LEWISTON – Chapter Martel, Association Canado-Americaine, will meet at 1:15 p.m. Monday, March 14, at the Frye Apartments Hall, 140 Ash St., rear entrance.

The chapter will offer an optional meal at Ramada’s Dudley’s Restaurant at noon to all participating officers, members and their guests prior to the meeting.

Legion agenda

AUBURN – Alden M. Gayton Post 31, American Legion, and Auxiliary, 426 Washington St., will meet at the post home at 7 p.m. Monday, March 14, at the hall.

On the agenda will be finance and membership reports, presentation of an award to a member with 60 years of continuous membership and selection of a nominating committee for the election of 2006 post officers.

All members and eligible veterans are invited to attend. For more information, people should contact Lucien P. Marcoux, adjutant, at 782-9820.

Seat checks

AUBURN – The Child Health Center, in conjunction with the Maine Coalition for SAFE KIDS, the Auburn Police Department and the Androscoggin County United Way, will offer parents, and those who routinely transport children, the opportunity to have a certified child passenger safety technician evaluate the safety of their young passengers from 2 to 6 p.m. Monday, March 14, at the Auburn Police Station.

Technicians will inspect seats and answer questions about child passenger safety.

Anyone with questions should call the Child Health Center at 782-5437 or the Maine Coalition for SAFE KIDS at 1-800-649-1304. Fitting stations are at the Auburn Police Station on the second Monday of the month.


LEWISTON – Lewiston/Auburn Toastmasters Club 1741 will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, at the Bates Mill Complex, first-floor conference room, 35 Canal St.

The speakers will be Teresa Weeks, Alice Flanders and George Greenwood. Table topics for the evening will be led by Bob Sawyer.

Toastmasters welcomes all visitors and they are always looking for new members. For more information, people may contact Augie Schau at 336-3605 or learn more about the Toastmasters International organization online at www.Toastmasters.org.

Seniors dinner

AUBURN – First Auburn Seniors will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 16, and the board of directors will meet at 10 a.m.

Members should take their cups and table utensils for the boiled dinner to be served at noon, after which bingo will be played. The food auction, postponed due to a storm, is scheduled for Wednesday, April 6.

The club meets twice a month, on the first and third Wednesdays at Hasty Community Center, Pettengill Park, and nonresidents are welcome.

Dinner set

AUBURN – The New Auburn Senior Citizens will host a beef stew dinner at noon Wednesday, March 16, at the St. Louis Church basement hall for members only; cost is $3

A meeting was held March 2 with Fern Bussiere, vice president, presiding. March birthdays were noted and small gifts given. Plans have been made to go for a sugaring party at Lake Megantic, Canada, on Thursday, April 7. Cost of $32 must be paid by March 16.

There are still some seats left on the two-day trip to Mohegan and Foxwoods on April 10 and 11. Anyone can go on this trip. Call Jean at 784-5264.

New members welcomed were Pauline Raymond, Laurie Raymond, Pat Rawls and Mary Gould. Pot of gold winners were Mary Lawlor, Fern Simon, Yvette Henault and Ruth Brodeur.

A light lunch was served and bingo followed. Open bingo for seniors 60 and over will be held March 23.

Meeting change

WALES – Because of the storm on March 8, Lakeside Chapter 60, OES, will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, for a potluck supper at the Wales Grange/Masonic Building, 322 Centre Road. The annual meeting and election of officers will follow at 7:30 p.m.

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