Grange supper

WINTHROP – Winthrop Grange 209 will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, for a potluck supper at the Grange Hall on Old Lewiston Road. A business meeting and program will follow at 7:30 p.m.

Fun night set

LEWISTON – La Survivance Franaise will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, at the Multi-Purpose Center. A “Fun Night” will be held. Members are encouraged to dress in any form of Halloween attire. Prizes will be awarded in different categories for those participating. Irene Biron will serve as hostess.

Grange to install

TURNER – Members of Androscoggin Pomona Grange will meet on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at Turner Grange for a 6:30 p.m. supper. The meeting, which will begin at 7:30, will include installation of officers. Present will be Installing Officer Jeanne Burnham, a member of the State Grange Agricultural Committee from Scarborough, and her installing team. An attendance drawing will be held. All members and guests are welcome.

Open house

POLAND SPRING – Poland Spring Academy will hold a fall open house from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9. The public can meet Poland Spring Academy’s staff and students in an afternoon of fun, food and prizes.

There will be guided tours of the school and its 140 acres of woodlands and fields. The school is on the Hope Springs Road.

Hummel Club

AUBURN – Nor’easter Maine Chapter, M.I. Hummel Club, will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, at the home of Arlene Hawkins, 4 Barkley Ave.. Visitors and Hummel-interested people are welcome as are new members. For more information, call President Arlene Hawkins at 782-5503 or Secretary Diane Gatchell at 782-0786.

DAR speaker

AUBURN – Mary Dillingham Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, will meet at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at Rolandeau’s Restaurant. Speaker will be Sen. Lois Snow-Mello. Call Beverly Robbins at 783-6086 for more information.

Database classes

AUBURN – The Auburn Public Library will host two more database classes at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13. The MARVEL database gives users the ability to access thousands of full-text magazine and newspaper articles. A couple of other surprises are in store. Contact Sally at 782-3191 or e-mail [email protected] to reserve a spot.

Cleaning up

AUBURN – The Danville Pine Street Cemetery Association requests that all spring and summer flower arrangements, baskets or anything people do not want to be discarded be removed by Thursday, Oct. 20, prior to fall clean-up.

New teacher

LEWISTON – The Vineyard Christian School announces Kerri Bouchard as the new first grade teacher for the school year.

Bouchard is married to Kris Bouchard and lives in Sabattus. She recently graduated from the University of Southern Maine with a bachelor’s degree in social and behavioral sciences and a minor in educational studies.

Bottle drive

AUBURN – An October bottle drive will be held at the American Legion Post 153, 71 South Main St., New Auburn. Proceeds will help with holiday projects for the veterans and for the community. Members will pick up large bottle donations with advance notice.

For more information, call 782-1118, Estelle Romano at 926-5098 or Millie Douglass at 966-1186.

Shares trip

LISBON FALLS – Zach Tupper of Lisbon thanked members for their support at a recent Lisbon Rotary Club meeting

Tupper went to Europe as part of a youth group from Madawaska participating in World Youth Day. He shared his many learning experiences while attending the conference.

He is a junior at Lisbon High School, taking French IV and participating in numerous school activities.

Bridge tourneys

LEWISTON – The Lewiston-Auburn Duplicate Bridge Club held its quarterly club championship at the Multi-Purpose Center on Sept. 27. Overall winners in Flight A were: first, Larry Fortier and Lucille Theriault; second, Luke Merry and Mary Leahey; third, Leslie Buzzell and Nancy Lindgren; fourth, Ron and Connie Reynolds; fifth, Jeanine Kivus and Martine Begert.

Winners in Flight B were: first, Eileen Potvin and Della Starbird; second, Roger Briggs and Anita Perrier. Winners in Flight C were: first, Eileen Potvin and Della Starbird; second, Lucille Bilodeau and Linda Leotsakos.

A charity game will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, at the center. A partner is guaranteed.

The club also met on Sept. 28 when the quarterly club championship game was held at Schooner Estates in Auburn. Overall winners in Flight A were: David Lock and Martine Begert; tied at second, Jeanine Kivus and Rosemarie Goodwin with Misha Tomic and Mary Leahey; fourth, Nancy Lindgren and Lucille Theriault.

Flight B winners were Roger Briggs and Claire Lyons. A membership game will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at Schooner Estates. For information and/or a partner, call Lucille Theriault at 783-0431.

Concert funds

NEW GLOUCESTER – Gulf Coast disaster relief organizers, in conjunction with the American Red Cross, held a benefit concert recently at Thompson’s Apple Orchard. More than $4,200 was raised for hurricane victims.

The event showcased 12 bands, organized in 12 days. “It just goes to show that when you put the right people in place and the communities come together, you can make things happen and really make a difference,” said Dave Rowe of Dave Rowe Music, who spearheaded the concert.

The two stages included the Dave Rowe Trio, Denny Breau Trio, Half Moon Jug Band, Boreal Tordu, Mountain Avenue, Turkey Hollow, The Douce, Chuck Kruger, Pam Baker, Mom’s Home Cookin’, Jim Gallant and members of the Maine Songwriters’ Association.


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