Bangor Open to support autism services

Posted July 18, 2011, at 9:50 p.m.

BANGOR, Maine — Golfers, sponsors and supporters from around the region will support Penquis Autism Community Services as they compete on Wednesday, July 20, in the Greater Bangor Open Golf Tournament.

This is the second year the Open has named Penquis Autism Community Services as the recipient of the donation.

Since its inception in 1967, the tournament has become one of the largest charity golf tournaments in New England. For information on being a sponsor or to register for the tournament, call 941-0232 or visit www.greaterbangoropen.org.

Blueberry Festival to be held in Freedom

FREEDOM, Maine — Dirigo Grange 98 will hold a Blueberry Festival from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Grange Hall, Route 137.

Admission price is $10 for adults, $5 for children 10 and under. The menu includes turkey and pasta salad, blueberry pies, muffins and blueberries and cream.

For information, call 382-3315

Farmers market planned in Hampden

HAMPDEN, Maine — The first of four farmers markets will be held 8-11 a.m. Saturday, July 23, at Harmony Hall, 24 Kennebec Road.

Subsequent scheduled dates are Aug. 13, Aug. 27 and Sept. 17.

These indoor markets, sponsored by the Hampden Garden Club, will provide an opportunity to buy fresh, locally grown produce, as well as herbs, plants and baked goods.

For information, call Pat at 862-3909.

Penquis to participate in Child and Adult Care Food Program

BANGOR, Maine — Penquis has announced its participation in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program. Meals are available at no separate charge to all enrolled children without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

For information on participating day care homes, contact Penquis at P.O. Box 1162, Bangor 04401, or call 973-3500.

Korean War veterans to mark 1953 truce on July 27

BANGOR, Maine — Members of the Burton-Goode-Sargent Chapter 1 of the Korean War Veterans of America invite the public to join them at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 27, at the Korean War Memorial at Mount Hope Cemetery to honor the end of the Korean War.

The signing of a truce to end the Korean War took place on July 27, 1953, and local veterans, families and friends will mark the end of the war 58 years ago. Chapter spokeswoman Olive Benton of Bangor encourages all to attend.

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