Legislative record house appendix



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Wallace A. "Wally" Tapley, Sr., of Millinocket, beloved husband of Irene M. Tapley, a veteran of World War II and a longtime employee of Great Northern Paper Company. He was a member of American Legion Post No. 80 and of Post No. 4154 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Mr. Tapley was a communicant of St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church and was a 3rd Degree member of the church's Knights of Columbus. He was an excellent cook and was well-known for the meals he prepared for church functions, especially the Lenten breakfasts. Mr. Tapley will be greatly missed by his family and many friends; (IN MEMORIAM) (HLS 1691)

Amy Shannon, of Lee, who was a computer teacher at Granite Street School for 6 years. We send our appreciation to Ms. Shannon for her dedicated service to the students and the Granite Street School; (HLS 1692)

Vincent Ireland, of Millinocket, who taught reading, English and computer class at Stearns High School. We send our appreciation to him for his 26 years of dedicated service and commitment to the Millinocket School Department; (HLS 1693)

Etta Hubbard, of Greenville, who was named 2004 Citizen of the Year. Ms. Hubbard, a lifelong resident of Greenville, is recognized for her numerous contributions that she has made with great pride and enthusiasm through the years. Ms. Hubbard's family established roots in the town in 1844, and she was born in 1919. She married Harold Hubbard, and together they had 3 daughters, who were raised primarily by Etta after Harold died when the girls were still very young. She is known as a wonderful cook, who still prepares a Sunday meal for her family. Ms. Hubbard has worked at the Shaw Public Library for about 25 years and possesses a wealth of knowledge about Greenville. We thank her for her outstanding dedication to the Town of Greenville and we send her our best wishes for the years to come; (HLS 1694)

Christian Rowden, of Fairfield, a member of Boy Scout Troop #460, who has attained the high rank and distinction of Eagle Scout. We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Christian on achieving this high honor; (HLS 1695)

Percy Young, of South Thomaston, who celebrated the occasion of his 90th Birthday on June 22, 2004. Mr. Young is a lifelong resident of the mid-coast region and a longtime resident of South Thomaston. Mr. Young was an employee of Crie Hardware in Rockland and is well-known for his many contributions to his community. We send our congratulations and best wishes to him on this special birthday; (HLS 1696)

Mary Rivers, of Millinocket, a custodian at Granite Street School. We send our appreciation to her for her 23 years of dedicated service and commitment to the Millinocket School Department; (HLS 1697)

Theresa Franck, of Millinocket, a French teacher at Stearns High School. We send our appreciation to her for her 24 years of dedicated service and commitment to the Millinocket School Department; (HLS 1698)

Arthur Greenlaw, of Millinocket, who was the principal at the Millinocket Middle School for 27 years. We send our appreciation to Mr. Greenlaw for his dedicated service and commitment to the students and the Millinocket School Department; (HLS 1699)

Deborah Drew, of Sebec, who was the Director of Guidance for the Millinocket School Department for 16 years. We send our appreciation to Ms. Drew for her dedicated service and commitment to the Millinocket School Department; (HLS 1700)

Winnie Greenlaw, of Millinocket, a teacher at Granite Street School. We send our appreciation to Ms. Greenlaw for her 25 years of dedicated service to the students at Granite Street School and the Millinocket School Department; (HLS 1701)

Vanessa Rush, of Millinocket, who was a special education teacher at the Millinocket Middle School. We send our appreciation to Ms. Rush for her dedicated service to the students at the Millinocket Middle School and the Millinocket School Department; (HLS 1702)

Derrick E. Waugh, of Mexico, who has earned the high rank and distinction of Eagle Scout. He is a member of Boy Scout Troop No. 544 and is the son of Lisette and Bruce Waugh. Derrick's Eagle Scout project, which required 135 hours of his time, was the construction of a handicapped-accessible arched footbridge on the Water Street side of the Memorial Greens in Mexico. We extend our congratulations to Derrick on this accomplishment; (HLS 1703)

Command Master Chief Petty Officer Ricky Thornton, of Raymond, on the occasion of his retirement after 34 years with the United States Navy. We send our heartfelt gratitude to him for his commendable service and dedication to our nation. We extend to the Master Chief Thornton our best wishes upon his retirement and transition into civilian life; (HLS 1704)

Louis "John" Colgan, of Millinocket. He was a United States Army veteran of World War II. He joined the Army in 1940 and served in the South Pacific. He was also a survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor. He was inducted into the Maine Baseball Hall of Fame in 2001. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends; (IN MEMORIAM) (HLS 1705)

