Poster contest winners

Secretary of State Charles E. Summers, Jr. announced the winners of the 2012 Maine Constitution Poster Contest.

Kennebunkport Consolidated School fifth-grader Charles Metcalfe won first place for his poster depicting the Floods of 1936 in the “Maine History” division of the contest.

Third-grader Owen Kelley from Hall-Dale Elementary in Hallowell took top honors in the “Maine State Symbols” category.

The contest allows Maine students from kindergarten through grade 12 to participate by submitting posters or essays reflecting Maine symbols or history, the Maine Constitution or voting and democracy.

Winning students and their class are invited to view the state’s original 1820 Constitution at the Maine State Archives in Augusta.

For more details, go to


Crafters wanted for library fair

Friends of the Waldoboro Public Library officials are seeking crafters, artisans and gardeners who wish to sell their wares at the Treasures Rerun Sale and Craft Fair set for 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 16 at the library, located at 958 Main St.

For details or to register, call Melissa McEntire at 832-7714.


Donations needed for auction

The Wells Rotary Club is seeking donations of goods and sponsorships for is 18th Annual TV Auction, set for 4:30 to 10:30 p.m. May 17, to be televised statewide on Time Warner Cable Channel 9.

Proceeds from the fundraiser will directly benefit community outreach and meals programs.

To donated or for more details, call Scott DeFelice at 646-1038 or Margaret Chigas at 646-4282.


District-wide concert celebration

More than 400 fourth- and fifth-graders from the Sea Road School in Kennebunk, Mildred L. Day Memorial School of Arundel and Kennebunkport Consolidated School performed a district-wide concert April 9 and 10 at Sea Road School.

The concerts featured music from around the world and demonstrated the accomplishments of the young musicians while entertaining their families and friends. 

Directors Sandra Sharood, Victoria Cherry and Tony Michaud were assisted with the production by their colleagues Laurie Ellis and Karen Mathews, from the Middle School of the Kennebunks.  An all Band Night is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday at Kennebunk High School.         

For more details, call Principal Steve Marquisat  at 985-1105 or e-mail [email protected]


Dental hygiene programs for diabetics

Leavitt’s Mill Free Health Center will use a $1,000 grant from Northeast Delta Dental Foundation Inc. to help with the costs associated with oral health screening and dental hygiene programs for its diabetic patients.

Northeast Delta Dental administers dental benefits in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, offering dental insurance programs for organizations of all sizes and individuals and families with no access to employer-sponsored dental benefits.

To learn more, go to or call (800) 537-1715.

The Center is a nonprofit charitable organization, founded in 2003 by healthcare professionals, to respond to the growing needs of uninsured and medically under-served individuals needing healthcare services.

For more details, call 929-6455.


Volunteers needed for Farm-to-School Project

The Morris Farm and FARMS (Focus on Agriculture in Rural Maine Schools) are seeking volunteers to help sew aprons for child participants of the Farm-to-School Project at AOS 93 schools in Damariscotta, Bristol and Jefferson and at Wiscasset Primary School. Sewers are invited to bring their sewing machines to the Learning Center at Morris Farm, at 156 Gardiner Road,  from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday. Coffee, tea and baked good will be provided.

The Farm-to-School Project teaches children and their teachers about proper nutrition and sustainability.

For more details, call Kim at 882-4080, email [email protected] or visit

Garden plots available

The Morris Farm Trust is accepting applications for those who wish rent a garden plot in the Margaret Ellis Community Garden at 156 Gardiner Road.

Garden plots are 20 feet by 10 feet. Rental fee is $25 for the 2012 growing season.

For an application, call 882-6592 or email at [email protected]