AUGUSTA — Maine Adult Education programs held its annual Hall of Flags event at the State House on April 1.

Programs represented at the event included Augusta, Monmouth/Winthrop, Maranacook, Gardiner, Bonny Eagle, Portland and the New Mainer’s Resource Center, Maine Department of Corrections, Work Ready, Finance Authority of Maine, Windham/Raymond, Mechanic Falls, Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative, Turner, Noble, Topsham, Auburn, Lewiston, Gray/New Gloucester, Midcoast, University of Maine Community Colleges, Biddeford, Saco/Old Orchard Beach, Farmington, and the Maine Adult Education Association, according to a news release from Augusta Adult and Community Education.

Programs gathered in the Hall of Flags in the morning and spent a few hours visiting with legislators. Maine Adult Education Association provided coffee and refreshments. At 10 a.m., the legislature went into session and programs gathered to view the session, according to the release.

Rep. Margaret R. Rotundo, D-Lewiston, sponsored an official welcome by the legislature for adult education and those in attendance were recognized. Several programs brought student groups to tour the area and watch an active legislative session. Later that morning, three adult students shared their stories with the group, according to the release.

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