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Free Christmas Day Dinner

A free public Christmas Day Dinner will be held at the American Legion Hall on Reynolds Ave. in Livermore Falls. Turkey and ham with all of the fixings and pie for dessert will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

This is for anyone who is alone on Christmas, can’t do a meal or just wants to be with a wonderful group of people. The Legion needs a general idea of how many people are coming, so please contact Pam Newton (897-3072) or Karen Mitchell (897-3593) if you plan to attend. While this meal is for anyone who wants to come, regardless of where one lives, the Legion does provide delivery in the tri-town area.

Feel free to contact Pam or Karen if you would like to help, provide food items or join us for a meal. The greatest food need this year is for home baked pies and cookies.

Rabies Clinic

A Rabies Clinic will be held at the Livermore Fire Station on Saturday, January 24, 2015 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. The fee is $18. Please bring your old certificate with you.

Special Olympics Maine 2015 Scarf Project

Special Olympics Maine is reaching out to people who knit or crochet to help with their 2015 Scarf Project. The goal of this project is to outfit all 500 Special Olympic Maine athletes who attend the state winter games in January, with a new scarf. This year’s colors for the scarves are: Red Heart, Carrot #256, Burgundy #376, Paddy Green #368. The design/pattern is totally up to you. Please combine all three colors into the scarf. Scarves can be mailed/delivered to (by Jan. 16): Attn: Katheryn Wildes; Trinity Lutheran Church; 612 Main St, Westbrook, ME 04092. For more information please call 207-854-5653.

Weston A Price Foundation Chapter Meetings

WAP Chapter Meetings – Wise Foods: Good Fat, Fermentation, etc. Did you know that modern goods are destroying your health? Weston A Price Foundation (WAPF.org) educates the public on nutrient dense foods and wise traditions. Meeting times: 1st Monday of the month at Community Concepts, 175 Blake Street, Lewiston at 6 p.m. Oct – April 2015 Call 225-6125.

Celebrate Recovery program at Emmanuel Assembly of GodThe next meeting for Celebrate Recovery will be on Sunday, December 28 at 6:00 p.m. The topic will be “Spiritual Inventory”. Lamentations 3:40 – “Let us examine our ways and test them, and let us return to the Lord.”

Celebrate Recovery is a 12 step program that helps heal the hurts, habits and hang up of chemical dependency, alcoholism, relationship addiction, eating disorders, compulsive behaviors. It is a Biblically-based recovery program that helps those struggling by showing them the love and power of Jesus Christ. They meet each Sunday @ 6:00 pm.

Caregiver support group

SeniorsPlus, the Area Agency on Aging, has formed an Alzheimer’s or dementia caregiver support group. The group will give caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia a chance to learn from each other and gain support from meeting with other caregivers. The support group is held regularly on the second Tuesday of the month from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the West Paris Town Office.

The support group is FREE and open to the public. For further information call SeniorsPlus at 1-800-427-1241.

Second Saturday free community lunch

A free community lunch will be held at the American Legion Hall, 17 Reynolds Ave., Livermore Falls on the second Saturday of every month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Fourth Saturday free community lunch

A free community lunch will be served every fourth Saturday at First Baptist Church beginning at 11:00 a.m. Please use parking lot entrance to church vestry at 25 Church St., Livermore Falls. The Soap’N’ More Store will also be open from 9 a.m. to noon.

Free Community Meals at KC Hall

Knights of Columbus Meal on the 2nd Saturday of each month at the Knights of Columbus Hall.  All are welcome, there is no charge. Presented by the Knights of Columbus.

The Friends from Fayette Baptist Church offer a free meal on the 4th Saturday of each month at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Jay.

Buttons for Babes

Volunteers meet twice a month for a Button Bee where they make one-of-a-kind bracelets from donated buttons. These are sold through the local United Way to help raise funds for children in crisis. Materials and instruction are provided. Thanks to the Otis Federal Credit Union, their Community Room is available from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. on the second and the fourth Tuesday of the month. Use elevator in lobby to lower floor. New volunteers are welcome. To donate buttons call Martina Eastman at 897-3171.

Family and Friends of Veterans Peer Support Group

Meets the first and third Tuesday of every month, from 6-7:30 p.m. at Franklin Memorial Hospital, in the Allen Room, in Farmington. This is a support group, not a clinical group, and is designed for military members, veterans, and family members who would like to take part in a supportive and healthy environment providing group wisdom and help. For more information call Michael or Lorna at 860-2578, or email us at: vanishintonight@yahoo.com.