Chamber session

LIVERMORE – The Jay-Livermore-Livermore Falls Chamber of Commerce will meet Friday, Sept. 9, at the Ted Berry Co., 521 Federal Road.

Participants will gather beginning at 7 a.m. for a continental breakfast and tours of the facility. The meeting will start at 7:30 a.m. The program topic will be “Marketing Your Business” and will include a short presentation by Bruce Adams on “Customers,” a writing by Tim Fulton of Missouri. Matt Timberlake will speak on the company’s successful marketing strategies.

The public is invited. Contact the chamber office at 897-6755 with questions or to RSVP for the meeting.

Special service

FARMINGTON – Henderson Memorial Baptist Church will offer a service of remembrance for the community at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11. Everyone is welcome to attend, remember and pray for peace.

A closing vigil of candlelight and song will help renew the bonds of community. The church hopes that a diverse gathering of people will attend. The church is located on the corner of Main and Academy streets.

Garden club

FARMINGTON – The Mt. Blue Area Garden Club will meet Tuesday, Sept. 13, at the Farmington Municipal Building.

The meeting will begin at 12:30 p.m. with a social half-hour where light refreshments are provided by the club’s monthly hostess.

Ann Mallett will give a presentation on the “Bug Camp,” and Bob Bull will teach participants about “Ornamental Vegetables.” All meetings are open to the public.

The club will mount an exhibit at Farmington Fair, where packets of free seeds will be given out to those who stop by the table.

Seniors meal

LIVERMORE FALLS – The Livermore Falls-Jay Senior Citizens will kick off its first meeting of the season with a casserole meal at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12, at Murray Hall.

Each member is asked to bring food, either a hot dish, salad, pastry or whatever they choose. The meeting will be the first time to sign up for a meal from SeniorsPlus to be served Monday, Sept. 26.

“It is hoped that we will have a good attendance and look forward to seeing everyone after our summer hiatus,” member Lucile Frechette said.

Coaching session

FARMINGTON – Applicants to the Maine Community Foundation’s new grant initiative in western Maine are invited to attend a coaching session to be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, at the Homestead Bakery Restaurant on Broadway.

The initiative is designed to provide funding and technical assistance to existing and emerging networks serving communities in Franklin and Somerset counties. The Sept. 13 session is voluntary and intended to support applicants finalizing proposals for the grant initiative’s Sept. 15 deadline.

Applicants planning to attend the session are welcome to bring well-developed proposals for input and discussion.

To RSVP or for more information, contact Tanya Swain, regional coordinator, at 779-1938 or e-mail at [email protected]

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