Havey, a former Pittsfield chief of police and Somerset County sheriff, was the lodge’s first Exalted Ruler or lodge president in 1986 and served three additional terms. He also served on numerous committees and the Board of Trustees. Recently, he has experienced health issues that have been a serious financial drain on him and his wife, Elaine.
A suggested donation for the dinner is $5 per person. Anyone who would like to donate food or cash for the benefit may contact Mike Havey at 416-3203, Ernest Bryant at 341-1059 or the lodge at 487-6300.
The Sebasticook Valley Lodge is located on Central Street in Pittsfield, right across from the post office and Kwong Lee Chinese Restaurant.