Kurtis S. Bucher, of Peru, who has earned the high rank and distinction of Eagle Scout. He is a member of Boy Scout Troop No. 544 and the son of Donna and Leon Bucher. Kurtis' Eagle Scout project, which was the cleaning of the Day Mountain Cemetery in Avon, required the clearing of brush and the placing of a memorial stone at the cemetery. Although he raised money to purchase the stone, the money was not needed because the stone was donated. Kurtis gave the money that he raised to the town of Avon to cover future expenses for maintenance of the cemetery. We extend our congratulations to Kurtis on this accomplishment; (HLS 1706)

the members of E Company, 120th Aviation Air Traffic Control, in Bangor, for their professionalism while deployed in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The company provided air traffic control for air operations. Their brave actions reflect great credit and pride upon their unit, the State of Maine and the United States of America. We send our appreciation to the members of the company for their commitment to the armed forces, applaud their brave actions and welcome them home; (HLS 1707)

the members of the 169th Military Police Company, in Bangor, for their professionalism while deployed in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The company provided security at the United States military base and detention center in Cuba. We send our appreciation to the members of the company for their commitment to the armed forces, applaud their brave actions, which honor their unit, the State of Maine and the United States of America, and welcome them home; (HLS 1708)

Brendan Smullen, of Wells, a member of Boy Scout Troop No. 356, who has attained the high rank and distinction of Eagle Scout. We extend our congratulations to Brendan on this accomplishment; (HLS 1709)

Panther Run Marina, a Raymond business established in 1995, which has received the Maine Clean Boatyards and Marinas Award. This is the first time the award has been presented to a marina on an inland body of water. The award is granted by a voluntary program that strives to improve the natural resources upon which the industry and people of Maine depend by reducing pollution. Receiving this award is truly a significant honor, and we thank the Panther Run Marina for its dedication and commitment to the community and the people of Maine; (HLS 1710)

Kathy Dyer, who has been named EMS Person of the Year by the Town of Standish. We send our congratulations and best wishes to Ms. Dyer on this occasion; (HLS 1711)

Linda Dorion, who has been named EMS Person of the Year by the Town of Standish. We send our congratulations and best wishes to Ms. Dorion on this occasion; (HLS 1712)

Sheldon Gregoire, who has been named EMS Officer of the Year by the Town of Standish. We send our congratulations and best wishes to Mr. Gregoire on this occasion; (HLS 1713)

Norman Dyer, who has been named Firefighter of the Year by the Town of Standish. We send our congratulations and best wishes to Mr. Dyer on this occasion; (HLS 1714)

Joe Kennie, who has been named Top New Recruit by the Town of Standish. We send our congratulations and best wishes to Mr. Kennie on this occasion; (HLS 1715)

the Steep Falls Library on the occasion of its inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places. We send our congratulations and best wishes to the members and friends of the library on this prestigious honor; (HLS 1716)

the Old Red Church, of Standish Village, on the occasion of its 200th Anniversary. The Old Red Church, also known as the First Parish Meeting House, is registered as a Historic Landmark and sits on land granted to the proprietors of the parish for service to King George in the war of 1754. We send our congratulations and best wishes to the members and friends of the Old Red Church as they observe this milestone; (HLS 1717)

Dorothy "Dot" White, of Jay, for her many years of dedicated service to the Town of Jay. She has been President of the Jay Historical Society, lecturer, pianist and organist of the Mystic Valley Grange of East Dixfield and member, choir director, pianist and organist of the Jay Baptist Church. She was secretary at the Jay Elementary School for 30 years. She also has volunteered in many capacities to benefit her community. We extend our appreciation to Ms. White for her commitment to the Town of Jay and the surrounding communities; (HLS 1718)

F. Stewart "Stew" Kinley, of Fairfield, on the occasion of his retirement after 33 years working for the Maine Education Association. Mr. Kinley is a graduate of Acadia University and the University of Mississippi and served in the United States Army. He is a former chemistry teacher, is active in the Fairfield Methodist church, is vice-president of the Thomas Teague Biotechnology Center, and is a charter member and now director of the Fairfield Economic Development Center. He is also a long-time member of the school board of Maine School Administrative District No. 49. We extend our appreciation to Stew for his dedication to the youth of this State and his community and wish him well in his future endeavors; (HLS 1719)

Corporal Mary Theresa Nelson, formerly of Indian Island and now of Green Valley, Arizona. Ms. Nelson was the first Maine Woman and first Wabanaki Native American woman to serve in the United States Marine Corps. She served from 1944 to 1946 as an ordinance clerk at Fort LeJeune, North Carolina. We extend our appreciation to Corporal Nelson for her commitment to the armed forces and the United States of America; (HLS 1720)

Christopher Bean, of Wells, a member of Boy Scout Troop No. 356, who has attained the high rank and distinction of Eagle Scout. We extend our congratulations to Christopher on this achievement; (HLS 1721)

