Golf tournament to benefit Shriners Hospitals

By Joni Averill,
Posted Aug. 17, 2009, at 6:27 p.m.

More than $1,000 “was raised at last year’s tournament,” wrote Tracy Gran Jr., adding that “we are expecting a large turnout and a lot of fun for the 2009 2nd Annual Applebee’s Golf Tournament.”

That 18-hole event, to benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children, begins with a 9 a.m. shotgun start Sunday, Aug. 23, at Streamside Golf Course on Route 139 in Winterport.

The fee is $55 per golfer, or $220 for a team of four.

The event includes prizes for pins and drives, and first and second place for men, first place for women and first place for a mixed team, as well as raffles, a putting contest and other contests throughout the day.

For more information, call Gran at 570-2792, Applebee’s at 990-5945 or Streamside at 223-9009.

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Kathy Mekelburg of Robbinston reminds interested individuals that new members are welcome to attend the monthly meeting of the St. Croix International Quilters Guild at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, at the Methodist Homes Recreation Center on Palmer Street in Calais.

Mekelburg also reminds current members that annual dues are due at this meeting.

For more information, call her at 454-0654.

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Pianist Mira Gill returns to entertain during the Mary Potterton Memorial Concert series at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, at Lubec Congregational Christian Church.

With intermission refreshments by Peacock House Bed and Breakfast, the concert is free but donations will be accepted for the church’s piano tuning fund.

For information about the concert boat from Eastport, call 853-4574.

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It’s time once again for the Millinocket Regional Hospital Auxiliary Imagine Nation Two-Day Book Fair, wrote MRHA president Joyce Given.

The Book Fair is 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, in the multipurpose room on the Millinocket Regional Hospital ground floor, 200 Somerset St., Millinocket.

Given wants readers to know that the public and employees are invited to attend, and that proceeds will benefit auxiliary scholarships.

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Pilar Thibodeau wrote to invite you to a quality furniture sale 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 21-22, at 61 Husson Ave., Bangor.

Sale proceeds will benefit All Saints Catholic School.

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Bangor Elks Lodge 244 Maine Children’s Cancer Program committee chairman Jay Rand reports the Elks are holding a fundraiser for the program featuring comedian “Birdie Googins,” also known as “The Marden’s Lady,” with doors opening at 6 p.m. and the show beginning at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at the Lodge on Odlin Road in Bangor.

Tickets are available at the Lodge for a donation of $12, and more information is available by calling Rand at 944-3719 or e-mailing jrand26@roadrunner.com.

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Lucy Williams Spencer of Bangor wrote that members of Brewer High School Class of 1942 will gather for a reunion luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at Howard Johnson’s Restaurant on Odlin Road in Bangor.

“We will order off the menu,” Spencer wrote, “but need to know how many to expect.”

If you are interested in attending, you are asked to call Spencer at 947-7728 or Beth Henderson Beal at 989-3505.

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Co-organizers Judy Mott Petrie and Sandra Woods Marriner remind their fellow 1959 Eastern Maine General Hospital of Bangor Nursing Class alums that their 50th reunion is Saturday, Aug. 29, in Bangor.

It starts with a 2 p.m. tour of the present Eastern Maine Medical Center and includes a social evening beginning at 6 p.m. at Spectacular Event Center.

Classmates are still seeking information about Barbara Nickerson Rouleau, and anyone with that information or who wants more information about the gathering is asked to call 989-3705.

Joni Averill, Bangor Daily News, P.O. Box 1329, Bangor 04402; javerill@bangordailynews.net; 990-8288.

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