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Hike for Homeless, Garden Show, Gala all on April 11

on March 26, 2015, at 2:58 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Saturday, April 11, is set to be a big day for the Bangor Waterfront and Main Street entertainment corridor in Bangor as three big events take place. The first to kick off is the 20th Annual Hike for the Homeless. This annual event will attract more than 1,000 …
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Spaghetti dinner, auction to raise funds to aid Etna fire victims

Bangor Daily News on March 24, 2015, at 10:53 a.m.
Sunday, April 12, 2015 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Etna-Dixmont School, 2100 Dixmont Road, Etna, Maine ETNA, Maine — A spaghetti dinner and auction to help raise money for the Shaw family will be held 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, April 12, at Etna-Dixmont School, 2100 Dixmont Road. Wayne and …
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Hampden Kiwanis monthly baked bean supper

Bangor Daily News on March 23, 2015, at 11:47 a.m.
Saturday, April 4, 2015 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Hampden Kiwanis Civic Center, 35-71 Main Road North, Hampden, Maine HAMPDEN, Maine — The Hampden Kiwanis Club will hold its monthly baked bean supper featuring John’s award-winning chili, 4:30-6 p.m. Saturday, April 4, at Hampden Kiwanis Civic Center, 35-71 Main …
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Grant will help Dixmont create community forest

on March 23, 2015, at 11:12 a.m.
By Jim Horan “Why does Dixmont need a community forest, when you already have so many trees?” asked 15-year-old Conor Thompson as he was snowshoeing with Mike and Judy Dann in their woodlot recently. Judy, Dixmont’s First Select Person, had just mentioned that the town Conservation Commission had been awarded …
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Spaghetti supper March 28 to aid veterans project

Bangor Daily News on March 23, 2015, at 11:02 a.m.
Saturday, March 28, 2015 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Bangor Grange Hall 372, 1192 Ohio St., Bangor, Maine BANGOR, Maine — The Marine Corps League Detachment 1151 and First Ladies Marine Corps League Auxiliary Unit 501 of the greater Bangor area will hold a spaghetti supper 5-7 p.m. Saturday, …
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Bangor Humane Society receives grant from Masonic Foundation

on March 20, 2015, at 3:41 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — The Bangor Humane Society is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of a $2,000 unrestricted grant from the Masonic Charitable Foundation of the Grand Lodge of Masons in Maine. The Bangor Humane Society is one of 24 501C3 tax-exempt organizations in Maine receiving a $2,000 grant from the …
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Brewer Music to hold annual Pops concert and spaghetti dinner

on March 20, 2015, at 8:57 a.m.
BREWER, Maine — The Brewer Music Department and Brewer Music Association will hold its annual pops concert and spaghetti dinner on Wednesday, April 1, at Brewer Performing Arts Center, located at the Brewer Community School. The concert will feature performances by both the Brewer Community School band and the Brewer High School …
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Public baked bean supper at Milford church

on March 19, 2015, at 3:18 p.m.
Saturday, March 21, 2015 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Milford Congregational Church, Main Road, Milford, Maine MILFORD, Maine — A public baked bean supper will be held 4:30-6 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at Milford Congregational Church. Menu will include homemade baked beans, including a vegetarian version, brown bread, pie, coleslaw, biscuits. …
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American Red Cross to honor Greater Bangor ‘heroes’

on March 18, 2015, at 11:51 a.m.
When faced with a challenge, everyday people often respond by doing extraordinary things to help others. Ten individuals and three organizations in Greater Bangor are being honored as “Real Heroes” by the American Red Cross for going above and beyond in service to others. These Heroes will be recognized for …
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Bangor firefighters chili and chowder cook-off March 21

Bangor Daily News on March 17, 2015, at 12:28 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Bangor Professional Firefighters, IAFF Local 772, will hold a chili and chowder cook-off 6-8 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at Seasons Restaurant, 427 Main St., as a fundraiser for Muscular Dystrophy Association of Maine. To enter, submit 4-6 quarts of your favorite chili or chowder the day of the …
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Author of ‘Odysseus in America’ to speak on veterans at Orono

on March 17, 2015, at 10:47 a.m.
ORONO, Maine — Dr. Jonathan Shay will present a free public lecture based on his book “Odysseus in America: Combat Trauma and the Trials of Homecoming” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, at Wells Conference Center, University of Maine. Registration required at: www.tinyurl.com/shaykeynote Shay’s lecture will focus on the needs and the …
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 Left to right: Dennis Marble, executive director of the Bangor Area Homeless Shelter, accepts the first Hope@Home donation from Greg Dufour, president and CEO of Camden National Bank. The donation is part of the Bank’s yearlong homelessness initiative.

