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8 The Weekly Thursday August 21 2003 Cot something for Community News Email it to or mail it to The Weekly POl Box 1329 Bangor ME 04402 or drop it off at the front desk of Buck Street entrance of the Bangor iJaily News 491 Main St Bangor Bangor From Bangor to Baghdad Bangor Daily News senior writer Alicia Anstead will present Bangor to Baghdad: On the Road in Iraq" at am Thursday Aug 28 at Dick-erman Dining Commons Hus-' son College On a two-week trip to Iraq Anstead and fellow journalist Peter Davis visited cities and towns from Baghdad and Basra to towns in northern Iraq She had the opportunity to see firsthand the effects of the fall of Saddam Hussein and the impact of the American presence in Iraq goals for the trip were twofold" Anstead said to be the eyes for our readers and tell them though my dispatches my personal experiences and reactions to what I was seeing and my interactions with the Iraqi people Secondly I wanted to find people from Maine who are living and working there and are part of the American footprint in Iraq" In 10 articles published in the NEWS Anstead described her conversations with many Mainers including soldiers business people and members of the transitional government among them two people from Maine who are directing the Human Rights and Transitional Justice Department efforts Anstead holds bachelor's and degrees in literature from American University and is a doctoral candidate at the University of Rhode Island In 2000-2001 she was a Fellow at the National Arts in Journalism Program at Columbia University This year she was a first place winner of the Maine Press Critics Award The cost of the lecture is $6 and reservations are required Call 973-1036 or e-mail sleep-erthussonedu to learn more Health and safety party A Health and Safety Party fear children ami their families will be held from 3 to 7 pm Thursday Aug 21 at Cascade Park on State Street Attendees can learn about MaineCare free low-cost health insurance offered through the state and other free services They also will enjoy games music prizes and refreshments Activities include rubber duck races hula hoop contests painting face painting puppetry dental screenings fingerprinting and ID cards car seat safety fire safety and nutrition information For information on Penquis Health and Safety Party call 973-3577 Nurses: Class of 1953 The Eastern Maine General Hospital School cr Nursing Class of 1953 celebrated its 50th anniversary Aug 11 Out of a class of 45 27 women and their spouses planned to attend the reunion Also present were two special guests the former supervisors Class members met at Eastern Maine Medical Center for a tour of the hospital Later slides were shown The nurses saw new equipment and innovations in patient areas They also visited outdated areas which brought back fond memories After the hospital tour the nurses gathered at Jeff's Catering in Brewer for luncheon and a walk down lane" Organizers for the event included Elinor Craig Pat Eye and Norma Gilman Brewer Pet parade Bear Brook Kennels will be sponsoring a pet parade starting at 9 am Sept 13 held in conjunction with the Brewer Days hometown celebration Participants will assemble for the parade on the grassy area behind the Brewer Swimming Pool Prizes will be awarded in seven categories: best matching costumes pet and owner best pet costume funnies costume cutes costume most colorful most patriotic and most unusual A responsible adult must accompany those children under age 12 Pre-registration is required by Sept 11 at Bear Brook Kennels 19 Bennett Road Auction and awards night A small bronze otter titled the Rocks" signed dated and numbered by sculptor Forest Hart and an autographed copy of "Black House" by Stephen King top the growing list of items donated for the seventh annual Fall Festival Auction and Awards Night sponsored by Rape Response Services The event is set for 5:30 pm Wednesday Sept 3 at Catering in Brewer Other items include a kayak with life jacket and paddle from Old Town Canoe a Web site design and hosting package from Rainstorm Consulting a large maple mirror from Moosehead Manufacturing and a Dream from Home large wool rug from Gov John Baldacci will help the organization celebrate its 15th anniversary He will assist in presenting the Janet Badger Volunteer Award and the ne Teal Ribbon Award Tickets for the event are $8 each or two for $15 and may be purchased at the door Hors and a cash bar will be available Sue McKay will serve as auctioneer Women with Wings will provide musical entertainment Charges may be made to Visa Mastercard or Discover Underwriting the cost of the auction are benefactor Pine Tree Landfill of Hampden sustained Bangor Daily News and Veazie Veterinary Clinic owned by Drs Chris Miles David Cloutier Mark Hanks and Stephanie Monk sponsors WABI-TV and the Rock Team of ERA Dawson-Bradford and many friends Fast Forms has donated printing services Overnight lodging cruises on the Mount Katahdin restaurant gift certificates and handmade pottery and