Mars Hill news and notes for July 31, 2019 – The County

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MARS HILL, maine — The Mars Hill Rotary Club held their weekly meeting Tuesday, July 23, at the Northern Light Continuing Care facility in Mars Hill.  

The program was an update to the members of the recent board meeting held the week before.  President Dave Cyr updated the group about the upcoming Rotary car hop supper during Homecoming on Friday, August 9th from 4:30 to 6:30.  He also updated the members on the upcoming Alton McQuade Mars Hill Open Golf Tournament put on by the Mars Hill Rotary, which is being held Aug. 17 and 18 at the Mars Hill Country Club.  

Members talked about the new Rotary sign that will be up soon coming into Mars Hill.  The group also voted to make a donation to Catholic Charities for “Feed The County,” and they are purchasing new hymn books for the Northern Light Continuing Care facility in Mars Hill to use during their weekly church services.

Cindy Richendollar was a guest from the Washburn Rotary Club, and spoke about the upcoming Washburn August Festival being organized by their Rotary Club.  This year they will host the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Wall.  

They are in need of volunteers to cover 24 hrs a day while the Wall is there.  Anyone wishing to help out may contact a member of the Washburn Rotary Club.

Homecoming Days

Mars Hill Homecoming Days are coming up from Aug. 7-11.  

New this year will be a kids’ decorated bike parade Wednesday evening.  Thursday is the ice cream social at NLAR Gould, Friday will be the Rotary car hop supper, caricature artist, paint & sip and a drive-in movie, “Ralph Breaks the Internet.”

Saturday you will find the junior high soccer tourney and the parade at 11 a.m. featuring the Shriners Indy Cars. Pre-registration is required. Registration forms are available at the Mars Hill Town Office and the superintendent’s office.

Other festivities include a car show, vendors, open house at All Star Gymnastics, 2nd Chances Kids Community Closet at 9 Maple Street watermelon eating contest, mashed potato eating contest, barbecue chicken dinner and country block party at Timberwolves, Fireman Fred  and Star City Syndicate. 

Sunday there will be the Big Run around the Mountain, Alumni Golf Scramble, and a gospel concert at the gazebo. 

Class reunions will be going on throughout the weekend.  Check out our Facebook page, 2019 Mars Hill Homecoming Days, for more information or call Kathy 540-6325, Dawn 532-8305, or Dave 227-0485.