AUBURN – Robin Dow Senior Citizens will meet at 1 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27, at the Alden M. Gayton Post 31, American Legion, 426 Washington St., for a Halloween lunch and meeting. Members are to bring their own coffee cups. There will be a raffle table.

Tickets will be on sale for the Thanksgiving dinner Nov. 10 at the Auburn United Methodist Church, Park Avenue, for $7, and for the Christmas dinner at Martindale on Dec. 10 for $8. Dues must be paid in order to attend either activity. There are no meetings in November or December. There were 74 present at the Oct. 13 meeting with President Dorothy Larrabee presiding. New members are Betty Bates, Louise Chabot, Georgette Berube and Jackie Lothrop. Lee Koss reported there would be a trip on Friday, Dec. 3, to the Indian Head Resort in Lincoln, N.H., at a cost of $44. See Koss or Evelyn Sawin at the meeting or call Koss at 783-6396 or Sawin at 998-4577. Prize winners were Eugenia Dixon and Dorothy Larrabee; pot of gold, Lucien Marcoux, Kaye Hewison and Ginny Trafford.

Gift giving

LEEDS – The Rural Community Action Ministry will again be sponsoring the annual Christmas gift-giving program for children and elderly people. Requests will be taken beginning Oct. 26 and ending Dec. 3.

Business program

AUBURN – The Small Business Institute at Central Maine Community College is offering ” Understanding Workers Compensation,” a workshop for small business owners, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27. The cost is $40. To register for this workshop or to learn about other programs available at the Small Business Institute, contact the Central Maine Community College Corporate and Community Services Department at 755-5280 or 1-800-891-2002, extension 280, e-mail [email protected] or visit

Bridge play

LEWISTON – The Lewiston-Auburn Social Bridge Club winners of the special Team Appreciation Game on Oct. 18 were: first, Cynthia Bonsey, Janice Wolfe, Eileen Potvin and Della Starbird; second, Allie Boyer, Barbara Beegel, Nancy Farmer and Marta Clements; third, Eleanor Griffin, Paul Beegel, Renette and Joe Reinhardt; fourth, Joan Bergeron, Jeanne Plourde, Anna Vitiello and Randy Silver.

Games are played every Monday at 9 a.m. A mini lesson is given, and a partner is guaranteed. Call Rosemarie Goodwin at 783-1734 for more information.

Duplicate bridge

LEWISTON – The Lewiston-Auburn Duplicate Bridge Club met on Oct. 19 at the Multi-Purpose Center. North/South winners in Flight A were: first, Fred Letourneau and Martine Begert; second, Jim Flanagan and Anna Vitiello; third, Randy Silver and Marguerite Zahoruiko. Flight B were: tie for first place, Doug and Betty Sise with Roger Briggs and Lucille Bilodeau. East/West winners in Flight A were: first, Dick Horne and Nancy Lindgren; second, Luke Merry and Joe Reinhardt; third, David Lock and Mary Leahey. Flight B winners were: first, Luke Merry and Joe Reinhardt; second, Hellen Little and Alberta Turner. Another game will be played at 9 a.m. Oct. 26 at the Multi-Purpose Center. A partner is guaranteed.

The club also met on Oct. 20 at Schooner Estates. Winners in Flight A were: first, Roger Briggs and Claire Lyons; tied at second, Anna Vitiello and Lucille Theriault with Paul Barber and Luke Merry; fourth, David Lock and Jeanine Kivus.

Flight B winners were: first, Roger Briggs and Claire Lyons; second, Lucille Bilodeau and Alberta Turner. Another game will be held at Schooner Estates at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27. For further information and/or a partner, call Lucille Theriault at 783-0431.

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