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Pearl Harbor Day Ceremony to be held Dec. 7

BANGOR, Maine- The Pearl Harbor Day Ceremony will be held at noon Wednesday, Dec. 7, at the Kenduskeg Plaza. Master of Ceremonies will be Ronald F. Smith, VFW Department Judge Advocate.  Immediately following this ceremony, there will be a courtesy lunch served at the Norman N. Dow/Issaac E. Clewley VFW Post 1761, located at 1368 [...]

VFW Post to hold Christmas party Dec.4

HAMPDEN, Maine — VFW Post and Auxiliary #4633 will hold their annual Christmas party at noon Sunday, Dec. 4, at the Post Home, Canoe Club Road. The party will include dinner, entertainment and an appearance by Santa Claus.¬† For more information, call Dorothy at 947-8910.

Jobs Now For Maine Vets kicks off with presentation to Maine business leaders

BANGOR, Maine — Jobs Now for Maine Vets, a new private-sector job training initiative, kicked off with a video presentation to business leaders at the Maine State Chamber of Commerce‚Äôs annual awards dinner. Dana Connors, president of the Maine State Chamber (http://www.mainechamber.org), announced the initiative as a partnership between his organization and the Maine Manufacturing [...]

Veterans Day ceremony in Caribou

CARIBOU, Maine — A Veterans Day ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at the Maine Veterans Cemetery, located at 37 Lombard Road. Following an introduction, invocation, national anthem and guest speakers; Maine’s Secretary of¬† State, Charles E.¬† Summers Jr., will give the keynote address. Following the keynote will be the laying [...]

Sunbury Village giving back to unique vetrans program

BANGOR, Maine — The Sunbury Village retirement community is hosting a craft fair and chowder buffet in support of the Outward Bound for Veterans program from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at 922 Ohio St.¬† Along with the fair, the community is hosting a silent auction and flea market with proceeds benefiting [...]

First Lady LePage Fundraising Event for Operation Tribute

AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine’s First Lady Ann LePage is hosting a fundraising event to benefit Operation Tribute from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Blaine House. Founded in 2007 in Gorham, Maine, Operation Tribute is a non-profit organization that recognizes the sacrifice made by the children of Maine’s military families by providing [...]

Abbot’s New Honor Roll

ABBOT, Maine — Abbot’s veterans of all wars will be honored when the new Veterans’ Honor Roll is dedicated beginning at 10 a.m. Friday,¬† Nov. 11,¬† at the Abbot town hall. At 2 pm, the dedication of the beautiful new black granite honor roll will take place at the monument square location. A full program [...]

Patriotic concert to be held Nov. 11 at Arts Center in Caribou

CARIBOU, Maine — The Caribou Children’s Discovery Museum and Cary Medical Center are sponsoring a Patriotic Concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at the Caribou Performing Arts Center. Admission price is $10 per person and all proceeds will benefit the Caribou Children’s Discovery Museum and the Northern Maine Veterans Cemetery Fund.

Veterans for Peace march and lunch held Nov.11

BANGOR, Maine — Veterans For Peace, Jim Harney Chapter 003, invites all members, veterans and supporters to march in the Bangor-Brewer 2011 Veterans Day Parade. Participants will gather at the Brewer Shopping Plaza parking lot between 9:30-10 a.m., at 383 Wilson St.¬† The parade begins at 10:15 a.m.¬† The Peace and Justice Center of Eastern [...]

Roasted Turkey Veterans Day Dinner hosts new location

MILO, Maine — The Three Rivers Kiwanis of Milo/Brownville will be serving a Veterans Day dinner beginning at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at the Penquis Valley High School, located on West Main St. The Milo American Legion Post #41 will host a POW/MIA ceremony at 11:45 a.m. All area veterans and their family members [...]