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Get Fit - New Karate Program in Naples

Get Fit - New Karate Program in Naples

Beginner classes every Monday night at 7 pm. Sign up for 2 months and get 1 month free.  Great way to get fit in the new year.

Camp Sunshine Completes John T. Gorman Foundation’s $250,000 Matching Challenge

Foundation’s Gift  and Support From Others Will Endow 20 Family Sponsorship Funds in Perpetuity at the Nation’s Only Retreat for Sick Children and Their Families

CASCO, Maine — Dec. 15, 2010 — Camp Sunshine today announced it has met the $250,000 Matching Challenge issued by the John T. Gorman Foundation. In December 2009, the John T. Gorman Foundation vowed to match 2010 gifts exceeding $25,000, up to $250,000. With just one month left to reach the goal, Jack’s Magic Bean Fund, founded by the Ramsdens, a Camp Sunshine bereavement family, committed its second gift of $50,000 this year, to meet the final milestone.

The John T.Gorman Foundation was founded by the late John T. (“Tom”) Gorman, of Yarmouth, Maine, in 1995, and its mission is to improve the lives of Maine residents through grants in five core focus areas, one of which is improving care for those suffering from cancer.

RABIES CLINIC

The Town of Windham will hold its annual Rabies Clinic on Saturday, December 4th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the Community Center Gym, 8 School Road.  All shots are $10.00, payable by cash or check.  Please have dogs on a leash and cats in carriers.  Town of Windham residents will also be able to license their dogs at the clinic.

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Family Fun to support young cancer patient

A full afternoon of family fun and activities on Sunday, 14th November will help raise funds to support local resident Jessica Bowden who at 33 is undergoing treatment for breast cancer.  Activities, including dance lessons, music, games, face painting and more, will take place at Roscoes Rockin’ Buffett on Roosevelt Train in Raymond from 1pm till 5pm.   As well as activities the event will have door prizes, a silent auction and raffles including amazing prizes donated by local businesses.  There is something for everyone - and tickets are just $10 and available at the door!

Jessica, who has lived all her life in the area, has just completed her final chemotherapy for breast cancer but still faces radiation therapy and massive surgery.  As a young single women who recently purchased her first home in Windham, bills are mounting up from the unexpected medical costs.  Her family has all banded together to hold this event to help raise some funds t