JAY – The Jay-Livermore Falls July 4 parade will be held on Sunday, July 3, with a line-up starting at 3 p.m. followed by the parade at 5. Everyone is welcome to take part, but individuals and groups who want to participate are asked to notify Andre Ouellette at 897-3673 or Bernard Gray at 897-3988 for information about where to line up.

Dads breakfast

FARMINGTON – Farmington Emblem Club 460 will hold a Father’s Day breakfast from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Sunday, June 19, at the Farmington Elks Lodge. Dads eat free; $5 adults, $3.50 for children under 12.

Supper set

INDUSTRY – A baked bean supper with casseroles will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at Industry Town Hall. Casseroles will include lobster, shepherd’s pie and Italian meatloaf, homemade brown bread, biscuits and strawberry shortcake with ice cream. Donations are $5 a person, $2.50 for children under age 12. The meal is sponsored by Clearwater Ministries. For more information, call 779-1108.

Church guests

NEW VINEYARD – The Mtn. View Bible Church will host William and Ann Freiheit from Waco, Texas, as he presents his ministry at 6 p.m. prior to the evening service on Sunday, June 26. The church’s first ice cream social will be held at 5 p.m.

Freiheit was a former pastor for the church in the 1970s. All are invited.

DAR event

FARMINGTON – Fifty-year members Barbara Yeaton and Joy Gilbank will be honored, when the Colonial Daughters Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, meet at the Granary at noon Tuesday, June 28.

A noon luncheon will be served, followed by an installation of new officers by Ann Thomas, honorary state regent and state finance officer. She will then speak on “American Women Patriots” who served in the Revolution. Members will dress in the traditional hats and gloves worn by DAR members of past years.

State meeting

FARMINGTON – The Department of Maine Auxiliary, VWWI, annual meeting was hosted by Edward-Philbrick Auxiliary 2689 at President Ernestine Dupont’s home.

Dept. President Barbara Titcomb presided at the 48th meeting, Auxiliary 2333 was represented by Past Regional President Elser Seeger with her husband as a guest.

Committee reports covered the many hours and miles of traveling to visit ill, shut-ins and volunteering. The year’s largest project was to have a stone marker for the VWWI and Auxiliary placed near the chapel along the Memorial Walk in the older section of the Veterans Cemetery in Augusta.

On Memorial Day, a wreath-laying ceremony was held at the World War I Arch on Upper Main Street. The American Legion color guards and men from different branches of the service were present. “The Star Spangled Banner” was sung by Auxiliary VWWI member Pam Poisson.

People eligible to join the organization are females, direct descendants of a World War I soldier.

The next meeting of Auxiliary 2689 will be held June 27 with the place and time to be decided.


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