LEWISTON — The Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, together with Uplift LA, will hold Business After Hours from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 16.
It will be hosted by St. Mary’s Nutrition Center, 208 Bates St., Lewiston.
The Nutrition Center was founded by St. Mary’s Health System in 2006 to promote community health through organizing, advocacy and education. The center also houses the Lots to Gardens program, which has provided gardening and food access programming in Lewiston since 1999.
Uplift LA will collect school supplies during the evening to help the United Way of Androscoggin County’s Backpack Project Initiative. Some of the items needed are backpacks, pens, pencils, highlighters, glue sticks, glue bottles, hand sanitizer (small bottle), single-subject notebooks, folders, rulers, markers, crayons, pencil sharpeners, color pencils, calculators, compass, protractors and individual packs of tissues.
There is no charge to attend. For more information, call 207-783-2249.