Golf pros available to work with those with physical handicaps

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Do you know if there is a golf pro in the area who works with Handicapped Golfers? – Carol, Lewiston

ANSWER: Go to https://www.pga.com/coaches/maine/lewiston for a listing of golf pros in the area. There are several and they all have their specialties. On this site, you can fill out a form with your information regarding the distance you are willing to travel, what you are looking for in a Coach, what skills you already have, and what your goals are. It’s all useful and user-friendly information. I hope you have a great time learning and getting out on the green!

DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Greater Androscoggin Humane Society is accepting registrations for people and their canine friends to walk in the Strutt your Mutt or run in the Dash for Dogs 5K on Sunday, May 1.

Both events will take place at the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, 55 Strawberry Ave. in Lewiston. Registration begins at 8 am with the timed run and (not timed) walk starting at 9 am Cost to preregister for both events is $ 30 in advance or $ 35 on-site the day of the event.

The money raised stays in the community and directly benefits the homeless, abandoned and abused animals at the Humane Society for their food, Shelter, veterinary care and a chance at a new home.

This is a casual “people” run / walk along the Androscoggin Riverside Trail. Dogs are welcome, but you can also participate without one.

Participating as a team through your business or with your friends is also encouraged. Dogs must be leashed on leads no longer than 6 feet and no retractable leashes are allowed. Your pet must also have their current rabies vaccination. Also, please don’t bring your dog if she is in heat. Sign up information is available at the Shelter or online at www.SavingPetsInMaine.org. – Katie, Executive Director, Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, Lewiston

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ANSWER: This sounds like great fun! The Greater Androscoggin Humane Society provides a safe haven for over 3,000 sick, needy, homeless and abused animals in the greater Androscoggin area each year.

The primary support for the Shelter comes from fundraising events, as well as donations from concerned citizens. If you are interested in learning more about volunteering at the Shelter or adopting an animal, call 783-2311 or visit the website at www.SavingPetsInMaine.org. You can also join them on www.facebook / GAHumane.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I was wondering if the Flagship Cinema in Auburn will offer free movies this summer as they have in the past. I believe they were shown in the early morning.

Sun Spots always has the answers I need. Thank you for that. – No name, no town

ANSWER: I called the box office at 786-8890 and spoke with a friendly man who said that would probably still be happening. When it gets closer to the summer months, call this number above to get the latest scoop, and remember that you get a free movie on your birthday! Just don’t forget your ID.

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