New officers

LEWISTON — The L & A Veterans Council has announced new officers as follows: chairman, Raymond Boulet; treasurer, Wini Pelletier; secretary, Sally Wortherspoon; adviser, Bert Dutil.

Anyone who has an old application to have a name added to the stones in Veterans Park should disregard it as the council has new ones. To receive a new application, write to the L & A Veterans Council, PO Box 2316, Lewiston, Me 04241.

The council is working on the 21st stone, but does need more names, Without the 216 names, the council will not be able to unveil that stone on Memorial Day weekend. For more information, call Boulet at 784-0101, Pelletier at 321-4297, Wortherspoon at 577-0269 or Dutil at 786-2305.

Dad/daughter dance

MONMOUTH — The sixth annual Monmouth Father/Daughter Dance for Monmouth girls in grades prekindergarten through grade six will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 5, at Monmouth Middle School Gym

Cost is $15 a couple and $5 per additional daughter. Tickets are available at Cottrell and middle school offices and at the door. Proceeds will  benefit Team Monmouth.

Seniors trips

 LEWISTON — Lewiston Seniors will be going to Merrill Auditorium to see Riverdance at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 12. On Friday, April 8, they will go to the Cumberland Civic Center for “Stars on Ice” at 7 p.m.

A trip to Hollywood Slots in Bangor will be held Wednesday, April 27. On Wednesday, May 25, they will go to Haverhill, Mass., for a dinner/show with the Shaw Brothers.

For more information, contact the seniors office at 784-2926, ext. 207, or visit the office at 145 Birch St.

Seek nominees

AUBURN — Organizers of the Maine McDonald’s® High School Senior All-Star Basketball Games are seeking nominations for the 2011 Maine McDonald’s® Spirit of the Game Award.

Two high school seniors, one from the East division, one from the West, will be honored during Maine McDonald’s High School Senior All-Star Weekend at Husson University in Bangor on March 11 and 12. The nomination deadline is Wednesday, Feb. 16.

Nomination forms can be downloaded or completed electronically at

To request a form in the mail, call Kevin Mitchell at 755,9470, ext .105.

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