DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Lewiston High School Softball Boosters are looking for donations for a silent auction to be held at the Gridiron Restaurant on Saturday, Dec. 1.
So far, items to be auctioned include signed sports memorabilia, gift cards, gift baskets and framed art.
If you would like to donate an item to showcase your business, please contact me as soon as possible — almost anything goes!
We are expecting hundreds of bidders, the event is open to the public, and we welcome all to attend! — April Clark, email@example.com
DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Fairbanks School Neighborhood Association will be sponsoring its annual craft sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov. 10 at the Fairbanks School Meeting House on 508 Fairbanks Road in Farmington.
We are looking for crafters for this event. We have some table space available and cost is $15 per table. For more information please call 778-3808 or 778-3267. Thank you. — Cynthia Kemble, Fairbanks School Neighborhood Association, firstname.lastname@example.org
DEAR SUN SPOTS: For the reader on Oct. 23 and others who might not know, DaVinci's Eatery has a cafe in Bates Mill No. 2. The Storehouse Cafe is open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. The phone number is 376-3303. — email@example.com
DEAR SUN SPOTS: In response to the Oct. 24 inquiry for a church selling fruit. Your reader might be interested in knowing that the Webb River Seventh-Day Adventist Elementary School in Dixfield sells Florida oranges and ruby red grapefruit November through March.
The last day to place an order for December is Nov. 30. To order call Carol Hellenberg at 562-8870 or Cindy and Rocky Schlager at 585-2389. Thanks. — Aprelle Callender, firstname.lastname@example.org
DEAR SUN SPOTS: We would like to start a full moon women's singing group, just a free-form group for fun for all women. It would be a capella (unaccompanied) singing from the heart. Ability to read music is not required.
We will meet at the Center for Wisdom's Women, between Pine and Ash streets off Bates behind the Healy Terrace.
If interested, call 513-3922. We'll gather at 6 p.m. starting Sunday, Jan. 27. All women are welcomed, regardless of ability. And it is free. — Klara Tammany, email@example.com
DEAR SUN SPOTS: I noticed another comment (Oct. 30) about the issue of logs along the roads from Oct. 9. The logs left along the roads are often the result of trimming done by crews hired by a utility company to keep our services from being knocked out in storms.
The trees either trimmed or felled actually do belong to someone, so the wood from them does, too. They belong to the person who owns the land the trees grew on.
The trimmings and the logs are, in fact, usually used. The trimmings are usually chipped and either blown into the woods where they break down to benefit the forest floor. Often nearby landowners ask that the chips be hauled to their property where they're used for mulch or fill.
The logs are usually picked up later either by the landowner or by someone who has gotten the landowner's permission to remove them. They're usually burned as firewood, but in some cases they're sold to lumber companies, providing a nice profit to the landowner. — No Name via email
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