True Stories, Tall Tales and potluck supper

PHILLIPS — The third annual True Stories and Tall Tales, sponsored by the Phillips Area Community Center, 21 Depot St., will take place on Saturday, Jan. 27. A potluck supper will be held at 5 p.m. followed by stories.

The event is free for anyone bringing a dish to share; all others, $5. Those bringing a dish may call Pam at 207-639-2630 or Winona at 207-639-4296 and let them know what they are bringing.

Storytellers will be Niilo Sillanpaa, Doug Dunlap, Winona Davenport, Rep. Tom Skolfield, Dr. Arthur Lage, Paula Kane and Roger Lambert.

The event is a benefit to support maintenance of the building.

Sabattus seniors to have spaghetti meal

SABATTUS — The Sabattus Seniors will meet on Thursday, Feb. 1.

The meal will be spaghetti with meat sauce, tossed salad and dessert. Reservations are required by calling Pauline at 207-375-4037 by Thursday, Jan. 25.

If schools are canceled due to snow, the seniors will also be canceled for the month. Cancellation will be posted on Channel 8.

Information on trips may be obtained by contacting Helen Marsh at 207-375-6588 or Joline Bell at 207- 375-4627.

Hospital giving tree raises $2,070

RUMFORD — Rumford Hospital has announced that the third annual Christmas Giving Tree raised $2,070 in support of the Equipment Fund.

Donors purchased an ornament tag for $10 in honor or in memory of a loved one, which was displayed on the Christmas tree in the hospital’s main lobby. Local businesses sponsored the Christmas Giving Tree for $100 or more.

Giving Tree donations benefit the Equipment Fund, which helps to improve the health of patients at Rumford Hospital with everything from wheelchairs to state-of-the-art life-saving equipment.

To learn more about the fundraising efforts at Rumford Hospital, contact the Development Office at 207-795-2668.

Make blankets for Project Linus

JAY — Make a Blanket Day will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Bean’s Corner Baptist Church. February is National Blanket Day for Project Linus.

Sandwiches will be available for lunch. Those attending should bring sewing machines, supplies and fabric. Some will be available. There will be door prizes and raffles.

To sign up or for more information, call Becky at 207-779-7995.

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