Legislative record house appendix



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Barbara R. Pillsbury, of Lyman, on the occasion of her retirement as Superintendent of Schools for School Administrative District #71. We extend our appreciation to her for her 41 years of dedicated service and commitment to the school children and parents of Kennebunk and Kennebunkport and extend to her our congratulations and best wishes on her retirement; (HLS 595)

the Stearns High School jazz ensemble and show choir, of Millinocket, upon their winning top honors at the Fiesta-Val, held in Williamsburg, Virginia. The groups received the following: an excellent rating for a show choir, first place in the show choir category; best accompaniment, Mike DuBois on piano and Drew Albert on the drums; outstanding saxophone soloist, Aaron Doody; outstanding piano soloist, Brian Raymond; outstanding woodwinds section; outstanding brass section; outstanding rhythm section; first place in the jazz ensemble category; and a superior rating for the jazz band. In all, the students returned home with 6 trophies and 2 plaques. We send our congratulations and best wishes to the members of the jazz ensemble and the show choir on these outstanding accomplishments; (HLS 596)

Marcelle Bisson Nadeau, a lifelong resident of Brunswick, on the special occasion of her 80th Birthday, July 4, 2003. Mrs. Nadeau was also married on July 4th, in 1946, to the late Romeo Nadeau. She ran a day care in her home for over 30 years. We join her loving family and her extended family of children who were in her care over the years in extending our best wishes to her on this milestone celebration; (HLS 597)

Elizabeth Kathleen "Libby" Szucs Crooker, of Brunswick, beloved wife of Theodore "Ted" Crooker and mother of Adrianna, Abigail and Emily. A nurse by profession, she began her career at Loma Linda University Hospital, later working at Bath Iron Works Clinic and Parkview Adventist Medical Center. She was a lifetime member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church and was devoted to its teachings. Mrs. Crooker loved her family and enjoyed all physical activities, including tennis, boating, gardening and playing the piano. She was appreciative of nature and especially enjoyed Agate hunting on Lake Superior. She will be greatly missed by her loving family and many friends; (HLS 598)

Sergeant Brian Keith, of Houlton, on the occasion of his retirement from the Maine Army National Guard. Keith was part of Houlton's Guard Unit, Battery B, 1/152nd Field Artillery. He retired from the service as an Ammunitions Sergeant with Battery B. He spent 20 years in the service, including 4 years of active duty with the United States Air Force. We extend our sincere thanks to Sergeant Keith for his dedication to our country and wish him well in the years to come; (HLS 599)

Sergeant First Class George Merritt, of Hodgdon, on the occasion of his retirement from the Maine Army National Guard. George was part of Houlton's Guard Unit, Battery B, 1/152nd Field Artillery. He retired from service as a Service Support Sergeant with the unit after 37 years in the United States Armed Forces. George spent 4 years on active service with the United States Navy, 2 years on inactive duty and 31 years with the Guard. We extend our sincere thanks to Sergeant First Class Merritt for his dedication to our country and wish him well in the years to come; (HLS 600)

Sergeant Del Hastey, of Houlton, on the occasion of his retirement from the Maine Army National Guard. Del was part of Houlton's Guard Unit, Battery B, 1/152nd Field Artillery, and is retiring from the service as a Communication Specialist. Of the 20 years he was in the service, Sergeant Hastey spent 2 years in active duty with the United States Army with the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, one of them in Vietnam. We extend our sincere thanks to Sergeant Hastey for his dedication to our country and wish him well in the years to come; (HLS 601)

Mr. and Mrs. Chandler O. Dalzell, Sr., of Kittery, on the occasion of their 60th Wedding Anniversary. We join their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren in congratulating them on this milestone anniversary and extending our best wishes to them; (HLS 602)

Staff Sergeant Bruce Campbell, of Patten, on the occasion of his retirement from the Maine Army National Guard. Bruce was part of Houlton's Guard Unit, Battery B, 1/152nd Field Artillery. He retired from the service as an Ammunitions Section Chief after spending 20 years in the service, including 2 years in active duty with the United States Army. We extend our sincere thanks to Staff Sergeant Campbell for his dedication to our country and wish him well in the years to come; (HLS 603)

