Poppy sale

LEWISTON – The Longley-Dionne Post 9150, VFW, will hold its semiannual poppy sale on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3, 4 and 5, at Shaw’s Lewiston and Marden’s. The Lewiston Elks Lodge 371 will also accept donations to the Maine Elks Association in support of veterans in hospitals.

Fortier Chapter

LEWISTON – The Dr. Paul Fortier Chapter 52, Association Canado-Americaine, will gather at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, in the Multi-Purpose Center Senior Citizens Room.

After the meeting, pianist Roger Bouffard will entertain with a selection of French tunes, followed by a sing-along and refreshments.

More information on the meeting or the Association Canado-Americaine is available by calling the chapter vice president, Gerard Legare, at 783-0606.

Sodality Mass

LEWISTON – Rosary Sodality will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, for a Mass for deceased members at St. Patrick’s Church.

After a short business meeting, a speaker from SeniorsPlus will discuss the new prescription insurance coverage that will go into effect in January 2006.

All parishioners are welcome. Coffee and dessert will be served after the program.


AUBURN – The La Leche League offers breastfeeding information and encouragement to pregnant women, new mothers, and growing families. Services offered include monthly meetings and 24-hour telephone help.

All interested women are invited to attend a meeting at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at 102 Bennett Ave. Babies are welcome. All concerns about breastfeeding are welcome for discussion in addition to the scheduled topic, “Breastfeeding: Great Beginnings,” which will focus on avoiding and overcoming difficulties.

For more information or breastfeeding help, call the La Leche League leader at 782-6645.

MS supper

LEWISTON – The next MS Support Group and Caregivers meetings will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, at the Lepage Conference Center, 99 Campus Ave. In celebration of Caregivers Month, there will be a potluck supper. For more information, contact Kathy Adams-Iler at 783-5807.


TURNER – SAD 52 Adult and Community Education will present “Reflexology for Hands and Feet” from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, at the Adult Learning Center in Turner Center.

Reflexology is a healing art with years of history behind it. Participants will learn how the form of massage makes the entire body feel stress free. Dress comfortably and be willing to work with a partner. Bring water to drink, a pillow, two blankets, one bath-size towel and one small hand towel. For more information, call 225-3478.

Bridge news

NEW GLOUCESTER – The New Gloucester Bridge Club met Oct. 30 at the Masonic Building, intersection of Routes 100 and 231, where a six-table Howell movement was played.

Finishing first in Flight A were Carlene and Bill Hewett; second, Audrey Burns and Linda Leotsakos; third, Sally Johnston and Pat Schlegel.

Finishing first in Flight B and C were Linda Leotsakos and Audrey Burns; second, Pat Schlegel and Sally Johnston.

Another game will be held Sunday, Nov. 6, and a partner is guaranteed. All bridge players are welcome. There will be no game Nov. 13 due to a regional tournament in Portland. For information, call Les Buzzell at 783-4153 or cell 754-9153.

Bridge winners

LEWISTON – The Lewiston-Auburn Social Bridge Club winners at the Multi-Purpose Center on Oct. 31 were: first, Dick Allen and Pete Cummings; second, Eileen Potvin and Della Starbird; third, Ray Sirois and Les Buzzell; fourth, Marta Clements and Nancy Farmer; fifth, Rosemarie Goodwin and Paul Beegel; third in B, Helen Little and Alberta Turner; first in C, Ellie and Lindy Wigton; second in C, Shirley Banks and Anita Perrier.

Games are played at 9 a.m. Mondays, a mini-lesson is given, and a partner is guaranteed. Call Rosemarie at 783-1734 for information about all bridge games.

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