Workshop for dads

FARMINGTON — The Franklin County Children’s Task Force will hold a Nurturing Fathers Program at its office, 113 Church St. The workshop will meet from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays, July 5 to Aug. 23.

The program is designed to teach parenting and nurturing skills to fathers, while building relationships and knowledge of child development. The program serves as a support for men and is facilitated by men. There will be free dinner and child care will be provided on site. For more information or to register, contact the Franklin County Children’s Task Force at 778-6960.

Founders Day

SALEM — The Salem Fire Department and the Pine Tree Club will host the annual Founders Day on Saturday, July 10. The groups are looking for donations for the auction. No clothing can be accepted. For more information, call Colleen at 678-2011 or Dory at 678-2091.

Church concert

WILTON — Journey Home will be in concert at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, June 6, at Calvary Hill Baptist Church, Routes 2 and 4. All are welcome to attend.

Extension homemakers

INDUSTRY — The Clearwater Extension Homemakers will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 10, at Shorey Chapel. The planned program is a picnic and election of officers. . Everyone is welcome to attend.

Wellness day

FARMINGTON As part of National Wellness Day, the University of Maine at Farmington Wellness Committee and Aramark recently sponsored a Wellness Day for all employees of UMFApproximately 100 employees participated in the day’s events.

Activities included games, a book give-a-way table, informational material and booths, raffle drawings and free services by local service providers, including foot massages, manicures and chair massages. Aramark, the campus dining service provided a luncheon buffet. Music was provided throughout the event by Scott Ladd.

The primary purpose of the UMF Wellness Committee is to provide advocacy, leadership and support for work site health improvement through activities including continuing education, exercise classes, resource development, ergonomic and work site visits, stress management and networking for all UMF employees and retirees.


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