LEWISTON – Members of the Lewiston-Auburn Rotary Club will meet at noon Thursday, March 22, at the Ramada Inn to hear a presentation by Luke Muzzy, senior land asset manager for Plum Creek Timber Co. Muzzy will speak about Plum Creek’s plan for its land in the Moosehead Lake region.

Muzzy is a sixth-generation resident of Greenville where he lives with his wife and children. He previously owned and operated Century 21 Muzzy Real Estate in Greenville before joining Plum Creek in 2005 as the company’s senior land asset manager in Maine.

He will provide a brief overview of Plum Creek’s plan, including detailed information about the Moosehead Lake Region.

Anyone wishing to hear the speaker or to learn more about Rotary is welcome to attend. Weekly buffet luncheons are $8 a person. Access the club’s Web site at www.lewistonauburnrotary.org for more information and to learn about future speakers.

Library speaker

MONMOUTH – Cumston Public Library will host local author John Neff at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, on the library’s lower level. Neff will present slides and stories, and discuss his book, “Katahdin: An Historic Journey.”

The book examines many aspects of the mountain, including its early exploration, the findings of colonial surveyors and use by lumbering and sporting camps. Neff is a past president of the Maine Appalachian Trail Club and a founding member and first president of the Friends of Baxter State Park.

OES to install

LISBON FALLS – Pioneer Chapter 11, Order of the Eastern Star, will hold installation of officers at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 22, at the Lisbon Falls Masonic Hall, Route 196. Past Matron Betty Perkins and Worthy Grand Patron Newell Farrington will be the installing officers.

First-time Worthy Matron Jennifer Hogan and Worthy Patron Toby Williams will be installed. Refreshments will be served following the meeting. It is a public installation; anyone interested in learning more about Eastern Star is welcome.

Open installation

MECHANIC FALLS – Dwinal Chapter 28, Order of the Eastern Star, will hold an open installation of officers at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at the Masonic Hall, 474 South Main St. Judith Callahan will be installed worthy matron and Keith Bennett will be installed worthy patron. The installing matron will be Carolyn Bennett, assisted by Installing Patron Keith Bennett. Refreshments will be served following the meeting.

Planning supper

AUBURN – Andy Valley Council 8742, Knights of Columbus, will sponsor a spaghetti supper to benefit the Harold Alfond Cancer Center at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at Sacred Heart Parish Hall, Western Avenue.

Tickets are $5 if purchased ahead, $6 for adults at the door and $3 for children under 12. The supper is being organized by Tom Cremona, deputy grand knight.

Degree day

NEW GLOUCESTER – Androscoggin Pomona Grange will host a Degree Day at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at Sabbathday Lake Grange. The four degrees will be worked by Past Master Wayne Sherman of Wales Grange and his suite of officers. A paid luncheon will be held between the 2nd and 3rd degrees. Granges having candidates for the degrees are welcome to attend.

Young at Heart

AUBURN – The Young at Heart Fellowship will meet at noon Tuesday, March 27, to attend the Lenten service at the Court Street Baptist Church, 129 Court St. A luncheon at 12:30 p.m. in the church vestry will follow the service. The program will be a fashion show by the Court Street Baptist Church Boutique Ladies. Members are asked to bring an item for the door prize. All senior citizens are invited.

Nominate officers

AUBURN – The Capt Frank W. Hulett Post 1603, VFW, held first nomination of officers for the 2007-08 year on March 14.

Nominated were Carl Douglass, commander; Tom Trottier, senior vice commander; Charles Burns, junior vice commander; Donald Linscott, quartermaster; Nathan Reed, chaplain; William Bradbury, trustee for three years; Web Pierce, trustee for two years; Bee-Jay Bedard, trustee for a year; Judy Moreau, surgeon; and Lucien Champagne, post advocate.

Final nomination with election will be at the Wednesday, April 11, meeting. All members are urged to attend and any veteran who served overseas and received a campaign medal may contact Arthur J. Roy, adjutant and membership chairman, at 784-6883 or [email protected] to receive an application to become a member.

Audubon program

BRUNSWICK – Merrymeeting Audubon will host Sally Butcher, wildlife rehabilitation and author of “Friend Owl,” for a presentation of observations and photographs about her summer spent with a great horned owl as he learned to live in the wild. The event will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, at Curtis Memorial Library’s Morrell Room. It is free and open to the public.


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