News Notes: August 7, 2022

Sanford High School Principal Matt Petermann gives a thumbs up to the great work being done on the new grand entry and ticket booth at Alumni Stadium.

The new grand entry and ticket booth at Alumni Stadium are progressing nicely. The contractor is awaiting the finishing materials (windows, roofing and sign) to get it all finished. The Sanford Alumni Association has sponsorship opportunities available to support their ongoing efforts on projects like these. Alumni Club members will have their names recognized on a permanent sign board at the Stadium. Personalized paver bricks for the patio may also be purchased. Visit their website for all the details.


Sanford Community Adult Education‘s fall brochure will be coming soon to a mailbox near you, but you can view it right now on their website at SanfordLearns.org.


The Sanford Police Department’s Citizen Advisory Group has openings. This diverse group of citizens, business owners, and community stakeholders meets in person at the Police station and works to identify community policing needs and develop strategies within the Department to implement and meet the strategic goals. The Sanford Police Department believes community input is a crucial part of developing our goals. One of their mottos is “No one does anything alone.” Please follow this link to fill out the form of interest.


Rehearsals are in full swing for Music Videos Live: Musicals, coming to the Nasson Little Theatre Friday August 26th and Saturday August 27th at 7pm, and Sunday August 28th at 2pm! Get your tickets at the door or online at: https://nassonevents.ticketleap.com/.


The 2nd Annual Heart, Peace and Love for Kids 5K Walk is being planned for September 17. The walk will start from the Pavilion at Gowen Park at 10:00 a.m. Proceeds from the walk will benefit Chace Fromwiller in his fight against cancer. Register here.


Fall is fast approaching. You can now order your fall mums and donate to Southern Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery Association at the same time. Just go to https://www.farmfieldghs.com/fundraisers and choose Southern Maine Veterans Cemetery when you order. You can choose 8” red/burgundy, orange/bronze, yellow/gold or pink/purple for $9.25 each, or get a bundle of all four colors for $35. Your order will be ready for pickup on September 17 at the Cemetery. A portion of each purchase is a donation to SMVMCA. 


The York County Vaccination Clinic is now offering Novavax as a vaccine option. Novavax was approved by the FDA last month under Emergency Use Authorization to prevent COVID-19 in individuals 18 years of age or older. The vaccine is authorized for emergency use as a two-dose primary series. The two doses are given three weeks apart.

Novavax is a safe and effective alternative to mRNA vaccines like Pfizer or Moderna. It was developed using the same technology that has been used for several decades to develop other vaccines for diseases such as Hepatitis B, Whooping Cough, and HPV. For more information about Novavax, visit: https://www.cdc.gov/…/info-by-product/novavax/index.html

The Clinic hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays 1pm to 6pm, and Saturdays 10am to 3:30pm. It is located at 1364 Main St. in the Center for Shopping.

They also offer Pfizer, Moderna, J&J, and pediatric Pfizer and pediatric Moderna. They vaccinate all ages, 6 months and up, with no appointment needed.

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