AUBURN – Danville Junction Grange 65 will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 13, at the Grange Hall. A program on spring will be given by the lecturer. State Master Steven Verrill will conduct the obligation ceremony for new members. Refreshments will be served at the close of the meeting. All grange members are welcome.

Camera club

BRUNSWICK – The First Light Camera Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 13, at the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 233 Maine St. Dave Hodsdon of the Capital Area Camera Club will give a presentation on digital electric projectors. Visitors are welcome. Call Lewis Crafts at 353-4034 for more information.

Yoga for athletes

AUBURN – Yoga for runners and cyclists will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 15, at the YMCA. Melora Gregory of Portland will lead the workshop for athletes. Preregistration is necessary. Cost is $25 for members; $35, others. All levels are welcome. Call the YMCA at 795-4095 for details.

Place flags

LEWISTON – Longley Post 9150, VFW, and Auxiliary and the Lewiston Elks Lodge 371 will place American flags on veterans’ gravesites at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 15, at Mt. Hope Cemetery. Volunteers are asked to arrive by 9 a.m.

Panther supplies

POLAND – The fifth- and sixth-grade Service Learning Team at Poland Community School announces the reopening of Panther Pride Supplies. The money raised will go toward building a courtyard on school grounds.

Final breakfast

AUBURN – The Auburn VFW last breakfast of the season will be held from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Sunday, May 16, at the post home at 588 Minot Ave. The public is invited. Prices, from $2.50 to $3.50, will include coffee and juices.

The breakfasts will resume in September, as the VFW year runs from July 1 to the following June 30.

Don Linscott, chairman, said, “This first season was a great success, helping the post to continue its annual giving to Little League, the VFW National Home for Children and Operation Uplink (phone cards for overseas servicemen and hospitalized veterans), Auburn’s Blue Christmas and Special Olympics.

All veterans who have served overseas, were honorably discharged, received a campaign or occupation medal or served in Korea from July 1949 through a future indeterminable date or who at anytime received “Hostile Fire Pay” are encouraged to join in the fight for veterans benefits and the recognition due them and their families.

For more information call the post from 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturdays at 783-2561.

Corps Raffle

GRAY – The Gray Region Citizen Corps will hold a raffle at the display table during the Gray Fire-Rescue EMS Week open house on Sunday, May 16.

The local group of volunteers is raising funds to purchase equipment for those who choose to help their neighbors during a large disaster, such as the ice storm of 1998.

Equipment to be purchased includes hard hats, reflective vests, supplies for a volunteer center and educational materials. Prizes will include a personal survival kit.

The corps holds an educational seminar monthly. The topic for June will be bicycle safety.

Historical society

NEW GLOUCESTER – The New Gloucester Historical Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 20, at the New Gloucester Meetinghouse, 389 Intervale Road.

Richard D. Morin, co-owner of Wood Sprite Orchids, will speak about his business of growing orchids and how they can be cultivated at home.

There will be a short business meeting and refreshments prior to Morin’s talk.


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