November 10, 2012

LePages open Blaine House for food drive

Donors are encouraged to bring nonperishable food to the governor's home between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday.

The Associated Press

AUGUSTA — Gov. Paul LePage and his wife are serving up refreshments and giving short tours of the Blaine House for the third straight week as part of a food drive to help needy Mainers put food on the table.

People are encouraged to bring nonperishable food items to the governor’s residence between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday.

Saturday’s event marks the end of the three-week drive during which the governor and his wife have opened up the Blaine House to collect food.

The donated food is being given to the Good Shepherd Food Bank.

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