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Senior luncheon postponed

OXFORD — Anderson Staples Post 112 is postponing their senior luncheon scheduled on Dec. 23 due to the fact that The American Red Cross will be doing a blood drive on that day. If you are able to attend the blood drive, Post 112 would be grateful.

The luncheon will be held at noon Tuesday, Dec. 30, at the Post home.

Stephens High School Class of 1945

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MEXICO — Stephens High School Class of 1945 will meet at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, at the Covered Wagon.

Classmates and guests welcome. For more information, call Marguerite at 364-3270.

Stephens High School Class of 1948

RUMFORD — Stephens High School Class of 1948 will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, at Gatch’s.

Class members and guests welcome. For more information, call Simonne at 364-3801.

‘Blue Christmas’ service is Dec. 18

RUMFORD — “When the Holidays Hurt: A Service of Hope and Healing,” will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, at St. Barnabas Church, 71 Rumford Ave., the stone church near the rotary.

This ecumenical “Blue Christmas” service is offered in collaboration with the local Episcopal Church, United Methodist Church and the United Church of Christ.

All are welcome to attend.

College planning workshop is Dec. 18

WILTON — The Maine Educational Opportunity Center will hold a free workshop, “Essentials of College Planning,” for adults 19 and over at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, at Wilton Career Center, 865 US Route 2E.

The starting point for all MEOC participants is The Essentials of College Planning, a free interactive workshop that outlines the four steps in the college process: admissions, financial aid, career planning and study skills.

The workshop lasts approximately two to three hours. Pre-registration is required.

All MEOC services are free. They include GED/SAT preparation, college planning, referrals/advocacy, career advising, financial aid advising, college admissions process and applications for fee waivers for qualified adults.

To register or for more information, call 1-800-281-3703 or visit meoc.maine.edu.

Supper at American Legion planned

LIVERMORE FALLS — George Bunten Post 10, American Legion, will hold a supper from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 20, at the hall at 17 Reynolds Ave.

Cost for adults is $7; kids under 12, $4. Menu includes homemade baked beans, red hot dogs, biscuits, fried chicken, macaroni and cheese, assorted casseroles and vegetables, desserts and coffee.

Delivery is available to local addresses.

For more information, contact Jocelyn Mosher-Collins, adjutant, at 779-7345.

Finnish American Society to meet

WEST PARIS — The regular monthly meeting of the Finnish American Heritage Society will be held on Sunday, Dec. 21, at the Finnish-American Heritage Center, 8 Maple St.

Following a brief business meeting and refreshments Cynthia Immonen will present a program on “Christmas Around the World.”

The public is invited to attend.

Holiday bake sale at Wilton Grange

WILTON — A holiday bake sale featuring cookies, pies, cakes and other sweet treats will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21, at the East Wilton Grange Hall.

Knights Templar Christmas observance

WILTON — Pilgrim Commandery No. 19 Knights Templar will hold its annual Christmas observance at 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21, at the Harnden Masonic Lodge Hall on the Bryant Road.

All Sir Knights, Chapter, Council and Master Masons are invited to attend this special Christmas service.

Open to the public New Year’s Eve dance

RUMFORD — Rumford American Legion Post 24 will have a New Year’s Eve Dance with a late night buffet on Wednesday, Dec. 31.

The band Roadhouse will help bring in the new year.

Doors open at 7 p.m. The band will play from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Tickets are on sale at the Post for $15 per person.

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