NORWAY — The Table located at 160 Main St. has a busy month planned for June with the weekly free clothing give away, free breakfast (Norway Grange), recovery groups and kayaking on area bodies of water.

The organization will offer free clothing on Saturdays in June from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be a different selection of clothing to choose from each Saturday. The schedule of selection is as follows: June 5, infant through children size 12; June 12, women’s and older girls; June 19, men’s and older boys; June 26; women’s and older girls. All CDC protocols will be in place. Staff will be on hand to help customers find specific clothing to aid in an efficient flow through the building. Customers will be required to wear a mask, answer COVID 19 symptoms questions and give their name and phone number for contact tracing.

The Table’s HOGs (Healthy Outdoor Group) will be transitioning from hiking to kayaking in June. The group has hiked through the winter and spring hiking 16 different hikes thus far in 2021. The goal this summer is 21 different bodies of water.

Kayak trips will take place on Sundays unless otherwise noted. Meet up is at 12:30 p.m. and in the water at 1 p.m. Those wanting to participate and do not have kayaks can contact the group and reserve one of the groups extra kayaks. Life jackets are a must.

The group was successful in meeting their goal last year of 20 bodies of water in honor of the summer of 2020. The kayaking schedule is as follows: June 6, River Park in South Paris, formally the water district, with plenty of parking; June 13, Kezer Lake, Lovell, plenty of parking; June 20, Marshall Pond in Hebron, limited parking, may need to combined where possible; June 26 (Saturday), North Pond in Norway, plenty of parking.

The group enjoys the beautiful state of Maine and sharing it with others. They are not a professional group and are accepting donations of kayaks or monitory donations towards the purchase of kayaks.

The Table continues to offer free drive by breakfasts on the second and 4th Saturdays at 9 a.m. at the Norway Grange on Whitman St. in Norway. Plans are in place to start serving on the third Saturday as well. They also offer space for area recovery groups.

The organization is made up of people from the Bolsters Mills United Methodist Church, The Norway Grange and community members. The mission of the Table is to meet the needs of the community by offering healthy and safe programs for the people in the community. Like The Table’s Facebook page to keep up to date with the many activities.

The Table is handicapped accessible. Anyone liking to donate clothing to the clothing ministry may drop off items at The Table on Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s between 1 and 5 p.m. or Friday’s between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Monitory donations can  be mailed to BMUMC “The Table” PO Box 859 Harrison, ME 04040.

For more information, email A-J Alexander, director at [email protected], add “The Table” in the memo line or by text at 207-461-3093.

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