LEWISTON – Winthrop Grange 209 will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 5, in the downstairs hall.

Mountains trip

LEWISTON – The Senior Meadowview Council is having a trip to the White Mountains and will visit Clark’s Trading Post Wednesday, Aug. 10.

The group will see a live bear act, a Russian family circus, take a train ride, and visit the largest gift shop in New Hampshire and Merlin Mystical Mansion. There will also be time to shop in North Conway.

The bus leaves Meadowview at 7:30 a.m., returning around 7 p.m. The cost is $32 each. For more information please contact Bert At 786-2305


LEWISTON – Mayor Lionel C. Guay Jr., and the Lewiston Youth Advisory Council are reminding residents that July nominations for the Mayor’s Citation of Excellence are due July 8th. The public can submit a one-page nomination of a local middle school or high school student in regards to an action or accomplishment deemed as “extraordinary” or “above and beyond.” The action or accomplishment referred to must have occurred within the last two months, and the nominated youth must live in Lewiston.

Nominations should be sent to Mayor Guay at 27 Pine St., Lewiston, ME 04240, or c/o [email protected]

OES program

WALES – Lakeside Chapter 60, OES, will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 12, at the Grange and Masonic Hall, 322 Centre Road. Star Points will be honored and the Grand Star Points have been invited to be honored guests. Light refreshments will be served after the meeting. Members and visiting members are invited.

The chapter had its official visitation and instruction conducted by Susan A. Gaines, associate grand matron of Maine at a recent meeting. The officers were commended for their work.

At the Grand Chapter Session in May, Lakeside Chapter received two stars and a Shining Star Certificate for the donation of more than $200 to the Eastern Star Training And Religious Learning Awards, a scholarship program for religious education.

Show registration

POLAND – The Poland Spring Preservation Society announces its second annual art show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 23, on the grounds of the Poland Spring Resort on Route 26 in Poland Spring. The alternate bad weather date is Sunday, July 24. In 2004 this competition attracted approximately 75 artists from Maine and even a few from out of state. Sign up soon to reserve a spot. Lunch will be available for purchase, prepared by the Poland Community Church.

For additional information and to obtain registration forms, contact the Poland Spring Preservation Society at 207-998-4142.

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