Phoenix Academy fundraiser
Phoenix Academy of Martial Arts teams up with the YWCA of Lewiston to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness month with a fundraising event on Oct. 5, beginning at 1 p.m. at the YWCA in Lewiston to benefit an Auburn mother who is fighting Breast Cancer!
There will be demonstrations , raffles, face painting and more. Sosai Donna Harris will try to beat her own personal speed breakin record by breaking  boards in under one minute.
Apple Fest 5K run/job/walk
MONMOUTH — The fifth-annual Apple Fest 5K run/jog/walk will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28. Around 250 participants are expected for the race, which begins and ends at historical Cumston Hall in Monmouth.
The race is sponsored by Friends of Cumston Hall, a group dedicated to the preservation and restoration of the town’s centerpiece building. While the town funds electricity and water to the building, the group’s fundraising addresses many other needs.
It is a professionally timed event. T-shirts and swag bags are given to the runners in exchange for their $18 entry fee. There are a number of other events happening in the museum area that day as well, including vendors, tours and food.
Men’s hockey registrations
The L/A Senior Adult Hockey League, played in Auburn, is beginning its 20th season and will be hosting final registrations on Friday Sept. 20 and Sunday, Sept. 22. (final registration before drafting of teams) from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Pond House near Ingersoll Ice Arena in Auburn.
Registration fee is $370.00 per player. The registration is for all returning players as well as new players wanting to enter the league. All new players will have their names placed on the draft list. The player draft will be held on a later date. The number new players entering the league will be based on of openings.
Must be 25 years of age and older. Some caliber restrictions may apply.
Tennis fundraiser
LEWISTON — The widely used tennis courts next to Lewiston High School have been renovated as part of the Franklin Pasture Sports Complex Project and are being touted for their new “look.”  The City of Lewiston and Lewiston School Department brought renovations to fruition.
Champions of the complex project note that the complex will put Lewiston “on the map” for championship level facilities and competitions, providing growing opportunities for Lewiston’s children. The complex will be an investment with far-reaching impact to vast recreation and school activities, as well as the City of Lewiston as a whole. The Franklin Pasture Complex fundraising campaign goal is $5 million. The value of the tennis court renovations is $105,840.
Anita Murphy, Lewiston Recreation’s  Director of Youth & Adult Tennis, is currently seeking participants for a Franklin Pasture Tennis Fundraiser that will be held on Saturday & Sunday, Oct.12 and 13, beginning at 8 a.m.  The fundraiser will take place at the new tennis courts, and the fee to participate is $10 per person.
For the October fundraiser, USTA rules will apply.  Play will include 10- minute warm-ups and serves two out of three sets, with a 12-point tie-breaker at six-all.  All proceeds will benefit further tennis court renovations, namely the restrooms, wind screens, and the bleachers.  Divisions will be doubles, women’s, men’s, and mixed.
Interested players may register at the Lewiston Recreation Department, 65 Central Avenue,  Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.  Inquiries may be directed there at 513-3005; TTY/TDD 513-3007 or to the Rec’s Director of Adult & Youth Tennis Anita Murphy at 783-3250.
For additional information about the Franklin Pasture Complex Project ( and donations, individuals may contact Lewiston High School Athletic Director Jason Fuller at 795-4190, X2211 or via  Donations may be forwarded to Lewiston Finance Director Heather Hunter at Lewiston City Hall, 27 Pine Street, Lewiston.

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