Dear Sun Spots: Over two weeks ago I replied to the File Busters e-mail address regarding a Sun Spots call for good, new or used books, magazine collections and more for a literacy project in South East Asia. So far, File Busters has not replied to my offer and has not acknowledged it in any way. Can Sun Spots please tell me if this is a legitimate program? Always appreciative of your help. – B.M. Livermore Falls.

Answer:
In checking the e-mail you responded to, Sun Spots believes you used an incorrect e-mail, which is why you’ve received no response. She double-checked with Heather at File Busters who acknowledged she’d not heard from you. Anyone interested in responding to this request for the Lewiston-Auburn Rotary Club’s new literacy project in South East Asia may do so by contacting Heather via e-mail at either of the two following addresses – [email protected], [email protected] Please note the first address has a dash between File and Busters. The second does not, however is a .net address. Heather will not receive your e-mails unless you write to her at the correct address.

Again, the group is looking for good new or used books of all kinds to help with this project. Magazine collections and journals are needed also. They can use books of all types including novels, textbooks, reference materials, trade school books, nursing or other medical field books or materials. Examples of magazines are Smithsonian and Audubon. They have enough National Geographic magazines and encyclopedias at this point. The books will all be used by schools, libraries, teachers and missionaries.

Books may be delivered to Filebusters, Heather Rideout, 95 Lisbon Road, Lisbon, ME 04250, 514-0265 or you can contact Rideout via e-mail at the addresses above. Alternatively, you may also call Gary Kennedy at 582-3339 or write to him via e-mail at [email protected]

Dear Sun Spots: Hopefully the devoted reader looking for Lady Speed stick will get this note. She can go to www.colgate.com, and search under the search icon for the Light Musk scent. In addition, she can always phone the company at 1-800-468-6502, corporate headquarters at 1-212-310-2000 or write to them at Colgate-Palmolive Co., 300 Park Ave., New York, N.Y. 10022. – No Name, No Town.

To the reader seeking information on Jeff Peterson, newscaster: Sun Spots received a tip from another reader who noted Peterson was a sportscaster on WLOB 96.3 FM. Sun Spots had the pleasure of chatting with WLOB station manager J.J. Jeffrey, who says Peterson worked for them around six months this past summer, is now with Channel 13. “He did a fabulous job, and we miss him,” Jeffrey said. “He’s a good, good guy.”

Dear Sun Spots: I have a US Cellular cell phone and occasionally I get calls marked restricted. What does this mean? – Curious in Rumford.

Answer:
Sun Spots checked with others here in the newsroom who have cell phones, and just about all agreed it means the person you’re calling has their number blocked, sort of like caller ID on your regular phone. You might also consider contacting your cell phone carrier to see if they might have another explanation.

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