MECHANIC FALLS – Members of Twin City Council 160, United Commercial Travelers of America, will meet at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, at Kathy’s Diner. Dinner reservations must be made by calling PC Doug Larrabee at 345-5933. All members and guests are welcome.

Legion reports

AUBURN – Alden M. Gayton Post 31, American Legion, and Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 10, at the Post Home, 426 Washington St. On the agenda will be a membership update for 2005 and committee reports. All members and eligible veterans are invited to attend. For more information, contact Adjutant Lucien P. Marcoux at 782-9820.

Dance classes

LEWISTON – Irish dancing classes will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 10, 17 and 31, at St. Patrick’s Church Hall, corner of Blake and Walnut streets. Beginners are welcome. Exercise to Irish jigs and reels, learning traditional ceili and set dances. No partners are needed.Cost is $3 a lesson. For more information, call 933-9761.

Insurance speaker

LISBON – The National Association of Insurance Women – Androscoggin Valley will meet Wednesday, Jan. 12, at Graziano’s Restaurant, Main Street, Route 196.

The meeting will begin with a social hour at 5 p.m. and dinner at 5:45. The program for the evening will be a 30-minute class, “Time Management,” presented by Betsy Hutchins.

The National Association of Insurance Women (International) is an association of insurance professionals dedicated to the development of leaders in the insurance industry.

Reservations should be made by Wednesday, Jan. 5. Call Sarah Giffin at 627-4948 or e-mail her at [email protected]

Lodge notice

AUBURN – Fidelity Rebekah Lodge will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11, when members will collect for the March of Dimes.

Meetings are held at the Odd Fellows Hall, corner of Elm and Academy streets. All Rebekah members are encouraged to attend. There will be refreshments served prior to the meeting at 6:30 p.m., which will be provided under the direction of Ruth O’Brien.

Bridge news

LEWISTON – The Lewiston-Auburn Social Bridge Club winners at the Multi-Purpose Center on Jan. 3 were: N/S, first, Paul Beegel and Roger Briggs; second, Anna Vitiello and Randy Silver; third, Cynthia Bonsey and Janice Wolfe; E/W, first, Don Johnson and Dick Allen; second, Luke Merry and Ray Sirois; third, Renette and Joe Reinhardt; fourth, Edwina Pontbriand and Dot Murray.

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

A STaC Tournament will be played on Monday, Jan. 17, at Schooner Estates, 200 Stetson Rd., Auburn. The special game will be played at several sites in New England and only silver points will be awarded.

An eight-week beginner bridge class will be offered at the Multi-Purpose Center from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. starting Monday, Jan. 24. Call the Senior Citizen Office at 784-2926, ext. 207, to register. The class is open to the public.

The Lewiston-Auburn Duplicate Bridge Club met on Dec. 28 at the Multi-Purpose Center. The Club Championship winners in Flight A were Nancy Farmer and Lucille Theriault. Placing second, Fred Letourneau and Rosemarie Goodwin; third, Ron Reynolds and Ray Sirois; fourth, Peter Cummings and Dick Allen; fifth, Roger Briggs and Lucille Bilodeau.

Winners in Flight B were: first, Ron Reynolds and Ray Sirois; second, Peter Cummings and Dick Allen; third, Roger Briggs and Lucille Bilodeau. Flight C winners were Eleanor Abraham and Alberta Turner.

The club also had a Club Championship Game on Dec. 29 at Schooner Estates. Overall winners were: first, Mike St. John and Dot Kelleher; second, David Lock and Jeanine Kivus; third, Paul Barber and Luke Merry; fourth, John Hackett and Ray Sirois; fifth, Mike and Pat Quinn.

North/South winners were: first, Mike St. John and Dot Kelleher; second, David Lock and Jeanine Kivus; third, Leslie Buzzell and Jim Flanagan. East/West winners were: first, Paul Barber and Luke Merry; second, John Hackett and Ray Sirois; third, Mike and Pat Quinn. Another game will be held at Schooner Estates at 7 p.m. Jan. 5. For further information and/or a partner, call Lucille Theriault at 783-0431.

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