FARMINGTON – The January meeting of Farmington Emblem Club 460 started with a spaghetti dinner honoring this year’s club scholarship winners, Nicole Alexander and Timothy Kennedy. The families of the scholarship winners were also invited.

Alexander is a student at Southern Maine Community College and is studying nursing. She is the granddaughter of Farmington Emblem Club member, Betty Alexander. Parents are Mike and Nancy Alexander.

Kennedy is studying welding and pipe fitting at Eastern Maine Community College in Bangor. His parents are Lisa and Hunky Hall.

Club President Rebecca Powell presented the winners their scholarships. Due to the inclement weather, only 20 members were able to attend the meeting.

The club voted to donate to the Jay Amvets for Special Olympics, to a family with an ill “Dad,” and to the club’s community service chairwoman, Nancy Chase, who will purchase stuffed animals for the children needing X-rays at Franklin Memorial Hospital. The club voted to send Powell to the annual meeting of the area Chamber of Commerce dinner and meeting at LaFleur’s Restaurant in Jay on Jan. 20. Powell will represent Farmington Emblem Club.

Sylvia Richards gave a report on the November and December craft fairs sponsored by the club.

Shannon Smith told members that there are tickets available for the club’s Valentine dance to be held on Saturday, Feb. 12, at the West Farmington Elks Lodge. The tickets are $25 a couple and include a spaghetti dinner and dance with music by the band, Legends.

Marge Bernier won this month’s mystery gift and Sandy Knight the 50-50 raffle.


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