LITCHFIELD – A lecture and slide show based on the 1849 journal of Litchfield brothers, Hiram C. and Oliver Shorey, and sponsored by the Litchfield Historical Society, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 22, at the Litchfield Sportsmen’s Clubhouse on the Hallowell Road. The public is invited and refreshments will be served.

Talent needed

POLAND – The Poland Regional High School Speech and Debate Team is hosting a talent show and they want residents to “strut your stuff.”

The talent show will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, in the school’s Dr. Robert Wall Theatre, 1457 Main St. All types of talents are encouraged.

The outstanding talent of the evening will win $100 and there is the chance to win other prizes. To sign up an act, contact D’Arcy Robinson at 998-5400, ext. 218, with the following information: type of act, length, equipment needs by May 23.

Admission to the talent show is $5 a person. This activity is a fund-raiser for the Speech and Debate Team to help fund their trip to national competitions.

Housing program

LEWISTON – Lewiston Housing Authority’s Asset Building Community Program will present “Filling in the Pieces,” from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 26, at the B St. Community Center, corner of Bates and Birch streets.

It is an information session for learning about Section 8 home ownership program, buying or building a home, family self-sufficiency program, family development accounts and Roger Berube scholarship information.

RSVP to Reta Herrick at 783-8539 ([email protected]) or Dave Projansky at 783-1423 ([email protected]). Refreshments will be served.

Parents group

LEWISTON – The Parent Advisory Group for Child Development Services, Androscoggin County, will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 26, in the Advocates for Children office, located on the second floor of the B Street Community Center, Birch Street.

The group’s primary purpose is to determine what has been successful for parents in working with CDS and what concerns them. Other topics will be getting a child ready for entering school and general information on disabilities.

Childcare can be provided upon request. Those interested should RSVP to 784-1645 or [email protected]

Club to meet

AUBURN – The Androscoggin Square and Compass Club met recently at the American Legion Hall for the annual meeting following a social hour and dinner.

Reports were given by treasurer George Austin; secretary Ken Richardson; nominating committee, Ray Marshall; auditing committee, Don Fyfe.

Marshall introduced the new officers for 2005-2006: president, Melville Jones; vice president, Lenney Perkins; second vice president, Bob Hiltz; secretary, Ken Richardson; treasurer, George Austin; and directors, Jim Greenwood, Don Fyfe, Reginald Littlefield, Ray Marshall and Andy Bradeen.

Outgoing president George McGilvery spoke. The next meeting will be held Thursday, May 26, at the American Legion with dinner and entertainment.

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