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PARIS — The 14th annual Head Custodians Chinese Auction is set for Saturday, March 10, at the Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School cafeteria.

Doors for the popular event will open at 11 a.m. and the auction will start at 1 p.m.

Since the 2001-2002 school year, the head custodians have worked to raise funds for graduating seniors and returning college students. During the first few years, the custodians raised funds through raffles, but eventually knew they could do better. During the 2003-2004 school year they started the Head Custodians Ticket Auction, which has been a successful fundraiser since then.

Participants can purchase a set of tickets in hope of winning big ticket items such as fuel, oil, televisions, handmade quilts, hand-fashioned furniture or certificates for rubbish removal, pizzas oil changes, hair salon services and more.

Tables are set up with dozens of goods from local businesses and residents.

The successful auction has set up more than 100 scholarships. Each year more than 15 scholarships amounting to $500 each are awarded during Class Night in June.

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This year there will also be a 50/50 raffle, bake sale and hot dogs, chips and soda are also available.

WAYNE — The Cary Memorial Library Winter Book Sale will take place at the Williams House, 14 Old Winthrop Road, from Saturday through Saturday, March 10 to 17.

The weeklong sale is one of two annual sales, with four rooms filled from floor to ceiling with gently used books. There will be DVDs and CDs also. Most books, DVDs and CDS are priced at $1 or less.

Sale hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 10; 10 a.m. to noon Monday, March 12; 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 13; 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 14; 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 15; and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 17. On Saturday, March 11, buy books for $2 a bag.

All proceeds benefit the Cary Memorial Library. FMI: contact Jane Andrews at [email protected]

CHESTERVILLE — The North Chesterville Extension Homemakers will hold a bake sale from 10 a.m. until the food is gone Monday, March 12, at the Chesterville Town Office, Dutch Gap Road.

For more information, call 207- 778-3156.

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