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NOKOMIS STUDENT
VISITS STATE HOUSE

Olivia Day (right) visits the State House and discusses the Jobs for Maine Grads Program with Senator Andre Cushing.
Olivia Day of Dexter was a guest of the Maine State Senate on Tuesday, January 10th. Olivia is a student at Nokomis Regional High School and President of the school’s Jobs for Maine Grads Program (JMG). “It was an honor to have the opportunity to meet with Ms. Day in Augusta and to hear about the work she is doing with the JMG program at Nokomis,” said Senator Cushing, District 10. “JMG, with the motto ‘Student centered-results driven,’ is an important program that helps many students around the state meet their fullest potential.”

SEBASTICOOK VALLEY CHAMBER
OF COMMERCE TO HOLD
2ND ANNUAL ICE FISHING DERBY

The Sebasticook Valley Chamber of Commerce will be holding their 2nd Annual Ice Fishing Derby on Saturday, January 21st from 7 AM to 3 PM on Lake Wassookeag in Dexter, Big Indian in St. Albans and Great Moose Lake in Hartland. There will be a weigh-in station located on each lake. The Boy Scouts will be selling concessions during the derby. Tickets will be $2 each or 6 for $10 and will be available for purchase at the SVCC building at 1589 Main Street in Palmyra, the Sebasticook Valley Federal Credit Union at 505 Somerset Avenue in Pittsfield and at 87 Moosehead Trail in Newport and at Etna Village Variety at 239 Stage Road in Etna. A ticket purchase enters participants into the derby and into a raffle. Some of the raffle prizes will be a complete set of Jack Traps, FishTrax Fish Finder, underwater camera, propane auger, plus more.
Participants that haul in the heaviest Brook Trout, Lake Trout, and Bass will have a chance of winning cash prizes, which include, 1st place - $250, 2nd place - $100, and 3rd place - $50. The winners will be announced back at the SVCC building after the derby, on the Chamber’s website, Facebook Page, and in the Rolling Thunder Express. This event is presented by the Sebasticook Valley Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by the Sebasticook Valley Federal Credit Union. For a complete list of all rules and regulations visit the Chamber’s website at www.ourchamber.org or contact Nicole at (207) 368-4698.



SAVE THE DATE FOR THE
10TH ANNUAL MOOSEHEAD LAKE TOGUE DERBY WITH RICKY CRAVEN

The 10th Annual Moosehead Lake Togue Derby with Ricky Craven will begin on Friday, January 27th and continue through Sunday, January 29th.

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CARE AND COMFORT STAFF
DONATES TO AREA FOOD CUPBOARD
Care and Comfort and the employees of their Dover-Foxcroft Branch recently presented a gift to the Dover Area Food Cupboard, an organization which offers bi-monthly distributions of food to qualifying individuals in Dover-Foxcroft, Sebec, Sangerville, Atkinson, Garland, and Bowerbank.
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2016 CNA GRADUATING CLASS
READY TO CHANGE THE WORLD

It takes more than a high school degree and over 200 hours
of instruction to become certified as a Nurses’ Assistant.

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LET FREEDOM RING
Column by Jennifer Wood.
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MAINE CENTRAL INSTITUTE RECEIVES $10,000 GRANT FROM CHARITABLE FOUNDATION
Maine Central Institute announced the School has received a $10,000 grant from Skowhegan Savings Charitable Foundation for MCI’s $6.5 million Founders Campaign at a check presentation with Bank officials on the Pittsfield campus.
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