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Rare Hawk Visits Fortunes Rocks

A great black hawk, native to Central and South America, has been seen in recent days in the Fortunes Rocks area. This is only the second time that this hawk has been seen in the United States with the other sighting taking place in Texas. To read a Portland Press Herald article about our special visitor, click here.

Coming Up:

Coastal Mixer – Sunday August 12, 5:00-7:00 p.m.:

You are invited to a Coastal Mixer at the Biddeford Pool Community Center. Come mingle with friends from Biddeford Pool, Fortunes Rocks, Granite Point, and Hills Beach. Please bring an appetizer to share. B.Y.O.B.

FRA Member Meeting – Saturday, August 25, 10:00 a.m.

Last Summer Social – Saturday, August 25, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Tennis Social – Sunday, August 26, 1:00 p.m.

Recent Events:

FRA Concert:  About 60 members enjoyed the soulful crooning The Voice finalist Troy Ramey and $1045 was collected to help repair the steeple at St. Phillips! Thanks to Alper C. for organizing.

Thank You Letter from St. Phillips:

The St Philips church committee and all who attend services, sincerely thank the Fortune’s Rocks Association for designating us to receive the free will offering from the wonderful summer concert on July 15th. We were extremely surprised and pleased by the amount raised. The generosity of the FRA community resulted in donations totaling an astounding $1045!!! We hope soon to have the bell ringing again, and the belfry rebuilt soon after. Thank you all for your very generous support!

Children’s Program:  About a dozen children painted shells and decorated frames with shells, glass, and beads. Thank you Jacquie T. for another great event!


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