Elks will celebrate area youth


RUMFORD — The Rumford Lodge of Elks 862 invites all youth who have won first, second or third place in the Elks’ various youth activities throughout the year to a Youth Night Celebration. The event will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 13, at the lodge, 60 River St.

Those to be honored will include scholarship winners; Top 10 from Mountain Valley, Dixfield and Telstar; Hoop Shoot; Soccer Shoot; Punt, Pass and Kick; Drug Awareness coloring, poster and essay contest; and Eagle Scout recipients. Parents are also invited to attend with their child. A spaghetti supper will be served in the dining area, followed by presentation of certificates and raffles.

Those wishing to attend or who need more information may contact Exalted Ruler Sandee Welch at 364-2548, Youth Activities Chairperson Debi Briggs at 364-2479 or Drug Awareness Chairperson Denise Welch at 369-0619.