AUGUSTA — Viles Arboretum, 153 Hospital St., recently held a dinner to honor its more than 40 volunteers in the Viles Room at the arboretum.

A meal of smoked corn chowder, ham, tossed salad and breads donated by Panera Bread of Augusta was served. Executive Director Mark DesMeules prepared the meal and also gave words of thanks.

New volunteers are welcome. Indoor and outdoor activities are available. For more information, call 626-7989.