Town Organizations

Winterport Local Town Organizations

If you have an organization that you feel should be listed on this site please contact the Town Office.

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CIVIC            

                                    Winterport / Frankfort Cub Scout Pack 234 - Boy Scouts of America program that has been locally chartered by the Howard Masonic Lodge #69.  Our Pack has dedicated leaders and volunteers who are tasked with teaching Cub Scouts both fun and valuable lessons that will help them progress in the program and in life.  The age group for boys is kindergarten through fifth grade.  The Pack meets the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at 6:00 p.m. at the Leroy H. Smith Elementary School.  Stop by and join!

Winterport Clippers Quilting Chapter - The Winterport Clippers, a newly formed chapter of the Pine Tree Quilters Guild Inc., invites anyone with an interest in quilting to join the group. You need not have any past experience in quilting. The chapter meets the first and third Monday of each month from 7pm to 9pm at the Victoria Grant Civic Center located at 40 Park Drive in Winterport. For more information contact chapter president Khris LaChance: 223-5424

Winterport Woman's Club/GFWC - is a dedicated community service organization donating hundreds of volunteer hours and multiple resources towards various community service projects each year. Meets 2nd Wednesday of each month September thru May. Member General Federation of Women's Clubs Contact: Katherine White, President: 223-5746 |email: dawklw@aol.com

Winterport Historical SocietyWinterport Historical Association Our meetings are held the second Thursday of April, May, June, August, September, and October. During the months of July and August the museum is open from 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm each Tuesday. If you require access to our collections at any time, please contact John Coggeshall at 223-2543 or 249-3374. Meetings are held in the Vestry Building of the Union Meeting House Contact; John Coggeshall 223-2543 read more>> Read more about James Otis Kaler>>

Winterport Union Meeting House stands as a steadfast reminder of the early days of this town and, by its very name, is a testimony to the inhabitants of the period.

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Winterport Open Stage is 501 C3 Non Profit org. WOS was founded in 1993 by a few friends who had nothing better to do with their time and soon after we produced our first play Prelude To A Kiss. We're made up of everyday people from all over Eastern Maine who enjoy producing some of the most original and affordable theatre in the area. Read more about us.

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FRATERNAL ORGANIZATIONS

Howard Masonic Lodge #69 Freemasonry is the world's oldest and largest fraternity. For three centuries, it has beckoned men of good character to its ranks. It has no regard for differences in race, color, creed or station in life. Using traditions and implements of antiquity, it seeks to inspire its members to live by the tenets of Brotherly Love, Relief and Truth. Meets 2nd Wednesday each month, except June July & August @ 7:00, Masonic Hall, Commercial St. Contact: Matt Albert Sr. at 207-570-6339 Visit website

The International Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF) Garfield #99 - Simply stated, Odd Fellowship is the collaboration between the Odd Fellows and Rebekahs, fraternal organizations based on the Fatherhood of God, the Brotherhood of Man and the Sisterhood of Woman. They perform charitable work on various projects within the communities where lodges are located. Contact is: Cliff Philbrick 207-433-0376 Click on website.

Knights of Columbus Council 7013 - FR JOHN BAPST
of HAMPDEN-WINTERPORT - HAMPDEN, ME 04444 The Knights  was formed to render financial aid to members and their families. Mutual aid and assistance are offered to sick, disabled and needy members and their families. Social and intellectual fellowship is promoted among members and their families through educational, charitable, religious, social welfare, war relief and public relief works. Meets 2nd Tues. each month 6:30 pm Contact: Leo L. LaChance 223-5424 Catholic organization for men of any age, Visit website.

St. Gabriel's Action Group Meets 3rd Thurs. monthly except Jan & Jul 7:00 pm Columbian Hall 245 S. Main St. Contact: Patricia Simpson 1-862-6570

Star in the East Chapter #17 O.E.S. Meets 2nd Mon. each month except Jul. & Aug. 7:30 pm Masonic Hall, Main Rd., Hampden Contact: Lillian Jellison 945-3845 or Geneva Allen 862-3111

Winterport Lions Club Lion's are volunteers and Members of the Largest Volunteer Service Organization in the World who are striving to eliminate preventable blindness in our lifetime. Towards this goal, we support Diabetes Awareness and prevention, vision screening for glaucoma, macular degeneration and other common vision problems. We also support Community youth and elderly activities and strive to make our Community a better place to live. Meets 2nd and 4th Wed. each month 7:00 pm Contact: George Keppel 223-4923 Works for sight and other community charities. Visit Website.

