PORTLAND – The University of Southern Maine School of Business will host an open house for potential master of business administration and master of science in accounting candidates from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18, in the Woodbury Campus Center.

There will be opportunities to meet School of Business Dean Jack Trifts, MBA Director Alice Cash and MSA Director Charlotte Pryor, as well as receive information about financial aid. Beverages and light refreshments will be served.

To RSVP, for more information or for directions, contact Carla Harmon at [email protected] or call 780-4022.

Chorus to perform

AUGUSTA – Maine-ly Harmony, a women’s barbershop chorus, will perform at the State House rotunda at 8:15 a.m. Monday, March 1, and will sing the National Anthem at 9 a.m. before the start of the House of Representatives session.

Maine-ly Harmony is comprised of 28 members and welcomes women and girls of all ages who love to sing. The chorus, directed by Kathy Greason assisted by Yvonne Drake, meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Riverview Community School in South Gardiner.

Support youth

BANGOR – Northern Log Homes and Pella Windows and Doors of New Hampshire and Maine announces support of Maine’s Youth Fish and Game Association through a donation of windows and doors.

The business donated a log cabin on Pickerel Pond in Township 32 to make environmental education, drug prevention learning and outdoor recreation available to the youth. The cabin was built in cooperation with Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, International Paper and volunteer work by area contractors and unions.

Inland Fisheries and Wildlife has adopted the Hooked on Fishing – Not on Drugs program, which will promote family togetherness through fishing. The camp will be used in overnight activities, as storage for equipment and as a base for hiking and other outdoor activities.

Help home buyers

PORTLAND – Key Bank has donated $5,000 to “hoMEworks,” a statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to providing standardized homebuyer education throughout the state. The donation will be utilized, by the hoMEworks educators to provide for the delivery of additional classes throughout the state.

All classes are approved by the Maine State Housing Authority, USDA Rural Development, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Maine banking industry.

To get an updated listing of available classes, go to mainehousing.org, click on links and go to Mainehomeworks.

LVA donation

PORTLAND – Literacy Volunteers of Maine is the big winner of Central Maine Power Co.’s sixth annual Holiday Lighting Contest.

CMP President Sara Burns presented Literacy Volunteers with a check for $2,500, the proceeds raised through contest entries and direct donations to the organization in response to the December contest.

For more information about Literacy Volunteers of Maine and a listing of local affiliates, visit www.lvmaine.org. Central Maine Power’s Web site is www.cmpco.com.

Dairy donates

PORTLAND – As part of its promise to give 10 percent of pre-tax profits to charitable causes each year, Oakhurst Dairy announced a $25,000 donation to the Salvation Army to provide food, clothing and other assistance to those across northern New England, including Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. The money was raised by donating 5 cents from every quart and half gallon of Oakhurst regular and light egg nog sold this holiday season.


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