NORWAY – A community cleanup day will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 3, at Lake Pennesseewassee Park. People who would like to help may call Deb Partridge at 743-6651 or just take gloves and a rake to the park.

Bridgton potluck

BRIDGTON – Bridgton’s Community Center will host a communitywide potluck and panel discussion on Lakes Region community planning and goals. It will begin with the potluck at 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, May 7, at the center. Three panelists with years of experience throughout Maine will be on hand: Rich Rothe, Elliott Chamberlain and Dan Stewart. Chamberlain is building a Great American Neighborhood at Dustan’s Corner in Scarborough, and Stewart is a transportation and land use planner with the Greater Portland Council of Governments.

A brief PowerPoint presentation exploring new state laws on highway and roadway access management issues will be at 6:15 p.m. The panel discussion will begin at 6:45 p.m.

Organizers said that people’s potluck supper assignment is determined by the first letter of people’s last name. They’re asking A to J to bring dessert, K to S to bring a main dish, and T to Z to bring a salad. Neighbors and friends are invited to attend. For more information, people can call 647-2389.

Matching funds

OXFORD – Bert Rugg, executive director of His Place Teen Center, has received an anonymous $5,000 commitment toward the expansion of the center. The commitment is a matching gift for funds raised for the project, which are received by June 5. The 36-foot by 70-foot expansion will include a larger meeting room, bathroom, small kitchen and exercise room. An after-school program will be added once the construction is completed. Contributions toward the $5,000 match may be sent to Youth Outreach Ministries, 254 Webber Brook Road, Oxford, ME 04270.

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