crafts items are among the items donated by businesses began competing in beauty pageants in October 2002 Local businesses in Bangor Brewer Holden Dedham and Ellsworth donated funds for trip to Atlanta Old Town SOth birthday party Mrs Mamie Seymour of Old Town celebrated her 90th birthday recently with a family party given by her children at the home of her daughter in Veazie Those attending included her children: Margaret and Frank Tenney Veazie Romain and Dot Seymour Brewer and Eugene and Debbie Seymour Milford six of her eight grandchildren and 11 of her 15 great grandchildren as well as friends from as far away as North Carolina Broadcast autobiography Bruce Fleming of Medway has announced that his publishing company Beach Town Press has signed Bangor radio and television personality Dan Cash-man to write a book about his experiences Cashman an Old Town native had his own television program on WBGR-TV 33 in Bangor His Nite Show" was modeled after David Letterman Show" Cashman did an internship in New York City with Imus in the Morning" Currently Cashman works as an on-air talent at Z107 FM in Brewer Cashman's book is scheduled to be released next summer To learn more visit wwwbeach-townpresscom Stetson Meeting information The Stetson selectmen meet at 6 pm the first and third Tuesdays of each month at the town office Planning board meetings are held at 7 pm the second Thursday of the month at the library-firehouse conference room The town office is open 12:30 3:30 pm Mondays 8 am-noon and pm Tuesdays Wednesdays and Fridays and noon-7 pm Thursdays The town office will be closed Labor Day Sept 1 To obtain information call the town office at 296-3232 e- and friends throughout Penobscot and Piscataquis counties for the live or silent auction Call 941-2380 for more information Rape Response Services provides a 24 hour hotline at (800) 3106000 for female and male victims and survivors of sexual assault including rape incest harassment and abuse The service area covers Penobscot and Piscataquis counties Educational programs and support groups also are provided Out on the town The Dazzlers dancers from Northern Lights Dance Arts studio took part recently in the American Dance Awards Nationals in New York City Alani Cote Emily Shalhoob Megan Wixon Shelbi Cote Beth Dauphinee Annie Smith Courtney Parsons Ashley Adams Sachi Cote Lauren Miller Kate Chambers Jocelyn Duff and Jennifer Mangano rehearsed at Steps on Broadway and the Broadway Dance Center where they participated in workshop classes and were among 6000 dancers to compete at the Sheraton New York As part of their week in New York City the Dazzlers saw pop artist Ashanti at the Show" enjoyed a surprise limo ride around the city in the evening visited Ground Zero and saw the Broadway show Out" The Dazzlers brought home three silver and two high silver awards and two of the top 10 scores in the primary category Holden Sunburst pageant Karly Quinn 10 competed in the Sunburst International Beauty Pageant in Atlanta Ga Aug 34 She was in the top 10 in the beauty competition and was crowned the winner in the super model search category Judged on natural beauty No makeup was allowed It was the first time in the 25-year history of the Sunburst pageant that a Maine girl has placed in the top 10 Her talent monologue was Ugly Stepsister Speaks Out" She mail stetson-tdstelmenet or visit wwwsietsonmainenet Winterport Pottery classes Great Water Ceramics is offering six-week courses in general pottery and sculpture techniques including hand building and wheel throwing beginning in mid-September The classes are open to people of all abilities and levels of experience The term will close Oct 26 with an open raku firing demonstration pottery show and sale and reception The studio owned and operated by Jay Hanes specializes in making raku tea bowls for the Japanese tea ceremony Tea enthusiasts worldwide collect the tea bowls Hanes worked in clay for 25 years and was a student of the tea ceremony for 15 years In 2002 he received a Maine Arts Commission grant to study tea ceremony with Kaji Aso in Boston at the House of Flower Wind Hanes has given seminars workshops and demonstrations in raku pottery and tea ceremony at Windover Arts Center and Bangor High School Raku is a fast-fire method of pottery that is linked historically to the tea ceremony of late 16th century Japan Literally raku means of simple amusement" a title given to a family of potters named Cho-jiro Great Water Ceramics is at 991 North Main St in Winter-port To obtain Information about courses or the closing reception or to make reservations call 2235517 Classroom space is limited Hampden Lifeguard training An American Red Cross lifeguard training course will be offered Sept 8 through Sept 29 at the Lura Hoit Pool the community swimming pool on Western Avenue Course participants must be at least 15 years old and must be able to meet the swimming prerequisites Call 862-4305 for more Information Compiled by Ardoana Hamlin 4 Toddler wins floral award at state fair comm OTP f2003 JEEP WRANGLER RUBICON she