Community briefs

Apr 21, 2014
At the Rockland City Council Meeting April 14 a check for $200 was presented to Rene Dorr, Rockland Community Building, to give to a child attending the Summer Day Camp Program. Presenting the check was Brenda Harrington, next to Dorr and Shirley Hamlin, president and vice president of Preceptor Beta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi. Observing is Mayor Larry Pritchett.A bake sale was held earlier at one of the basketball games at the Recreation Center to help raise funds for the camp.

Pancake breakfast

OWLS HEAD — Pancake breakfast will be held Saturday, April 26, from 8 to 11 a.m. at Knox County Flying Club, Dublin Road, Owls Head. Pancakes, sausages, coffee and juice for $5. All proceeds go to promote general aviation.

Masonic public supper

WARREN — A public supper will be held at Warren Masonic Hall, Route 90 on Saturday, April 26, from 4 to 6 p.m. Menu includes haddock chowder, rolls, crackers and pies. Cost: $8.

Meals on Wheels benefit

ROCKLAND — On Saturday, April 26, at 5 p.m. there will be a public supper to benefit Meals on Wheels at  Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 15 Wesley Lane, Rockland. Cost: $7. Public is welcome. Bring a friend, family member too.

Rescheduled marine engine talk

OWLS HEAD — The Owls Head Transportation Museum will host the final talk in the 2014 Winter Education Series on a rescheduled date: Sunday, April 27, at 1 p.m. The talk, titled Marine Engines in Maine will be presented by Penobscot Marine Museum Curator Ben Fuller and is free to the public.

Fuller, a foremost expert in Maine’s rich maritime history, will chronicle the transition from sail and human powered vessels to internal combustion. Historically Maine has not only been home to mariners, but to the innovators and builders who drove the maritime industries. Fuller’s illustrated talk will detail the evolution of maritime industries in Maine.

For further information please contact Museum Public Relations Director Jenna Lookner at 594-4418 or by email at jl@ohtm.org.

Alumni banquet plans under way

NORTHPORT — Plans for the 109th Camden High School Alumni Banquet, which is to be held on Friday, Aug. 8 at the Point Lookout are currently under way. All future Banquet nights have been changed from Saturday to Friday nights. This change will give everyone extra time to visit friends and family and enjoy the area .

This year, as in the past, there will be a silent auction. Anyone who would like to donate something of value to this event, please contact David Ames at damesref@tidewater.net or 789-5118, All donations will be greatly appreciated.

The ticket price will remain the same as last year at $30 each, including gratuity. Tables will be reserved for the reunion classes of 1944, 1949, 1954, 1959 and 1964.

Church supper May 3 at John Street church

CAMDEN — As the first Saturday in each month rolls around, cooks at the John Street United Methodist Church, 98 John St., Camden, begin preparing for their public bean and casserole dinner. At 5:30 p.m., Saturday, May 3, supper will be served family-style. Chances are, those who arrive alone will feel like family as they engage in conversation, pass the dishes and enjoy the food together.

The menu varies according to the home cooks who prepare the salads and casseroles. Generally, there will be crisp salads and jellied salads of all flavors plus pasta, veggie and meat casseroles. The homemade pies come in varieties of fruit or pudding flavors

Servers not only deliver beans, salads and casseroles to the tables, but upon request, they will seek out specific dishes, such as clam or corn casseroles that might be on another table. The pie first tradition appeals to diners who make their selections as they arrive, and may even eat it first. Cost for the meal is $8, $5 for children under age 12.

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