News Notes

Waban is gearing up for their 50th annual telethon on March 20. This year raffle tickets will be sold online only. They have some great items you can win, including a new Apple iPad, a kayak from LL Bean, a new recliner from Landry’s Furniture Barn, and much more. They also have great gift baskets you can purchase. Visit the telethon page of their website to learn more.

The St. Thomas Council of the Knights of Columbus is offering a carry-out haddock dinner on Friday, March 5. Includes baked haddock, mashed potatoes, peas, cole slaw, tartar sauce, and 2 chocolate chip cookies, all for just $12 per meal! For planning purposes, meals must be pre-ordered and pre-paid. They will be available for pick-up at the Saint Ignatius Gymnasium (125 Riverside Avenue, Sanford) from 5:00-6:00pm. Pre-order and pre-pay at https://stthomascouncil.square.site.

The Springvale Library is having an online auction fundraiser to kick off Library Week, which is the first week in April. They have received some awesome donations so far, including a weekend getaway at Wells Beach, $400 teeth whitening at Great East Dental, golfing for 4 with a cart at Sanford Country Club, a gourmet meal delivered to the winner’s home, a car detailing package from Marc Motors, a handcrafted pair of BERNIE mittens – plus gift cards, themed baskets and more. Additional donations would be very welcome to help make this a great event for the Library.

Enrollment for St. Thomas School is now officially open for the 2021-2022 school year. Get all the info here.

During the month of March, Willard School will be celebrating “Read Across America.” Each day they will celebrate by reading different books, and wearing a silly outfit. Virtual Guest Readers will visit and share books by video. One of these will be up-and-coming Maine author, Lyn Smith.  Her first book is “What Makes an Opossum Tick?,” illustrated by Jamie Hogan.