Dear Sun Spots: I was wondering if any of your readers know how to contact the prior owners of Classy Lady Boutique. They were a classy operation in our fine city and I wanted to see if they were making any plans to open again when operating budgets were more in line. Thank you. – Patrick Meservier, No Town.

Answer: The Classy Lady Boutique, a nonprofit clothing boutique for women in need of professional, affordable clothes, was started by a group of volunteers from the Maine Women’s Network. Sun Spots corresponded with Jennifer Hogan, the network’s Androscoggin County chapter chairwoman, who said the boutique closed in January 2008. She said they were proud to have been able to help many women through their mentoring program and clothing store for the three years they were open. She noted that the store has no plans to reopen because they found that there were many area businesses that could offer the services Classy Lady provided.

Dear Sun Spots: In response to my request for the little Salesian books, it was great! Enough have been received and now they can be shared with my son in Iraq, who is also an artist, and many others. With a grateful and appreciative heart I say thank you to all of you! I use them by painting the pictures on Christmas balls. – Mrs. Bunny Pache, Mexico.

Dear Sun Spots: I have an office desk I’m willing to donate to a community organization, free. It has six drawers, two letter size file drawers and four supply drawers. Call 783-3565 for more information. Thank you. – Jeanne, Lewiston.

Dear Sun Spots: You do such a good job. I wonder if someone out there would have the directions for two-needle mittens. I am 84 years old and never learned the four-needle one. I misplaced my directions. I knit for children who need mittens and hats. Thank you very much. – No Name, No Town.

Anyone who might have directions for our reader may send them to Sun Spots.

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