LIVERMORE FALLS — The General Federation of Women’s Clubs/Livermore Falls Women’s Club met recently at the Harris House, a 12-bed intermediate care facility for people with intellectual disabilities.

Director of Social Services Diane Woods spoke about the history of the house and her duties, and Director of Activities June Allen spoke about the programs for the residents and getting them involved in community volunteering, attending sporting events and parades.

Federation State President of Nancy Ames and President-elect Carol Jarvis attended. Ames said one of her programs in the next two years will be supporting veterans, fire fighters, police officers, first responders and others who protect and serve. She said Maine will hosting the federation’s New England Conference in Newry, Sept. 28 to 30.

Marjorie Black the newly elected chairwoman of Episilon Sigma Omigron, a reading program, gave a brief overview of the program and encouraged participation.

The nominating committee, Chairwoman Bonnie Perkins, Betty Forbes and Barbra Letalien, presented the following candidates, who were elected: Parliamentarian Frances Berry; Treasurer Christine Fournier; Secretary Bonnie Perkins; Vice President Susan Sylvester and President Ellen Young.

The staff of the Harris House prepared lunch for the club in appreciation for all the club has done for them this year. 

The club will meet in September to kick off the new year. Anyone wishing more information or wanting to join should contact Ellen at [email protected]

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