Dear Sun Spots: Several months ago, a lady requested the loan of a Singer sewing machine buttonhole maker for a project she was working on. At one time, I owned a Singer sewing machine and in the process of cleaning out a room in my cellar I found the buttonholer (model No. 489500 or No. 489510) that came with that machine. The case is deep pink/salmon in color. My Singer machine was purchased in about 1968 and since has been replaced with a newer model. If this buttonholer would fit her machine I would gladly give it to her. She can contact me at 755-9453.

Secondly, I also need donated yarn for my Knittin’ for Kids project – hats and mittens donated to local school(s) for next fall. Any clean, worsted weight, acrylic yarn would work well. I also need 2-ply acrylic, coned yarn for standard gauge knitting machines as one of the volunteers provides mittens and hats made on a knitting machine. I also need donated yarn in baby colors, both worsted weight and 2-ply weight for a knitting machine for an afghan project for newly baptized infants at my church (Holy Cross). I can be reached at the number above. Please leave a message if I am not at home. I will get back to you as soon as possible.

In addition, I’d love to hear from anyone wanting to volunteer for the Knittin’ for Kids project. In the past, our mittens, hats and scarves were donated to one school. Next year I would like to have enough for at least one more school.


Looking forward to hearing from any willing knitters out there. Let’s keep these kids in stitches. – Amy Guimond, Lewiston.

Dear Sun Spots: We have a kerosene heater which we’d bring to Pontbriands Hardware in New Auburn for service. Now we need to find the name of someone that has that service. Thanks for any help. – Mark Pendleton, Auburn.


Dear Sun Spots: I am the Edward Little High School Alumni Association secretary and am in search of any and all information on the upcoming class reunions for 2007. If anyone has information on the reunions for 2007, please forward the information on to me.

Many classmates contact me from out of state, asking where and when and whom to contact so they can make plans to join their classmates on these occasions. Please contact me at 224-7348 so I can ensure we’ve got up to date information to provide to them. Thank you classmates, column readers and Sun Spots for your great service to the citizens in your area. – Diane Y. Freve, ELHS Alumni Secretary, No Town.


Dear Sun Spots: I am looking for a facility to start up an epilepsy support group in my community of Lewiston. If you know or could provide me with a place please give me a call. I can be reached at 784-6187. – Deb, No Town.

Answer:
You and other families interested in learning more about this might also consider contacting:

The Epilepsy Resource Center, 930 Congress St., Portland, ME 04102, 1-800-660-7832. They offer literature, videotapes and books regarding all aspects of epilepsy. They also have a support group in Portland that meets every other month.

Also contact the Epilepsy Foundation, 8301 Professional Place Landover, MD, 20785-7223, 800-332-1000, www.epilepsyfoundation.org, for more information.

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