Back on September 17
100 years ago: 1921
The 79th Oxford County Agricultural Society Exhibition will be held on their grounds between Norway and southern Paris on September 20, 21 and 22. If the weather is unfavorable, the fair will be postponed throughout the week. On the program, a baby show, several good trots and gaits, drawing horses, baseball games and an orchestral concert.
50 years ago: 1971
The Auburn-Lewiston Maine Marine Explorers Dive Club will hold its first fall meeting tonight at the Auburn Lewiston YMCA, with the meeting starting at 6:45 p.m. is open to anyone interested in taking scuba diving courses or joining the Explorers Club. Registration for the ten-week, 82-hour course, starting September 23, is now open. The diving class which is led by; Marcel Corriveau and Donald J. Bernard, both certified instructors. has a limited enrollment of 12 students. A field visit to Casco Bay on September 26 will be discussed at the meeting.
25 years ago: 1996
The first-ever Asthma Health Show will be held Saturday from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm in Lepage Conference Center, 99 Campus Ave., St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center. “We’re planning a fun day for adults and kids,” said Maryann Cormier, asthma instructor and one of the Asthma Fair coordinators, “but we’ll also be presenting some important information about asthma and how to manage the condition. ”The Asthma Fair is designed for people with asthma and their families, teachers, coaches, school nurses or anyone working with people with asthma. games and face painting for children, prize drawings and exhibits with information and materials that can help asthmatics. Guest speakers include George Vraney. Physician, pulmonologist and allergist, who will speak on “Asthma and Allergies.” at 10 hours; Richard Kahn, MARYLAND, pulmonologist, “exercise-induced asthma” at 11:15 am; Andrew Carey, MD. allergist, “Managing Your Asthma” at 1:00 pm; and Linda Glass, MD, pediatrician, “L asthma in Children ”at 2:15 pm The Asthma Fair is open to the public and is sponsored by various pharmaceutical companies and the Open Airways Asthma program at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center.
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