AUBURN – Robin Dow Senior Citizens will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 22, at the Alden M. Gayton Post 31, American Legion, 426 Washington St. Bingo will be played after the meeting and a bag lunch. There will be a raffle table.

When the group met March 8 under the direction of President Merry Strout, there were 56 members present. Those having birthdays for March were recognized. Trip Chairwoman Evelyn Sawin announced she had canceled the trip to Bangor on April 7 due to lack of participation. Dates were set for the Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners.

Attendance prize winners were Alwin Strout and Audrey Fleming; pot of gold winners were Thelma Scanlon, Lucien Marcoux and Pearl Sirois.

OES to install

AUBURN – A new slate of officers for Pine Cone Chapter 26, Order of the Eastern Star, will be installed at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 24, at the Masonic Hall, 1021 Turner St.

Kathy Williamson will be installed worthy matron and Roland Martin, worthy patron. Barbara Inglis, past grand matron, will be installing matron, assisted by James Perkins, past patron, as installing patron.

Other installing officers will be Pauline Cloudman, marshal; Corley Anne Byras, grand secretary, chaplain; Beulah Dunton, organist; and Maxine Perkins, Star Point Ceremony. Al and Lu Farrington will sing.

Refreshments will be served in the dinning hall after the installation. All Eastern Star members, Masons and friends are welcome.

Screenings set

LEWISTON – Prevention and Wellness at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center is sponsoring a Take Charge! Cardiovascular Health Risk Screening from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 25, at the Lepage Large Conference Room, 99 Campus Ave.

Take Charge! tests cholesterol, pulmonary measurement (lungs), blood pressure, sleep habits, body mass index, smoking impact and physical activity level. Participants receive a full report on the results of the tests and recommendations on ways to improve their health, all at a cost of $25.

To register, call the Prevention and Wellness office at 777-8898 between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Grange speaker

AUBURN – Danville Junction Grange will meet on Thursday, March 23, at the grange hall. The program, which will begin at 7 p.m., will feature Tahlia Hope, executive director of Literacy Volunteers. Refreshments will be served at the close of the business meeting. Women should bring date squares for the Committee on Women’s Activities baking contest. All members and guests are welcome.

Nursing course

LEWISTON – The Central Maine Medical Center School of Nursing will offer a 10-week medical terminology course beginning May 2.

The classes will meet at the CMMC School of Nursing, 70 Middle St., from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. The non-credit course will be taught by Peggy Young, RN. A fee, which includes the cost of the textbook, will be charged.

For more information or to register, call the school at 795-2858 or e-mail [email protected]

Easter dinner

LEWISTON – Hope Haven Gospel Mission will provide a free Easter dinner from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, April 16, at 209 Lincoln St. All in need are welcome. Shut-ins who need delivery should call 783-6086.

Bridge play

NEW GLOUCESTER – The New Gloucester Bridge Club met March 19 at the Masonic Building where a four-table Howell movement was played.

Finishing first in Flight A were Carlene and Bill Hewett; second, Luke Merry and Les Buzzell; third, Phyllis Healy and George Bernstein.

Finishing first in Flight B were Marta Clements and Janice Wolfe; second, Linda Leotsakos and Audrey Burns.

Another game will be played Sunday, March 26. All bridge players are welcome, and a partner is guaranteed. For information, call Les Buzzell at 783-4153.


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