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Cribbage league winners named

LEWISTON — The Lewiston Senior Citizens Cribbage League winners at the Lewiston Memorial Armory on Jan. 10, were: first, Vickie Thayer-Adams and Terry Chambers; second, Connie St.Pierre and Henry Maheux; third, Jeanne Collette and Don Haley; fourth, Muriel Webber and Jerry Taylor; fifth, Gerry Roy and Steve Agurkis.

Next game will be played at 9 a.m. Thursday, Jan.17. For further information, call Roger Labbe at 212-9253.

Texas hold’em tournament

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MECHANIC FALLS — Mechanic Falls American Legion Post 150 will hold a Texas Hold’em Tournament at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18. The buy-in is $35.

Occupy Maine celebrate MLK

BRUNSWICK — Occupy Maine Bath Brunswick region will be gathering in front of the Bank of America on Maine Street at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, to celebrate Martin Luther King’s birthday, to remind ourselves of what he stood for and to commit to making his vision a reality. Everyone is invited.

Boiler operator course to begin

AUBURN — The Corporate and Community Services Department at Central Maine Community College  will offer a high pressure boiler operator course on Mondays, Jan. 28 through April 22, from 6 to 9 p.m. The cost is $475 and includes all materials and books.

The course provides participants with the knowledge and techniques to operate a steam generating plant in a safe and efficient manner. Basics of boiler design and control are emphasized as well as the importance of feed water treatment. Topics include day-to-day operations, steam turbine control and power generation, and environmental control parameters to meet emission requirements. The safe handling and combustion of natural gas, fuel oil, coal and wood fuel is covered. The course offers a practical approach to power plant operation and is designed to prepare the student for the state of Maine High Pressure Boiler Operator licensing exam.

For more information or to register, contact CMCC Corporate & Community Services at 207-755-5280, email training@cmcc.edu or visit www.cmcc.edu/training. Registration deadline is Jan. 21.

NARFE meeting is Jan. 22

LEWISTON — Lewiston Chapter 1804 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, at the Ramada Inn.

A social time will be followed by lunch at noon. Denise Dill, community cooking educator from St. Mary’s Hospital, will be the speaker.

Knee injury is program topic

LEWISTON — If knee pain is keeping you from skiing, running, playing tennis or enjoying any of your favorite sports, join Dr. Bruce Hamilton-Dick, an orthopaedic surgeon with St. Mary’s Center for Orthopaedics, for a free seminar about athletic related knee injuries. Hamilton-Dick will explain ways to prevent knee injuries, signs of a serious knee injury and treatment options.

This free presentation will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 22, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., in the Lepage Large Conference Room, 99 Campus Ave.

Seating is limited; call 777-8481 to reserve a spot.

Habitat board meeting is Jan. 23

LEWISTON — The monthly board meeting to discuss the business transactions of Androscoggin Habitat for Humanity, its plans for upcoming events and how we can meet the rising need for homes in Androscoggin County will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, at South Lewiston Baptist Church, 1919 Lisbon Road.

The meeting is open to the public. Contact Habitat if you are interested in attending at 786-2598 or via email at Androhabitat@roadrunner.com.

Benefit dance for Denise Hebert

AUBURN — A benefit dance for Denise Hebert of Lewiston will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at Club Texas, 150 Center St.

Denise is a line dance instructor and has worked for 33 years at K-Mart in Auburn.

Donations will be accepted. There will be a 50/50 and raffles. For more information, call 786-0003.

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