Lodge meeting

WALES – Webster Lodge 164, AF and AM, will hold a special communication at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 1, at the Wales Grange and Masonic Hall, 322 Centre Road. The evening will feature work in the Fellowcraft Degree. A 6:30 p.m. supper will precede the work of the evening. Members and all Master and Fellowcraft Masons are invited.

Seeking volunteers

LEWISTON – The Central Maine Medical Center Volunteer Services Department is seeking volunteers to serve as front desk greeters and valet parking attendants.

CMMC offers valet parking to patients and visitors who cannot walk from the visitor-patient parking lots to the hospital’s main entrance at 60 High St.

“Volunteers are needed on both weekdays and weekends. All valet parking candidates must have a good driving record and be personable with the public,” said CMMC Volunteer Services Directory Susan Bowie. “Volunteers at CMMC contribute to the hospital’s high level of customer service and are an integral part of the healthcare team.”

Anyone interested in volunteering even a few hours as a greeter-valet parking volunteer, or perhaps in another volunteer service capacity, is asked to call Susan Bowie at 795-2472. A CMMC volunteer application can also be found at www.cmmc.org under Volunteer Services.

Pizza party

LITCHFIELD – The local Modern Woodmen of America Youth Service Club will host a pizza party with games from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, at Libbey-Tozier School Gym, 466 Academy Road.

In honor of the fraternal organization’s 125th anniversary, the club’s event is open to all children in the area. In lieu of an admission fee, children are asked to bring a canned food donation.

The Litchfield club is one of nearly 700 clubs Modern Woodmen sponsors across the country to serve members and their families by supporting the character development of young people and by improving communities. Modern Woodmen youth clubs give children the chance to volunteer, gain patriotic pride, learn and have fun.

For more information about the upcoming event, call Elley Merrifield at 737-2612.

College workshops

LEWISTON – Two free “Essentials of College Planning” workshops will be held next week, led by Maine Educational Opportunity Center Adviser Christy Le.

The first will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, at the University of Southern Maine Lewiston-Auburn College, 51 Westminster St. and the second from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, at the Lewiston CareerCenter, 5 Mollison Way.

The center is a federally funded program that helps qualified adults make the transition toward a college education. For more information or to register, call 1-800-281-3703.

Hike and Bike

POWNAL – The 16th annual Hike and Bike, sponsored by MaineShare, will take place on Sunday, Sept. 9, at Bradbury Mountain State Park. Registration will be held between 8 and 10 a.m.

The event will offer three bike rides along country roads, a mountain bike ride along the trails of Bradbury Mountain and guided hikes by local naturalists.

Participants are asked to raise pledges to support the work of MaineShare. The day’s activities will end with a gourmet lunch and live acoustic music. For more information and to register, visit www.maineshare.org or call 207-622-0105.

Bridge results

LEWISTON – The Lewiston-Auburn Bridge Club winners at the Multi-Purpose Center on Feb. 20 were: first, Martine Begert and Jeanine Kivus; second, Roger Briggs and Mike True; third, Nancy Lindgren and Les Buzzell; fourth/first in B, Cynthia Bonsey and Helen Little.

Winners at Schooner Estates in Auburn on Feb. 21 were: first, Dorothy Kelleher and Mike True; second, Martine Begert and David Lock; third/fourth tie, Paul Barber and Luke Merry with Katie Love and Don Smith; first in B, Claire Lyons and Mary Leahy; second in B, Betty and Doug Sise.

Games are played at 9 a.m. Tuesdays and 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays and a partner is guaranteed. Call Rosemarie Goodwin at 783-1734 for information about all duplicate bridge games.

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