Lisbon Falls Native First Recipient of an Endowed Scholarship from Maine Lobster Promotion Council

The Maine Lobster Promotion Council is pleased to announce Rachel LeGloahec of Lisbon Falls, Maine this year’s recipient of an endowed scholarship designed to support Maine students attending The Culinary Institute of America.

The CIA is a private, non-profit, college with a main campus in Hyde Park, New York. Their mission is to reward students with the skills and knowledge to live successful lives in positions of influence throughout their culinary career.

LeGloahec’s penchant for hard work and cooking has made her the ideal candidate for both attendance at the CIA, and this year’s scholarship.

Dempsey Center Offers Native American Workshop

LEWISTON - The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing at Central Maine Medical Center is offering a free workshop for children, teens and families affected by cancer. “Native American Creative Workshop: Medicine Bag” will take place Friday, April 8 from 4 – 6 p.m. at CMMC, 12 High Street, conference room H. The offering is part of the Center’s Healing Tree Children’s program.

A medicine bag is a sacred tool used for protecting, healing and guiding an individual through the multifaceted experiences of the Earthwalk. Learn the art of creating your own medicine bag in order to bring hope and healing into your own life and the lives of others.

Presenter Stasia Minkowsky is an author, teacher intuitive counselor and ceremonialist. Her formal training in Native American spirituality began in 2001 on the Gila River Reservation in Arizona.  She has since participated in and conducted ceremonies for hundreds of people.

Dempsey Center offers Lunch and Learn for caregivers

LEWISTON – The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing at Central Maine Medical Center is offering a free lunch and learn for cancer caregivers titled “Cellular Memory and Your Health.” The workshop will take place Monday, April 4 from Noon – 1:30 p.m. at CMMC, 12 High Street, in conference room D.

Presenter Linda Haresheimer will discuss how both positive and difficult happenings in life can affect people down to the cellular level. Participants will identify some of the emotional challenges in their lives and learn ways to eliminate them to become happier and healthier.

Haresheimer is a Louise Hay teacher and has expanded her knowledge to include the study of cellular memory.

Pre-registration is available by calling the Dempsey Center at (207) 795-8250, toll-free 1-877-336-7287 or online at

March 14 event at CMMC

March 14 event at CMMC

The heart and how it functions, and risk factors associated with heart disease were topics of discussion at a recent meeting of the Central Maine Medical Center Associates. Michael Lemieux, M.D., (photo left) shown with CMMC Associates President Christine Bosse, was the guest speaker. Lemieux, a Lewiston native, practices with Central Maine Heart Associates in Lewiston. John Bastin, director of Emergency Preparedness at CMMC, will speak at the next CMMC Associates meeting on March 14 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn in Auburn. For more information about CMMC’s Associates program or to attend the luncheon as a guest, call the CMMC Development Office at 795-2950.

Benefit Concert and Silent Auction for the Hogan Family

Benefit Concert and Silent Auction for the Hogan Family

Time: Saturday, March 26 · 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Location: Taste of Maine Restaurant
More Info: We are planning a benefit concert and silent auction for the Hogan Family of Lisbon Falls. This is a free benefit concert with donations being accepted at the door. There will also be a 50/50 raffle all evening! This will be a 21+ show.

Please note that you may drop off any donations at the Taste of Maine Restaurant after March 17th. Please spread the word to all of your friends!
Bands to be announced...

Final Chance to Enter Wedding Contest This Weekend in Auburn

Real Maine Weddings to award one couple with a wedding package worth more than $100,000
AUBURN – Earlier in the year, Real Maine Weddings magazine announced a contest to give away a wedding package in Freeport, Maine that is worth more than $100,000. This weekend, couples have their final chance to enter the contest in person.
To enter, couples need to visit to submit a 2-minute or less video before March 14, saying why they deserve a free dream wedding in Freeport, USA. The entries will be posted online and people can vote for their favorites.

Hogan Family Clynk relief fund

Hogan Family Clynk relief fund

Today at 5:00pm - July 8 at 8:00pm
Location Lisbon, Maine

More Info This is an ongoing event to help raise money for the Hogan Family who lost 2 children in a recent fire in Lisbon, ME. All you need is a Clynk account, and you can help!! It's amazing how quickly bottle deposits can add up!

You can either login to and donate some of your Clynk funds to the 'Hogan Family Fund' OR I can give you Clynk bags with labels. You would still need to drop your bags at Clynk.

Go to Log in or create a user id/password, then click on the Hannaford Community Cash link. Search "Hogan Family Fund". This will direct you to be able to donate funds. I will keep you all updated as to the amount of money we raise. Thank you for helping!