Community Spirit

Olympians Win Big at Summer Games

The Special Olympic team sponsored by The Progress Center proudly brought 17 medals and 12 ribbons back to the Oxford Hills.  These medals and ribbons represent participation in 9 different events by 15 team members.

Social Media Day 2011 - Mashable Meetup on June 30th at the Porthole Restaurant

Social Media Day 2011 - Mashable Meetup on June 30th at the Porthole Restaurant

Founded in 2005, Mashable is the top source for news in social and digital media, technology and web culture. With more than 40 million monthly pageviews, they are the most prolific news site reporting breaking web news, providing analysis of trends, reviewing new websites and services, and offering social media resources and guides.

Mashable announced Social Media Day 2011 to be held on Thursday, June 30, 2011. This is a global event that is a celebration of the technological advancements that enable everyone to connect with real-time information, communicate from miles apart and have their voices be heard.

Come join us on the deck on the 30th at the Porthole Restaurant at 7:00PM for some refreshing cold drinks and the opportunity to meet and network!

Rotary's Annual Yard Sale and Auction

Rotary's Annual Yard Sale and Auction

Saturday, June 25, 2011

At Telstar High School, 284 Walkers Mills Road (Rt. 26), Bethel ME

Yard Sale 8am -- all day, until...?

Auction Preview at 5:30pm

Auction at 6:30pm

 

FREE Iced Coffee and Iced Tea for the first day of Summer - Find a location near you!

FREE Iced Coffee and Iced Tea for the first day of Summer - Find a location near you!

Tim Hortons Is Giving Away Free Iced Coffee Or Freshly Brewed Iced Tea

To All Maine Guests On June 21

Who: All Maine Tim Hortons restaurant owners.

What: Summer has arrived and Tim Hortons is ready to beat the heat with some of its most popular cold beverages. In celebration of the first day of summer, Tim Hortons is offering all guests who visits a Maine-based restaurant on June 21 one FREE small ICED COFFEE or small Freshly Brewed ICED TEA.

When: All day on Tuesday, June 21.

Where: Participating restaurants in Maine (list below):

Why: Maine Tim Hortons restaurant owners are treating their guests to a cool, refreshing beverage to celebrate the start of summer.  It’s their way of saying thank you for their guests’ continued support.

About Tim Hortons

Tim Hortons is the fourth largest publicly-traded restaurant chain in North America based on market capitalization, and the largest in Canada.

Hannaford Summer BBQ on June 18th!

Hannaford Summer BBQ on June 18th!

Yesterday while I was flipping through the newspaper on a mission to get all of the coupons, I not only discovered some awesome Hannaford coupons, but I also learned about a really cool BBQ event that is happening this Saturday, June 18th from 11AM to 2PM at your neighborhood Hannaford.

Make a donation of at least $1 to a local charity in exchange for a yummy meal right off the grill! Enjoy Johnsonville Italian sausage, Pineland Farms/Nature's Place beef, or Kayem hot dogs. Then wash it all down with a can of Sierra Mist or Hannaford water, & don't forget about the Lay's chips! [You can never eat just one! ;)]

There will also be a chance to win $250 worth of Close to Home products! Guests to arrive will also get coupon booklets with great deals on some of our favorite items!

Barn Fest!

Barn Fest!

National Trails Day

National Trails Day

Saturday, June 4, 2011
Trail maintenance on trails of Rumford Whitecap
If you have a love of the outdoors and hiking, join us for a day of trail maintenance on the trails of Whitecap Mountain in Rumford. We will assemble at 9 AM in the parking lot on E. Andover Road. Bring your lunch, water, work gloves and some tool for light trail work, (clippers, loppers, small saw, steel rake, etc.) Join with other like minded people who love these trails and help keep them in good condition. Refreshments will be available when we finish about 2 or 3 PM. We hope to see you there. June 11 will be an alternate date in case of heavy rain.