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Dempsey Center to host SuperSibs! Sundae Celebration

LEWISTON – To celebrate a recent grant awarded by the LIVESTRONG Foundation, The Healing Tree Children’s Program of The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing is hosting a SuperSibs! Sundae Celebration. The event will take place Sunday, April 10 from 1 – 3 p.m. at the Dempsey Center, 10 High Street, Suite 303.

Families are encouraged to join Children’s Program Coordinator Tookie Bright, LMSW-cc to learn about upcoming programming geared to the unique and specific needs of brothers and sisters of a child with cancer. Ice cream, games and Sibling Packs will be available.

For more information, please contact Tookie Bright at 795-8256 or e-mail brightca@cmhc.org.

Pre-registration is available by calling the Dempsey Center at (207) 795-8250, toll-free 1-877-336-7287 or online at http://www.dempseycenter.org/.

Free Coffee Friday!

Dempsey Center to present Kids Who Care Variety Show

LEWISTON - The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing at Central Maine Medical Center is offering a free five-week workshop for children and teens bursting with talent or craving the spotlight. “Kids Who Care: Cancer Variety Show” will take place Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning April 19, from 4 – 5:30 p.m. at CMMC, 12 High Street. Conference rooms will vary between H and I.

The variety show, featuring individual and group performances, will be held during the eighth and final meeting on May 17. Family and friends are encouraged to attend.

FREE Federal & State Income Tax Preparation Still Available!

FREE Federal & State Income Tax Preparation Still Available!

The Lewiston-Auburn CA$H Coalition is still preparing & e-filing Federal & State 2010 tax returns & will do so through March 31, 2011.  The returns are done by IRS-certified volunteers, and this occurs at Lewiston's Multi-Purpose Center and Auburn City Hall.  The volunteers also encourage eligible LA area residents to apply for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), a Federal tax credit that ranges from $457 - $5,666.  To schedule a free tax prep appointment, please call 513-3160.  Also, feel free to visit the City of Lewiston's web page for additional info on the Coalition, the EITC, and free tax appointments:  www.lewistonmaine.gov  - just click on the EITC link under Special Notices.

Check Out City of Lewiston's Facebook Page

The City of Lewiston is encouraging residents to check out its "Official City of Lewiston" Facebook page on the web.  It's a great resource for what's happening! 

UMaine center helps Auburn manufacturer

ORONO - University of Maine researchers in the College of Engineering's Advanced Manufacturing Center and AEWC Advanced Structures and Composites Center have successfully designed a composite toe-protection insert for Falcon Performance Footwear, an Auburn shoe company.

The new composite component replaces traditional steel toe protection.

Dempsey Center Offers Motivational Workshop

LEWISTON - The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing at Central Maine Medical Center is offering a free motivational workshop for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. “From Stuck to Moving Forward” will take place Tuesday, April 26 from 4:30 – 6 p.m. at CMMC, 12 High Street, conference room A.

Certified Life Coach Pat Grosser will encourage participants to lay the groundwork for a brand new future. Attendees will be encouraged to look at lessons and insights from the previous year, take stock of the “now,” dream, brainstorm and learn new ways to establish and strengthen their personal foundation to enhance successful change.

Pre-registration is available by calling the Dempsey Center at (207) 795-8250, toll-free 1-877-336-7287 or online at http://www.dempseycenter.org/.