LISBON – Coombs Mountfort Post, American Legion, 158 and Unit will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday May 24, at the post home, Webster Street.

Flagging graves

AUBURN – The Captain Frank W. Hulett, Post 1603, Veterans of Foreign Wars, will hold its annual flagging of the graves on Saturday, May 28. Members and those interested in being sure all veterans have an American flag on their grave are asked to meet at the VFW Post Home, 588 Minot Ave., at 7:30 a.m. when cemetery assignments will be given.

The following cemeteries are to be flagged: Penley, Wagg, Libby, Plummer District, Fitz, Leighton, Pine Stump, Mountain View, Merrow, Evergreen and Perkins Ridge. The North Auburn cemetery has already been flagged by a post member.

Poppy sales

AUBURN – Members of Auburn Post 1603, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and Auxiliary will distribute Buddy Poppies at the Auburn Wal-Mart from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 28 and 29.

Post Commander Thomas Trottier said VFW bylaws require that the proceeds from distribution of Buddy Poppies must be used to benefit disabled and needy veterans and the widows and orphans of deceased veterans right here in the community.

The local post has been holding Buddy Poppy sales each year on Memorial Day weekend.

Drama camp

HEBRON – The Hebron Community Baptist Church will host a Vacation Bible School Drama Camp for children from kindergarten through sixth grade the week of June 27 through July 1.

There will be a focus on Bible times with the creation of a typical home and crafts related to the life in the Holy Land. There will be music for all ages; for the younger children study based on the Creation and for the older grades, a play about Jacob and Esau.

Each session will be held from 9 to 11:45 a.m. and will include games and a snack as well as Bible and craft classes. On Friday evening, July 1, there will be a supper and presentation based on the camp activities. For information about registering, call Pastor Meredith Dalessandro at 966-2694 or 897-3373.

Rotary speaker

AUBURN – Peter Van Oosten of Androscoggin Habitat for Humanity spoke to members of the Auburn-Lewiston Rotary Breakfast Club about the work of Habitat for Humanity in the Twin Cities.

The group has completed 12 homes, working with area residents who would otherwise have difficulty obtaining financing. In addition, it supports the work of Habitat for Humanity International. The Auburn-Lewiston Rotary Breakfast Club has contributed $1,500 to help with Habitat’s efforts.

For more information about the club or its work in the community, contact President Sherwood Moody at 786-5700.

Rabies clinic

BRUNSWICK – A rabies clinic will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at the Coastal Humane Society, 30 Range Road. Rabies vaccinations for dogs, cats and ferrets will be $10 (bring previous certificate if possible). Microchipping will be $25 and ear cleaning and nail trimming, $5.

The shelter will celebrate Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month. There will be cats and kittens available for adoption and staff will answer questions. Call 725-5051 for more information.


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