Emerson G. MacLauchlan, of Machias, on the occasion of his 100th Birthday, August 1, 2004. Still remaining very active, Mr. MacLauchlan worked his whole life on Main Street, starting first at working gas pumps. He can recall the days of people using a horse and carriage along with other wonderful memories from throughout his lifetime. We send our warmest congratulations and best wishes to him as he celebrates this milestone; (HLS 1722)

the following top graduating students of the Mt. Ararat High School Class of 2004: Mallory Brochu, Aaron Shorey, Michael Sweeney, Gregory Dunham, Jeffrey Beal, Danielle Bibeau, Joanna Renee White and Taylor Talmage. We extend our congratulations to these students on their accomplishments and we send them our best wishes on their future endeavors; (HLS 1723)

Freeland Drake, of Albion, for 50 years of service to the community and its citizens. A descendant of the original settlers of Albion, Mr. Drake served as selectman for many years. He is a member of the Albion Grange and has served as treasurer of the Grange for 36 years. He has been a member of the Board of Kennebec Valley Council of Governments and a member of the Legislative Advisory Group of the Maine Municipal Association. We extend our appreciation to Mr. Drake for his dedication and commitment to the Town of Albion, the State and its citizens; (HLS 1724)

Senior Chief Leroy P. Hill, on the occasion of his retirement after 26 years of distinguished service in the United States Navy. Raised in Caribou, Senior Chief Hill enlisted in the military in 1978. Upon completion of his training in Basic Electricity and Electronics, he was assigned to numerous duty stations, including the USS Donald B. Beary FF-1085, where he was promoted to Second Class Petty Officer; the Surface Officers Warfare School Command, Newport, Rhode Island; and the TWR 821 SVC Swamp Fox in Charleston, South Carolina, where he was promoted to First Class Petty Officer. After receiving orders to Advanced Maintenance "C" School at Naval Station Great Lakes in Illinois, he was promoted to Chief Petty Officer. He worked with the Supervisor of Shipbuilding in Bath, helping to build the Arleigh Burke DDG-51 and a variety of cruisers. He was the Ship Superintendent for the USS Crommlin FFG-37 and the USS Ruben James FFG-57. Most recently, he was assigned to the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Eleven, where he was the Maintenance Department Leading Chief Petty Officer. Senior Chief Hill received numerous commendations, awards, ribbons and medals for his excellent record of conduct, performance and professionalism during his years of military service. We send our congratulations to Senior Chief Hill on his successful and distinguished military career and extend our very best wishes to him on his future endeavors; (HLS 1725)

the Cary Medical Center, of Caribou, which has been awarded the Alpha Award by the National Job Corps Association. Nominated by the Loring Job Corps, the medical center is one of only 3 being honored as outstanding community organizations by the National Job Corps Association. This prestigious award recognizes people and organizations that partner with the Job Corps to support the program and help students. We send our appreciation to Cary Medical Center for its commitment to the Job Corps organization and extend our congratulations and best wishes to the medical center on this occasion; (HLS 1726)

the Caribou Rotary Club, which will celebrate the international organization's 100 years of civic service. Founded by Paul P. Harris on February 25, 1905, the organization was established to provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards and help build goodwill and peace throughout the world. Currently there are more than 30,000 Rotary clubs worldwide. We send our congratulations and best wishes to the members of the the Caribou Rotary Club as they observe this occasion throughout their local organization's 80th year; (HLS 1727)

Hollis Irvine, of Caribou, who has received the Paul Harris Fellow award in recognition of his years of devoted service to the Caribou Rotary Club and his community. Mr. Irvine has been a Rotarian for more than 40 years and has served as president of both the Caribou and Fort Fairfield Rotary clubs. We send our congratulations and best wishes to Mr. Irvine on his receiving this prestigious award; (HLS 1728)

Whitney Plourde, of Caribou, who has earned the distinction of being named Salutatorian of the 2004 graduating class at Caribou High School. We send our congratulations and best wishes to Whitney on this occasion; (HLS 1729)

Stacey Dubois, of Caribou, who has earned the distinction of being named Valedictorian of the 2004 graduating class at Caribou High School. We send our congratulations and best wishes to Stacey on this occasion; (HLS 1730)

Carl Ouellette, of Caribou, who is retiring from the field of education after more than 29 years with the Caribou School Department. We send our appreciation to him for his dedicated service and commitment to the students and the community; (HLS 1731)

David Ouellette, of Caribou, who is retiring from the field of education after 35 years with the Caribou School Department. We send our appreciation to him for his years of dedicated service and commitment to the students and the community; (HLS 1732)

Rhoda Ouellette, of Caribou, who is retiring from the field of education after 34 years with the Caribou School Department. We send our appreciation to her for her years of dedicated service and commitment to the students and the community; (HLS 1733)

