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Habitat’s Walks Going Strong After 25 Years - Find One Near You!

Habitat’s Walks Going Strong After 25 Years

Please consider adding the following Habitat for Humanity events to your community event listings online or on the air.
Habitat believes all people are entitled to decent housing and builds homes with volunteers, and donated materials.  Over 800 volunteers work on any given home.  For the past 25 years, the Spring Walks have helped raise funds for the expenses related to building homes.   All funds from these events will help Habitat finish three homes in Westbrook this spring and begin another three homes in Freeport.

25th Anniversary Good Friday Walk for Habitat
April 22nd, 7am-3pm
Cumberland UCC / 282 Main Street/ Cumberland OR 1st Parish UCC / 116 Main Street/ Yarmouth
Distance: optional 3,5,10 or 20 mile courses
Contact: 829-3793 or 846-9453

Windham Walk for Habitat
April 30, 8:30 am
Windham Hill Church / 140 Windham Center Road/ Windham

Freeport High School One Act encore show

The date of the Freeport High School One Act encore show has been changed from the 22nd to Thursday March 24th (Less than 24 hrs before we perform at the State Finals) so not to conflict with the RSU5 Board Meeting!

Freeport High School proudly presents an special encore presentation of the 2011 MPA One Act Regional Winning Production of You're Killing Me...By Taylor Kissin (Class of 2011) Directed by Tim Ryan & Taylor Kissin

The play is about Neil, a failed standup comedian, who believes that the only way to prove to the world that he is funny is by seeking revenge against the comedy club that ridiculed his lack of humor. With the unwilling help of his wife, Liz, Neil robs the club with several others inside. What turned into a robbery, quickly becomes a hostage situation with the hostages "Standing Up" to their captor!

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Lisbon Falls Native First Recipient of an Endowed Scholarship from Maine Lobster Promotion Council

The Maine Lobster Promotion Council is pleased to announce Rachel LeGloahec of Lisbon Falls, Maine this year’s recipient of an endowed scholarship designed to support Maine students attending The Culinary Institute of America.

The CIA is a private, non-profit, college with a main campus in Hyde Park, New York. Their mission is to reward students with the skills and knowledge to live successful lives in positions of influence throughout their culinary career.

LeGloahec’s penchant for hard work and cooking has made her the ideal candidate for both attendance at the CIA, and this year’s scholarship.

A week of wish granting for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Maine

A week of wish granting for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Maine

PORTLAND, ME – March 14, 2011 – It will be a week of wish granting for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Maine as they work to grant wishes to three local children between March 22 - 29.

“It isn’t only one day these kids see their wish come true,” said Kate Vickery, program director at the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Maine. “It’s the build up of excitement and magic that stretches on to create lasting memories for these deserving kids.”

On March 19, Lucien, 6, of Gorham will have a party at Longhorn Steakhouse in South Portland to celebrate with friends and family the granting of his wish: To meet characters from Walt Disney’s Toy Story. Lucien and his family will leave for Walt Disney World® days later, where he’ll meet the official Toy Story characters.

Steve Forbert at One Longfellow Square

Steve Forbert at One Longfellow Square

Steve Forbert at One Longfellow Square

Friday, March 25, 2011   8:00 PM

Given the mythic nature of Forbert’s early career, one can be forgiven for wondering what he’s done since parting company with Geffen Records after they released The American in Me in 1992.

Final Chance to Enter Wedding Contest This Weekend in Auburn

Real Maine Weddings to award one couple with a wedding package worth more than $100,000
AUBURN – Earlier in the year, Real Maine Weddings magazine announced a contest to give away a wedding package in Freeport, Maine that is worth more than $100,000. This weekend, couples have their final chance to enter the contest in person.
To enter, couples need to visit www.realmaineweddings.com to submit a 2-minute or less video before March 14, saying why they deserve a free dream wedding in Freeport, USA. The entries will be posted online and people can vote for their favorites.

Reindeer's High School Band Competition to Benefit Teen Agencies

Reindeer's High School Band Competition to Benefit Teen Agencies

The statewide high school rock band competition called The Off-Ramp is rounding the fourth curve and heading into the homestretch-but not before the nine competing bands learn a lesson in giving back to the community. The Off-Ramp is the brainchild of Reindeer Records, the creators of the popular Rock-Off competition that helped out thousands of young musicians since it began in 1984. The new competition is designed to provide a more intense learning experience for the young competitors and leave a long-lasting impact on their peers. Since being selected in November, the bands have had to face various music-industry tasks-songwriting, video documenting their recording studio experience, and marketing. Their fourth task is Live Event Production, for which Reindeer created three teams of three bands with the goal of producing an all-ages show to benefit designated youth groups.