Gorham Notes: July 22 - Portland Press Herald

Gorham Notes: July 22 – Portland Press Herald

Knights offer you a aiding hand

A Infant Bottle Generate arranged by Knights of Columbus Council 10221 at St. Anne in Gorham resulted in a donation of a lot more than $2,500 to Mother Seton Household in Fryeburg.

From Father’s Day as a result of the finish of June, the Knights put vacant infant bottles at St. Anne for parishioners to acquire dwelling and fill with donations, which parishioners did in report-breaking style.

From donations of infant merchandise to economic assistance, St. Anne and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Fryeburg are making an attempt to make existence a minor a lot easier for the expecting females, new mothers and infants served by The Mom Seton Home, a nonprofit that provides education and learning, counseling and other providers for expecting gals and new moms.

“We ended up elated to see the amount of help this calendar year,” Andy Levesque, Council 10221’s lifetime director, said in a push launch. “Mother Seton Property gives a vital perform encouraging pregnant females in will need I only wish we could do a lot more for them.”

People in need to have picked up diapers, little one clothes, blankets, guides and substantially additional at the Mother Seton House’s newborn things giveaway July 10 at the Fryeburg church.

“We gave away six little one swings,” mentioned Cyndi Broyer, director of the dwelling. “We gave absent three bassinets. We gave away innumerable numbers of newborn gadgets. Each and every girl filled at minimum two luggage of apparel right before they left.”

The home depends on volunteers and donations for its ministry. Broyer claimed that next 7 days, the Knights of Columbus Council 2219 from Westbrook will present the dwelling with a verify for $500, funds raised by the sale of Trappist jam.

“The most essential factor we present is a loving dwelling, a safe and sound haven for girls as they get ready to give beginning and nurture their newborns, a place of comfort and finding out,” Broyer claimed. “This secure, secure natural environment presents ladies with a probability to create confidence and purchase the abilities essential to split the cycle of poverty. We help mothers master about cooking, nutrition, little one treatment, kid advancement, budgeting and housekeeping. Something mothers tells us they want to find out.”

For details on future giveaways of baby products or approaches to assistance the cause, pay a visit to the Mother Seton Household on Facebook at facebook.com/mothersetonhouse.

The Pond Lilies perform from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 27, on the municipal middle lawn at the gazebo as aspect of the summer months concert sequence sponsored by Gorham Recreation Office. File

Pond Lilies in concert

The Pond Lilies will entertain from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 27, on the municipal middle garden at the gazebo, 75 South St. Convey a blanket or chair and delight in the show. Parking is available on South Avenue or in the municipal parking large amount off Ball Park Highway. Gorham Recreation Department sponsors the summer months series that proceeds by Aug. 10.

Lions Club car exhibit

The Gorham Lions Club’s 13th Annual Vintage Auto Show will be held in the parking large amount at Gorham Large College, 41 Morrill Ave., 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, July 25.

Typical admission is cost-free and car registration is $10.

“Don’t pass up this wonderful prospect to see, up-near, heaps of amazing and distinctive rides, and chat specifically with the very pleased owners,” a club announcement stated.

50 a long time ago

The American Journal described July 21, 1971, that Esther Wood was vacationing at her childhood house in Blue Hill and entertained Lucille Moore of University Road, Mercy Packard of South Road and Margaret Bridges of School Avenue.

U.S. taxpayer financial debt

The Bureau of the Fiscal Services described on July 15 that the U.S. public personal debt was $28,522,128,606,576.79.