Seniors meeting

AUBURN – The New Auburn Senior Citizens will meet at noon Tuesday, Feb. 28, rather than Wednesday, March 1, at the St. Louis Church basement. Members should note the change in meeting date.

Camp meal

AUBURN – Modern Woodmen of America Camp 8794 is sponsoring a lunch/dinner for members and families from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, at Sam’s Italian Shoppe, Minot Avenue. A drawing will be held for a family door prize.

Tickets must be purchased at the office, 67 Minot Ave., from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. For details, call 783-8804.

Rotary speaker

LEWISTON – The Lewiston-Auburn Rotary Club will meet at noon Thursday, March 2, at the Ramada Inn. Members will learn about services offered by the Career Center from its manager, Mary Lafontaine. Anyone wishing to attend to hear the speaker or to learn more about Rotary is welcome. The buffet is $8 a person.

Price is Right’

MECHANIC FALLS – Elm Street School’s eighth-grade class will present the eighth annual Price is Right Show on Saturday, March 4, to raise funds for their trip to Boston.

The show will feature Town Manager Dana Lee as Rod Roddy and Peter Ford as Bob Barker. New games have been added this year, food and drink will be available and there will be separate games for children ages 5 to 17.

Doors will open at 5 p.m. and the show will begin at 6. Tickets are $6 in advance and $9 the night of the show and can be purchased at the Mechanic Falls Town Office, 108 Lewiston St., or at Elm Street School, 129 Elm St. For more information contact the school at 345-3381.

Day of Recollection

LEWISTON – Rosary Sodality of St. Patrick’s Church will hold a Day of Recollection at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 5, in the Chapel at 1 Walnut St.

The event will include recitation of the rosary and two video presentations, “Hope in the Lord” and “Devotion of Christ.” Lunch will be served by Pat Berube and her committee followed by benediction.

Scrabble Club

AUBURN – The Scrabble Club meets from 5 to 8 p.m. every second and fourth Sunday at the Auburn Police Department conference room, bottom of Court Street hill.

Anyone interested can improve their game and compete against other enthusiasts in tournament-style play. Players new to tournament Scrabble are welcome. For more information, contact director Sharon Hawkes at 344-0026.


POLAND – Applications are being accepted for the Bruce M. Whittier Memorial Scholarship.

Whittier, a leading citizen of Mechanic Falls and teacher at Poland Community School for many years, was killed in an accident in the fall of 1997 when he stopped to help a motorist in trouble.

Two $1,000 scholarships for further education will be awarded to graduating seniors from Poland Regional High School. Students may apply through their high school guidance department. Applications must be received no later than April 14.

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