Farm bill meeting

FARMINGTON – Franklin County Farm Bureau will hold an informational meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, downstairs at the Farmington Town Office.

The purpose is to learn more about a bill that is being submitted in the legislative session, which could have an impact on horse owners. If the bill becomes law, some stables would be subject to annual licensing and payment of a fee, which would be based on the number of horses owned. Fees collected would be used to help fund the animal welfare program.

All horse owners and anyone with an interest in horses or the welfare program are welcome. For more information, contact Pam Harnden at 645-2568.

Children’s Festival

FARMINGTON – The Franklin County Children’s Task Force is holding its annual Children’s Festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at the University of Maine at Farmington Olsen Student Center.

The Task Force is looking for volunteers to help with setting up, cleaning up and various jobs throughout the day. Anyone interested in volunteering is asked to call Janice at 778-6960 or e-mail [email protected]

There is no charge to attend the event and all children, families and community members are invited for an afternoon of family-oriented fun and entertainment.

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