AUBURN – Isaiah Minnehan, a sixth-grade student at Fairview School, has been accepted to represent the United States in the People of People Sports Ambassador Program.

He will compete in an international bowling tournament to be hosted in Australia in July 2006. Minnehan will join a group of participants competing in baseball, basketball, volleyball, tennis, soccer, swimming and wrestling.

A fund-raising spaghetti supper to help pay Minnehan’s $4,900 tuition will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at the High Street Congregational Church, 106 Pleasant St. The cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children age 12 and under. The dinner will feature spaghetti, sauce, meatballs, salad, drink and dessert.

The ambassador program is designed to help promote international growth while learning leadership and people skills.

Acceptance is based upon athletes demonstrating sportsmanship, a desire to compete internationally, learn about diverse cultures and venture into the world in the name of peace, friendship and understanding. It was founded by former President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1956.

Those wishing to contribute can contact Minnehan at 34 McKinnon St., Auburn, ME 04210.


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