Legislator to talk to physical disabilities group

Posted July 05, 2011, at 5:13 p.m.

BANGOR, Maine — Rep. Matthew Peterson, D-Rumford, will be the guest speaker during the meeting of the Physical Disabilities Support Group at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 7, at Winterberry Heights, 932 Ohio St.

Peterson is a wheelchair user and an independent living specialist for Alpha One in South Portland. His topic will be the recent session of the Maine Legislature and its impact on those with disabilities. He also will take questions from those attending.

Family, friends and caregivers of people with disabilities are welcome to attend. A potluck will be held at 5 p.m. For more information, call 945-6878.