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Sharon Frost

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October 24: United Nations Day.

October 25: Islamic New Year.

October 27: Navy Day - Fly the Flag.

Boo! Halloween is on its way!

You can make a difference on October 25th. It’s a day for Americans to set aside some time to improve the lives of others. It’s the nation’s largest day of community services.

Just need an article about speeders on Highway 1 across the border being stopped for speeding and given a heavy fine. We sure know all about that over here, they don’t yield or stop and speed constantly down our Main Street as well as parking in handicapped spaces with no sign. Nothing is enforced!

The Annual St. Stephen Santa Claus Parade is set for November 14 at 5:30 p.m. US. All float entries must be submitted by November 7.

Dan and Linda Schall celebrated their 40th Anniversary.

October is Donation Month at CRH Gift/Coffee Shop. Items or cash will be accepted through October 30th. Some needed items are peanut butter, small jelly jars, muffins, individual wrapped donuts, small plates, small V8 juices, zip lock sandwich bags.

The Hospital Ladies’ Auxiliary met on October 6 for their monthly meeting. Pizza, cake, cupcakes and drinks were served. Meeting opened with our prayers and reports were given. Thanksgiving Basket was discussed and tickets will go on sale next month. Mae Berry won the 50/50 raffle and then the meeting was adjourned. Next gathering is November 3, at 6:00 p.m. See you then.

 Birthday wishes, Forest Woodruff, Jean Windrick, Mark Kidder, Rebecca Lingley, Sally Doten, Becky LaCasses, Kathy Lyons, Eva Bernier, Karen Cook, David Burke, Paul Redding, Herb Fitzgerald of New Hampshire, Norma Johnson, Dillon Eales.

Last week a delicious chocolate cake with boiled icing made by Norma Griffin was shared in celebration of Marlene Bryant and Dick Sawyer who had birthdays last week.

Spent a few days in New Hampshire last week visiting son, wife and three of the grandchildren. My other grandson was arriving home from Moody Bible later that day for surgery on his teeth so I missed him.

Lynn Sale has been home visiting husband and family for her fall vacation and has returned home to North Carolina.

The October Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Drive was once again a great success.

Don’t forget the Halloween Party at the K of C Hall on Sunday, October 26 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Bring a dish and the kids. There will be games and treats. That evening the Celtic Concert featuring Quebec’s premier celtic/Acadian Band at WCCC.

Reminder! Halloween at Methodist Rec. Hall there will be good food and lots of treats for the kids.

Happy Anniversary to Tom and Carol Webster. The Milltown Parish Council of the Catholic Womens’ League will host an afternoon tea in St. Patrick’s Hall on Saturday, October 25th at 1:00 p.m.

Reminder! Soup and Poetry at the Calais Free Library Wednesday, October 2, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.