Volunteer dinner

RUMFORD — The Oxford County Democrats will hold a volunteer recognition dinner on Thursday, Jan. 20, at the Eagles Hall, Oxford Avenue. Snow date is Thursday, Jan. 27.

The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. and will feature a chicken dinner. Volunteers in the 2010 campaign will be the guests of the Oxford County Democrats, and others who would like to attend will be charged $7 a person. To RSVP, contact John Patrick, 364-7666, or Cathy Newell, 875-2116 or [email protected] A count is needed by Tuesday, Jan. 18.

Following the dinner and remarks by Democratic office-holders, election will be held for Oxford County Democratic Committee officers for 2011-2012. Officers to be elected include chair, vice chair, secretary and treasurer. Volunteers will be sought for the Program and Finance Committees.

For more information about the event, visit Oxford County ME Democrats on Facebook, www.oxforddems.org or contact County Chairwoman Cathy Newell.

Potluck supper

WATERFORD — The Wilkins Community House, Waterford Flat, will hold a community potluck supper at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20. All are welcome.

The hosts will be Ginny and Denny Raymond and Meg Wheeler. Those attending are invited to bring a friend and a dish to share.

Suppers start

WEST PARIS — Community potluck suppers are starting again at the First Universalist Church, Main Street, at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21. There is no charge, but bring a dish to share. Those attending do not have to be a member of the church.

Bridge play

WATERFORD — The Waterford Library is sponsoring an informal bridge group that meets the fourth Monday of the month at the library. The next meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24.

No partner is necessary, and players with a basic knowledge of bridge are welcome. The goal is to have fun and learn from each other. For more information, call 583-2729.

Making puppets

NORWAY — The Norway Memorial Library will hold a puppet-making workshop from 3:15 to 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25. Participants will make two types of puppets, one sock and one paper bag. Children should bring a sock.

Following the puppet-making they will act out a short skit using the new props. Parents are invited to attend at 4:30 to watch the performance.

For more information or to register, call the library at 743-5309, ext. 4.

Bridge winners

OXFORD — Oxford Hills Duplicate Bridge Club met Jan. 14 in the recreation building, King Street. A six-table Howell movement was played.

Flight A winners were Pete Cummings and Dick Allen; second, Marta Clements and Nancy Farmer, who also were first in flight B; third, Diane and Jim Fallon, who also were second in flight B and first in flight C; third, flight B, Milt McKeen and Jim Krainin, who also were second in flight C; third, flight C, Carol Curran and Barbara Vanderzanden.

There will be another game at 9:15 a.m. Friday, Jan. 21, same place, and all bridge players are invited A partner is guaranteed. For information, call Les Buzzell at 783-4153, 754-9153 or e-mail [email protected]

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