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SKOWHEGAN - Skowhegan Savings Bank's Charitable Foundation has announced to make matching grants in the amount of $50,000 towards the construction of the elevator addition on the west side of the Skowhegan Free Public Library. These grants bring Skowhegan Savings Bank's Charitable Foundation total contributions to the library's renovation project, a project started in 2007, to $150,000. The elevator's construction represents the final phase in the repair, restoration and renovation of the 1889 library building.

'We are very excited to help bring this project across the finish line,' remarked John Witherspoon, president of Skowhegan Savings Bank. 'The Library is a cornerstone of our community and this project will assure its vibrancy for years to come.'

Published in Local Business
Wednesday, 18 September 2013 21:16

Follow the flags and the flamingos!

SKOWHEGAN The first annual Lake George/SSF Sprint Triathlon route will be lined with American flags and pink flamingos. This community event will celebrate the hard work of volunteers, donor support and the amazing efforts of participants.

The race will begin at 9 a.m. at the Boat Launch of Lake George where participants will swim 1/4 mile to the West Shore. Here, participants will then transition to their bikes for a 15-mile bike ride to Somerset Sports and Fitness, via the Oak Pond Road, East River Road and the Waterville Road. At SSF, there will be the transition to a four-mile out and back run that takes runners by New Balance and Skowhegan Savings, through neighborhoods and on the beautiful scenic River Walk. 

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