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Nomination papers for selectmen available in Newburgh


NEWBURGH, Maine — The Town of Newburgh has nomination papers available for two vacant positions on its Board of Selectmen. The forms may be obtained from the Town Office at 1220 Western Ave. The nomination forms, which require signatures from 25 registered Newburgh voters, must be returned by 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 29.

The election will be held on Wednesday, April 13, for both positions. The polls shall be located at the Newburgh School and will be open 2-7 p.m. The election is to fill one position until March 2012 and another position until March 2013.

Webcast on God in America at Orrington church

ORRINGTON, Maine —  “Rediscover God in America” (via webcast) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 26, at Calvary Chapel Central Maine at 154 River Road in Orrington.  This event, which is open to the public, will reveal how American history and current events can be fully understood only in light of God and His word. Speakers Mike Huckabee, Newt Gingrich, George Barna, David Barton and others will lay a foundation of critical knowledge for attendees.

For more information, call 991-9555 or visit  info@ccbangor.org.

EMCC faculty challenge students to charity basketball game

BANGOR, Maine — The Eastern Maine Community College faculty and staff will challenge the student varsity basketball teams in a charity game Tuesday, March 22, in Johnston Gym. Proceeds for the annual charity game will be donated to the Japan earthquake and tsunami victims. For more information, call 974-4691.

Brownville supper to benefit cancer patient

BROWNVILLE, Maine — A benefit supper will be held for Marcia Conlogue, who is being treated for cancer, 5-7 p.m. Saturday, March 19, at the Brownville Community Church. Admission is by donation.

Sebasticook Valley Health offers baby-sitting course

PITTSFIELD, Maine —  A Super Sitter Course will be offered by the Community Health & Education Department of Sebasticook Valley Health 9-3 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, at the Sebasticook Valley Health Main Street conference room in Pittsfield.

The course is open to students in grades 6 though 8 who have a desire to learn the skills to become an effective baby sitter. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required and ends Thursday, April 14. The cost of the class is $25.  For information and to register, call 487-3890 ext. 2731.

Caregivers support group to meet in Pittsfield

PITTSFIELD, Maine — The Spectrum Generations Family Caregiver Education and Support Group will meet 1-2 p.m. Friday, April 1, at Sebasticook Valley Health in the Leighton Street Conference Room.

This group provides a confidential setting for family members, friends and neighbors who are or have been caring for someone. This is an opportunity to share concerns and experiences and learn about how important it is to take care of one’s self. For more information, call 1-800-282-0764 ext. 106 .

Heartsaver classes for CPR and First Aid offered in Pittsfield

PITTSFIELD, Maine —  The Community Health and Education Department at Sebasticook Valley Health will offer Heartsaver classes 5:30-9 p.m. Monday, April 25, (Infant/Child/Adult CPR) and Wednesday, April 27, ( First Aid) at Sebasticook Valley Hospital’s Main Street conference room in Pittsfield.

The cost is $30  for each class and $50 for both classes. For more information and to preregister, call 487-3890 ext. 2731.

Sebasticook Valley Health offers Newport heart class

NEWPORT, Maine — The Community Health and Education Department of Sebasticook Valley Health will offer a Heartsaver Infant/Child/Adult CPR class from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14, at the Newport Cultural Center conference room. The cost for the class is $30. For more information and preregistration, call 487-3890 ext. 2731.

Bingo fundraiser to help people with disabilities attend Camp Capella

BREWER, Maine — OHI is hosting a Longaberger  Fundraiser at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at the Brewer Eagles Club with proceeds to enable people with disabilities to attend a weeklong camp program at Camp Capella on Phillips Lake in Dedham.

Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door.

Any group that would like to help by selling tickets or volunteering, call 989-4007, Ext. 248.

East Orrington Congregational hosting baked bean supper

ORRINGTON, Maine — The East Orrington Congregational Church baked bean supper will be held 4:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 2, at 38 Johnson Mill Road in Orrington. Menu includes beans, hot dogs, cole slaw and homemade pies. Price is $7 for adults and $3 for children.

Page Farm celebrating Maple Sugar Sunday

ORONO, Maine — The Page Farm and Home Museum at the University of Maine is celebrating Maple Sugar Sunday 1-3 p.m. Sunday, March 27, at the Page Farm in the annual celebration and traditional rite of Spring. Pre-registration and a $4 materials reimbursement fee are required.  For more information, call 581-3756.

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