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Capehart health fair scheduled for June 25

By George Danby, BDN Cartoonist

BANGOR, Maine — The Capehart Community Health Center will host a health fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at 86 Davis road in Bangor. The event will include information about services that the health clinic provides including general medical care, dental hygiene and counseling services. Free cholesterol, blood pressure, BMI and blood sugar screenings will be available. For more information or to sign up for a screening, call 942-9585 or email

Holden bottle drive to benefit hemophilia alliance

HOLDEN, Maine — A bottle drive fundraiser has been organized to help Hemophilia Alliance of Maine from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 18, at the Squire in Holden. The local school district has donated a bus and the event is a ” Fill the Bus” bottle drive.  The bottle drive is to benefit the alliance to provide more education and information in rural Maine for other families that are living with bleeding disorders. For information, visit

Clifton church to hold chicken supper

CLIFTON, Maine — The Clifton United Baptist Church chicken supper will be held at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at the church. Ticket price is $8 for adults and $4 for children. For information or tickets, call 843-5441.

An evening with Elvis in Bangor

BANGOR, Maine — The Spectacular Event Center will host “An evening with Elvis” featuring Bruce Nye the Elvis Guy, from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 24, on the Griffin Road in Bangor. The event will feature a live and silent auctions, hors d’ oeuvres and beverages. Tickets are $20 or a table of 8 for $140. Tickets available at the door or from the Grace Methodist Church, 193 Union St. in Bangor. Proceeds benefit the Grace Methodist Church’s community outreach programs. For information, call 942-8320.

Solar panel workshop on tap in Dexter

DEXTER, Maine — A solar panel building workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday June 25, at Burdins Renewable Energy, LLC

Route 7 on 364 Corinna Road in Dexter.

Workshop will be going on from 9 a.m. to 4 pm. Preregistration is required, so all items can be gathered and list of items needed to build. For more information or to register, call 924-6538 or email

Old Town Rotary to hold charity auction

OLD TOWN, Maine — The Old Town Rotary Club’s fifth annual charity auction from 6:30 to 8 ;30 p.m. Thursday, June 23, at the black Bear Inn in Orono. The evening will start with dinner from 5 to 6 p.m. The celebrity auctioneer will be former Secretary of State Matt Dunlap. In addition to the live auction, there will be a silent auction, a variety of door prizes and a bingo-type card game.

The club expects to have about 75 auction items, including merchandise, handcrafted items, services and vacation and recreation opportunities. Proceeds will benefit Maine Youth Fish and Game Association and other Rotary charities.

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