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Edward Zelmanow, chairman of the Gorham Planning Board, left,  presents a plaque Monday to board member James Anderson, who stepped down after five years of service. Pictured in foreground are board members George Fox, left, and Lee Pratt.

Edward Zelmanow, chairman of the Gorham Planning Board, left,  presents a plaque Monday to board member James Anderson, who stepped down after five years of service. Pictured in foreground are board members George Fox, left, and Lee Pratt.

Senior center hosting health course

This fall, Lakes Region Senior Center, 40 Acorn St., will present a course, “Living Well for Better Health.”

This course is sponsored by SMAA and will be held on six Monday mornings beginning Sept. 18.

“It is especially geared towards seniors who are dealing with ongoing health conditions,” a Senior Center announcement said. “Our instructor is one who has lived with diabetes for a long time.”

The course is free, unless you wish to keep the book permanently for $15. Space is limited, so call Blanche at 892-5604, if you would like to be included and the public is invited to participate.

Don Campbell in concert

The Don Campbell Band will entertain from 6-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 18, at the gazebo on the lawn at the municipal center, 75 South St.

The concert is free and parking is available along South Street and in the municipal lot off Ballpark Road. In the event of rain, the concert will move inside to the Shaw Gym at the Recreation Department.

Those attending are welcome to take a lawn chair or blanket. The summer concert series continues through Aug. 8.

GHS reunion

The classes of 1970 through 1976 will reunite on Saturday, Aug. 5, at Fireside Inn on Riverside Street, Portland.

A cocktail hour from 6-7 p.m. will precede dinner and dancing until 11 p.m. The cost is $55 per person.

For more information, contact Donna Aikins at djayne1954@gmail.com or Cathy Fraser Feeney, cfeeney@maine.rr.com or Paul McConnell, flattop 36@roadruner.com.

U.S. taxpayer debt

The Bureau of the Fiscal Service reported on July 7 that the U.S. public debt was $19,844,746,961,071.55.