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Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers out there. Hope you get what touches your heart. Whether it is Cyclamen or Roses or a gift card.  Or dinner out. Or a hand written note from a child.

For those who have lost their Mothers, may you be overwhelmed with great memories and gratitude for their influence in your life. Miss ya Mum (she spelled it British style)

After the year we have all had thanks to Covid, Q106.5 has come up with an interesting prize, thanks to Damon’s Beverage & Redemption, Penobscot Plaza, in Bangor…Alcohol.  Actually it’s a $100 gift card from Damon’s to spend on anything they have in the store. So that’ll buy a lot of Red Solo Cups or, alcohol.

Also a gift basket that includes a Blooming Air plant, and also a variety of self-pampering products thanks to Made by Kates dot com.

Plus a pair of Mantra Band Bracelets in gold or silver, with inspirational quotes engraved, from Quality Jewelers, Bangor.

Also, so Mom doesn’t have to cook on Mother’s Day, $50 to spend with Grubhub.

Thanks to all the Q106.5 listeners who sent in photos, and some great heartfelt stories about their Moms. Here is the 2021 Winner of the Q106.5 Mom & Me contest. (Randomly selected from hundreds of entries)


Daughter Tessa writes about her Mom Julie

My mom is my absolute best friend and rock! She works 90+ hours a week! She is always willing to drop everything and help someone in need! She puts a smile on everyone’s face and leaves a mark on everyone she meets!

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