YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY, 15 Long Sands Road, is accepting donations of salable-condition books for its annual Summer Book Sale from July 21 to 23. Donations will be accepted at the library through July 9. Paperbacks and hardbacks, audio books on tape or CD, videos on DVD and puzzles are all welcome. For more details, call 363-2818 or go to www.york.lib.me.us.


PATSY THOMPSON LEAVITT received the Dr. Christian T. Chenard Humanitarian Award for her volunteer work as the chief executive officer of the Leavitt’s Mill Free Health Center. Thompson Leavitt established Leavitt’s Mill in 2003 to provide free primary health care services for the uninsured. Since it was founded, 30 volunteers and interns from local universities have provided $1 million in free services to more than 1,400 people.


FRIENDS of Old Corner Church has received a $500 Planning Seed Grant from the field services program of Maine Preservation to continue the restoration of its historic 1804 church at West Road and Federal Street. For details, call Linda Hanscom at 247-3123 or email [email protected]


BIDDEFORD REGIONAL Center of Technology recently honored Nick Laverriere, from business and financial management studies, and Chase Stone, from auto mechanics studies, as students of the month. They received cash awards from TD Bank. Other student nominees for the honor were Paige LaCross, Justin Sawyer, Clayton Spang, Meagan Thibodeau and Catrina Wade.


CARING UNLIMITED recently recognized 280 volunteers for contributing more than 11,000 hours. Those interested in volunteering for the organization should call Monique Libby at 490-3227, Ext. 111, or Betsy at Ext. 102.


YORK COUNTY Federal Credit Union has donated $2,000 to the Springvale Public Library’s Future Access Technology Sponsorship program to bring public access to Internet services to the community. For details, call library director Karen Eger at 324-4624, or visit www.springvalelibrary.org.


CAROLINE JACOBS, a Berwick Academy grade 8 student, has been selected to represent Maine at the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s Children’s Congress June 20-22 in Washington, D.C. The event brings 150 children with type 1 diabetes, ages 4 to 17, to serve as delegates for the annual JDRF meeting.