Articles by Mike Lange

 
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Plans for Somerset County Relay for Life in home stretch

By Mike Lange on May 22, 2013, at 2:57 p.m.
SKOWHEGAN – The 2013 American Cancer Society Relay for Life for Somerset County will feature at least 38 teams with just under 500 participants, according to registration chair Heidi York Lyman. “We are on target to meet our goal, but we need all the help we can get,” Lyman said …
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Somerset County deputy sheriff to be honored by Elks

By Mike Lange on May 20, 2013, at 7:12 a.m.
SKOWHEGAN – The Maine Elks Association in conjunction with the Somerset County Sheriff’s Department announced Friday (May 17) that Deputy Joseph A. Jackson has been nominated by the Maine Elks Association for the prestigious Grand Lodge of Elks Enrique “Kiki” Camarena Award. This award has been established by the Benevolent …
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Maine Elks elect new officers, present awards

By Mike Lange on May 16, 2013, at 4:57 p.m.
SOUTH PORTLAND – The 84th Annual Maine Elks Association (MEA) convention was held at the Merry Manor Inn in South Portland May 3-5 where new officers were elected and awards were presented to individual lodges, members and student contest winners. Dwayne Guy of the Rockland Lodge will serve as state …
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Skowhegan-Madison Elks Mother’s Day ceremony May 11

By Mike Lange on May 07, 2013, at 4:44 p.m.
SKOWHEGAN – The Skowhegan-Madison Elks Lodge will host its annual Mother’s Day ceremony on Saturday, May 11 at 1 p.m. The Mother of the Year award will also be presented by Exalted Ruler or lodge president Ronald A. Voisine. The ceremony is open to the public and light refreshments will …
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Maine Elks Association convention at Merry Manor Inn May 3 -5

By Mike Lange on April 29, 2013, at 6:02 a.m.
SOUTH PORTLAND – More than 250 lodge members and guests are expected to convene at the 84th Annual Maine Elks Association (MEA) Convention at the Merry Manor Inn in South Portland on May 3 – 5. The festivities begin Friday night with the presentation of individual lodge awards for various …
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Maine Elks convention at Merry Manor Inn May 3-5

By Mike Lange on April 29, 2013, at 6 a.m.
SOUTH PORTLAND – More than 250 lodge members and guests are expected to convene at the 84th Annual Maine Elks Association (MEA) Convention at the Merry Manor Inn in South Portland on May 3 – 5. The festivities begin Friday night with the presentation of individual lodge awards for various …
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Elks Hoop Shoot set for Madison Memorial High School Jan. 6

By Mike Lange on Dec. 29, 2012, at 7:14 a.m.
SKOWHEGAN – The annual Elks Hoop Shoot sponsored by the Skowhegan-Madison Lodge gets underway on Sunday, Jan. 6 at Madison Memorial High School. Registration starts at 11:30 a.m. and the first contest starts at noon. The Elks Hoop Shoot is open to all boys and girls, ages 8-13. Contestants will …
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Pittsfield Legion to host Veterans’ Day ceremony

By Mike Lange on Nov. 08, 2012, at 9:48 a.m.
PITTSFIELD – The Burns W. Knowlton American Legion Post will hold a Veterans’ Day ceremony Sunday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at Veterans’ Memorial Park in Pittsfield. Invited speakers include Vietnam veteran Peter Snow, a retired teacher and member of the School Administrative District 53 Board of Directors. World War …
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Red Cross blood drive

By Mike Lange on July 31, 2012, at 10:37 a.m.
SKOWHEGAN, Maine – The Daughters of Isabella Notre Dame de Lourdes Circle and the Skowhegan-Madison Elks Lodge will team up  for a community Red Cross blood drive from 12 to 6 p.m.  Wednesday, Aug. 8, at T & B Celebration Center. All presenting donors will receive a free admission ticket …
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Maine Elks at national convention in Austin

By Mike Lange on July 05, 2012, at 4:35 a.m.
Representatives of Maine’s 22 Elks Lodges were in Austin, Texas from July 1 – 5 to participate in the Grand Lodge (national) Convention, vote on resolutions and by-law changes and elect national officers. The exalted ruler or president of each lodge automatically serves as a delegate to the convention, although …
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Elks support food banks in Madison and Skowhegan

By Mike Lange on June 14, 2012, at 6:01 a.m.
MADISON – Skowhegan-Madison Elks Lodge Exalted Ruler Ronald Voisine and Secretary Michael Lange presented a $1,000 check from the Elks National Foundation (ENF) to the People Who Care Food Bank in Madison on June 12. The donation was part of a Gratitude Grant from the ENF which rewards local lodges …
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Somerset County Spirit of American awards to be presented

By Mike Lange on May 13, 2012, at 10:56 a.m.
SKOWHEGAN, Maine – The Maine Spirit of American Foundation will honor several civic, fraternal and veterans’ organizations as well as individual volunteers at a ceremony Thursday, May 17 at the Skowhegan-Madison Elks Lodge. The reception starts at 6:30 p.m. and is open to the public at no charge. The Somerset …
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Mother’s Day ceremony at Skowhegan-Madison Elks

By Mike Lange on May 09, 2012, at 7:36 a.m.
SKOWHEGAN, Maine – The Skowhegan-Madison Elks Lodge will host its annual Mother’s Day ceremony and Mother of the Year award at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 13 at the Lodge, 21 Silver Stree. The observance is open to the public and light refreshments will be served afterwards. The fraternal organization has …
 
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