Grange meeting

POLAND – Excelsior Grange 5 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at the hall on Harris Hill Road. The program will be provided by the Committee for Women’s Activities under the direction of Sue Verrill. Judging of the congo bars made by women and men will take place, and refreshments will be served following the meeting. All grange members and guests are welcome.

Sodality event

LEWISTON – The Rosary Sodality will hold a Day of Recollection at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 4, at St. Patrick’s Church, with recitation of the Rosary in the chapel.

The Rev. Robert Lariviere will be guest speaker and a lunch will be served. Women of the parish are welcome. Those attending should enter by the parking lot door. For reservations, call Joyce Ouellette or Marie Fabrizio at 784-6350.

Membership drive

AUBURN – The Capt. Frank W. Hulett Post 1603, VFW, 588 Minot Ave., will hold a membership drive from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 4.

Post Commander William Bradbury, a certified national recruiter, will be on hand to greet all veterans wishing to become a member. Veterans who have served overseas in a war or campaign and have received a campaign medal are eligible.

For more information, call Bradbury at 786-3732 or Arthur J. Roy at 784-6883 or e-mail [email protected]

Fellowship to meet

LISBON FALLS – The Lisbon Area Widows Fellowship will meet Monday, March 5, at the Lisbon United Methodist Church, School Street. The gathering will at 11:10 a.m. for fellowship, followed at noon with a potluck lunch. All interested widows in the area are invited.

Art club speaker

AUBURN – The Auburn Art Club will meet at 2 p.m. Monday, March 5, at the High Street Congregational Church when the guest will be Ian Brodie Ormon.

Ormon is a retired educator, who taught art in the Auburn school system for 37 years. He is the author of a recently published book, “Just Leave Me in the Privy.”

Chairwoman Jeane Hathorn will be assisted by hostesses Elizabeth Bell and Bonita Flynn.

Fortier Chapter

LEWISTON – The Dr. Paul Fortier Chapter 52, Association Canado-Americaine, will gather at 7 p.m. Monday, March 5, in the Senior Citizens Room of the Multi-Purpose Center.

On the agenda will be a report about the Franco-American house party that several members attended earlier this month at the Lewiston Public Library’s cultural center. Following the meeting, members will have refreshments.

More information is available by contacting chapter President Jeanne Poulin at 783-0635.

Rebekah supper

AUBURN – Liberty Rebekah Lodge 94 will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, March 5, in the Odd Fellows and Rebekahs Home of Maine Activities Room, 85 Caron Lane. A potluck supper will be held. Helen Boisvert of Baileyville, vice president of the Rebekah Assembly, will make her official visit.

A special tableau depicting the theme and projects of the assembly president, created by the joint effort of Lucy Cowles and Esther Tucker, will be presented during the meeting, which will begin at 7 p.m. Margaret Sjostrom will sing the president’s song and hymns.

A silver collection will take place to support the president’s project for the Odd Fellows and Rebekahs Home. Noble Grand Doreen Locke has requested all to dress in pastel colors, if possible, to depict the colors chosen by the assembly president. All Rebekahs are invited.

La Survivance

LEWISTON – La Survivance Franaise will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, in the Senior Citizens Room at the Multi-Purpose Center.

Rita Dubé, executive director of the Franco-American Heritage Center at St. Mary’s, will talk about the upcoming events being held in conjunction with “La Semaine de la Francophonie.” In addition, Lewiston High School students of Anne Moreau Burg’s French 4 class will present a French skit.

Anna Faucher will serve as hostess. All members are invited.

Cancer program

LEWISTON – The Central Maine Comprehensive Cancer Center and the American Cancer Society will present “Managing Cancer-Related Fatigue” at a program on Tuesday, March 6.

The session will concentrate on the health challenges to wellness and quality of life imposed by cancer-related fatigue. An overview of fatigue and management techniques to reduce it will be presented to empower participants and help them begin building a repertoire of self-care techniques.

The program will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in Conference Room I, located on the lower level of the 12 High Street Medical Office Building. The program is free, but preregistration is required. For more information or to register, call Julie Rioux at 795-7511.

Writing class

LEWISTON – Lewiston Adult Education will host “Business Writing in the Age of Technology” from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, at Lewiston High School.

The class is designed for employees who depend upon written communications as the basis for business decisions. Facilitator will be Christina Sachs, a local writer, artist and business consultant. She will share strategies for making the written work more effective and leave customers with the right impression.

For more information or to register, call Lewiston Adult Education at 795-4141. Online registration is available at

Hockey game

LEWISTON – Modern Woodmen of America Camp 12907 will sponsor a Maineiacs hockey game for all Modern Woodmen members and guests. The Maineiacs will host St. John’s Fog Devils at 7 p.m. Friday, March 9, at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee, Birch Street.

There will be give-aways throughout the game. The cost to attend is $6 for members and $8 for guests. Tickets are limited and are on a first-come, first-served basis and need to be purchased at the Modern Woodmen of America district office at 184 Webster St. For more information, call 782-1833.

Bridge winners

LEWISTON – The Lewiston-Auburn Social Bridge Club winners at the Multi-Purpose Center on Feb. 26 were: first, Jan Arey and Linda Leotsakos; second, Les Buzzell and Paul Sherman; third/first in B, Roger Briggs and Charles Bartlett; fourth, Dick Allen and Pete Cummings; second in B, Cynthia Bonsey and Sue Kaluzynski.

Games are played at 9 a.m. Mondays and a partner is guaranteed. Call Rosemarie Goodwin at 783-1734 for information about all duplicate bridge games.

Registrations for the advanced beginners bridge class are being accepted at Lewiston Adult Education, 795-4141. Class will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. starting Monday, March 19, taught by Les Buzzell.

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