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Archive for March 2013

Gov. Paul LePage speaks at Lincoln Day Dinner in Lewiston

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The Androscoggin County Republicans hosted their annual Lincoln Day Dinner on Thursday, March 21, 2013 at The Green Ladle located at the Lewiston Regional Technical Center. This fundraiser featured Maine’s governor Paul LePage as speaker, followed by a live auction led by Gary Crocker and Rep. Jeffrey Timberlake, then entertainment by Maine humorist Gary Crocker.

 

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Champion cyclist headlines CMO’s Great Falls Fitness Seminar

Extreme cycling champion Rebecca Rusch headlines the 2nd annual Great Falls Fitness Seminar on Wednesday, April 3.

Extreme cycling champion Rebecca Rusch headlines the 2nd annual Great Falls Fitness Seminar on Wednesday, April 3.

Central Maine Orthopaedics (CMO), Select Physical Therapy and Central Maine Sports Medicine will host their second annual Great Falls Fitness Seminar, “Get Psyched on Cycling,” on Wednesday, April 3 at the Green Ladle in Lewiston. This year’s event will feature world champion cyclist Rebecca Rusch.

Doors will open at 5 p.m. The formal program, featuring Rusch, Dr. Jay T. Kearney and Dr. Patrick Fallon, will take place from 6 to 8:00. The event is appropriate for cyclists of all experience levels and abilities, from seasoned veterans looking to improve their performance to those just thinking about cycling.

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Electricity Maine joins Baxter Brewing to sponsor AHCH event

Electricity Maine joins Baxter Brewing Company to sponsor the 2013 Hospice House 5K & Remembrance Walk. Pictured here are Danielle Beckwith and Michelle Gosselin of Electricity Maine and Luke Livingston of Baxter Brewing Company.

Electricity Maine joins Baxter Brewing Company to sponsor the 2013 Hospice House 5K & Remembrance Walk. Pictured here are Danielle Beckwith and Michelle Gosselin of Electricity Maine and Luke Livingston of Baxter Brewing Company.

Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice (AHCH) has announced that Electricity Maine will join Baxter Brewing Company as a major sponsor of the 2013 Hospice House 5K & Remembrance Walk.

“We are pleased to continue our partnership with Baxter Brewing and are very excited that Electricity Maine is joining us,” said AHCH President/CEO Julie Shackley. “Like Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice, they are local Maine companies that share a commitment to supporting the community.”

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Hall Gallery displays Shetterly portraits

This portrait of Russell Libby and seven others from the series "Americans Who Tell the Truth” by Robert Shetterly is on display at LAC’s Hall Gallery through March 23. An organic farmer, Libby was the executive director of Maine Organic Farmers and Growers Association (MOFGA) and a tireless campaigner for pollution-free local food economies.

This portrait of Russell Libby and seven others from the series “Americans Who Tell the Truth” by Robert Shetterly is on display at LAC’s Hall Gallery through March 23. An organic farmer, Libby was the executive director of Maine Organic Farmers and Growers Association (MOFGA) and a tireless campaigner for pollution-free local food economies.

Ten portraits by artist Robert Shetterly are on display in the Hall Gallery at USM’s Lewiston-Auburn College until March 23. The paintings are from Shetterly’s series, “Americans Who Tell the Truth,” which he describes as a showcase for “models of courageous citizenship.” Shetterly will discuss the portrait series on Thursday, March 14 at 1:30 p.m. in a presentation that is free and open to the public.

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Fashion show explores African apparel

At the 2012 Inside Africa Fashion Show at Bates College, sophomore Nerissa Brobbey models a Togolese boubou dress with matching head scarf and Gulaid Abdullahi wears a traditional ma'awis and kofia hat. (Photograph by Simone Schriger.)

At the 2012 Inside Africa Fashion Show at Bates College, sophomore Nerissa Brobbey models a Togolese boubou dress with matching head scarf and Gulaid Abdullahi wears a traditional ma’awis and kofia hat. (Photograph by Simone Schriger.)

The second annual Inside Africa Fashion Show will take place on Friday, March 15 at 8 p.m. in the concert hall at Olin Arts Center at 75 Russell Street in Lewiston. Sponsored by the Bates College’s Africana Club, the show will reflect the diversity of the continent’s apparel and the influence of African fashion abroad. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact nkanu@bates.edu.

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Ouellette presented inaugural DAISY Award by CMMC

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Nancy Ouellette (fourth from left) recently became the first person honored by CMMC with the DAISY Award for nursing excellence. Pictured with her (l. to r.) are Danielle Valliere, Mary McRae, Alison Dehetre, Tina Nickey, and Sharron Sieleman.

Sponsored by the DAISY Foundation, the DAISY Award recognizes nurses who consistently demonstrate the following attributes in their work: compassion; critical thinking; passion for life; patient advocacy; patient- and family-focused care; support of fellow healthcare team members; and the characteristics of a professional role model.Registered nurse Nancy Ouellette has been recognized by Central Maine Medical Center as its first DAISY Award recipient.

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