Grange supper

NEW GLOUCESTER – Androscoggin Pomona Grange will meet on Wednesday, March 7, at Sabbathday Lake Grange for a 6:30 p.m. supper. The meeting will start at 7:30. The program, on “Disaster Preparedness,” will feature information, a skit, game, attendance drawing and a 50/50 raffle. All members and guests are invited.

Kiwanis speaker

LEWISTON – Anne Craigs, executive director of the YWCA of Central Maine, will be the featured speaker at the Auburn Lewiston Kiwanis Club weekly luncheon at noon Wednesday, March 7, at the Ramada Inn. For more information on the Kiwanis Club and the speaker, call Craig Phillips at 795-6044, ext. 2.

Grange program

AUBURN – Danville Junction Grange will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 8, at the hall. All members are encouraged to wear green, the zanier the better, for a program titled “March Madness.” Refreshments will be served at the close of the meeting.


WLU meeting

AUBURN – The Woman’s Literary Union will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 8, at the clubhouse, 19 Elm St. “Reading Intros” is the title of the program. Barbara Randall, Dorothy Gatchell and Dorothy Kern will read introductions of various books, with the audience guessing the books and authors. Refreshments will be served and the public is invited.

Seniors to meet

LEWISTON – The Lewiston Senior Citizens will meet at 1 p.m. Monday, March 5, at the Multi-Purpose Center gym, 145 Birch St. Speaker will be Sharon Witham of Legal Services for the Elderly.

The Seniors will host a video on “Dealing with Diabetes” at the Lewiston Senior Activity Room at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 6. Refreshments will be served after the program. Anyone age 50 or over is invited to both programs.

Hummel club

LEWISTON – Nor’easter Maine Chapter, M.I. Hummel Collector’s Club, will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, March 12, at the Multi-Purpose Center, 145 Birch St. Anyone interested in Hummels is welcome, as are new members. For more information, call President Beatrice Hawkins at 933-4564 or Secretary Diane Gatchell at 782-0786.


DAR speaker

LIVERMORE – Mary Dillingham Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 14, at the Carriage House Restaurant, Route 4.

All prospective members are welcome. Regina Ketcheson, marketing director for the Norlands, will be the speaker. Ketcheson is also past president of the Sons of Union Veterans Auxiliary and civilian coordinator for the 3rd Maine Civil War Reenactors.

Any woman over the age of 18 who can prove direct blood lineage to a Revolutionary War patriot or to one who provided aid to the Revolutionary cause is eligible to join the Daughters of the American Revolution. The Mary Dillingham Chapter is the second oldest in the state, being organized in January of 1895.

Bottle drive

LEWISTON – Cub Scouts Pack 116 is holding a bottle drive to the end of April. Those wishing may drop bottles and cans at Rooper’s on Sabattus Street or Main Street. Members are raising money in conjunction with Wal-Mart for the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital.

Tree sales

AUGUSTA – Thursday, March 22, is the deadline for ordering trees and shrubs from the Kennebec County Soil and Water Conservation District. The district offers nearly 100 varieties of hardy plants.

Kennebec will partner with the Somerset County District to provide several pickup locations and times.

Pickup in Augusta and Winslow will be Saturday, April 28. The Somerset office pick-up will also be on Saturday, April 28.

Seeking teams

AUBURN – Literacy Volunteers-Androscoggin is looking for area Scrabble fans to participate in the ninth annual Letters for Literacy Scrabble Fest from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 29, at the Hilton Garden Inn, Riverwatch.

Teams of four players will compete against other teams in three 30-minute rounds, using the regular rules of Scrabble. To participate, teams register as pro, social, teen (ages 13 to 17) or youth (ages 10 to 12), then collect pledges for Literacy Volunteers.

The top fundraisers will choose from an array of prizes. There will be door prizes, refreshments and word games during the breaks.

Those interested should contact Literacy Volunteers for an information packet. Call 753-1772 or e-mail [email protected]

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