Selco was awarded the Economic Development Achievment Award for the city of Auburn. Selco was initially founded in 1990 among five partners doing business as Distributors Clearing House. The business was located at 730 Main Street in Lewiston. The initial concept was to sell plumbing and heating supplies to both wholesale and retail customers.
Members of the Lewiston Youth Advisory Council recently made presentations to third and fifth grade classes at Geiger Elementary school to encourage the students to join them as cheerleaders for Lewiston and to ask them – as the future citizens and leaders of the city – to think about what they value in their community.
Auburn Kiwanis Club will present its 57th annual Pancake Breakfast to raise money for youth programs in Androscoggin County on Sunday, June 7, from 6:30 to 11:30 a.m. at St. Dominic Academy in Auburn. All are welcome to attend this fun community event that will feature pancakes, Mailhot sausage, Starbucks coffee, kids’ activities and a Pancake Eating Contest for local Kiwanis Key Club members.
City honored with Healthy Androscoggin Gold Award
The Work Healthy program of Healthy Androscoggin, which recognizes businesses and organizations within Greater Androscoggin County that place a high priority on promoting good health for their employees, recently conveyed its highest honor to the City of Lewiston.
The Moon Dawgs are back in town! Put your dancing shoes on and join L-A Arts on Saturday, May 30 for a fun fundraising event to benefit the Maine Music Society. The event will take place from 7 to 11:30 p.m. in the Franco Center’s Heritage Hall.
I have a simple question for the Maine people: Would you like to eliminate the income tax and put $1.2 billion back into your paychecks?
Dear Maine Taxpayer,
By Robert E. Macdonald
Mayor of Lewiston
Last week at a workshop, the Lewiston City Council found before it an agenda item that makes the blood of Lewiston citizens percolate like the coffee in a TV commercial for Chock Full o’Nuts.
This item tends to fill the City Council Chamber with people from both sides of the issue. Perplexed city officials ponder why a discussion on bike lanes draws more people to a City Council meeting than a multi-million dollar budget.
Androscoggin Bank has signed on as platinum sponsor of the Independence Association’s third annual Run for Independence. The only run in Maine focused upon people with disabilities, and the first 10K run in Maine to include a para-athletes wheeled division, the run will take place on Sunday, May 17 at 9 a.m. at Brunswick Junior High School. Androscoggin Bank has committed to a three-year sponsorship of this annual event.