Weary Club holds monthly meeting

NORWAY — The Norway Weary Club will hold its monthly meeting at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at its building on Main Street. Members and their guests are invited for coffee, doughnuts and lively conversation.

Society to hold pie sale benefit

FAYETTE — There will be a pie sale to benefit the renovation of Starling Hall.

Unbaked, frozen apple pies, ready to pop in the oven, can be purchased next Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Fayette Historical Society craft show and sale at Fayette Central School from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

These artfully decorated pies, made by local women, are $15.

Snowshoe Club holds supper and dance

RUMFORD — The Snowshoe Club on Waldo Street will have an Early Bird Supper and dance from on Saturday, Nov. 17. Supper will be served from 5 to 6:30 p.m. for 2018-2019 paid up members. Music by Noel & Don and dancing from 7 to 11 p.m. Members and their guests welcome for the dance.

Sons of Italy hold meeting

RUMFORD — Sons Of Italy Lodge 467 will hold a regular meeting at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, at the Lodge on Route 108. Members are invited to attend; the meeting will be followed by a light lunch.

Society to hold brief meeting

FARMINGTON — The Farmington Historical Society will hold a brief meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, at Franklin Savings Bank, 197 Main St.

Refreshments will be furnished by the bank. The program will be “Farmington Savings Bank, 150 Years” presented by vice president Tom Sawyer and marketing director Anna Lyon. The public is welcome.

Warm clothing give away

FARMINGTON — The Fairbanks School at 508 Fairbanks Road (Route 4) will be holding a clothing give away from noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27.

A variety of adult and children’s warm clothing, shoes and boots for the winter months will be offered. Sleets and blankets available as well. Donations accepted.

Benefits go to the Fairbanks Union Church Deacons.

FMI: call 207-778-4349, 207-779-1171.

Childbirth education at Bridgton Hospital

BRIDGTON — Bridgton Hospital will hold a two-part childbirth class for women. This class is offered free of charge. Attendeed are welcome to bring with them a labor support person along with them.

The classes will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, and Dec. 6, at 10 Hospital Drive.

To register, or for additional information, call 207-647-6128, or log on to www.cmhc.org/bhbirthed.

Stewardship Phase 4 training

BETHEL — Gem Theater, Mahoosuc Heart & Soul will host the Phase 4 training workshop from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 27.

Stewardship has taken many forms in Heart & Soul towns. Some towns have a committee that meets a few times a year to follow up with actions, but it is up to each community to decide how to carry the plan forward.

At the end of this workshop, participants will have the understanding to:

• Develop a comprehensive Stewardship Plan to continue and further Heart & Soul-related activities; 

• Create a framework that illustrates the implementation of prioritized actions and tracks the work of partnering organizations and groups towards implementation; and

• Describe strategies to continue embedding and monitoring Heart & Soul in your community’s unique context.

All are invited to attend. Persons who cannot make it to the training but are interested in becoming a member of the Stewardship Team should reach out to Cat Ingraham, 207-590-0541 or [email protected]

Scholarships offered in Franklin County

ELLSWORTH — Adult learners from Franklin County who are returning to school for post-secondary education are eligible to apply for the Hugh and Elizabeth Montgomery Scholarship.

Preference is given to students for whom a scholarship would make a significant difference in their ability to attend school. First-time applicants need not be enrolled in a degree-granting program but are encouraged to make that commitment before applying for renewal consideration.

Both Elizabeth “Betty” and Hugh Montgomery had roots in Phillips. Betty was born in Phillips and attended schools there, and Hugh summered there in the old farmhouse that belonged to his family. They both went to college, Betty to Simmons and Hugh to Harvard, and pursued careers as librarians.

The deadline for applications is Dec. 14. Complete guidelines and the application form are available through the Maine Community Foundation, www.mainecf.org.

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