting sponsored by the River Valley Healthy Communities Coalition will be held at noon Tuesday, April 20, at the Rumford Public Library downstairs in the community room. Participants are reminded to bring their own lunch.

Suzanne Dunham will present information on gluten intolerance and celiac disease. Dunham is an herbalist who has concentrated on nutrition, especially on gluten intolerance. Research has shown that one in 133 people have celiac disease or gluten intolerance and 90 percent of those do not realize it.

Other agenda items include community updates from the Healthy Communities as well as from other River Valley organizations. For more information, contact Patty Duguay at 364-7408.

Public supper

MEXICO — A roast pork public supper will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 10, at the Mexico UCC, the Green Church. Cost for adults is $7; children under 12, $3.

Red hatters

LEWISTON — Twenty-two members of the Red Hat Mommas of Western Maine traveled to Lewiston on April 1 for a luncheon at Lewiston High School’s Green Ladle. The luncheon took the place of the group’s March meeting. Three March birthdays were noted.

The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 5, at LaFleur’s in Jay. The teapot exchange will be held at the meeting. Members will leave the Dixfield Post Office area at 5 p.m. 

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