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LEWISTON - Museum L-A's popular "Voices" lecture series continues at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 20 with "The Culture of Money" - a discussion of money and banking for newcomers in Lewiston-Auburn. It is the first of a three-part series being held in conjunction with the Museum's current exhibit "Rivers of Immigration: Peoples of the Androscoggin."

The May 20 event includes a discussion of how Androscoggin Bank has worked with newcomers from other countries and cultures to Lewiston-Auburn - both historically and in the present. Anthropology students will discuss their research on immigrants' relationship with money and about banking activities. Slated as featured speakers are: CJ Conrad, Senior Vice President of Marketing for Androscoggin Bank; Elizabeth Eames, Ph.D., Bates College, Associate Professor of Anthropology; and Bates College students.

The Spring 2010 "Voices" lecture series is being presented free of charge and underwritten by Androscoggin Bank. Museum L-A is located at 35 Canal Street in the Bates Mill Complex - at the corner of Canal and Chestnut streets. For more information, please call 207-333-3881 or email info@museumla.org .