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RAQ meeting canceled

RUMFORD — The Jan. 10 Rumford Area Quilters meeting has been canceled due to other church commitments.

SeniorsPlus to visit towns

GREENWOOD — SeniorsPlus, the Area Agency on Aging, will be at the Greenwood Town Office on Jan. 9 from 9 a.m. to noon, Norway Town Hall on Jan. 16 from 1 to 4 p.m. and the Rumford Town Office on Jan. 23 from 9 a.m. to noon. Representatives will be available to answer questions or concerns.

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All events are free and open to the public. For further information and to make an appointment call SeniorsPlus at 1-800-427-1241.

SeniorsPlus is a nonprofit corporation whose mission is to enrich the lives of seniors and adults with disabilities. It serves as the local Area Agency on Aging and Aging and Disability Resource Center for Androscoggin, Franklin and Oxford Counties, and provides a network of support, information, services and resources for older adults and adults with disabilities and their families. For more information, visit www.seniorsplus.org or call 207-795-4010 or 1-800-427-1241.

Cookie sale begins Jan. 11

STATEWIDE — Girl Scouts of Maine announces that the 2013 Girl Scout Cookie Sale officially begins on Friday, Jan. 11. Girl Scouts statewide are set to take orders through Jan. 27 and cookie deliveries are scheduled for the week of March 2-8.

Girl Scout Cookies sell for $4 a box and flavors include Thin Mints, Caramel deLites, Peanut Butter Patties, Lemonades, Peanut Butter Sandwiches, Shortbread and Thanks-A-Lots. This year, consumers have the opportunity to enjoy a new tropical-inspired cookie infused with major vitamins. Mango Cremes with NutriFusion are crunchy vanilla and coconut cookies filled with a tangy mango-flavored creme that are touted as both “delicious and nutritious.”

Lemonades and Thanks-A-Lots now have Eco-friendly packaging that will eliminate more than 300 tons of paperboard from America’s waste stream.

Cookie Share for the Military is part of the cookie sale again this year and provides the public with the chance to buy cookies and donate them to the men and women veterans who will visit Maine Veterans hospitals and clinics statewide.

For more information, visit www.girlscoutsofmaine.org or call 1-888-922-4763.

Snowmobile Club meets Jan. 13

DIXFIELD — The Poodunck Snowmobile Club will meet at 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, at the clubhouse on Canton Point Road. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 562-460.

Adult Scout leaders needed

DIXFIELD — An Adult Recruitment event will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, at the Dixfield Congregational Church, High Street. Learn how Girl Scouting can support you as a leader. Consider helping to shape girls of courage, character and confidence.

Refreshments will be served. For more information contact Jeanie Duguay at 364-3639 or visit www.girlscoutsofmaine.org.

Stephens High Class of 1958

MEXICO — The Stephens High School Class of 1958 will meet at noon Wednesday, Jan. 16, at the Mexico Chicken Coop.

All classmates and their significant others are welcome. For more information, call Janet B. at 364-2928.

Stephens High Class of 1949

RUMFORD — Members of the Stephens High School Class of 1949 will meet for their regular monthly luncheon at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, at the River Valley Grill.

Voice of the Valley on Jan. 19

RUMFORD — Calling all singers. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network has booked Saturday, Jan. 19, for the Voice of the Valley Competition. This is a singing competition open to youth, teen and adult. A new category has been added for 2013. Duets are now welcome to compete.

Contestants in each category compete for a $100 prize and a trophy. Second place earns $50. Winners in the four categories then face off for the Voice of the Valley trophy and an additional $100 prize.

Auditions will be held at 11 a.m. The entry fee is $10 per contestant for each category.

Registration forms, guidelines and tickets can be picked up at Davis Florist, 138 Congress St., or by calling Diane Mitchell, 357-8621.

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