Trip is canceled

 RUMFORD — The Senior Citizens’ whale watching trip to Rye, N.H., scheduled for Aug. 19, has been canceled.

 Church school

RUMFORD — The Rumford Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School for ages 4 to 12 from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday, Aug. 3 to 14. The theme is “Our Awesome God.” There will be songs, stories, games and crafts. For more information or to arrange transportation, call Clemma Nichols at 364-8622.

Class to meet

 MEXICO — The Mexico High School Class of 1953 will meet at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, for lunch at the River Valley Grill, For more information, call Calvin at 364-8333.

Seniors picnic

BETHEL — The Bethel Senior Citizens will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12, at Stony Brook Campground, Hanover, for a picnic. Members should bring salad or dessert.

Class lunch

RUMFORD — The Stephens High School Class of 1963 will meet for lunch at noon Wednesday, Aug. 19, at Dick’s. For more information, call Denise at 562-7154 or Bert at 562-4610.

 Bridge results

RUMFORD — The Rumford Bridge Club met July 27 with the following results: tied for first, Bob and Theresa Soucy and Ellen and Hal Cleaves; tied for third, fourth, Clara Roy and Paula Humbert and Jessie Shea and Anna Cormier. Anyone interested in playing duplicate bridge may join the group at 1 p.m. Mondays at the Senior Center.


PARIS — The Oxford County Education Association-Retired has awarded four $500 scholarships to area students for the 2009-2010 year. The recipients are Kyle J. Rines of Hartford, graduate of Buckfield Junior-Senior High School; Joshua J. Desrosier of Hebron, graduate of Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School; Alyssa M. Stevens of Bethel, graduate of Telstar High School; and Michael Hanson of Rumford, graduate of Mountain Valley High School.  

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