Kids and divorce

LEWISTON — Advocates for Children will offer “Kids First – Parenting Through Separation and Divorce” from 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Jan. 9 and Feb 13. The program is for parents who are in the process of separation or divorce, who wish
to lessen the negative impact experienced by their children.

The fee for the program is $60 and
limited scholarships are available. To register or for more information, call 783-3990 or e-mail [email protected]

Society meeting

BOWDOIN — The Bowdoin Historical Society will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday,
Jan. 3, at the FHC Building. Reuben Wheeler of the Bowdoin
Historic Preservation Committee will be the speaker. Society
members are requested to bring an item for the refreshment table. The
public is welcome as are those desiring to become members. 

Leadership series

LEWISTON — The Maine Women’s Fund will host the Women’s
Leadership Series: The Difference Found in Women’s Leadership, from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday,
Jan. 5, at the YWCA, 130 East Ave.

There is much research that invites businesses to acknowledge and
optimize gender differences as a means to improve business performance.
Yet there continues to be the practice of neutralizing gender,
reinforcing the belief that leadership has nothing to do with gender.
The group will discuss the difference found in women’s leadership.

event is free and open to the public. For more information, e-mail [email protected] or call 774-5513. 

Derby fundraiser

SABATTUS — The first annual Fish for a Cure pike derby will take place on Saturday, Jan. 16, at the
Sabattus Lake Town Launch. All proceeds from the event will be donated
to the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
in Brunswick. For more information or to register for the event, contact
Jay Davis at 252-0196, e-mail 
[email protected] or visit

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