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Upcoming Events

Published January 19, 2006

January 28

Rabies, PLUS! Clinic

10:00AM - 01:00PM ? Woolwich

It?s time to get dogs licensed for the New Year! Make sure your dog is vaccinated! A Rabies, PLUS! Clinic will be held on January 28, 2006 from 10am?1pm at The Woolwich Town Hall, 13 Nequasset Rd., to benefit the Coastal Humane Society. Rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats $10.00 (bring previous certificate if possible). Microchipping $25.00, ear cleaning and nail trimming $5.00. The Woolwich Town Clerk will be available to license dogs that reside in Woolwich. Animals from all towns welcome! Call 725-5051 or visit FMI

For more information, please contact:

Jen Moore


February 9

?Mainers Serve and Return from Iraq?

05:45PM - 07:30PM ? University of Southern Maine-Lewiston/Auburn College, 51 Westminster Street, Lewiston, Room 170

Please join the World Affairs Council of Maine for a timely and informative evening forum about the role our Maine National Guard service members performed while serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom. We will be honored with the presence of Major General Libby who will lead this panel discussion. The speakers will share their experience in the Maine National Guard and what their deployments to Iraq meant to them as well as their perspective on what their service meant to the people of Iraq. The speakers will include:

Major General John (Bill) Libby, Lewiston native, University of Maine

Adjutant General Maine National Guard Commissioner, Department of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management

First Sergeant Michael D. Lord, Brunswick native, University of Southern Maine, 1SG Lord, First Sergeant Battery A, 1-152nd Field Artillery

Lieutenant Colonel Mark Leahey, Lewiston native, Bates College

Executive Officer, LTC, Field Artillery, 172 FA Corps RAOC, Base Camp Adder, Southern Iraq

and Major Dwaine Drummond

Free and open to the public. For more information or with questions, call 753-6560. In case of inclement weather, call the University?s Storm Line at 753-6595. If school is cancelled, there will be no program.

For more information, please contact:

World Affairs Council


February 10

Heroes With Heart Dinner

06:00PM - 10:00PM ? The Eastland Park Hotel

Trauma Intervention Program (TIP), a program of Community Counseling Center, will hold an evening of dinner and dancing on Friday, May 10, 2006 at The Eastland Park Hotel in Portland. ?Heroes with Heart,? hosted by WCSH-6 anchor Shannon Moss, will honor first responders from Portland and South Portland who have shown exceptional compassion and kindness in emergency situations. A cocktail hour will begin at 6:00pm, and dinner will be served at 7:00pm. Dancing to the music of Wavelength will follow the dinner and awards presentation. Tickets cost $65/person, $100/couple or $600/table (seats 10). To order tickets, call Community Counseling Center at 207.874.1030.

For more information, please contact:

Community Counseling Center


February 17

Maine Commission for Community Service Board Meeting

10:00AM - 02:00PM ? Room 105 Cross Office Building, Augusta ME

Monthly meeting of the Commission

For more information, please contact:

Donna Bradstreet


February 18

Franklin County Children's Festival

11:00AM - 03:00PM ? University of Maine Farmington, Olsen Student Center

All children, families and community members are invited for an afternoon of family oriented fun and entertainment. There is small fee to attend this event, but it's worth it!

Volunteers are needed to help out with set ?up, break- down and various jobs through out the day.

For more information, please contact:



February 12


12:30AM - 03:00PM ? Holiday Inn By The Bay, 88 Spring Street, Portland

Treat your family and friends to a hearty hot lunch of Chili and Chowder from the area?s best restaurants and caterers. Over 30 chili and chowder recipes will be available for tasting and then you get to vote for your favorites!

A Special Preview will be held from 11:30 - 12:30 for guests who would like to sample the products and speak with the chefs about their recipes prior to the event?s opening to the general public. Tickets to the Preview are $50 and limited to 100 people.

Come join the fun, cast your vote for the best chili and chowder Greater Portland has to offer, listen to the music of Northeast Swing and support programming for seniors, children and families with special needs.

Tickets are $17.50 in advance & $20 the day of the event for general admission. Children 12 and under pay their age. Tickets may be purchased at Big Sky Bread Company, 536 Deering Avenue or Public Market locations, or by calling PROP?s Foster Grandparent Program at 773-0202. Tickets may also be purchased at the door the day of the event.

For more information, please contact:

Linda Angel


February 26

Strive U Night with the Pirates

04:00PM - 08:00PM ? Cumberland County Civic Center

Support Strive U, the first education based program providing students with developmental disabiltiies with the opportunity to obtain a two-year post-secondary education through USM. Come spend the night with Strive U and the Pirates and help raise funds for Strive as a portion of each $6 Quarter Deck and Crow's Nest tickets will be donated by the Pirates.

For more information, please contact:

Jeff Goranites

828-4665 ext 350

March 17

Maine Commission for Community Service Board Meeting

10:00AM - 02:00PM ? Room 105 Cross Office Building, Augusta ME

Regular monthly meeting of MCCS

For more information, please contact:

Donna Bradstreet