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Page 8 THE QUODDY TIDES 27 March, 2009 COMMUNITY EGG HUNT be an auction, for all ages, in the EES A community egg hunt will be held at cafeteria. Many area merchants have do- the Eastport Elementary School on Satur- nated items for this fundraiser. day, April 4, at 10 a.m. All children up to This event is sponsored by the EES Grade 5 are welcome to join in the fun, Kids Boosters with support from the After the egg hunt, there will be a spring Eastport Youth Association. All proceeds fair in the gym with games and food. benefit the students at Eastport Elemen- Games are 25 cents and root beer floats tary School. and hot dogs are $1 each. There will also FRIENDS OF PEAVEY LIBRARY Friends of Peavey Library group is looking for new members to assist with the running of the Friends group and with planning and support of events to benefit the library. An organizational meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, April 13, at Peavey Memorial Library in Eastport. All interested persons are asked to contact Dana at the library at 853-4021 for infor- mation or to sign up for the meeting. CELEBRATING MR. ROGERS' BIRTHDAY The Commons in Eastport joined other fans of the late Fred Rogers across the country in celebrating the birthday of the popular children's program host on March CHURCH OF GOD 82 High Street Eastport, Maine Service 11:00 a.m. Sunday Use the Washington St. entrance Harold L. Ralston, Pastor Downeast Tech Solutions Computer Consulting Assault survivors support group set Downeast Sexual Assault Services is offering a self-help support group to sexual assault survivors. The group will meet once a week in Machias from 6:30 to 8 p.m. There is no cost to attend. If inter- ested, call 1-800-492-5550, ext. 258, for more information. Crossword Answers Website Hosting & Design Davis Estates WASHINGTON COUNTY'S NEWEST SENIOR ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY Now Accepting Applications 13 Private Rooms 12 Semi-private Rooms Davis Estates offers Assisted Senior Living in a home like atmosphere, allowing for maximum individual in- dependence, offering assistance with: Medication Oversight Personal Nutritional Assistance Activities of Daily Living Housekeeping/Laundry Services Activity Department with Group & 1-1 Activities Transportation for Activities 8, Medical Appointments For a tour or information contact: Mrs. Millie Wood Social Services Director 14 Stackpole Rd Machias, ME 04654 255-4375 Network Troubleshooting PC Repair Virus & Spyware by Sharon Cook & Marie Holmes Tel. 853-4806 or 853-4346 20. Linda Godfrey, one of The Commmons' owners, says the business sent a message to everyone on its e-mail list "inviting people to do something nice for their neighbor." The Commons urged everyone to wear a sweater, an item of clothing for which Mr. Rogers was fa- mous, and served comfort food and bev- erages. "His family even sent a note to us when they found out what we were do- ing," reports Godfrey, who adds that a woman e-mailed back that she had taped 54 of his programs last year and got even more out of them as an adult. CORNERSTONE BAPTIST CHURCH Snow, snow and more snow. Snow canS celed the February community informa- tional meeting about the Little Dana Bowen Community Park, so the group is trying again. On Thursday, April 2, at Shead High School at 6 p.m., come hear a progress report and details about the park, share ideas and help make this park for children a reality. All ages are welcome. Spring is coming and Easter is right around the corner. Plan to join the church for any of the following special events. Easter Sunday, April 12, will start with a sunrise service at 6 a.m. on the breakwater for the brave and hearty. Afterwards a de- licious breakfast that always includes lots of coffee and John Spinney's famous fried dough will be served at the church at 8:30 a.m. This will be followed by the morning worship service at 10 a.m. A special Easter program and egg hunt will be held for the children during the 10 a.m. hour. There will be no Sunday school or evening service on Easter. For more information on any of these events call 853-4208 or 853-0740. CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH Vestry will gather for its monthly meet- ing after the service on Sunday. April 5. The Ven. Lyman Harding will celebrate Holy Eucharist and preach on March 29 and on Palm Sunday, April 5. As is the custom, parishioners will take part in a dramatic reading of the Passion Gospel on Eastport police report to March 23 The Eastport Police Department, at 9:17 p.m. on March 11, arrested Christopher Scott, 25, of Eastport for failure to file sex offender registration. On March 11 at 9:40 p.m., Cody Bulmer, 21, of Perry was summonsed for operating an ATV on a public way, the breakwater, and operating an unregistered ATV. On the morning of March 14 the police received a report that food had been sto- len from Christ Church Institute, which was hosting a public breakfast. The next evening, after it appeared that someone had illegally gained entry by a back door, the police were called again. The inci- dents are under investigation. On March 22 at 1:26 p.m., Brett Wallender, 24, of Eastport was summonsed for possessing drug parapher- nalia and operating a vehicle after suspen- sion. Cancer support meeting planned Eastport Health Care will host a cancer support and resource meeting on Thurs- day, April 16, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the medical center. Those who have a cancer diagnosis, are in remission, or are cur- ren'tly providing help and emotional sup- port for someone with a cancer diagnosis are invited to this meeting to get support and learn about cancer resources available in the community. Barbara Barnett of Down East Hospice volunteer services of Washington County will facilitate this meeting, which is free of charge. Light refreshments will be served. Call Barbara Barnett at 726-5087 for more information or just show up. QUODDY SCRAMBLER Drive safely, always Palm Sunday. wear your seat belt This pretty, dilute tortie is a friendly and a very inquisitive kitty. She is looking for a quiet and sunny place to spend her days. Can you provide a forever home for this pretty kitty? She would be forever thankful. For more information about this cat, call the PAWS animal shelter in Calais at 207-454-7662 or e-mail . wu 26 Church St Calais 72 High St Eastport (.207) 454-3141 (207) 853-4240 is truly what sets us apart. Every day that we're able to help another family make it through a painful loss is one more day we're proud to be in our chosen profession. Our compassion toward families and enthusiasm for sewing the community We're not everyone. PET OF THE WEEK (207) 951-0599 Holy Week serwces will be Maudy Thursday, April 9, at 7 p.m. and Good Friday, April 10, at 7 p.m. . Compassion our passton. ::~::~::~::~::~i~::~ii!i:: ........... Not emyone can say they're passionate about their work.