Program on safe cleaning products

AUBURN — On Saturday, Oct. 11, Betty Riggin Allen will present a program at the Woman’s Literary Union, 19 Elm St.

Allen will speak on making your own healthy, environmentally safe cleaning products. The program is at 10 a.m. and open to the public.

Those attending the meeting are asked to bring a donation, such as diapers or wipes, for Androscoggin Head Start.

Light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact [email protected]

St. Anne Sodality membership meeting

LEWISTON — The Ladies of St. Anne Sodality of Holy Family will hold their membership meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15.

After a brief business meeting, games of Halloween bingo will be played. Admission will be a bag of Halloween candy, which will be donated to the activity department at D’Youville Pavilion for patient distributions.

Doors will open at 5:30. Refreshments will be served by Flo Marquis.

Cash Raffle Tickets will be sold after masses on Nov. 8 and 9 to be drawn at the Dec. 3 dinner.

Raw milk production guidelines

ORONO — University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s bulletin with guidelines on raw milk production is available for licensed dealers and people interested in becoming licensed with the state of Maine.

Donald E. Hoenig, VMD, UMaine Extension, authored “Raw Milk Production: Guidelines for Maine Licensed Dealers.” Topics covered include milking procedures, milk room equipment, milking facilities, cleaning equipment, raw milk and foodborne illness, and tests conducted by the Department of Agriculture.

More information, free downloads and bulletin copies for $1 each are available from the UMaine Extension Publication Catalog, and by contacting 207-581-3792 or [email protected]

Phlebotomy course starts Oct. 21

AUBURN — The Corporate and Community Services Department at Central Maine Community College will offer Introduction to Phlebotomy on Tuesday evenings, Oct. 21 to Dec. 16, from 5 to 8 p.m. Registration deadline is Oct. 14.

A combination of lecture, lab and hands-on practical experience, this course will enable students to develop the skills needed to work in an entry level position in medical facilities as a phlebotomist.

The cost is $475 and includes materials and book. For more information or to register, contact Corporate & Community Services at 207-755-5280, email [email protected] or visit