Local Craftsperson Offers Saco Residents on a Limited Budge a way to give First-class Holiday Gifts!

Local Craftsperson Offers Saco Residents on a Limited Budge a way to give First-class Holiday Gifts!

Creating gifts that look expensive, but cost a lot less!
Saco, ME, December 9, 2010 - - Do you have more people on your holiday gift-giving list than you thought?  Does your child need the perfect gift for her favorite teacher or best friend?  Were you forced into the office Secret Santa Gift Exchange? 
With the winter holidays fast approaching, people everywhere are assessing their gift-giving needs, and trying to figure out how to stretch their budgets to pay for it!  For some, unfortunately, this means removing people from their lists or waiting until the last minute for a super sale. 
Indeed, stress and frustration have become synonymous with holiday shopping for some...

25-75% off ski & snowboarding Outwear at Dunegrass!

25-75% off ski & snowboarding Outwear at Dunegrass!

Dunegrass Country Club - 200 Wild Dunes Way - Old Orchard Beach - ME, 04064

Where Elegance & Excellence meet...lies Dunegrass

Goodwill Workforce Solutions to Recognize Job Seekers

Former RR Donnelley and WestPoint Home employees to speak about their job search, Goodwill services

Biddeford – Goodwill Industries of Northern New England will host a holiday recognition event for participants of the York County Jobs Alliance (YCJA) on Tuesday, December 14, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.  The event will be held at the Goodwill Biddeford Workforce Solutions Center, in Park One Eleven, 407 Alfred Road, Suite 102, in Biddeford.

The YCJA is a service offered by the Goodwill Workforce Solutions Center in Biddeford.  The group meets the first and third Tuesday of each month and is open to Goodwill clients residing in York County.  The meetings provide a welcoming space for sharing ideas about employment through open discussion, networking and support.  Each meeting features a guest speaker from the local business and professional community, who offer career exploration tools and feedback to job seekers’ questions.  Past presenters include



The Dyer Library and Saco Museum will be closed on Friday, December 24 for Christmas Eve; Saturday, December 25 for Christmas Day; and Saturday, January 1 for New Year’s Day. The Saco Museum will close at 3:30 on Tuesday, December 7.

Note that the Dyer Library will also be closed on Friday, December 31 for New Year’s Eve (the Saco Museum will be open noon to 5 p.m.)


November 26 at 5 p.m. through December 31, 2010
HOLIDAYS PAST: Sixth Annual Festival of Trees
Our sixth annual holiday exhibition and fundraiser! Dozens of magnificently decorated trees and wreaths will be displayed and raffled off to benefit programs at the Dyer Library and Saco Museum. The Festival also includes a gingerbread village, visits with Santa, and many other events and activities for all ages throughout the month of December. Admission to the Festival of Trees is FREE thanks to the generosity of our many sponsors.

Old Orchard Beach NEW Pee Wee and Preschool Programs

New Pee Wee and Preschool Programs provided by Nikki Duplisea of the Recreation Department.

The Animal Welfare Society Marketplace and more...

Every Saturday and Sunday from December 4th through the 19th The Animal Welfare Society Satellite Adoption Center, PetSmart at Biddeford Crossing, offers photos of your pet with Santa from 11-4. Five dollars from the sale of each photo goes directly to the AWS. 

The Animal Welfare Society Marketplace
Monday, December 6th at the Shelter on Holland Rd in West Kennebunk from 5 - 6:30pm!
The holidays are here!

The Nonantum Resort Invites You to an "All You Can Eat Breakfast Buffet" to Benefit Heartwood Colleg

Saturday, November 27, 7:30-10:00am
Adults are $9.95 and Children 10 and under are $4.95 plus tax and gratuity. Heartwood will receive a portion of the proceeds to benefit Heartwood College Programs.

Remembering by Robin Hoyt 

Times are hard and non-profits are feeling the pinch of the purse strings.  But here's a way to give to our local Art College and not break the bank but have a delicious Breakfast in a beautiful setting for a very reasonable price!  So reasonable, you can bring the whole family and all of your friends!
We hope you can all join the Nonantum and Heartwood in celebrating Heartwood College of Art's 19th year in bringing art education and appreciation to our surrounding communities. 
The Nonantum is located at 95 Ocean Avenue in Kennebunkport, Maine.
For more information please call Heartwood (207) 985-0985 or the Nonantum (207) 967-4050.