PHILLIPS – The Phillips Men’s Club will meet for a 6:15 p.m. supper Thursday, May 5, at the Community Building. Team 2, with Captain Wayne Knapp and members Jim Carroll, Ray Ellis, Corey Dill and Earl Berry, will serve.

Relay auction

STRONG – The Relay For Life team, Colby’s Angels, will sponsor a benefit auction and supper starting at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at the Foster Memorial Building. For more information or to donate, call Colleen Bate at 684-2340.

Elderly abuse

FARMINGTON – Franklin Memorial Hospital is hosting a free seminar on “Elder Abuse: Everyone’s Business” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, at the Ben Franklin Center.

Elder abuse refers to any knowing, intentional or negligent act by a caregiver or any other person that causes harm or serious risk of harm to a vulnerable adult. Maine Attorney General G. Steven Rowe will speak on the problem of elder abuse in Maine.

The seminar is co-sponsored by Franklin Memorial Hospital and Sandy River Center for Healthcare and Rehabilitation. To register, call 778-6591 or 779-2719.

Forum speaker

WILTON – A Wilton Community Forum Breakfast will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 11, at the First Congregational Church, 386 Main St.

Katie Marble of the Healthy Community Coalition will be the featured speaker. She will report on a study of domestic violence in Franklin County, with particular attention to Wilton. The study was based on interviews with local women. She will discuss how these women were served by local authorities and agencies, and what might be done to prevent domestic violence and improve responses to women in need of help and protection.

The forum series is open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 a.m. The speaker will begin at 7 a.m. A breakfast buffet is provided. Admission is free.

River talk

LIVERMORE FALLS – Patrick K. McGowan, commissioner of the Maine Department of Conservation, will speak at the monthly meeting of the Androscoggin Regional River Partnership at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, in the downstairs meeting room of Treat Memorial Library. The public is welcome.

McGowan will speak on the importance of river corridor protection to the conservation efforts begin undertaken by the Baldacci administration. Joining McGowan will be Bud Newell from the Bureau of Parks and Lands. Newel administers the bureau’s Regional Trails Grant program.

The partnership seeks to protect and restore the Androscoggin while educating people about the river and promoting its use.

Job search fair

RANGELEY – Rangeley Adult Education and Wilton Career Center will offer a Job Search Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, May 12, at the Rangeley Town Office Conference Room. All businesses are welcome to interview prospective employees. Call to reserve a table. For more information, call the Adult Education Office at 864-3311, ext. 114.


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