AUBURN – Pauline Fournier, Greater Androscoggin Humane Society board member, has announced the winners of the shelter’s coloring contest. In celebration of “Be Kind to Animals Week,” May 2 to 8, the Humane Society held a coloring contest. All first and second grade students in the communities the shelter serves were invited to participate.

Winners included second-grade students Brandon Howe and Meagan Sturgis from the Farwell School of Lewiston; second-grade students Madison Elliot and Paige Young of Fairview School, Auburn; first-grade students Ashley Gagnon and Matt Berube from the Washburn School of Auburn; and Julia Langevin and Caleb Fecteau, second-grade students at Sherwood Heights of Auburn.

All winners received a certificate for their accomplishment and shelter merchandise.

The Humane Society provides a safe haven for approximately 3,600 sick, homeless and abused animals in the greater Androscoggin area each year. The primary support comes from fund-raising events and donations. The shelter serves 10 municipalities, including Lewiston, Auburn, Turner and Greene, and a population of more than 90,000 people.

The shelter is located at 3312 Hotel Road. If interested in learning more about volunteering or adopting an animal, call 783-2311 or visit the Web at www.gahumane.org.


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