Sebasticook Garden Club member, Sandy Allen, spreads mulch around the new plantings at the VFW Monument Park in Newport. Sandy was assisted by her husband, Joe. The mulch was donated by Silas Wilber and Bob Gelzins of Central Maine Stoneworks.
In spite of overcast skies on Wednesday, August 17th the Newport Area Senior Citizens held their picnic inside the American Legion Hall instead of on the lawn. After the business meeting, members socialized and welcomed guests from the Pittsfield Area Senior Citizens. Norm and Dot Barrows, and Richard Jacobs and Helen Haines brought their grills and set them up under the trees. While they cooked up the hamburgers and hot dogs, accordionist, Burleigh Raven, played a selection of melodies to entertain the crowd. Along with hot dogs and hamburgers, there was a variety of salads and dessertserved to the crowd. After the meal, Burleigh played more songs and invited members to sing along. Burleigh Raven on accordion entertained attendees during the Newport Area Senior Citizens inside picnic.
Smokey's Angels Snowmobile Club will have a meeting at Tuesday, September 6th at the camp of Elwin and Christie Littlefield on Moose Pond in Hartland. There will be a potluck supper at 6 PM followed by a meeting. Bring something to share with the group. All are welcome to attend. For more infomation contact Dolly Robbins at 938-4843.
The public is invited to attend a Sebasticook Valley Chamber of Commerce ‘Mixer’ event on Wednesday, September 14th from 5 to 7 PM. This will be an opportunity to see the new renovations done to the Skowhegan Savings Bank in Dexter. There will be food, music, and giveaways during the evening. The event will be located at the Skowhegans Savings Bank at 83 Church Street.