AUBURN – Robin Dow Senior Citizens will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, at the Alden M. Gayton Post 31, American Legion, 426 Washington St. The board of directors will meet at 10 a.m.

There will be the usual raffle table. Bingo will be played after the meeting and a bag lunch. Tickets ($4) will be on sale for the Halloween luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 27. Tickets ($7) for the Thanksgiving dinner Nov. 10 at the Auburn United Methodist Church, Park Avenue, and for the Christmas dinner at Martindale, Dec. 10 ($8) will be sold at the Oct. 13 and Oct. 27 meetings. Dues must be paid in order to attend any of the activities. There will be no meetings during November and December.

There were 71 members present at the Sept. 22 meeting with President Dorothy Larrabee presiding. Dick Sprague was welcomed as a new member. Birthdays for September were acknowledged. Attendance prize winners were Buz Edwards and Shirley Montgomery; pot of gold, Roger Goding, Flo Webber and Nancy Roy. Bingo was played after lunch.

Internet tutorial

AUBURN – A medical and legal information Internet tutorial will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, at Auburn Public Library to assist people in finding reliable easy-to-use Web sites on those topics. Call Sally at APL for more information and to sign up at 782-3191, ext. 4.

OES awards

AUBURN – Pine Cone Chapter 26, Order of the Eastern Star, will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, at the Masonic Hall, 1021 Turner St.

The meeting will be preceded by an Eastern Star Training Awards for Religious Leadership supper at 6:15 p.m. at a cost of $3 a person. The following District 4 chapters will participate: Pioneer 11, Mt. Olivet 29, Lakeside 60 and Pine Cone 26. All money will go to the ESTARL program. Jerri A. Holt, past grand matron and chairwoman of the ESTARL Committee, will speak on the program.

The chapter will honor all present and past grand representatives, with special honors to Kathy Williamson, grand representative to Minnesota in Maine, and Mary Lawlor, grand representative to British Columbia and Yukon in Maine.

All Eastern Star members are welcome.

Grange program

AUBURN – Danville Junction Grange 65 will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, for Legislative Night. The program will be presented by David Young, chairman of the Legislative Committee. Resolutions for State Grange will be discussed. Refreshments will be served at the close of the meeting. All members and guests are welcome.

Legion auxiliary

LEWISTON – Post 22, American Legion, Auxiliary will meet at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15, at the Multi-Purpose Center. Members will discuss coming events and the Christmas party. Anyone wanting more information should call Toni Blouin at 782-2575 or Clara Glendenning at 782-1851.

AARP meeting

LEWISTON – AARP Androscoggin Chapter 4077 will meet at 1:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, at the Multi-Purpose Center. The board of directors will meet at 12:30.

VFW session

LISBON – Post 9459, VFW, and Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, at the post home, Route 196. All members are encouraged to attend and new members are welcome. Agenda items will include the upcoming Buddy Poppy Drive, Voice of Democracy and Patriots Pen essays and Veterans Day activities. For more information, call 353-5291 after 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.

Paranormal talk

LEWISTON – The Maine Paranormal Research Association will discuss ghosts at a program from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, in the Androscoggin Room, Mr. Paperback.

Those attending can meet ghost investigators, see photos of ghosts and learn how they are captured. Cost is $10 at the door. For more information, contact Bill Washell, founder/co-director, or Nancy Caswell, co-director, at [email protected] or 782-2032. The Web site is www.mainesparanormalresearchassoc.com.

Emblem party

LEWISTON – Lewiston Emblem Club 528 will hold its annual card party at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, to raise money for scholarships and local charities. The event will be held at the Lewiston Elks Lodge, Lisbon Street. Tickets will be available at the door and will cost $3. Articles will be raffled throughout the event.

The club is part of the Supreme Emblem Clubs of America and is affiliated with the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. For more information or for advanced tickets, contact Annie McInnis at 786-7190 or Club President Kathleen Cotterly at 998-2282.

Blood drive

GREENE – The Greene Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary will hold a blood drive from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at the Greene Fire Department.

Their goal is to collect 50 pints of blood. Maine has only a one-day supply of blood on hand. People are asked to consider giving “the gift of life” and receive a tour of the new station. Volunteers are needed to make goodies for the donors and to help throughout the day.

To sign up for a particular time to work or to donate blood, call Brenda Theriault at 946-5750.

Roofer helps

LEWISTON – Industrial Roofing Corp. recently reroofed the Nasson Community Center in Springvale as part of a local effort to renovate the facility. Through the Firestone Community Service Program, the roofing contractor donated $2,000 in Firestone roofing materials to help with the overall project.

The renovated center will serve more than 650 area children through the Sanford-Springvale Youth Athletic Association. The center will also be a place for Nasson Alumni Association events, craft shows and business meetings, as well as an area for senior citizens to exercise.

For more information, contact Rick St. Hilaire, president, at 784-4551 or via e-mail at [email protected]

Bridge games

LEWISTON – The Lewiston-Auburn Duplicate Bridge Club held its yearly club appreciation game on Oct. 5 at the Multi-Purpose Center. Overall winners in Flight A were: first, Fred Letourneau and Rosemarie Goodwin; second, Mike Quinn and Luke Merry; third, Larry Fortier and Terry Gendron; fourth, Leslie Buzzell and Marguerite Zahoruiko. Overall winners in Flight B were: first, Larry Fortier and Terry Gendron; second, Roger Briggs and Lucille Bilodeau.

Section winners in Flight A were: first, Fred Letourneau and Rosemarie Goodwin; second, Mike Quinn and Luke Merry; third, Larry Fortier and Terry Gendron; fourth, Leslie Buzzell and Marguerite Zahoruiko; fifth, Nancy Lindgren and Lucille Theriault. Winners in Flight B were: first, Larry Fortier and Terry Gendron; second, Roger Briggs and Lucille Bilodeau.

Another game will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, at the center. A partner is guaranteed.

The club also held another club appreciation game on Oct. 6 at Schooner Estates in Auburn. Overall winners were: first, Tom Dahlberg and David Wallace; second, Nancy Lindgren and Dick Horne; third, Patricia Garcia and Martine Begert; fourth, Fred Letourneau and Sherry Hinckley; fifth, Richard Balian and Rosemarie Goodwin.

North/South sectional winners were: first, Tom Dahlberg and David Wallace; second, Patricia Garcia and Martine Begert; third, Ron and Connie Reynolds. East/West sectional winners were: first, Nancy Lindgren and Richard Horne; second, Fred Letourneau and Sherry Hinckley; third, Richard Balian and Rosemarie Goodwin.

Another game will be held at Schooner Estates at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13. For further information and/or a partner, call Lucille Theriault at 783-0431.


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