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Organizers are looking for volunteers to help with planning for next year's Amazing Race, hosted by the Sebago Lakes Chamber of Commerce. Here, participants in the 2016 event take on a challenge.

Windham Boosters need help

The Windham Boosters will hold its annual craft show at Windham High School Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 12-13, and the boosters can use your time or your culinary skills. Volunteer opportunities are available the Friday before the show and during it. Decorators and those who can take on table-and-chair set-up and help move items into the school are needed on Friday. Volunteers on Saturday and Sunday are need to staff the concession stands, run raffles, provide security, serve as cashiers, cook and clean up. Donations of baked goods and crockpot meals are also needed. If you can help with this event, one of the biggest fundraisers for RSU14 athletics, please email windhamboosters@yahoo.com.

Ski/snowboard and basketball signups

Its time to sign up for Ski and Basketball program. Open registration will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 25-26, from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Jordan Small Middle School cafeteria. Program directors will be there to answer any questions. For questions before, contact Gail at kcutie8199@yahoo.com

Seeking dynamic volunteers

The first Amazing Chase, a high-tech challenged that involves teams completing various missions throughout the region, hosted by the Sebago Lakes Chamber of Commerce, was a big success. Planning for the 2017 event starts next month. The planning committee is divided into three subcommittees: marketing, fundraising and logistics. Meetings will take pace on the second Thursday of each month, starting Nov. 10, at 8:30 a.m. at Windham Town Hall in the first-floor conference room. Please contact Amy at asenatore@sebagolakeschamber.com to learn more about or become a part of the event. For more information, you can also visit www.AmazingChaseSebago.com.

Raymond Village Library news

• Due to Halloween, the book club will meet on Monday, Oct. 24, at 7:00. The group will be discussing “Walking People” by Mary Beth Keane.

• Maine Authors Roger Guay and Kate Flora will be at Raymond Village Library on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 6:30 p.m. to discuss their book, “A Good Man with a Dog: A Game Warden’s 25 years in the Maine Woods.” This memoir chronicles Guay’s career as a Maine game warden and certified K9 handler.

• Thanks to the grant funding from the Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation, RVL can now redirect resources to library services while improving safety and compliance with all fire codes. After cutting $17,000 from the budget last year, the library was faced with an additional $6,184 in expenses to update the monitored fire safety system. The library submitted a grant request for the amount of the new system in May and received $6,000 in September. The Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation was created in 1986 to support Maine communities in the area of literacy, community services and the arts. The library has received previous grants from the foundation for building expansion and summer reading programs, and is grateful for the funding support.

• Come meet author Bruce Coffin Thursday, Nov. 3, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Coffin, a retired detective sergeant with more than 27 years in law enforcement, including supervising all homicide and violent crime investigations for the Portland Police Department, will talk about his new novel, “Among the Shadows, the latest in the John Byron Mystery Service.

Organizers are looking for volunteers to help with planning for next year’s Amazing Race, hosted by the Sebago Lakes Chamber of Commerce. Here, participants in the 2016 event take on a challenge.