Dear Sun Spots: I have been looking for a megaphone for a long, long time. I don’t want a big one, just a small one or medium would be fine. If anyone out there has one, please help me.

Also, to the lady that was looking for LaSalle No. 10: That’s what I buy all the time, but I found some called Miracle or Sally’s and it was wonderful. I like it very much. I can be reached at (207) 782-2575. – No Name, No Town.

Dear Sun Spots: Does anyone know where in Maine or New England I can go bungee jumping? – John Cole, Lewiston.

Unfortunately, Sun Spots was unable to locate a place. Hopefully other jumping enthusiasts will be able to assist you in your search.

Dear Sun Spots: Our high and junior high school classes will be drawing musical instruments. If any of your readers would be willing to loan or donate old and unused instruments, it would be greatly appreciated. Please contact Bonnie Garman, art teacher, at Central Maine Christian Academy, 390 Main St., Lewiston, ME 04240, (207) 784-3117.

Dear Sun Spots: A while back, there were a lot of names printed in the paper for people who had cash or stocks that were unclaimed. I would like to have the phone number. I no longer have it. I would appreciate it if you could print it for me. Thank you. – No Name, No Town.

As published in the July 7 column, contact the state treasurer, Dale McCormick, at 39 State House Station, Augusta, Maine, 04333, (207) 624-7470, and mark your letter to the attention of the Unclaimed Property Division. Include your ID number, which you can find by searching online at You may also file your claim via this Web site. You can also reach them by e-mail at [email protected]

Dear Sun Spots: Can somebody help me? I need old-fashioned knitting instruction books for newborn to size 1 raglan-sleeved sweaters as I have lots of yarn and 3-ply yarn to use up.

Several years ago, I sold all my books in a garage sale. I had instructions to knit a little bonnet that looked like a “bunny” earred bonnet (two little ears on the top). I will gladly pay for the copying. I can be reached at (207) 786-7711. Thank you for your help. – A.F.G., No Town.

Dear Sun Spots: Can you find an address or phone number for the main office of VIP Auto stores? Thank you. – H. Taylor, No Town.

Write to VIP’s corporate office at VIP Discount Auto Center, 12 Lexington St., Lewiston, ME 04240, (207)784-5423.

Dear Sun Spots: I’d like the words to a song by a Maine artist called “Camping in Maine.” Thanks for all you do to help folks. I enjoy your column. – Gerald Corson, Chesterville.

Unfortunately, Sun Spots was unable to locate this song. Sun Spots contacted Mount Washington Radio and nobody there was familiar with this particular song. Perhaps other readers may be able to assist you in locating it. Or, perhaps you may recall the artist or genre to help Sun Spots in her search.

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