Congressman Mike Michaud recently helped get a group of local residents tickets to President Barak Obama’s visit to Maine.

From left, Brenda Bonneville (Belfast), Lindsay McGuire (Belfast), Michaud, Barbara Klausmeyer (Swanville) and Marsha Kaplan (Belfast). McGuire, Klausmeyer and Kaplan are the co-owners of Left Bank Books in Searsport.