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Local Family Featured In Brad Paisley Video Meets With Morning Buzz

UPDATE: Brad Paisley will be on the Ellen Show this afternoon (11/11/16) and will talk about local family featured in his new music video 'Today'.

What a beautiful story.  I remember when I saw this video go viral last year.  When I saw it, I had no idea that this family was local.  Before I go into the story behind this viral video, I want to share that this family was recently featured in Brad Paisley's new video 'Today'.  A music video perfectly compiled of touching stories reminding you of the importance of Today.  

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Randy & Andy PIED
Randy & Andy PIED

The Annual Tanksgiving Pie In The Face

It has become an annual tradition now for the Boy Scouts Pack 684 to pie the Bee Crew, along with Scout Master Andy Madore.  The boys look forward to competing against each other to raise the most food donations for our Tanksgiving Food Drive.  The winning troop gets to put a pie in our face.  

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Veterans Day 2
Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

Veterans’ Day Events In Central Maine

Veterans Day is this Friday, November 11th and we have gathered some events going on throughout central Maine. Show your support to our veterans!

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Sarah Dyer at the Dentist

FREE Dental Day In Maine – November 4th

The group called 'Dentists Who Care for ME' will be offering free dental care, tomorrow November 4th at various locations throughout the state.  If you don't have a dentist or lack dental insurance, participating dentists will offer cleanings, simple repairs and extractions at no charge.  Space fills up quickly, so plan accordingly.

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Join B98.5 At The Kennebec Valley Humane Society November 5th

To help support Emma-Leigh's birthday wish, B98.5 will be broadcasting from the Kennebec Valley Humane Society in Augusta!  Emma, who is turning 13, would love to get as many donations for the shelter as she can in lieu of birthday presents.  She states the animals are homeless and they need more than she does.  

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Connor & Charlee Fundraiser
Connor & Charlee Fundraiser

Over $10K Raised For Connor & Charlee

Patrick Linehan, from Modern Woodmen of America, had a major announcement to make last night and we got it all on video!  He matched the money raised yesterday from the Red Barn and auctions bringing the total over $10,700!  But wait...there was more!

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What to donate to the cause
The Morning Buzz & Salvation Army

Tis’ The Season For The B98.5 Tanksgiving Food Drive

It's that time of year again!  Central Maine's largest food drive will kick off on November 7th and will continue through November 10th.  The Bee Crew will be all over Central Maine taking donations of non-perishable food items to be distributed to local food pantries.  But, now is the time to start cleaning out your pantry and challenging your coworkers, friends, family to do the same.

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Chiari Malformation

Local Modern Woodmen Of America To Match Funds Raised For Connor & Charlee Sawtelle

This is such AMAZING news, and just proves over and over again how great our community is!  I've shared countless updates and stories about Connor, and now his sister Charlee, who both have Chiari Malformation.  According to Patrick Linehan, the monies raised November 1st, at the Red Barn, will be matched by Modern Woodmen of America members in Oakland...up to $5000!

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Sarah Dyer Has A Request For Drivers, Now That Her Kid Has A License

I'm not usually a huge mommy bragger...but, this is a parenting first for me.  I'm officially the mother to a licensed driver.  The possibilities are endless, and I'm so excited.  I'm also scared out of my mind at the thought of him being on the road...with all the impatient drivers of the world.  So, I have this request:

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Help Emma Get Donations For Kennebec Valley Humane Society

As a mom, I couldn't be more proud of my Emma as she becomes a teenager.  For her 13th birthday, Emma would like to collect as many donations between now and November 5th to give to the Kennebec Valley Humane Society.  In return, she doesn't want any gifts for herself.  Everything must go towards the fur babies looking for new homes.

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