Free Thanksgiving dinner

The Pythian Sisters, Narragansett Temple 111, are hosting their third annual Thanksgiving Day dinner noon to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 23, in their building in Buxton Center.

The dinner is free to anyone.

Joann Groder said they need onions, turnips, pies and rolls. Those wishing to donate for the dinner should call 929-6148 or 929-8806.

‘Old Peabody Pew’

The Dorcas Society of Buxton and Hollis will present ‘The Old Peabody Pew” at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 3, in the historic Tory Hill Church at the intersection of routes 112 and 202 in Buxton.

The play was written by children’s author Kate Douglas Wiggin. The annual performance of the romantic comedy at the church is a tradition. Tickets are $3; $1.50. A Christmas tree will be lit at 6:15 p.m.

Rogers furthers education

Nathan Rogers of West Buxton was recently accepted at the Art Institute of Phoenix in Phoenix, Ariz. Rogers will major in media arts and animation.

Potenziano honored

Phil Potenziano, co-director of special services for Grades kindergarten through 6 in School Administrative District 6, recently received the 2006 Special Education Administrator of the Year award. Southern Maine Parent Awareness, a state-funded program, presented the award at its annual meeting this fall.

Potenziano was honored for his contributions to the students and families in York and Cumberland counties for his participation on the Maine Advisory Council on the Education of Children with Disabilities.

Cutline (Potenziano) – Vanesa Levesque, special education teacher at George E. Jack School in Standish, discusses student schedules with Phil Potenziano, co-director of special services at SAD 6 for grades kindergarten through six.


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