New Auburn Seniors postpone meeting

AUBURN — The New Auburn Seniors will postpone its meeting to April. The projected date will be Mondays, April 3 or April 10.

The spaghetti dinner will is planned for Monday, April 17, along with open bingo. 

FMI: 207-783-0273.

Model railroad show March 25

AUGUSTA — A model railroad show will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at the Augusta Elks Lodge, 397 Civic center Drive, Route 27.

Indianhead Division seeks members

ARLINGTON, Virginia — The U.S. Army Second (Indianhead) Division Association is searching for anyone who served in the Army’s 2nd Infantry Division at any time.

This year the association will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the division, which was formed in France during World War I.

The annual reunion will take place Sept. 13 to 17 in Arlington, Virginia. 

FMI: [email protected], 224

Scholarships for UMS, MMA students

ORONO — University Credit Union has announced the second year of its scholarship program. The program will award eight $1,000 scholarships to students beginning their studies in the fall 2017 semester at one of the seven University of Maine System campuses or Maine Maritime Academy.

The eight $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to a student at each of the following schools: University of Maine, University of Maine Augusta, University of Maine Farmington, University of Maine Fort Kent, University of Maine Machias, University of Maine Presque Isle, University of Southern Maine and Maine Maritime Academy.

The deadline to apply for the scholarship is May 1, 2017. Scholarship winners will be notified by May 19, 2017.

FMI, apply:


Seventh annual Maine Youth Summit 

DEXETER — Seeds of Peace will hold its seventh annual Maine Youth Summit Thursday, March 23, in Dexeter and Thursday and Friday, March 30 to 31 in Portland. 

The youth summit tackles issues that impact Maine youth, but that are not being effectively addressed by policymakers. Seeds of Peace alumni from high schools across the state will be presenting about and holding discussions on mental health, restorative justice, and the economics of education.

Seeds of Peace is a nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating new generations of leaders in communities divided by conflict. Since 1993, thousands of teenagers have engaged with each other across lines of conflict at the Seeds of Peace Camp in Otisfield, Maine. In 2000, Seeds of Peace launched the Maine Seeds Program to tackle tensions in communities across the state.

Once “Seeds,” as Camp alumni are called, return home, they take part in advanced leadership development and community engagement programs, including the Maine Youth Summit.

Black Robe Regiment at Society

HEBRON — Beverly Robbins of the Daughters of the American Revolution will speak to the Hebron Historical Society on the Black Robe Regiment Tuesday, March 28, at 7 p.m. at the Hebron Town Office, 351 Paris Road.

The public is invited. 

Safe Voices to celebrate 40 years

AUBURN — Safe Voices will celebrates 40 years at a press conference at 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, at Auburn City Hall City Council Chambers to highlight the work that has been done to end domestic violence, thank community leaders, share the voices of survivors and discuss what is ahead.

The press conference will include a lineup of speakers comprised of survivors and community partners who have served as leaders in the work to end domestic violence.

Speakers confirmed so far are Elise Johansen, executive director of Safe Voices; Marty McIntyre, executive director of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Services; Auburn Mayor Jonathan LaBonte; and Francine Stark, executive director of the Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence.

FMI:, 1-800-559-2927.

Openings for SUFU leadership program

AUGUSTA — Speaking Up for Us of Maine, a statewide self-advocacy organization for people living with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, has nnounced openings for their 2017 SUFU Leadership Program.

Since its inception in 2015, SUFU’s Leadership Program has empowered more than 25 men and women with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, with skills and knowledge they have focused on to not only become more active in their own SUFU Chapters, but also have taken leadership roles in their home communities.

FMI, apply: 207-956-1004, ext. 1; [email protected],

CACFP seeks daycare providers

Catholic Charities Child & Adult Care Food Program provides monthly reimbursement checks to licensed day care providers for feeding healthy and nutritious meals and snacks.

CACFP is an indicator of quality child care and is a USDA program. Day cares can receive reimbursement by contacting Catholic Charities.

FMI: 1-800-784-0157,

Pond construction class rescheduled 

FARMINGTON — The April 4 Pond Construction and Maintenance class has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 6, in the downstairs conference room at the Farmington Town Office, 152 Farmington Falls Road.

The class starts at 8 a.m. and runs until 12:30 p.m. for those taking the class for contractor re-certification credits.

FMI, register: [email protected], 207-778-4279.

Legion seeks vendors for sale

DIXFIELD — The American Legion is seeking vendors for the spring fair set for Saturday, April 29.

Tables are $15 each or two for $25. 

FMI: 207-357-1061.

Dustin Farrington, 3, of Hebron watches a model train pass by during the annual Great Falls Model Railroad Club show at the Auburn Middle School.

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