Friday, December 13, 2013
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Buxton Center Elementary School students, from Kindergarten through Grade 5. recently pitched in to raise goods for a food drive benefitting the Buxton Community Cupboard. The Maple Tree Village oversaw coordination of the effort, with students donating non-perishable food items and household supplies. It was part of the school’s pupil good citizen initiative.
Library has moved
The South Berwick Public Library has moved to its new location at the former St. Michaels Church at 27 Young St. The library is open for limited services in a small addition. Full services will resume once building renovations are complete. Friends of the South Berwick Library are still raising funds to complete the project. To donate or for more details, go to www.friendsofsouthberwicklibrary.org.
Elderly advocates needed
Goodall Hospital is seeking volunteers to help the newly-formed Eldercare Auxiliary that advocates for elderly residents of Sanford and surrounding communities. The auxiliary exists to educate senior residents about available services that may enhance the overall quality of their lives. Auxiliary meetings are held quarterly and serve as a bridge between Goodall’s Eldercare facilities and the hospital. Interested parties should call Goodall Volunteer Coordinator, Joanne Livingston, at 490-7027 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The next meeting is at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Goodall Hospital Conference Room.
Volunteer of year
Jean Libby, of Bath Savings Institution, has been named the Yarmouth Chamber of Commerce’s Volunteer of the Year. Libby is an active member of the chamber, serving on the Boast n’ Toast Committee and the committee responsible for the Spirit of Excellence Program.
New operations director
John Michalowski, Jr., has been hired as the new director of operations for the historic 19th Century Willowbrook Village.
Michalowski, of northern Maine, has a broad background in museum and history-related work that includes business, architecture and education. He also is a professional photographer and a published writer. Michalowski replaces Amelia Chamberlain who resigned in November 2011 to accept a position in Oklahoma. For more details, go to www.willowbrookmuseum.org.