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Having fun while raising money to help a friend. Photo by Jessica Johnson.

There was a great turnout for the 2nd Annual Heart, Peace and Love For Kids 5K Walk which started from Gowen Park on Saturday, September 17. Many Sanford businesses and organizations helped sponsor the event, which raised money for Chace Fromwiller in his fight against cancer.

The Sanford Elks MCCP Committee had a fantastic weekend of events on September 9-10, beginning with their Night For a Cause featuring Mystery Boxes, Bucket Raffle, Silent and Live Auction. DJ Dick Fredette provided music for the evening and Bruce Brunelle was the auctioneer. Attendees enjoyed pub food, including pulled pork sliders and chowda. On Saturday, 40 teams took to the course at Sanford Country Club for the 29th Annual Golf Tournament under sunny skies. These two events helped bring the total funds raised this year to $122,000, and the cumulative 29 year total to over $2.8 million dollars! The Sanford Elks MCCP Committee and their many volunteers and sponsors continue to provide for care and healing to many children and their families at the Maine Children’s Cancer Program.

The busy registration table at the Sanford Elks MCCP Committee’s 29th Annual Golf Tournament.

Sanford High School, Sanford Regional Technical Center and Sanford Middle School will begin offering an after-school activity bus on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday beginning September 19. Follow these links to see the routes/schedules:

Sanford Regional Technical Center is selling student-made chicken coops and mailbox posts. The chicken coops have a floor size of 4’5″ x 6’5 and are approximately 5’6″ in height. They have five individual nesting boxes on one side and two larger areas on the other side, with hinged doors for access. Delivery not available on chicken coops. The mailbox posts are 8′ and are made of fir. For more information, email

The Partners Bank Calendar Contest is live now! Whether you’re an amateur or professional photographer, grab your camera and show off your talent! Partners Bank is creating a custom 2023 calendar and they need your help: Thirteen winning photos of scenic New England will be featured as full-bleed images in the Partners Bank 2023 calendar. Visit this page for more information and to submit your photos.

The York County Vaccine Clinic at the Center for Shopping at 1364 Main St. has the new bivalent Covid-19 booster shots, which target the highly contagious BA.5 omicron subvariant. Individuals are eligible for a bivalent booster dose if it has been at least two months since they have completed the primary vaccine series OR at least 2 months since receiving the most recent booster dose. They also have primary shots for adults and children. The monkeypox vaccine is also available for those who qualify. They are open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m., and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., no appointment necessary.

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