George Mathews, left, of the Lewiston Auburn Optimist Club, is pictured presenting guest speaker Josh MacDonald, manager of the new Auburn Ice Arena, with a framed copy of the Optimist Creed. MacDonald updated the club on construction progress and benefits of the new arena. Plans are to open one ice sheet in November, with the second to follow shortly after. For more information on the new facility, contact MacDonald at [email protected] For information on the Optimist Club, visit

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