Club supper

PHILLIPS – The Phillips Men’s Club will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 2, at the Community House. Team 1 with Captain Scott Adams will serve. The supper is free to the public.

Breakfast meet

JAY – The Jay-Livermore Falls Chamber of Commerce will host a breakfast meeting on Friday, March 3, at LaFleur’s, Route 4. Networking and a continental breakfast will begin at 7 a.m. The business meeting will start at 7:30 and adjourns at 8:45 a.m.

The Spotlight will feature Turner Publishing Inc. and the Maine State Chamber of Commerce’s One Voice Program.

Speaker will be Bill Becker, president and CEO of the Maine Heritage Policy Center. The center is a research and educational organization with a mission to formulate and promote conservative public policies based on free enterprise; limited, constitutional government; individual freedom; and traditional American values. Becker will speak about the challenges and solutions for a healthier Maine, taxes and the Maine business climate.

The public is invited. For more information or to RSVP, contact Bonnie Perkins at 87-6755 no later than Wednesday, March 1.

Home show

WILTON – The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce’s 12th annual Home and Leisure Show will be held Saturday, March 18, at a new location, the Nichols Expo (formerly GH Bass Building).

Local businesses are welcome to showcase their products and network with competitors and other businesses in the area while meeting new customers as they market and demonstrate their products and services.

Those interested in reserving a booth may call the Chamber at 778-4215.

Free workshops

WILTON – Several sessions will be held at the Wilton Career Center, 865 Route 2. To register for the following free workshops, call 645-5800 or 1-800-982-4311:

Applications/Work History/References from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 10.

Interviewing Skills from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, March 10.

Test of Adult Basic Education from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 9.

Career Decision-making from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday, March 17.

Career Ability Placement survey from 10:30 a.m. to noon Friday, March 17.

Essential of College Planning and Study Skills, offered by Maine Educational Opportunity Center, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 16. Call 1-800-281-3703 to register for that session.

Tree sale

FARMINGTON – Franklin County Soil and Water Conservation District will take orders for trees, shrub and plants until March 1. Late orders March 2 through April 28 will be filled with whatever is left.

Plant pick-up will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, May 5, at the barn behind the district’s office. A free shrub booklet with order form can be picked up at the office or by sending a self-addressed envelope to FCSWCD, 107 Park St., Farmington, ME 04938 or call 778-4279.

Board meeting

FARMINGTON – Franklin County Soil and Water Conservation District will hold its monthly board meeting at 9 a.m. Monday, March 6, at the USDA Service Center conference room, 107 Park St. The meeting is open to the public. Anyone interested in the agenda may pick up a copy at the district office. For more information, call Rosetta Thompson, district manager, at 778-4279.

Blacksmiths meet

WILTON – The Western Maine Blacksmith’s Association will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, at the Wilton Historical Society. A program has been planned. Visitors are welcome. For more information, call Bill Reid at 778-2325.

Forum speaker

WILTON – Forming a business and community group will be the focus of the Wilton Community Forum Breakfast on Wednesday, March 8, at the First Congregational Church. Elaine Miazaga of the Strong Business Alliance will speak at 7 a.m. on how formation of a community group to promote business, cultural and recreational features can help a small town to attract and retain business and welcome the local and traveling public.

Miazaga will remain to speak with persons working on the newly forming Wilton business and community promotional group.

The breakfast, a hot buffet, is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 a.m. For more information, call 645-2535.

Annual dance

JAY – The 15th annual father/daughter dance will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 11, at the Jay High School cafeteria. The dance is sponsored by the Franklin County Children’s Task Force. Tickets are $10 at the door or $9 in advance.

Tickets cover dad and his escort(s).

Women’s club

WILTON – Western Mountain Women’s Connection, the local chapter of Christian Women’s Club, will meet from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, at the Boiler Room Restaurant, Main Street.

The featured guest will be Ann Palmer, who will talk on “Newborns in Need,” a Maine group that helps premature and needy babies.

Irene Loskamp of Bradenton, Fla., will share how the ultimate make-over began in her life when she said, “I do,” more than once. Cost is $12 inclusive. Reservations and cancellations are essential. Free child care is by reservation. Call Linda 645-2412 or e-mail [email protected] for details.

Choir to appear

STRONG – Faith School Choir from Faith School of Theology in Charleston will be at Living Waters Assembly of God at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, March 5. Everyone is welcome.


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