Hector MacKenzie, Jr., of Kittery, upon his retirement from the Eliot Police Department. Hector's dedication and years of exemplary service in protecting the citizens of Eliot are appreciated. In addition to his career as a police officer, Hector was a self-defense instructor at West Point and worked as a security guard at Liberty Mutual. We wish Hector well and thank him for all his efforts; (HLS 604)

Alice M. Whitaker, of Berwick, on the occasion of her 90th birthday, July 10, 2003. Her life in the Berwick area included working hard as a waitress and as a homemaker and mother, teaching values and traditions that have been passed down to her 4 children, 5 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. She was married for 49 years to Raymond Whitaker and together they raised their family. She continues to live in her home of 60-plus years on Second Street in Berwick. We extend our congratulations and join her many friends and family to offer our best wishes on this very special occasion; (HLS 605)

the Cobbossee Watershed District, in Winthrop, for its successful lake and watershed management and its contributions to improved water quality, increased community awareness of issues concerning lakes, and heightened public appreciation for Maine's great water resource. The Cobbossee Watershed District was established in 1973 and is the oldest watershed district in Maine. It serves the communities of Litchfield, Manchester, Monmouth, Readfield, Richmond, Wayne, Winthrop and Gardiner. The success of the district is reflected in the success of these communities, which all benefit from the clean waters and the increased property values that are a result of well managed resources. We extend our congratulations to the Cobbossee Watershed District on this 30th Anniversary; (HLS 606)

Rachel Wadsworth, of Hiram, who has been crowned Miss Maine for 2003. Rachel has dedicated many hours practicing and working for this competition. We commend her spirit and wish her continued success in the years to come; (HLS 607)

Belva "Dolly" Morris, Limestone's oldest citizen and Boston Post Cane recipient, who was named Woman of the Century by the Limestone Chamber of Commerce. Mrs. Morris is a former one-room school teacher and has 5 children, 14 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. We extend our congratulations to Mrs. Morris on her receiving this recognition; (HLS 608)

Rachel Hardwick, of Limestone, who has earned the distinction of being named Valedictorian of the 2003 graduating class of Limestone Community High School. We extend our congratulations to Rachel on this accomplishment; (HLS 609)

Traci Weatherhead, of Limestone, who has earned the distinction of being named Salutatorian of the 2003 graduating class of Limestone Community High School. We extend our congratulations to Traci on this accomplishment; (HLS 610)

J. Paul Levesque, of Presque Isle, on the occasion of his retirement after 18 years of dedicated service as a member of the Board of Directors and Management at Maine Public Service Company. We join Maine Public Service Company in extending our appreciation to Mr. Levesque for his leadership in the community and the many contributions he has made and continues to make in Aroostook County. We extend our best wishes to him in his future endeavors; (HLS 611)

Vicki J. Smith, of Westfield, on being awarded the Certified Financial Marketing Professional designation from the Institute of Certified Bankers, a nonprofit organization sponsored by the American Bankers Association. This designation is awarded to individuals who demonstrate excellence in the field of financial services marketing. Ms. Smith has nearly 30 years of marketing experience, including over 25 years in the financial services industry and 3 years as a partner and account executive with Marketing Advertising & Planning. We commend her for her dedicated efforts in this field and wish her continued success; (HLS 612)

Girl Scout Troop No. 2332, of Glen Cove, which has adopted the Victory Grove, a stand of red pine planted in honor of World War I soldiers. Located on Maine Coast Heritage Trust's Aldermere Farm in Rockport, Victory Grove was established in 1919 by the late Mrs. Albert Chatfield, Sr., of Rockport. Girl Scout Troop No. 2332 acknowledged the importance of preserving the legacy of honoring those soldiers who fought for our country and has adopted the grove for restoration. We extend our appreciation to Girl Scout Troop No. 2332 and commend them on their undertaking; (HLS 613)

Don and Reta Briggs, of Briggs Lane in Oxford, on the occasion of their 50th Wedding Anniversary, May 24th, 2003. We congratulate them on their commitment to each other and to their community; (HLS 614)

