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Sprucing up community

BANGOR — Young people from the local Modem Woodmen of America Youth Service Club recently worked together to beautify the community. Through the organization’s Community Beautification Program, the youth cleaned up the litter and painted brand-new picnic tables at Stillwater Park off Howard Street.

The Bangor club is one of some 800 clubs nationwide that provide young Modern Woodmen members with opportunities to volunteer, be patriotic, learn new skills, make friends and have fun. Club members donate more than 300,000 hours of volunteer service each year.

Participating in the Community Beautification Program is just one way club members help make their communities better places to live.

To get involved with the local club, contact Eric Fairbrother at 944-9875 or

Founded in 1883 as a fraternal benefit society, Modem Woodmen of America offers financial services and member benefits to individuals and families throughout the United States. Visit for more information about how Modern Woodmen improves the quality of life in communities nationwide.


Connecticut College

NEW LONDON, Conn. — These area students have been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Connecticut College. Dean’s honors students have achieved a GPA of 3.3 or higher.

• Bangor: Audrey MacLean, Class of 2012.

• Orono: Ross James, Class of 2011.

Situated on the coast of southern New England, Connecticut College is a private liberal arts college on a 750-acre arboretum campus overlooking Long Island Sound.

State University

New York

WINTERPORT — Zebulon Davis Reynolds, 2008 Hampden Academy graduate and son of Lt. Col. W. Scott and Karen D. Reynolds of Winterport, received a bachelor’s degree in music on May 20 from Purchase College Conservatory of Music at State University New York in Purchase, N.Y.

Reynolds achieved a 3.84 cumulative GPA with consistent dean’s list honors, completing the four-year program in three years and earning 131 credits toward a 120-credit requirement. On June 20, Reynolds began a one-year, intensive program in game design at Vancouver Film School in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Union College

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — Two area students have been named to the dean’s list at Union College. Dean’s list students have achieved a GPA of 3.5 or higher for the year.

• Bangor: Nicholas Dunn, majoring in chemistry, 2007 graduate of Bangor High School.

• Dover-Foxcroft: David Frasz, majoring in managerial economics, 2007 graduate of Foxcroft Academy.

Union College, founded in 1795 as the first college chartered by the New York State Board of Regents, offers programs in the liberal arts and engineering to 2,100 undergraduate students.

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