Want to be a columnist?

Have you ever wanted to write for the local paper? Are you tuned into town and school events and happenings in Hope? Longtime columnist Francina Pearse has decided to take a step back from her weekly column and the Herald is looking for someone to fill her shoes. If interested, please contact Editor Kim Lincoln at 236-8511 or by email at klincoln@villagesoup.com.

Ladies Club

The Hope Ladies Club will be holding its next meeting Tuesday, April 12, at noon at the Off Shore Restaurant. There will be a short business meeting and after that we will be talking with each other to see what has happened all winter. During the business, meeting we have some very important things to discuss. If anyone has a copy of the telephone list, please bring it as I have lost mine.

Class lunches

The Camden High School Class of 1960 will hold its upcoming class lunch on Friday, April 8, at noon. Remember they are looking for you. If you have questions call Margaret 763-3344.

The Camden High School Class of 1958 will be holding its class lunch on Thursday, April 21, at The Waterfront.

Winners

At the Hope school they have two raffles which they drew off last week. Winners were Kelsey Grant and Barb Williams. They want to thank everyone who helped with this project.

Birthday Calendar

The Community Calendar is a wonderful fundraiser and community building project that benefits Hope library. The calendar includes a color photo taken in Hope, and information about local businesses and subscriber's birthdays. We hope you will join in this community effort. Volunteers are contacting their neighbors now and the deadline is May 6. If you haven't been contacted yet or you are new to the area, please call Judith 763-3576. Calendars are $9 and order forms are at the library and the Hope Town Office.

Jump Rope for Hearts

Second- to eighth-graders will be participating in the annual Jump Rope for Heart event in the month of April. Students will be bringing home a collection envelope soon. Last year the school raised more than $1,000 and received a plaque for raising the second most money in Knox County.