How to Prepare for the 2022 Minimum Wage Hike

Zoom

On January 1, 2022, Maine’s minimum wage will increase to $12.75 per hour, and to $6.38 per hour for tipped employees. Join us for a presentation and Q&A on the upcoming minimum wage hike with Cynthia Murphy (Senior Program Director, Workforce Solutions) and Sarah Guerette (Director, CEI Women’s Business Center). Cynthia and Sarah will discuss details of the new minimum wage increase, as well as strategies for adjusting to paying higher wages. Register to receive an Zoom link to join this free virtual meeting.

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Recurring

Color, Fiber and Words

“Fiber, Color and Words” a personal reflection from 10 diverse viewpoints presented by Central Maine Artists Gallery from November 14th to December 23, 2021 .  At   Ten fiber artists and one wordsmith created works around the 3 random words – winter, container and mending.  Each presents a personalized viewpoint of meaning and context through their chosen medium. The varied work of the group spans fiber techniques used in both 2 and three dimensions.  Mixed media art quilts, beading, weaving, dyed and embellished works as well as basketry can be viewed. The group show is comprised of works from the

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Recurring

Color, Fiber and Words

“Fiber, Color and Words” a personal reflection from 10 diverse viewpoints presented by Central Maine Artists Gallery from November 14th to December 23, 2021 .  At   Ten fiber artists and one wordsmith created works around the 3 random words – winter, container and mending.  Each presents a personalized viewpoint of meaning and context through their chosen medium. The varied work of the group spans fiber techniques used in both 2 and three dimensions.  Mixed media art quilts, beading, weaving, dyed and embellished works as well as basketry can be viewed. The group show is comprised of works from the

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What Is A Worker’s Life Worth?: Gen Z, Millennials, and the Death of the American Dream

UMF Olsen Landing 111 South Street, Farmington, ME

The Pandemic and the Great Resignation have recently revived the question at the center of the Arther Miller’s Death of a Salesman: “What is a worker’s life worth?” Join Max Alverez, host of Working People podcast and Editor-in-Chief at The Real News Network, for a lecture and workshop on Death of a Salesman in relation to ongoing labor issues.

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Holiday Home & Business Decorating Challenge

https://www.facebook.com/events/4093010244138915

Prizes will be awarded for Best Lights, Best Trees, Best "Vacationland Fun" theme, and Best Overall theme. Cash prizes and Chamber bucks will be awarded to the winners! Registration is open until December 12th and judging will take place on December 13th. Sign up here **After your house or business is decorated, snap a picture of it and post it to the Holiday Home & Business Decorating Contest event page here. People will then vote on their favorites!**

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St. Rose of Lima Christmas Fair

St. Rose of Lima 1 Church StreetJay,

ST. ROSE OF LIMA CHRISTMAS FAIR will be held November 20, from 8:00 am to 2:00 at the Parish Hall at 1 Church St in Jay.  Come early for homemade donuts and coffee.  Turkey pot pie, fish chowder, and hot dogs served for lunch and sold throughout the day.  Visit the raffle corner with over 100 items, take a chance at the scratch ticket board with over $100.00 work or tickets. We also have homemade fudge, a candy booth, baked goods and more.  Proceeds from the fair support outreach to the community.  Hope to see you there!!

Workers’ Rights And Current Strikes: Reading Death of A Salesman In A New Era Of Labor Unrest

UMF Robert's Learning Center - Room 131 111 South StreetFarmington,

Max Alvarez, host of Working People podcast and Editor-in-Chief at The Real News Network, leads a roundtable discussion with the communications director of Maine AFL-CIO, the statewide federation of 160 local unions, as part of the New Commons Project’s exploration of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman.

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Hot-To-Trot Turkey Take Out Meal

The Hot-To-Trot Turkey Take Out Meal is being put on at the Trinity United Methodist Church in Farmington on Saturday Nov. 20th. Time to pick-up the meal will start at 11:30 am and end at 1:00 pm. The meal costs $6.00 and will include turkey in gravy over homemade biscuits, squash or green beans, cranberry sauce, and homemade cookies. The money raised enables us to continue to provide community service. Thank you.

$6.00

Gingerbread House Decorating Contest

Online event at https://www.facebook.com/events/378589454052370

Decorate your Gingerbread House as part of the Chester Greenwood Day Festivities and win prizes in Chamber Bucks! The rules are simple: 1. Your creation does not have to be a house. It can be a barn, church, castle, or some other structure and scene, use your imagination and tie it in with the theme! 2. The walls of the structure must be made of gingerbread 3. Your photo must be posted to the Gingerbread House Contest Event Page here anytime before 10am on December 4. Winners will be selected by the number of "likes" and comments. 4. Winners will

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Public supper

On November 20, 2021, The Masonic Group at the Harland M. Harnden Masonic Building, at 70 Bryant Road, East Wilton, Maine will be hosting a Public Pickup/Takeout meal consisting of Meatloaf, Mashed Potato, Vegetable, Rolls and Pumpkin Pie. $9.00 for Adults and $5.00 for those under 12. We would appreciate meal reservations by 5:00 pm on Thursday, November 18th. Reservations for meals may be made by calling Alan Morison -645-4366: Robert Lawrence - 778-2354 or Alvin McDonald - 645-2190. We offer home deliveries in the Farmington and Wilton area for $10.00 per delivered meal.

Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service

The Wilton United Methodist Church will be hosting an Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service on November 21st, at 4:00 pm. All are Welcome.

Thanksgiving bake sale

There will be a Thanksgiving Bake Sale at the Wilton United Methodist Church on Tuesday, November 23, from 9:00 a.m. until sold out. There will be Pies, Rolls, and Breads, etc. For more information, you may call 645-2190 or 778-5927