Margaret Merrill, of Dayton, who is the recipient of the 2002 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Ms. Merrill teaches at the Plummer-Motz Elementary School in Falmouth. We extend our congratulations to Ms. Merrill on her receiving this recognition; (HLS 615)

the Deer Isle-Stonington Elementary School Chess Team, upon winning its 5th consecutive Maine Elementary State Chess Championship. The team members are Andrew Babbitt, Ian Pelletier, Evan Rollins, Tylor Corriveau, Jay Boyce, Deven Haskell, Joe Brown, Blake Bartlett, Goldie Garcia, Hayden Ciomei, Jason Robbins, Brian Eaton, Sam Grindle and coach Dick Powell. We send our congratulations to the members of the team on their achievements to date, and extend our best wishes to them as they compete in the national championship to be held in Nashville during May; (HLS 616)

the Deer Isle-Stonington Junior High Chess Team, upon winning its second State Chess Championship. The team members are Bryant Ciomei, Collin Ciomei, Shane Eaton, Rob Haskell, Drew Eaton, Max Becton, Tabor Johnson, Garrett Steele, Parker McDonnell, Dean Siebert, Jon Eaton, Ben Haskell, coach Richard Larrabee and assistant coach Dan Larrabee. We send our congratulations to the members of the team on their achievements to date, and extend our best wishes to them as they compete in the national championship; (HLS 617)

Betty Robinson, Ph.D., of Auburn, who is retiring as Dean of the University of Southern Maine's Lewiston-Auburn College. Hired in 1988, she was the first full-time faculty member at the college, and assumed her current position as Dean in 1996. In addition to her duties as Dean, she has taught in the Leadership and Organizational Studies and the Social and Behavioral Sciences bachelor degree programs. Dean Robinson is credited with the establishment of numerous programs and with the addition of new courses during her tenure. Enrollment at the college has increased dramatically during her tenure. She has also been an active member of her community, participating in numerous professional, civic and service organizations. We send our appreciation to Dean Robinson for her years of dedication and commitment to the Lewiston-Auburn College and extend to her our congratulations and best wishes on the occasion of her retirement; (HLS 618)

the following top 10 graduating students in the Lisbon High School class of 2003: Jay Randall Bickford, Samantha Pauline Brissette, Adam Paul Furin, Chase Elliott Hebert, Sarah Angelique Jordan, Brian David LaFlamme, Andrew James Lunt, Lucas James Michaud, Zachary Charles Smith and Christina Beth Taylor. We extend our congratulations and best wishes to them on their achievements; (HLS 619)

Sheri Faber, of Gorham, who owns and operates a bookstore, The Bookworm, and who has been named Gorham Businessperson of the Year by the Gorham Business and Civic Exchange. Ms. Faber is active in the Gorham community and is involved with the local newspaper, the Gorham Times. With her love of books, she has been a strong promoter of literacy, making donations and holding bookfairs in the schools. We send Ms. Faber our congratulations and best wishes for her receiving this well-deserved award; (HLS 620)

James "Jamey" Warren Polk, of Prospect Harbor, upon scoring his 1,000th varsity basketball point for Sumner Memorial High School on January 24th, 2003. Jamey ended his high school varsity basketball career with a total of 1,093 points. We commend him for his athletic talent and contribution to the athletic program at Sumner Memorial High School. We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Jamey on this achievement; (HLS 621)

Monica Harvey, of Patten, who has earned the distinction of being named Valedictorian of the 2003 graduating class of Katahdin High School. We send Monica our congratulations on this accomplish and extend our best wishes to her in her future endeavors; (HLS 622)

Amy Alexander, of Patten, who has earned the distinction of being named Salutatorian of the 2003 graduating class of Katahdin High School. We send Amy our congratulations on this accomplishment and extend our best wishes to her in her future endeavors; (HLS 623)

Michael Osgood, of Easton, a junior at Easton High School, whom the United States Achievement Academy has named a United States National Award Winner in the foreign language and the honor roll categories. The criteria for selection are a student's academic performance, interest and aptitude and leadership qualities, responsibility, enthusiasm, motivation to learn and improve, citizenship, attitude and cooperative spirit, dependability and recommendations from teachers or directors. We extend our congratulations to Michael on his receiving this award; (HLS 624)

