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Recently some members of the Sebasticook Garden Club including Carleen Herriman (left) and Ann Hardwick met at Moore Manor Lavender Farm in East Newport. The owner Peggy Moore, spoke about lavender, gave some helpful hints and answered many questions. There was also lavender products for sale.
The GFWC Newport Woman’s Club had a great time at the First Annual Newport, Me, Riverwalk Festival. The Club would like to recognize all who contributed to the amazing gift card/lottery card basket. The Newport Woman's Club would also like to recognize the winner, Peggy Seavey and all who bought raffle tickets for the basket. The proceeds will go a long way in helping the Club with future endeavors that will serve the local community. For more information, contact M. K. Cole, Secretary at 410-252-3612. Pictured from left to right are Peggy Seavey with her winnings and club members Jane Briggs, Mary Kate Noon Cole and Linda McLellan Lougee.
The GFWC/Dexter Women's Literary Club will have a picnic in the park on Tuesday, August 15th at 12 PM. The event will be held at the Eleanor Ronco Park on Grove Street in Dexter. Bring a bag lunch and lawn chair. In case of rain, the club will met at 1:30 PM at the Town Hall.
The Parkman Grange awarded three Parkman college students Minnie Welts Bridge Memorial Scholarships of $500 each for the 2017-18 school year. Winners included Benjamin Morrill and Kolby Kain at Husson University and Ethan Cooley at Unity College. The awards were handed out at the 6th Annual Minnie Welts Bridge Memorial Scholarship Supper on Saturday, August 5th. Donations collected from approximately 75 diners will go towards 2018 scholarship awards.
A reminder for Newport Area Senior Citizens: There will be no meeting on Wednesday, August 16th at the Newport American Legion Hall on North Street in Newport. Seniors have been invited by the Pittsfield Senior Citizens to join them, starting at 9 AM on Wednesday, August 16th at the Elks Lodge in Pittsfield for games and luncheon.