Camden National Bank distributes funds to Eastern Maine homeless shelters

on March 11, 2015, at 5 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Greg Dufour, president and chief executive officer of Camden National Bank, presented the first checks to Bangor and Ellsworth shelters last week as part of the Bank’s new Hope@Home program. Dufour visited Spruce Run-Womancare Alliance, the Bangor Area Homeless Shelter and Stepping Stones in Bangor, as well as the …
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Angel of Hope Dance for a Cure

By `Gail Cyr on March 11, 2015, at 8:46 a.m.
Saturday, April 18, 2015 6 p.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Angels of Hope Dance for a Cure, 108 Odlin Rd, Bangor , Maine For more information: 991-8768 Put on your dancing shoes and come enjoy a fun-filled evening while supporting a worth cause. Join Relay for Life of Penobscot’s team …
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Hermon High School Key Club’s spaghetti dinner

By Kate Lusignan on March 10, 2015, at 3:23 p.m.
Friday, March 27, 2015 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Hermon High School cafeteria, 2415 Route 2, Hermon, Maine For more information: (207)848-4000 Hermon’s High School Key Club is hosting a spaghetti dinner for Sarah’s House of Maine. The event is from 5-8p.m. on Friday, March 27th in the Hermon …
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Baked bean supper at Bangor church

on March 10, 2015, at 12:14 p.m.
Saturday, March 28, 2015 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: First United Methodist Church, 703 Essex St., Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-945-9567 BANGOR, Maine — A baked bean supper will be held 5-6 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at First United Methodist Church, 703 Essex St. Menu includes yellow eye …
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Hampden Kiwanis Texas Hold ‘em Poker Tournament

Bangor Daily News on March 06, 2015, at 4:16 p.m.
HAMPDEN, Maine — The Hampden Kiwanis Club will hold its monthly Texas Hold ‘em Poker Tournament at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 14, at Hampden Kiwanis Civic Center, 35-71 Main Road North. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Tournament is limited to 100 players with a fee of $103 each. Call Keith …
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St. Patrick’s Day Irish feast at Alton church

Bangor Daily News on March 06, 2015, at 12 p.m.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Alton United Methodist Church, 3494 Bennoch Road, Alton, Maine For more information: 207-394-3912 ALTON, Maine — A St. Patrick’s Day Irish feast will be held 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, at Alton United Methodist Church, 3494 Bennoch Road. The meal …
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 Darling’s Auto Group will receive the Greater Bangor Convention and Visitors Bureau Impact Eagle Award, it was announced March 5.

Bangor area Tourism and Hospitality awards recipients named

on March 05, 2015, at 10:40 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine —  The Greater Bangor Convention & Visitors Bureau has announced the winners of the 2015 Tourism and Hospitality Eagle Awards. Vaughn Stinson will receive the Lifetime Achievement Eagle Award and Darling’s Auto Group will receive the GBCVB Impact Eagle Award. The awards will be handed out during the …
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Bangor Police to offer Business Academy to public

Bangor Daily News on March 05, 2015, at 8:30 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — The Bangor Police Department will hold its first eight-week Regional Business Academy 6-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, March 12-April 23, at the Richard E. Dyke Center for Family Business, Husson University, 1 College Circle. Participants should be business owners, managers and employees, must be at least 21 years old and …
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St. Patrick’s Day Community Fellowship Day

By saboperez on March 03, 2015, at 7:42 p.m.
Saturday, March 14, 2015 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: ELLINGWOODS CORNER METHODIST CHURCH, 790 Lebanon Road RT 69 and Monroe Road, Winterport, Maine For more information: 2072692092; facebook.com/ECUMC Ellingwoods Corner United Methodist Church 796 Lebanon Road, Winterport Saturday March 14th 9:00 am to 3:00 pm > We are having …
 
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