Turkey pot pie dinner to be held in Orrington

Posted July 29, 2011, at 9:09 p.m.

ORRINGTON, Maine — A Turkey Pot Pie Community Dinner will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, July 30, at the Lighthouse Church of God, 696 River Road.

The event is free but a church offering would be appreciated.

Yard sale and barbecue to be held in Millinocket

MILLINOCKET, Maine — Knights of Columbus will hold a yard sale and barbecue Saturday, Aug. 6, at the K of C Hall, 27 Highland Ave.

The yard sale will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the barbecue will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Old Town Girl Scout earns prestigious award

OLD TOWN, Maine — The Girl Scouts of Maine announces that Grace Gonnella of Old Town, a member of Troop 152, has earned the Girl Scout Gold Award for her community service initiative, Project 4-H Club.

Realizing that there was a need in the community, Gonnella created and led a 4-H youth development program in Old Town.

For information on Girl Scouts or to become a volunteer, call 888-922-4763 or visit www.girlscoutofmaine.org.

Woodville Girl Scout earns Girl Scout highest award

WOODVILLE, Maine — The Girl Scouts of Maine announces that Kapricemari Tompkins of Woodville, a member of Troop 152, has earned the Girl Scout Gold Award for her community service project, Colonial Health Care Deck.

The idea of building a deck at Colonial Health Care in Lincoln sprang from Tompkins’ memory of visiting her great-grandmother, a one-time resident of the nursing home, during the time when the facility was being remodeled.

For information on Girl Scouts or to volunteer, call 888-922-4763 or visit www.girlscoutsofmaine.org.

Veterans services officer in Dover-Foxcroft for assistance

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — Don Dare, veterans services officer, will assist veterans, widows and dependent children in applying for state and federal benefits from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, and Tuesday, Aug. 23, at the Penquis CAP building, 50 North St.

Bess the Book Bus tour in Bangor

BANGOR, Maine — Bess The Book Bus will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, at the Bangor Public Library.

The mobile literacy unit created by Jennifer Frances, inspired by her grandmother’s love of reading, travels across the country teaching the importance of reading.

For information, call 947-8336 or visit www.bpl.lib.me.us.

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