Robin Dow Senior Citizen meetings 

AUBURN — Robin Dow Senior Citizens will meet Wednesday, May 24, at Schooner Estates. The annual memorial service will be held and a lasagna luncheon will be served for $5.

The Seniors met on May 10 for its regular meeting. Attendance winners were Evelyn Sawin and Paula Mikkelson; blue ticket winners, Callie Adams, Larry Castner and Bob Lavertu; white, Sally Gagnon, Evelyn Sawin and Bob Lavertu; and, red, Carol Lepage, Nancy Roy and Evelyn Sawin.

FMI: 207-345-9533, 207-946-5255.

Silhouette Project display at parade

LEWISTON — The Silhouette Project will be displayed for Lewiston’s annual Memorial Day parade, at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 27, in the Veterans Memorial Park.


Twenty-two military silhouettes, each bearing the name of a veteran lost to suicide, will be displayed.

The Silhouette Project was started by Linda Lajoie after she lost her son, Dustin, a veteran, to suicide in December 2014. The project is an effort to raise awareness about the suicide risk faced by military veterans and spread the word about resources available to support veterans and their families, and to underscore veterans’ strength and resilience.


Sabattus Memorial Day parade

SABATTUS — The Sabattus Memorial Day parade will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, May 29, at the American Legion Hall on Island Road. All local civic and youth organizations are invited to participate in the ceremony.

Those attending should be at the Sabattus American Legion Hall no later than 10:30 a.m.


Music will be provided by members of the Regional School Unit 4 middle and high school bands, who will also perform the National Anthem and taps. Music will also be provided by the Oak Hill High School’s Voices of Color, singing selected songs for the ceremony.

FMI: 207-375-4639.

Free class on building confidence

LEWISTON — New Ventures Maine will offer a Building Confidence class from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, beginning May 30, at the University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston-Auburn College on Westminster Street.

The class will help participants understand and assess self-esteem and build self-confidence. The course will discuss concrete tools to raise self-esteem and build confidence for the job search and career planning.

Preregistration is required, and there is no fee for the class.


FMI, register: 207-753-6531,

United New Auburn Association meeting

AUBURN — The United New Auburn Association will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 30, at Rolly’s Diner.

The speaker will be Sabrina Best of the city of Auburn Recreation Department.

Veteran Willie Danforth, left, of Auburn looks on as Penny Douphinett is comforted by veteran David Armontrout, who does not know her, after she’s overcome with emotion while looking at the silhouette of her son, Benjamin Demers of Auburn. His silhouette is one of 22 that represents the number of veterans that commit suicide every day. They were on display at the University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston-Auburn College Monday afternoon during the unveiling of “The Silhouette Project” by Linda Lajoie.

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