moved to the home in Bangor during the ice storm What really got her started she said was arranging some Dowers regularly for an elderly neighbor so that he could take something nice to his wife who was hospitalized with a stroke Boylan who won several first second and third places and honorable mentions for her Ooral arrangements photography and needlework at the Bangor State Fair is self-taught She has two bookcases full of gardening books and reads them the way other people read novels She said she had wanted to study botany in college but was led to pursue bookkeeping instead Both mother and daughter plan to participate in other fairs throughout the state Just having fun" Boylan said calendula ferns amaranth and some wildOowers The little girl determined which Dowers she wanted in her arrangement had one piece of amaranth out there and she grabbed it" Kathy said And Leilani basically arranged the Dowers herself had three Ooral arrangements that I was doing and she just proceeded and did hers" Kathy stated She said that Leilani got frustrated when some of the plants she was arranging started breaking So Kathy helped her by putting the ends of plants that Leilani selected into the vase and letting her push them in the rest of the way it was where she wanted them" the little mom said Boylan who has always had an interest in Dowers and the arts has been doing floral arrangements since 1998 when BY LYNN TUKEY FOR THE WEEKLY BANGOR Her name is Hawaiian and means flower" And her floral arrangement won second place at the Bangor State Fair on opening day July 25 Leilani Boylan is not quite 3 The Bangor toddler who celebrates her birthday Sept 8 was up against children up to age 12 in her first competition got second place and she got $4" her mother Kathy said adding that Leilani used the money to buy tickets to Jump on a trampoline Kathy Boylan who has participated in craft events in the Bangor State Fair for three years said she and Leilani picked plants from the yard of their Bangor home including pine boughs cedar balsam lavender bee balm larkspur a Tomb Raider Limited Edition As Seen in the Movie fO Financing up to 60 mo on' Liberty's (frond Cherokee's 2004 Grand Cherokee Laredo 2003 Liberty Meals for Me Sept 5 Liver and onions mashed potatoes mixed vegetables fresh baked roll sliced peaches Sept 8 Baked chicken breast baked potato squash wheat bread butterscotch pudding Sept 9 Homemade macaroni and cheese green beans basil tomatoes wheat roll ginger cookie Sept 10 Pea soup sliced ham on rye potato salad fruit whip Sept 11 Meatloaf with gravy mashed potato lima beans wheat bread frosted cake Sept 12 YTeal scaloppine buttered noodles fresh baby carrots dinner roll apple pie Sept 15 Spanish rice green peas fresh tossed salad wheat roll sliced pears Sept 16 Honey baked chicken breast mashed sweet potato fresh chopped cabbage wheat breach tapioca pudding Sept 17 Baked ham with fruit sauce mashed potato peas and carrots wheat bread peach cobbler Sept 18 Hamburger deluxe macaroni salad sour cream and cucumber salad homemade chocolate chip cookie Sept 19 Chicken cutlet with supreme sauce oven-brown potato whole kernel corn fresh baked bread frosted cake Sept 22 Vegetable and cheese quiche fresh spinach wheat roll peanut butter cookie Sept 23 Beef patty with gravy scalloped potato fresh broccoli dinner roll apple crisp Sept 24 Chicken ala King mashed potato fresh baby carrots homemade cornbread applesauce oatmeal cookie Sept 25 Spaghetti and meat-balls green beans Italian roll fruit cocktail dessert Sept 26 Apple juice homemade fish chowder tossed salad homemade biscuits chocolate pudding Reservations: Bangor Bangor House 941-2949 Th Bangor Nason Park Manor 941-2873 Th Eddington North-Brewer Eddington United Methodist Church 9892172 Hampden Kiwanis Civic Center 862-3700 Th Hampden Roe Village 862-2339 Hermon Boulier Apartments 941-2871 Holden Holden Square Apartments 941-2865 Th Old Town YMCA 941-2871 Orono Parker Dining Room 866-7944 Orrington Orrington United Methodist Church 8254084 Meals for Me are offered to people 60 and older at several sites in Greater Bangor as part of the Eastern Agency on Aging program The suggested donation is $250 For information call (800) 462-9899 The menu through Sept 26 is: Aug 21 boiled dinner ham boiled potato carrots fresh chopped cabbage turnip dinner roll gelatin jewels Aug 22 Baked beans and ht dogs cole slaw brown bread frosted cake Aug 25 Sausage patty oven-brown potatoes corn chocolate chip cookie Aug 26 Chicken tetrazzini beets dinner roll pumpkin pie Aug 27 Pepper steak rice pilaf carrots wheat roll vanilla pudding with banana slices Aug 28 staff meeting all sites closed Aug 29 Orange juice sloppy Joe fresh broccoli sliced cucumbers brownie Sept 1 All sites closed Labor Day Sept 2 Sea leg salad plate corn relish sliced cucumbers bulky roll gelatin jewels Sept 3 Hamburger green bean casserole tossed salad dinner roll frosted cake Sept A Roast pork with gravy mashed potato green peas wheat bread fruit cocktaiL.

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