Apple pies, Candidates at OCEA-R

PARIS — The OCEA-R (Oxford County Educators Association-Retired) met in Fryeburg on Sept. 16. The program was presented by John Kimball, president of the group. He gave a talk based on the Bayeux Tapestry, which is on display at the Bayeaux Cathedral in Normandy, France. It was created in the eleventh century and depicts events leading to the Norman Conquest of England. It includes fifty scenes in a tapestry 230 feet long and 20 inches tall.

OCEA-R will meet next on Friday, Oct. 21, at the First Congregational Church. The usual sign-in will be at 10:30 a.m. followed by a business meeting and dinner served by members of the church. The program following the meal will feature candidates for office in this year’s election.

The fundraiser for October is the pie sale. Volunteers will meet at the church on Wednesday, Oct. 19, to prepare the pies. The cost per pie will be $10, either fresh or frozen. Applesauce will also be available at $2 a quart.Orders made by Oct. 14 by contacting 207-743-5491.

The final meeting before our winter break will be Friday, Nov. 18, at Locke Mills Legion Hall.

Bridge club lists results

OXFORD — Oxford Hills Duplicate Bridge Club met Oct. 7 for an eight table Mitchell club appreciation game.

Finishing first in flight A N/S were Neanie Kivus and Pete Cummings; second, Mike True and Mike Quinn; third, Carolyn and David Ehrman, who also were first in flights B and C; fourth in A, Paul Clement and Richard Balian; second in B and C, Cindy and Bob Kirchherr; third, Linda Smith and Jack Neal; and, fourth, B.J. and Steve Cavicchi.

Finishing first in flight A E/W, Norma and Rick Verrill, who also were first in flight B; second in A, Hazel Glazier and Marta Clements; third, Rosemarie Goodwin and Luke Merry; fourth, Diana and Frank Ferland, who also were second in B and first in C; third in B and C, Dave Kallander and Peter Dixon; and fourth in C were Elaine Dresser and Roberta Riis.

There will be a special Instant Match Point Game at noon on Friday, Oct. 14, in the Oxford Recreation building on King Street. There will be no 9:15 a.m. game that week. Players must have a partner for this game.

FMI: 207-754-9153, [email protected]

New trail to ascend Glassface Mountain

RUMFORD — The Mahoosuc Land Trust will hold a ribbon cutting for the newest trail in the River Valley, which ascends Glassface Mountain.

There will be a brief ceremony with refreshments at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at the trailhead off Eaton Hill Road in Rumford Center. Following will be a 2/3-mile hike up to the ledges of Glassface with naturalist Paul Motts, who will point out some of the special geological features.

The are views from the summit, and some steep portions on the hike. Those hiking should wear sturdy footwear and bring water and a snack.

FMI: 207-824-3806, [email protected]

Ticket auction for Class of 2018

PARIS — Oxfrod Hills Comprehensive High school Class of 2018 will hold a ticket auction Saturday, Oct. 15.

The doors will open at noon, and the drawing will start at 2 p.m.

Vendors sought for Legion fair

RUMFORD — The Auxiliary Unit No. 24, American Legion, will having a craft and food fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Legion hall.

Crafters can rent a table for $15 for one table or $25 for two tables. Vendors may not sell food. Money can be dropped off or mailed to American Legion, 184 Congress St., Rumford, ME 04276.

Proceeds will support veterans and their families, youth programs such as Girls State, and scholarships.

FMI, reserve space: 207-369-9053. 

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