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SOCIAL

The American Legion Post 138 Argonne - P.O. Box 638, Winterport, ME 04496 Meets at Victoria Grant Civic Center, 40 Park Dr. The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic, war-time veterans organization, devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is a not-for-profit community-service organization which now numbers nearly 3 million members, men and women, in nearly 15,000 American Legion posts worldwide. Meets 2nd Thurs. of each month Contact: Gary Crossman 223-4480 Assists all veterans necessary. Provides Memorial Services. Visit Website.

The American Legion Auxiliary has conceived and implemented hundreds of programs for veterans, their families, young people and the community at large. Many programs have been expanded and now are commonly accepted institutions within the community and nation. So deeply ingrained are such programs that the subtle guiding hand of the Auxiliary is often not recognized. Meets 1st Thurs of each month at Victoria Grant Civic Center, 7pm. Contact: Tammy Higgins 223-5733. Visit Website>>

Riverside Riders Snowmobile Club- Meetings are as follows: October thru May Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday at 7:00pm. We sponsor recreational activities and programs to promote the goodwill and safety for all snowmobilers. The clubhouse is available for rental, contact us for more info. Contact information: President- Larry White JR. cell: 207-991-8320, email: winterportriversideriders@yahoo.com , address: P.O. Box 37 Winterport ME 04496. Join us on our Facebook Page

T.O.P.S. is a nonprofit, noncommercial weight- loss support organization based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, with chapters located worldwide. Its two-fold objective is to encourage healthy lifestyles through weight management support groups and to sponsor obesity research. Meets every Monday year round. Weigh in at 5:30 Meeting 6:00 pm Location: Ellingwood Corner Methodist Church 796 Lebanon Rd Contact: Maxine Braley 944-6179. Visit Website.

Winterport Senior Citizens Club- Meets 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at Columbian Hall - Main Street. 11:30am - Open to all seniors 55+ Contact: Maxine Braley 944-6179

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POLITICAL

Winterport Democratic Committee Meets on call of the chairman Contact: Charlotte Herbold 223-5096 Joseph Brooks 223-5041 Promotes election of Democratic office seekers

Republican Town Committee Meets on call of the chairman Contact: John Coggeshall 223-2543 Promotes election of Republican candidates

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HEALTH/SUPPORT/EDUCATION ALZHEIMER’S/DEMENTIA SUPPORT SERVICES

Led by an experienced facilitator, caregivers have the opportunity to share experiences and get support and emotional encouragement from others. MacLeod Manor, 1221 North Main Street, Winterport Phone: 207- 223-8812

Are you worried about your child’s emotional well-being? Through parent-to-parent sharing of experiences and knowledge, G.E.A.R. empowers parents of children with behavioral health needs to build on their family’s strengths and to advocate for their family’s needs. Free services available to parents & families include: support by phone, monthly support groups, education, health & legal trainings and social opportunities. We are parents helping each other; we offer unconditional support – no blame, no shame and no judgment. We want you to know that you are not ALONE! For support and information contact us statewide @ 1-800-264-9224 or www.gearparentnetwork.com

Head Start Center Parent Group - Winterport Parent Group meets every second Tuesday at 6:00 PM in the Head Start Classroom located in the Leroy Smith Elementary School in Winterport. Contact Jessie Francis at 338-3827HealthSouth 775 N. Main St. Phone 223-5460 Sports Medicine, physical and occupational therapyAlcoholics Anonymous and Alanon 1-800-737-6237 Meets at Columbian Hall 445 5. Main St.Neighbor's Cupboard-­Victoria Grant Civic Center, 40 Park Drive, Wed. 9:00 am - l0:00 am Purpose: To provide food for residents in time of crises. Emergency box also provided at Town Office. Contact: Phylis Allen 223-9951 click here for more info

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