Travelers meeting

LEWISTON – Members of Twin City Council 160, United Commercial Travelers of America and Canada, will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, at Marco’s Restaurant for a business dinner. All members and guests are welcome.

Grange night

AUBURN – Danville Junction Grange 65 will meet at the hall at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, when Guest Officers Night will be observed. A Thanksgiving program will be presented. Refreshments will be served at the close of the meeting. All members and guests are welcome.

WLU speaker

AUBURN – Anne Stauffer-Behnke will be the speaker at the Woman’s Literary Union meeting at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, as well as at the After Dark Club meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21.

Stauffer-Behnke, a Lewiston resident, taught English in China 18 years ago. She returned this spring for a visit and her talk will cover the changes that have occurred during that time. The meetings are held at the clubhouse, 19 Elm St. Refreshments will be served and all meetings are open to the public.

OES program

AUBURN – Pine Cone Chapter 26, Order of the Eastern Star, will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at the Masonic Hall, 1021 Turner St.

The Star Point stations will be honored. A special program will be presented by Deborah Larson, Grand Adah; Elaine Wardwell, Grand Ruth; Carol Hall Perry, Grand Esther; Flora Stack, Grand Martha; and Nancy Jacobs, Grand Electa.

The meeting will be preceded by a potluck supper at 6:15 p.m. All Eastern Star members are welcome.

Prayer service

LEWISTON – This year marks the third anniversary of the Holy Family Catholic Christian Community Veterans Day Prayer Service. This year’s theme is “Honoring All Who Serve and Have Served.”

The special service will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at Holy Family Church, 607 Sabattus St. The Rev. Ken Dakin will preside.

The public is invited to attend the community celebration. The service will remember and give thanks in song and prayer for all who have served and continue to serve the country.

Helps ALS

NEW GLOUCESTER – AtHome America, for the fourth year, contributed toward the recent ALS Walk 4 Life, a nationwide walk fundraiser designed to heighten the awareness of the nature of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (also referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease) and raise money for research.

Mike Wright, husband of AtHome America co-founder and CEO Becky Wright, was diagnosed with ALS on March 14, 2003. Since then, AtHome America, a direct sellers of home-decorating accents and furnishings, has supported those with ALS by creating Hope 4 Mike, a campaign of Wright family and friends and independent salespeople, also known as HomeStyle specialists.

“We were thrilled to have been able to contribute to a cause that means so much to so many people,” said Rebeca Norton, local HomeStyle Specialist. “We are proud to be a part of the overall efforts in the community to get sponsors and generous donations that has made a huge impact to everyone afflicted with ALS.”

For more information, contact Norton at 926-4735 or http://www.athome.com/beckynorton.


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