Stephanie Bowring, of Ashland, who has earned the distinction of being named Salutatorian for the Class of 2003 at Ashland High School. Stephanie is the daughter of Steve and Kim Bowring. She is a member of the National Honor Society and has participated in band, the cross-country ski team, soccer and Girl Scouts of America. She will attend the University of Maine to study animal and veterinary science. We extend our congratulations to Stephanie for this notable accomplishment; (HLS 625)

Robin Kimberly Caron, of Portage, who has earned the distinction of being named Valedictorian for the Class of 2003 at Ashland High School. Robin is the daughter of Roland and Linda Caron. She has served as president of the school's chapter of the National Honor Society and is a recipient of the Maine Principals' Association Award. She will attend St. Joseph's College to study biology and chemistry. We extend our congratulations to Robin for this notable accomplishment; (HLS 626)

Timothy Young, of Brunswick, on the occasion of his retirement as Commander of Support Services for the Brunswick Police Department. Mr. Young served the Brunswick Police Department faithfully for 22 years and will carry that commitment with him as he begins his new duties as Chief of Police for the Town of Topsham. We send our appreciation to Mr. Young for his years of service to the citizens of Brunswick and extend our best wishes to him as Chief of Police for the Town of Topsham; (HLS 627)

Keith Hayward, of Presque Isle, on the occasion of his retirement as the Director of the Presque Isle Recreation and Parks Department. Mr. Hayward has worked for the department since 1968, becoming director in 1981. During his tenure, the department received numerous statewide honors. We send our appreciation to him for his commitment and dedication to the needs of the Presque Isle community and extend our congratulations and best wishes on his retirement; (HLS 628)

the new National Weather Service office in Caribou, which is the first building in Maine to receive national certification from LEED, the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program. The LEED program encourages architects to design buildings that not only limit water and energy use, but are also developed and operated in a manner that promotes a healthy workplace and local environment. The building's design is a valuable model for the weather service. We applaud the members of the design team in creating this innovative building and extend our congratulations to the National Weather Service on its new office building; (HLS 629)

Frances Lee Stearns, of Freeport, the first woman to tie flies for L.L. Bean. Nationally recognized for her tying skills, Mrs. Stearns began working in the fly-tying room at Bean's in 1936, and later taught the store's first fly-tying class. Her husband, Lawrence Stearns, fished with Leon Leonwood Bean and others, and they always used her flies. A strong and determined woman, Mrs. Stearns used her tying skills to help cope with the effects and stress associated with her ongoing struggle with breast cancer, beating the odds against her diagnosis, made 53 years ago. Mrs. Stearns was a member of the First Parish Congregational Church of Freeport and a member of Mizpah. She will be greatly missed by her loving family and friends; (HLS 630)

the top 10 graduating students in the Dirigo High School class of 2003: Allison Beckler, of Canton; Monique Crawford, of Peru; Amy Dolloff, of Peru; Natalie Keene, of Canton; Alison M. Kerr, of Dixfield; Isak Arthur Porter, of Peru; Billie Jo Putnam, of Peru; Kathleen Anne Shields, of Dixfield; Jenna St. Pierre, of Peru; and Sheena Marie Weston, of Dixfield. We extend our congratulations and best wishes to them on their achievements; (HLS 631)

Elvie Gower, of Fairfield, on the occasion of her 100th birthday, May 29, 2003. Mrs. Gower was born in Athens and has lived most of her life in Fairfield, where she and her late husband Alton raised their 7 children. She is proud to have 11 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. She has devoted her time to caring for her family. She enjoys the outdoors and handiwork and gardening. She is a person who can be counted on when needed to assist with or cook at functions held by the American Legion or the VFW. We extend our congratulations and best wishes to her on this very special occasion; (HLS 632)

the Town of Kennebunkport, the 5th oldest town in Maine, on its 350th Anniversary. First settled by Europeans in the early 17th century and named Cape Porpus, it had abundant fishing grounds offshore and was thickly forested. The early settlers incorporated Cape Porpoise in 1653. In 1818, the town was called Arundel, a name it kept until 1821, when it became Kennebunkport. At the mouth of the Kennebunk River, it has long been known for its fishing, shipbuilding, farming and industry. We extend our congratulations to the good citizens of Kennebunkport on this anniversary; (HLS 633)

