Reverend returns

The North Windham Union Church will joyfully welcome back their Senior Minister, The Rev. Dr. Dana C. Reed, on Sunday, Feb. 15. Commander Reed serves with the Navy Reserves and has been on active duty for 13 months serving as Chaplain with the Marines at Camp Pendleton, California. This is his second tour of active duty since 9/11. His first call-up was in 2002 when he served at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. During his current tour of duty he has been designated as a Captain Select. The members of the church look forward to his return.

Wish list

The food pantry will be featuring a wish list for each month. The wish for February is tuna fish. Cans may be dropped in the container located in the front of Shaw’s marked for the food pantry. A different product will be selected each month and every item makes a difference and enables the food pantry to help many needy families.

Rebekahs to meet

The Rebekahs will meet Feb. 18 at 7:30p.m. in the Odd Fellows Hall. The program will be a pound auction. Everyone brings something weighing a pound to enter in the auction. Didi Bennett is in charge of refreshments.

Time to Shrine

The Lakes Region Shriners will meet Feb. 17 in their new meeting place, Gilbert’s Chowder House, located on Tandberg Trail. The social hour will be at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will be at 6:30. The program this month will be Sgt. Bill Andrew of the Windham Police Department and his drug sniffing dog, Grinko.

Happy Birthday

Norma Newcomb celebrated her birthday Feb. 6 with friends and family. She is now 29 with 15 years experience.

Windham Historical Society

The Windham Historical Society presents the following program Saturday, Feb. 28, and the public is invited:

Prehistoric artifacts Sebago Lake region

Gene Stewart has been collecting artifacts for many years and has a superb collection dating to 7,500 years ago. Dick Doyle of Raymond, president of the Maine Archeological Society, will explain how these stone implements were used by the hunters and fishermen who were here before Europeans.

The program will be held at the Little Meetinghouse, Route 302, in Windham. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. There is no fee but donations are welcomed to defray costs. The Society is a non-profit organization. For more information contact

Kay Soldier at 892-5381 between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m.

Going to the chapel

Marriage intentions on file in the Town Clerks Office:

William S. Allen and Pamela L. Carter, Upland Road, Windham.

Thought of the Week:

There’s more than one road to happiness. Start your engine!


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