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The Waldo County Extension Association in cooperation with the Maine 4-H Foundation would like to announce the availability of a $1,500 scholarship for graduating Waldo County seniors. Students can apply for this scholarship by sending a 500 to 1000 word essay, which must be typed and double spaced, discussing any or all of the following: What ways, if any, have you, (or any member of your family), been affiliated with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension (e.g. attended workshops, received assistance from an Extension Educator, used Extension bulletins, participated in 4-H or other programs, etc.); What employment and/or community service/volunteer work have you done in relationship to your intended chosen field of study; What is your interest in pursuing your chosen field of study and what you hope to do after completing your education? Priority will be given to students who have experience with Cooperative Extension and/or have prior experience in their chosen field of study. The award will be presented at the Annual 4-H Foundation meeting in May at the University of Maine. Students can access complete information at and click on the link to the Maine 4-H Foundation & Waldo County Extension Association Scholarship. Deadline for application is Friday, April 20th. For more information, contact Rick at 1-800-287-1426 (toll free in Maine) or (207) 342-5971.
Acoustic Open Mic will be held on Sunday, March 25th from 5 to 8 PM, at the Kennebec Valley Grange on 560 Main Street in Madison. Refreshments available, raffle prizes, family friendly, kids of all ages welcome. Bring songs, poetry or readings to share. For more information 716-6441 or email