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Hello All,

I hope all enjoy Mother’s Day. I forgot to add it last week.

Birthdays

Happy birthday to Katie Doughty May 14!!! This Grammie loves you more than you know. Happy birthday to my niece Sonya Merrifield on May 10!!!

Sympathy

Our condolences to the family of Ann Hurd Mitchell of Troy, age 83, who passed on May 5. Services are on Wednesday, May 11, 2 p.m. at Rogers Cemetery.

Trip abroad

The Mount View Chamber Singers are on their trip to Costa Rica May 7-14.

Another clinic for cats

Low-cost spay, neuter clinic, cats only. at Brooks Fire Station May 25 and 26. Call to reserve a spot. Jane, 322-9764, or Cindy, 322-9469.

4th District American Legion Auxiliary

Meeting on Sunday, May 15, 1 p.m. at Post 2, Augusta.

Community Dance fundraiser

At The Barn at Rosemoore, Monroe, on Saturday, May 14, 6-9 p.m., DJ Doug Folson. Kids dance free. Adults $20. This fundraiser is to raise money for the new playground at Gesner Park in Monroe. Info, 592-0336.  Please support the kids.

Swap/Sell Meet

At Unity Raceway on Saturday, May 21, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Info Mike Lancaster. Snowmobile, ATV and Powersports. $15 per vendor. Gate opens at 8 a.m. for vendors.

Thorndike

The ladies are at it. My Sister and I is open Tuesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Memorial flower arrangements and much more in the gift shop.

Liberty

Benefit to help the Turners with recent burial funds. This helps Tinker and Tennah Turner. On Wednesday, May 25, 5 p.m. at Liberty Community Hall, Route 220. Potluck, raffle Items and more.

National memorial visits

Maine vets have returned from the first post-COVID Honor Flight Maine mission to Washington, D.C., to see their memorials. Next trip is May 27 and return May 29. Connect with Joy Lewis Asuncion, retired Navy. Trip of a lifetime for the men and women. Looking for World War II, Korea, and Vietnam veterans especially. Info at 930-5640. Help Joy find more vets to go.

Congrats 

Many congrats to Blaine and Melissa Parsons on the recent adoption of 2-year-old Jaxson Parsons. He’ll make a cute little firefighter with his Fire Chief Daddy Blaine.

Unity Raceway

A Touch-A-Truck event on June 4, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Special appearances by the Pine State Heroes. Food available.

Get ready

First supper of the season at Freedom Congregational Church on June 4, 4:30-6 p.m. Ham, mashed potatoes, baked beans, green beans, rolls, pie and drinks. Yummy!!!

Cleanup Day

Knox Town Cleanup on Saturday, May 28, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Town Office has list of what you can dispose of. Regular tires are $4 each, fyi. Or call 568-3907.

Remember

It is what it was, it is what it is, it will be what it will be, you may not be able to control every situation, but you are able to control how it affects you. Nothing is worth sacrificing your peace of mind. Peace!

Until next time,

Be happy and most of all be kind. Thinking of those affected by the recent murder in Brooks. Pray for them.

 

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