Cancer center getting donations from shopping bag sales

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DEAR SUN SPOTS: During the month of July, Hannaford will donate $1 to the Cancer Resource Center of Western Maine for every reusable shopping bag sold at Hannaford in Oxford. Patrons will find the shopping bags displayed at the front of the store.

This is the second monthly award granted in 2018 to the center from Hannaford’s program, bags4acause. The center provides free support and resources to anyone affected by cancer. It’s in the clinic building on the campus of Stephens Memorial Hospital at 199 Main St. in Norway.

The center is open from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Thursday and Friday. We offer a variety of programs as well as comfort items, free to anyone affected by cancer. Find us on Facebook at CRCWesternMaine, call 890-0329 and go to our website at www.crcofwm.org. — Mary, no town

DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Livermore Falls High School Class of 1949 will have its 69th year class reunion Saturday, July 14, at LaFleur’s Restaurant. Please respond by the first week of July to Winnie Shink at 7 Eastern Ave., Jay, ME 04239 or call 897-2204. — Winnie, Jay

ANSWER: Wow! I wish I could be a fly on the wall to see this class reunite! I hope you have a good turn out!

DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Dixfield American Legion Ladies Auxiliary is saving coupons to send to soldiers. We have a drop-off box at the Dixfield American Legion. For more information, contact Jodi Sage at [email protected] or 357-1061. — Jodi, no town

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DEAR SUN SPOTS: I just saw the movie “Book Club.” Could you match up the girls with the guys who were in the movie? I’d like their real names. — No name, Lewiston

ANSWER: Wasn’t that movie a hoot? I saw it, too and am thinking of going again! It’s wonderful to have movies to see that star actors of a “certain age.”

“Book Club” is a romantic comedy released by Paramount Pictures and is Bill Holderman’s directorial debut. It was written by Holderman and Erin Simms. It stars Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen and Mary Steenburgen as four friends who read the book “Fifty Shades of Grey” as part of their monthly book club, and subsequently change how they view their personal relationships and their lives overall. The film received mixed reviews from critics, but everyone I’ve talked to about “Book Club” has loved it. I was especially happy to see Candice Bergen in the mix, playing the judge, Sharon, who signs up for an online dating site and meets George, played by Richard Dreyfuss. Jane Fonda plays the sexy Vivian much like her character as Grace on the Netflix series hit, “Grace & Frankie.” She reunites with an old flame, Arthur, played by Don Johnson. Diane Keaton, as widow Diane, falls for Mitchell, played by Andy Garcia. Mary Steenbergen plays the frustrated, yet fun-loving Carol, who loves her husband, Bruce, played by Craig T. Nelson. Alicia Silverstone and Ed Begley Jr. also have supporting roles.

The movie is cute overall and funny in spots. Diane’s tangle with a plastic pool float shaped like a swan is hilarious.

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