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Comedy Fix to benefit Good Shepherd Food Bank

Comedy Fix to benefit Good Shepherd Food Bank

Brian Brinegar will make his return to Auburn, highlighting a stellar lineup of stand-up comedians for Comedy Fix XVIII. The show will take place Friday, Jan. 9 at 8 p.m. at the Auburn Fireside Inn with net proceeds benefiting Good Shepherd Food Bank (GSFB).

Comedy Fix founder Mark Turcotte will also welcome Brian Plumb, Anna Conathan, John Randall and Brett Groh.

Kyron Hobdy highlights Comedy Fix XVII

Kyron Hobdy highlights Comedy Fix XVII

Kyron Hobdy highlights a hilarious group of stand-up comedians for Comedy Fix XVII. The show will take place Friday, Dec. 12 at 8 p.m. at the Auburn Fireside Inn with all net proceeds benefiting the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society (GAHS). Comedy Fix founder Mark Turcotte also welcomes Ian Stuart, Bill Picard, Paul Landwehr, and JOKETRON featuring Josh Day and Mike Howlett.

Hobdy was selected to perform in this year’s World Series of Comedy in Las Vegas and was a finalist in the 2013 Funniest Comic in New England Contest. He’s performed at Comix at Foxwoods and is a regular at Headliners Comedy Club.

Finding the Help you Need to Keep your Home Warm and Safe this Winter Season

Finding the Help you Need to Keep your Home Warm and Safe this Winter Season

With colder weather approaching, Spectrum Generations is in full swing helping older and disabled adults in central Maine get the assistance they need to stay warm and safe this winter. 

SeeingME: Profiles of Resilience

SeeingME: Profiles of Resilience

Take a moment and look at the portrait above. Try to come up with a story about the woman. I’ll give you a few prompts. Her name is Aimee. She’s 41 and the mother of three daughters.

Read Aimee's story and learn why her portrait is part of an exhibit called SeeingME: Profiles of Resilience

 

Prediabetes: See It as an Opportunity

Prediabetes: See It as an Opportunity

If you've been diagnosed with prediabetes, it means your blood sugar is higher than it should be, but not high enough to be considered diabetes. It's not inevitable that you'll eventually develop diabetes, but it increases your risk. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about one-third of the adults in this country have prediabetes. Most of them have no idea.

Celebrating Our Veterans and a 100th Birthday

Celebrating Our Veterans and a 100th Birthday

Burton Curtis turned 100 years old November 11, 2014 — Veterans Day. A World War II veteran, he says he joined the United States Air Force because his country was in trouble and he needed to do something. What he did was became a glider pilot who carried out dangerous missions during the war. He went on to serve 30 years in the Air Force, retiring as Colonel Burton Curtis.

Read more about how he remembered his birthday and Veterans Day ...