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NEW VALLEY ARTS
ALLIANCE SHOW
Linda Lawson-Miller (pictured left) and Pam Newcomb (right) will both be showing their work during the months of March and April at the Sebasticook Valley Federal Credit Union in Pittsfield. The lobby is open from 9 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday. Both artists are from Newport. Linda's work is in acrylics and Pam works both in acrylics and watercolor. The Valley Arts Alliance is a group of artists from the surrounding area. Visit www.valleyartsalliance.org for more information.

FRIENDS OF COMMUNITY FITNESS
FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN BEGINS
Established in 2003 as a nonprofit fitness and community center, Friends of Community Fitness in Guilford's mission is to promote a healthy lifestyle through various forms of physical exercise, nutritional counsel, holistic health services and education for citizens of all ages and income levels.
Friends of Community Fitness is embarking on its largest fundraising campaign to date, replacing the gymnasium floor at the center. The room is used to play basketball, volleyball, and for a variety of fitness classes. It is also used as a cafeteria space during public suppers and rentals for children’s birthday parties and showers.
The cafeteria’s floor is covered in twenty five year old carpet over cement which is impossible to get clean. Plans are to replace the carpet with an athletic flooring that is a laminate that looks like hardwood. It has shock towers on the bottom that will give the floor the bounce that is needed. The total cost of the project is over $17,000.
Friends of Community Fitness are seeking the public’s help in reaching their fundraising goal. They have created a facsimile of the floor divided into 170 squares. Each square costs $100. When a square is purchased the donors names will be written in the squares. When the project is completed a permanent facsimile with the names of the donors will be placed on the wall in the gymnasium. There will also be several events held in the upcoming months to raise funds.
The campaign began in late February and $6800 has been raised to date. While the fundraising is off to a good start, they are still a long way from their final goal with hopes to have the floor installed during the summer.
For more information about Community Fitness and all that is offered to the greater Guilford community or to make a donation, visit www.comfitme.com. You may also stop by the Center at 31 High Street in Guilford or call 876-4813.
Friends of Community Fitness - Guilford, Maine are a tax exempt, non-profit charitable organization and all donations are tax deductible.



DISTINGUISHED YOUNG WOMEN
OF MAINE'S CONTEST WINNER
This year's Distinguished Young Women (DYW) of Maine's
contest winner is Antonella B."Tina" Oms of Guilford.
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ST. ALBANS HONORS LOCAL LIONS CLUB
WITH SPIRIT OF AMERICA AWARD
For several years, communities and municipalities in Maine
have been recognizing individuals and organizations
with the Spirit of America Award.
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CASSANDRA MILLER RECEIVES
MPA PRINCIPAL'S AWARD
Cassandra Miller of Pittsfield, a senior at Maine Central Institute,
has been selected to receive the 2015 Principal’s Award,
Headmaster Christopher Hopkins has announced.
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GARLAND GRANGE ANNOUNCES
2015 PUBLIC SUPPER SEASON
It's spring, which means it is time for Garland Grange's Annual Public Supper Season. For well over a decade, Garland Grange has been providing monthly public suppers as a major fundraising effort.
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MOOSEHEAD LAKE REGION FISHING REPORT
A Guest Column by Tim Obrey, Regional Fisheries Biologist.
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