DEAR SUN SPOTS: I have some foreign coins and paper money that I’m wondering if anyone would like. My son gave it to me years ago when he was in the service. He is deceased now, and I have no use for it and would like to give it to someone who may have a collection already. You are so very helpful to so many. I thank you in advance. My phone is 207-320-2303. Leave me a message if I’m not able to take the call. 

DEAR SUN SPOTS: On Friday, Jan. 1, I lost my silver wedding ring. I went to Kentucky Fried Chicken, Shaws and CVS in Lewiston. It will be my 50th wedding anniversary, and I would love to have my ring back. If anyone has found it, please contact me at 207-784-9624. Thanks so much!

HI SUN SPOTS: Lisbon Falls Church of the Nazarene will be having a Whoopie Pie Contest from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 30. If you would like to enter your favorite recipe for the competition, call Prudi Maclean at 207-576-7357.  Come and taste some of the best Whoopie Pies in Central Maine. A $2 entry fee gets you a taste sample of all the whoopie pies competing and a vote for your favorite. Everyone is welcome. The Church is located at 184 Main St. in Lisbon Falls.  Hope to see you there.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Androscoggin Volunteer Administrators will be holding their winter Volunteer Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 25. The Fair will take place at the Lewiston Career Center, 5 Mollison Way, Lewiston.  Many local agencies will be on hand to let you know how you can make a difference here in our community.

Find out about Advocates For Children, American Red Cross, Beacon Hospice, Big Brothers/BigSisters, Catholic Charities-S.E.A.R.C.H., Community Concepts, Central Maine Medical Center, SeniorsPlus, Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Services, Androscoggin Humane Society, Girl Scouts, Tree Street Youth, United Way of Androscoggin county and many more.  For more information, contact Heather at 207-513-3710.

DEAR SUNSPOTS: Can you tell me and several other people anything about how to get income tax forms and booklets for 2015. I believe there was an office on Main St., which I think is now closed. There has been an office on Lisbon Street, but maybe that’s not open or going to be. Is there an office in Augusta or Portland? If so, where? Is the booklet and tax rates available online? Many thanks. — Frank, Lewiston.

ANSWER: Sun Spots reccomends you visit an IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center. According to the IRS website, locations are in Augusta, Bangor, Presque Isle and South Portland. 

Augusta’s TAC is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at 68 Sewall St. It can be reached by calling 207-622-1508.

South Portland is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at 220 Maine Mall Road. You may contact them at 207-879-4683.

Yes, these items may be downloaded from the IRS website as well as at www.irs.gov/Forms-&-Pubs.

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