ANSWER: Sheriff Gallant is currently out on a medical leave.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Love reading your column and the help you give.
I have two $1 silver certificates stamped on the back with “Hawaii.” Both ends on the front are also stamped “Hawaii.” I also have a 1915 Indian head $2.50 gold piece in mint condition. I am wondering if you have anyone in your Rolodex who might appraise them or a coin collector? Anyone interested can email me at [email protected]. Thanks. — Ramona, Mason Township.
ANSWER: There are a few places in the readership area that can help you find out the worth of your valuables. Among them, Compass Coins & Jewelry, located at 199 Lisbon St. in Lewiston, offers appraisals for both of your items. You can reach them by calling (207) 536-3847. Republic Jewelry & Collectibles, located at 212 Center St. in Auburn actually started out as a coin shop in 1984 and still provides appraisal services. You can reach them by calling (207) 784-4444.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Bowl for Kids’ Sake is Big Brothers Big Sisters’ signature fundraiser. Each year half a million people across America come together to have fun and raise money to support Big Brothers Big Sisters as we change how children grow up. 

Bowl for Kids’ Sake is the perfect way for individuals to make an impact on our community — it only takes a little bit of effort to raise the money that is vital to our program’s success. No bowling expertise is required, only the willingness to share in our effort to make a difference in the lives of the youth in our communities.

Our mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. Our vision is that all children achieve success in life.

Our Lewiston event is held at Sparetime Recreation on May 20 and 21. You can register a team, form a virtual bowling team, or support our event with a donation online at www.firstgiving.ccibfks or contact us at (207) 212-8227. It is so easy to make an impact in the life of a child. Just register a team, collect pledges from family, friends and co-workers, and join us to have fun and make a big difference in the life of a child.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Thank you for your help in the past. It is that time of year again when High Street Congregation Church, located at 106 Pleasant St. in Auburn is having its annual Indoor Yard Sale.  This will be held on May 7 from 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Anyone wanting to rent tables for this yard sale, please call the church office at (207) 784-1306, Monday, Wednesday or Thursday from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. Thank you. — Paula, Lewiston.

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