Caitlin Kekacs, of Bradford, a senior at Corinth High School, upon receiving the 2003 Principal's Award. This award is sponsored by the Maine Principals' Association and is given in recognition of a high school senior's academic achievement and citizenship. We extend our sincere congratulations to Caitlin on receiving this distinctive honor; (HLS 634)

Paula Baronas, of Scarborough, on the occasion of her retirement after 25 years as a secretary for the Scarborough school department. She is described as the most outstanding school secretary ever, able to do many things at one time from answering the phone to treating bloody noses to fixing the copy machine to laminating items. She began her career as a second grade teacher in Massachusetts. Paula's teaching experience provided her with an understanding of teachers' needs, and as a secretary, she capably supported and assisted them. There is no better person to represent her school than Paula. The staff, parents, students and community have relied and depended on her every day. We extend our appreciation to Paula for her commitment to the youth of the State and wish her the best in her retirement; (HLS 635)

Joseph A. "Tony" Poirier, of Rumford, who has been named Citizen of the Year. Mr. Poirier has been volunteering for over 40 years. He has given thousands of hours as a volunteer to his community, and he served his country during World War II in the European Theater of Operations. Mr. Poirier has been there for his family, his church, his friends, his neighbors and his country. He was named the Maine Credit Union League's Outstanding Credit Union Volunteer in 1987, and last year the Oxford Federal Credit Union named a training room after him. We extend our appreciation to Mr. Poirier for his dedication and commitment to the people of his community and congratulate him on his receiving this well-deserved award; (HLS 636)

the United States Small Business Administration, Maine District Office, for 50 years of service to Maine's businesses and entrepreneurs. During this period, over 11,000 small businesses have accessed over one billion dollars of capital and thousands of others have benefited from the advice and training available at the Maine District Office. We extend our congratulations to the employees of the United States Small Business Administration past and present for their dedication to this State and to the members of the Maine Congressional delegation for their support of these programs that are so vital to this State's economy; (HLS 637)

Joseph Grondin, of Saco, for his generous and creative initiative to increase access to prescription drugs for elderly Mainers. He established a volunteer-staffed program to provide information and referral services to those in need of specific free or low-cost prescription drug resources, whether public or private. As a result of his leadership, Catholic Charities of Maine has adopted the program and will establish similar services throughout the State. Mr. Grondin epitomizes the best of Maine values in reaching out to help his neighbors. We extend our appreciation to Mr. Grondin for his dedication and commitment to the people of the State; (HLS 638)

Sue Frosch, of North Bridgton, for her 34 years of dedicated teaching. Having taught in England and Brunswick, Maine, Ms. Frosch came to SAD #61 an experienced teacher of 14 years. Ms. Frosch began her career as a Reading Specialist in Casco and Sebago, transferring later to the Bridgton Schools as a Title I teacher. Students under Ms. Frosch's instruction left her classroom well prepared for future challenges. We thank Ms. Frosch for providing a fun learning environment for our children and wish her well in her future endeavors; (HLS 639)

Donna Beveridge, of Windham, for her 26 years of dedicated instruction at Bridgton Elementary School. Beginning her career in 1977 as a teacher assistant, Ms. B., as her students refer to her, was hired the following year to teach 3rd grade, which she taught the next 13 years. Her passion for reading led her later to become a reading specialist, or Title I teacher. Earning the respect and admiration of her students and her students' parents, Ms. B. has had a significant impact not only on her classes, but also on the entire school. We thank Ms. B. for providing a fun learning environment for our children and wish her well in her future endeavors; (HLS 640)

Sara Sprague, of Bridgton, for her 30 years of dedicated instruction at Bridgton Elementary School. Beginning in 1973, Mrs. Sprague spent 23 years teaching 2nd and 3rd grade. With a deep appreciation for learning, she instilled a thirst for knowledge in those students privileged to be in her class. Mrs. Sprague's quiet, caring demeanor will be forever remembered. We thank Mrs. Sprague for touching the lives of over 600 students and wish her well in her future endeavors; (HLS 641)

Theodore Dana Mitchell, of Indian Island, for his tireless and outstanding volunteerism and community service with the elderly and with the children at the Penobscot Nation Boys and Girls Club. We send him our appreciation for his dedication and commitment to the Penobscot Nation; (HLS 642)



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