DEAR SUN SPOTS: I am the chairwoman for the Relay for Life auction that will be held at Hosmer Field on June 4–5. I am looking for items for my auction table. If anyone has an item they would like to donate, please call me at 364-4247 or 364-6457. Thanks for your help. Together we can make a difference in the fight against cancer. — Debbie Milligan via e-mail
DEAR SUN SPOTS: Our Relay for Life Sweet Dreams Yard Sale is coming up in two weeks. Please consider donating some good, clean items. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society. We will pick up. Call 783-7182. Thank you. — Connie Martel, email@example.com
DEAR SUN SPOTS: I am raising money for the American Cancer Society and will be holding a yard sale as a fundraiser. My team for the Relay For Life is Hospice Heroes. I am accepting any good items for this event. I can be reached at 240-4086. — Aimee, Lewiston
DEAR SUN SPOTS: I have some yard sale items I would donate to a church, charity, etc., for their fundraising or yard sale. Dishes, books, canes, etc. Call 897-6536 if interested. — Linda via e-mail
DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Bartlett Memorial Methodist Church’s Parish House Thrift Shop will open Saturday, June 5, and will be open every Saturday through the summer, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. It is located in North Jay, just off Route 4 on Route 17, on the right, beside the church. We have lots of clothes and toys, as well as dishes, etc. Hope to see all of our loyal customers. For more information, please call me at 645-2837. — Judy via e-mail
DEAR SUN SPOTS: I’m hoping that all the papers, TV and radio stations will cover the Lewiston-Auburn Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony, which will be held on Saturday, May 29, starting at 9:30 a.m. for the parade and followed by the ceremony in Veterans Memorial Park. For more information, call the chairman of the L & A Veterans Council for the ceremony, Paul Bernard at 225-3285, or me, chairman of the parade, at 786-2305 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you. — Bert Dutil, Lewiston
DEAR SUN SPOTS: For Barbara in Rumford (May 3), from your description, your rug may be a hooked rug. If it is, I have had hooked rugs repaired by Jessie Trubayne, 760 Oak St., Westwood, MA 02090, 781-769-4798. I was very satisfied with her work. — Etta Meade, Springfield, Mass.
DEAR SUN SPOTS: As many of you know, Penney’s does not carry the Easy Spirit shoes any more. If you know your correct size and the style you want, you can call and order the shoes at the outlet store in Kittery. I recently called and got two pairs. The clerks at the store are very helpful, and I had the shoes within three days. The shipping charge was $7. — No Name via e-mail
DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Lisbon United Methodist Church is looking for musical instruments that someone may no longer be using for our youth. We need guitars, drums or any other musical instrument in good condition. We could possibly pay a small amount for these instruments. Please contact Ray at 786-6872. — No Name via e-mail
DEAR SUN SPOTS: I would like to thank the readers who responded to the request for donations of yarn for my elderly friend. With your help she has a great amount of yarn to keep her busy for a while. Also thank you to the gentlemen in Portland who sent a generous donation to help her with purchasing yarn. With your help, she will be able to enjoy making beautiful blankets to donate to children and families in churches and hospitals in the community. Again, thank you, Sun Spots, for a great way to communicate with the community. — Carlene via e-mail
DEAR SUN SPOTS: For Jodi Truman at Paris Elementary School, I have a stair stepper if she would be interested. I can be reached at 824-2635. Thanks. — Barbara, Bethel
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