Buffet to benefit Last Chance horse rescue ranch

By Joni Averill,
Posted Oct. 07, 2009, at 6:20 p.m.

Clewley Farm Restaurant is hosting a benefit for Last Chance Ranch in Troy, and the hosts urge you to “help us lend a helping hand to a horse rescue organization.”

A Buffet of International Cuisine will be served between 1 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, at Clewley Farm Restaurant, 999 Main Road in Eddington.

Admission is $9.95 for everyone 10 and older, $5.95 for children 6 to 9 and free for children under 6 with donations accepted. All proceeds from the event benefit Last Chance Ranch.

Last Chance Ranch representatives will attend to answer questions about their organization.

You can purchase raffle tickets to win gift cards for area businesses. The tickets are $1 each or five for $3, and you do not need to be present to win.

For more information or to make a donation, call Cheri White at 299-5996.

If you cannot attend but want to make a contribution, visit www.lastchanceranchmaine.org or send donations to Last Chance Ranch, 379 Bangor Road, Troy 04987.

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Mary-Anne Saxl reports Penobscot Plaza business owners are hosting a rain-or-shine cookout to benefit the Warren Center for Communication and Learning 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, at Penobscot Plaza in Bangor.

Donations for the cookout, with everything from chili to chicken and hamburgers, benefit speech and hearing services for children and adults. Six door prizes will go to some lucky winners.

Participating businesses are Dunnett’s, Bangor Letter Shop, Ann Marie’s Kitchen, Quality Jewelers, Penobscot Eye Care, The Henry’s Bridal Boutique and Aubuchon Hardware.

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The Elaine Hill Memorial Walk sponsored by the Women’s Health Resource Library begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Vets Club in Milbridge.

Library program coordinator Sunshine Strout reports the walk, in memory of Elaine Hill, a nurse who died of breast cancer in February, is planned to coincide with the Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walk in Washington, D.C., in which Carol Hill Zimmerman is planning to participate to honor her mother’s memory.

“A portion of the funds raised in the Milbridge walk” will benefit the Komen Fund, Strout wrote, and “the remainder will be used for a nursing scholarship in Elaine Hill’s name.”

Individuals and teams are encouraged to participate. Call the Women’s Health Resource Library at 546-7677 for registration and sponsor forms.

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Katherine Hansen and members of the Arnold R. Kelly American Legion Auxiliary Unit 200 invite you to their Flea Market 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Hermon Rescue Squad building on Billings Road.

Proceeds will benefit the annual Auxiliary Scholarship fund.

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Nonni Daly reports The Fall Fuzzies Horse Show begins with registration at 8 a.m. The 32-class show begins at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, at the University of Maine J. F. Witter Farm in Old Town.

Co-hosted by the UMaine Equine Interns and the UMaine Equestrian Team, the show features both English and Western classes, equitation and pleasure, as well as games and costume classes for all ages.

If you have not yet registered, e-mail nonni.daly@umit.maine.edu.

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Women of the World, an organization of international and American women, meets at noon Monday, Oct. 12, at the Church of Universal Fellowship on Main Street in Orono.

MaggieBeth Turcotte Seavy, at 9, is the youngest hostess to date. With adult help, she is planning a menu that will enable guests to sample food from different areas of the United States.

The cost is $4 for women and children 10 and older, $2 for children 6 to 10 and free for youngsters under 6 attending with mothers.

For more information, call Mireille Le Gal at 581-3423.

Women of the World is sponsored by the University of Maine Office of International Programs.

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During the week of Oct. 12-18, Spruce Run Association encourages the public to participate in Paint Penobscot County Purple to recognize Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

According to information provided by Spruce Run, “the campaign is an opportunity to show your support for a safe and healthy Penobscot County in any way that works for you,” which can range from organizing a “Dress Purple Day” at work to purchasing a purple light bulb for $3 from Spruce Run to use outside your door.

More Paint Penobscot County purple ideas are available under the News & Events section of the Spruce Run Web site, www.sprucerun.net.

For more information about this campaign, call Kati McCarthy or Regina Rooney at 945-5102.

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

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