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Local Athletes Bring Home Medals

Local Athletes Bring Home Medals

OXFORD HILLS: Eight local athletes brought home medals at the recent Special Olympic Winter Games held at Sugarloaf.  Alyssa Anderson, Bruce Coffin, Don Dudley, Seth Lord, Sarah Paladino, Tracey Raymond, James Rollins, and Clifford Skillings, all Special Olympians from The Progress Center, participated in the event bringing home many medals as well as great memories of a wonderful time.  Congratulations to all of the participants for a job well done!

Snowshoe 50M Dash: Alyssa Anderson and Clifford Skillings – 4th
Snowshoe 100M Dash: Alyssa Anderson – 5th; Seth Lord – Bronze; Clifford Skillings - Gold
Snowshoe 50M Dash: Seth Lord – 5th
Snowshoe 25M Dash: Bruce Coffin – Silver
Alpine Giant Slalom: Don Dudley – Silver; Tracey Raymond – Bronze; James Rollins - Bronze
Alpine Super G: Don Dudley – Bronze; Tracey Raymond – 6th; James Rollins - Bronze
Alpine Slalom: Don Dudley – 6th; Tracy Raymond – Gold; James Rollins - Bronze
Nordic 100M Ski: Sarah P

Norway Arts Festival reveals 2011 focus figure!

The Norway Arts Festival is pleased to announce this year’s focus figure, “Tony Montanaro” (1927-2002), internationally acclaimed mime artist, director, and teacher. Montanaro a world class performer founded the Celebration Barn Theater in 1972, making South Paris the location for performers around the world to refine their skills in mime, storytelling, acting, physical comedy, and puppetry. The Celebration Barn Theater will be celebrating its 40th year in July making this years focus figure a perfect match. Karen Montanaro will kick off this year’s festival on Thursday July 7th with a special performance honoring Tony and his influence on her work. Leland Faulkner, co- director of the documentary, “Tony Montanaro: The Miracle of Inspiration”, will be showing the film before Karen’s performance.

Calling All Healing Artists, Food Vendors, Non-profit Organizations, and Performers!

The Norway Arts Festival is now accepting applications for the 2011 Sidewalk Art show. Rijah Newell, Director of Performance and Vendors, is announcing a new component to this historical event. This year, Massage Therapists, Herbalists, Naturopaths, and Energy healers will be welcome to a space in the Arts Festival to showcase their work. “We will be providing a Healing Arts area that will provide space for Therapists to network and a place for festival attendees to relax and recharge” explains Newell. She adds, “It would also serve as a comfort station for people and animals, with general First Aid as well”. 
 The Norway Arts Festival will continue to have a traditional food court and non-profit mall during the Sidewalk Art Show.

First Annual Winter ARTirondack Chair Auction

First Annual Winter ARTirondack Chair Auction

A benefit for the nonprofit Mahoosuc Arts Council

BETHEL – A special winter ARTriondack Chair Auction, February 26 at Sunday River Resort’s Peak Lodge, will feature the winter-themed designs and art work of local artists on 7 chairs handcrafted by Reggie Brown.  The Auction will be held during the Sunday River Wine Dinner which begins at 7 pm. Guests will experience a one-of-a-kind fine dining experience 2,100 feet after a Chondola ride to North Peak. Spanish and South American fare will be featured along with special wines.

Upon reaching the Peak Lodge guests will be greeted with complimentary champagne, passed hors d'oeuvres, live musical entertainment and a variety of winter-themed "ARTirondack" chairs on exhibit.

Local Athletes Bring Home Medals

Eight local athletes brought home medals at the recent Special Olympic Winter Games held at Sugarloaf.  Alyssa Anderson, Bruce Coffin, Don Dudley, Seth Lord, Sarah Paladino, Tracey Raymond, James Rollins, and Clifford Skillings, all Special Olympians from The Progress Center in Norway, participated in the event bringing home many medals as well as great memories of a wonderful time.  Congratulations to all of the participants for a job well done!

Snowshoe 50M Dash: Alyssa Anderson and Clifford Skillings – 4th

Snowshoe 100M Dash: Alyssa Anderson – 5th; Seth Lord – Bronze; Clifford Skillings - Gold

Snowshoe 50M Dash: Seth Lord – 5th

Snowshoe 25M Dash: Bruce Coffin – Silver

Alpine Giant Slalom: Don Dudley – Silver; Tracey Raymond – Bronze; James Rollins - Bronze

Alpine Super G: Don Dudley – Bronze; Tracey Raymond – 6th; James Rollins - Bronze

Alpine Slalom: Don Dudley – 6th; Tracy Raymond – Gold; Ja

Coos Canyon Performs in Rumford Saturday

Coos Canyon Performs in Rumford Saturday
The auditorium is the 2nd floor of the Rumford Town Hall.  Show time: 7:00pm

Tickets $8.00 in advance, $10 at the door, children 12 and under $5 all times

Tickets can be purchased at Bartash Card and Gift store on Congress St. Rumford.

Coffee and Deserts will be served. Bottled water also available.

Coos Canyon plays "the best" of the music from the 60s to now from acoustic ballads to country, rock, blues, and more...

FMI contact Jim Rinaldo at 364-2983

WinterKids invites you to kick back, relax and enjoy some laughs at Sunday River!

WinterKids invites you to kick back, relax and enjoy some laughs at Sunday River!

What: A comedy show to benefit WinterKids
 
When: Saturday, February 19th, 9:30 p.m. (new time)
 
Where: Shipyard Brew Haus, White Cap Lodge at Sunday River in Bethel, ME
 
A comedy show about the funny side of being parents and having parents, "Parents' Night Out" features Karen Morgan and Jim Colliton. Both are professional comedians. Both are married. And both are parents.

Join Jim and Karen as they share their hilarious views on life as spouses, parents and children in this unique production that brings you both sides of the story.
 
Real parents. Real stories. Real funny.
 
Admission is free. Donations are appreciated and will benefit

http://www.winterkids.org/