RISING Sculpture Unveiling 11/19

Savings Bank of Maine is pleased to join Nationally known sculptor and Gardiner resident, Robert Lash for the unveiling his latest work, titled RISING, at Gardiner’s Waterfront Park on Friday, November 19 at 1PM.

Commissioned by the Savings Bank of Maine as part of their generous donation for improvements to Gardiner’s Waterfront Park, RISING will stand at the Flood Tide Terrace which was designed by Landscape Architecture Firm Gates, Leighton & Associates, and sits across from the park’s boat launch.

RISING stands approximately twenty feet high, has over 300 linear feet of continuous welds, and weighs over six tons.

Salvation Army Kicks off Kettle Campaign with Maine Red Claws

For 119 years, Salvation Army red kettles around the world have been linked to the Christmas season and to compassion for the needy. To mark the beginning of this year’s kettle campaign in Augusta, the Maine Red Claws Basketball team, along with Head Coach Austin Ainge, will help us kick-off this fund raising effort.  This event will take place just prior to the Red Claws’ preseason game on Monday, November 15 at 7:00 p.m.

Care & Comfort Employees To Present Check To The Good Shepherd Food Bank

The employees of Care and Comfort have chosen the Good Shepherd Food Bank as the recipients of their 2010 Jean Fund fundraising campaign. Susan Giguere, President and CEO of Care and Comfort, was so impressed with the amount raised and the beneficiary chosen she decided to match their gift as a thank you to them. The check will be presented to Dr. Rick Small, Executive Director of the Good Shepherd, during a casual celebratory employee luncheon in the Dempsey Room at Care And Comfort’s headquarters, 180 Main Street in Waterville, on Friday, November 12th at 1:00PM.
We hope you will be able to cover the check presentation which definitely is of community interest and very timely as we enter the holiday and winter seasons when the need is great for so many. Dr. Small and Susan Giguere will be available to speak with you and would be happy to do so.

Waterville Business and Professional Women (BPW) Holiday Auction

Town: Waterville

Date: 11/12/2010

Time: 6-9 pm

Event: Waterville Business and Professional Women (BPW) Holiday Auction
REM Center
93 Main Street
Waterville, ME 04901
Cost: Free

Comedy of Errors to be Performed at UCB on November 8th and at UMA on November 10th

The Theater at Monmouth will present Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors on UMA's Bangor and Augusta campuses on November 8th and 10th respectively.

The play will be performed on Monday, November 8 at University College of Bangor, UMA's Bangor campus in room 124 of Eastport Hall at 7:30 pm. It will be performed on Wednesday, November 10 on UMA's Augusta campus in Jewett Hall Auditorium at 7:30 pm.

Both shows are free and open to the public. Because of limited seating, tickets will be distributed on the Augusta campus at the Information Desk in the Randall Student Center, and on the Bangor campus in 126 Eastport Hall.

For more information, please click here or contact Robert Kellerman at (207) 621-3401, or at

Open House

Kaplan Home & Hearth, a division of Kaplan Electric, out of Winthrop, Maine is having an open house on Friday, November 12th from 9am to 6pm, and Saturday, November 13th from 9am to 2pm.  We are not only commercial & residential electricians, but we also install & sell woodstoves, gas stoves & inserts, pellet stoves.  We install & sell generators and lightning rods TOO!  Solar panels too....we are excited about this new side of our experienced business.  Check us out at 1388 Route 202 in Winthrop.

Quadruple Amputee, Gold Medalist Speaks at UMA on November 16th

Joshua Kennison, a Maine resident born without arms and legs who won 3 Gold Medals and one Silver Medal in track at the 2010 Endeavor Games, will be speaking at UMA on Tuesday, November 16th in Jewett Auditorium from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM.

Earlier that same day from 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM, Kennison will be joined by Cony High School and UMA athletes on the CONY track for a one-mile Fun Run.

Speaking at UMA on Overcoming Challenges and Giving Back, Kennison says, “I'm coming to show people that no matter their limitations you can conquer anything as long as you put your mind to it."

The Endeavor Games is a national competition that allows athletes with physical disabilities to participate in a multi-sport event.