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‘World’s Greatest Sleigh Rides’ Sunday

LISBON FALLS — The Farmer’s Draft Horse, Mule and Pony Club and the Pejepscot SnoChiefs Snowmobile Club are teaming up for the 25th annual “World’s Greatest Sleigh Rides” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, at 400 Main St.

Many teams of horses and sleighs will give rides through fields and woods the way ancestors did years ago. A snack shack will offer hot homemade doughnuts, hot dogs, coffee, hot cocoa, soups and stews while they last.

All proceeds from the all-volunteer charity event will go to Camp Capella, a summer camp for handicapped children. Ride donations will be $5 for adults and $3 for children. Other donations will be accepted to help Camp Capella.

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Auburn church collecting winter clothing

AUBURN — The Auburn United Methodist Church is helping collect winter coats, boots and blankets for men, women and children at the Trinity Jubilee Center, Lewiston.

The program serves many of the most needy in the L-A community. Items may be dropped off at the church, 439 Park Ave., or Trinity Jubilee Center.

For additional information, contact the church office at 207-782-3972.

CodeRED 9-1-1 in L-A

CodeRED 9-1-1 services are now available for Lewiston-Auburn residents. 

The Lewiston-Auburn 911 Communications Center has purchased a new reverse 9-1-1 program called CodeRED.

Residents can register their cell phone and e-mail address to receive alerts.

To sign up for text or Email notifications, visit tinyurl.com/yaopeoxm. To learn more, visit www.lewistonmaine.gov/civicalerts.aspx?AID=1169.

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