Patron of the Arts


Mechanics Savings Bank of Auburn is providing $2,500 in financial support for the Franco American Heritage Center’s 2007-2008 performance series. As a Patron of the Arts sponsor, the bank is underwriting the season that runs from August 2007 to May 2008. Programs will include La Soiree Canadienne, L/A’s Medieval Feast, Midcoast Symphony’s Gala and Benefit Concert, Fiddle-icious and the fourth annual Christmas Show. Founded in 2001, the center is located in the former St. Mary’s Church, 46 Cedar St., Lewiston. From the left are John Belisle, vice president of commercial lending, Mechanics Savings Bank, and Rita Dube, executive director, Franco American Heritage Center.