Virginia White, of Caribou, who is retiring from the field of education after 34 years. She has worked with the Caribou School Department and at Houlton High School. We send our appreciation to her for her years of dedicated service and commitment to the students and the community; (HLS 1734)

Duska Frankilin, of Caribou, who is retiring from the field of education after 37 years. She worked for the Caribou School Department in California. We send our appreciation to her for her years of dedicated service and commitment to the students and the community; (HLS 1735)

Sharon McGary, of Caribou, who is retiring after 36 years with the Caribou School Department as a teacher. We send our appreciation to her for her years of dedicated service and commitment to the students and the community; (HLS 1736)

James Parker, of Wilton, Chief of Police, on his retirement after 26 years in law enforcement. Chief Parker has been Chief since 1978. We acknowledge his dedicated service to his community and to the State, and we extend our best wishes to him on his retirement; (HLS 1737)

Gary Godish, of East Machias, on his retirement from service to the Downeast Correctional Facility. Sgt. Godish was one of the original employees hired at the facility in 1985 and was promoted to a supervisory position, Correctional Officer II, in 1986. The position was later reclassified as Correctional Sergeant. We acknowledge Sgt. Godish's dedicated service to his profession and to the State of Maine, and we extend our best wishes to him on his retirement; (HLS 1738)

Alvin "Mac" and Kathleen "Kitty" McDonald, of Wilton, on the occasion of their 51st Wedding Anniversary, July 18, 2004. We extend our congratulations and best wishes to them on this very special occasion; (HLS 1739)

Jim Silcox, of Buxton, on the occasion of his retirement as a math teacher at Gorham High School. During his career, Mr. Silcox taught math, social studies and science at both the middle and high school levels and served as principal at the Shaw School. We send our appreciation to Mr. Silcox for his commitment and dedication to the youth of Maine and extend our best wishes to him on his retirement; (HLS 1740)

Sandra Colburn, of Raymond, on the occasion of her retirement as a science teacher at Gorham High School, where she has taught lab and advanced placement biology since 1965. We send our appreciation to Mrs. Colburn for her commitment and dedication to the youth of Maine and extend our best wishes to her on her retirement; (HLS 1741)

Jean Davis, of Hollis, on the occasion of her retirement as an educator at Gorham High School, where she has taught English since 1970. We send our appreciation to Ms. Davis for her commitment and dedication to the youth of Maine and extend our best wishes to her on her retirement; (HLS 1742)

Specialist Benjamin Farwell, of Windham, who has returned home from active duty in Iraq with an infantry support platoon in the 1st Armored Division. He served constantly on the front lines and sustained injuries from an exploding car bomb. We join citizens throughout the State in welcoming Specialist Farwell home to America and in extending our appreciation to him for his commitment to the United States military; (HLS 1743)

Vera "Grammy" Brown, of Gorham, who received a Caring Citizen in School and Community Award from Youth Alternatives in appreciation of her years of service in helping children in need. We send our congratulations and best wishes to Ms. Brown on this occasion; (HLS 1744)

Edna Dickey, of Gorham, who was presented with a Certificate of Lifetime Achievement by Governor John Baldacci and the Maine Health Care Association for her many accomplishments throughout her life. An educator, author and a lay assistant, Ms. Dickey taught at the University of Southern Maine. Following her retirement, the university named a dormitory, Dickey Hall, in her honor. We send our congratulations and best wishes to Ms. Dickey on this occasion; (HLS 1745)

Charles Sendzik, of Gorham, on the occasion of his retirement as an educator at Gorham High School, where he has taught science since 1967. We send our appreciation to Mr. Sendzik for his commitment and dedication to the youth of Maine and extend our best wishes to him on his retirement; (HLS 1746)

James Lockman, of Gorham, a principal of Working Words & Graphics, Inc., who received the Sturgis Award from the Torch Club. The award is presented annually to a member whose paper is judged the year's best by the organization's Board of Directors. We send our congratulations and best wishes to Mr. Lockman on this occasion; (HLS 1747)

Bob Caswell, of Gorham, who has received the Business Person of the Year award from the Gorham Business and Civic Exchange. As the Executive Director of Media and Community Relations for the University of Southern Maine, Mr. Caswell serves as the liaison between the university and the community and local businesses. He has participated actively in numerous civic organizations and is well known and respected for his effective leadership and tireless commitment as a member of his community and the business exchange. We send our congratulations and best wishes to Mr. Caswell on this occasion; (HLS 1748)

Amy Story, of Gorham, who received a Caring Citizen in School and Community Award from Youth Alternatives in appreciation of her work with local children and parents. Ms. Story is a literacy support educational technician at the Narragansett School in Gorham. We send our congratulations and best wishes to Ms. Story on this occasion; (HLS 1749)

Cindy Smith, of Gorham, on the occasion of her retirement as an educator at Gorham High School, where she has taught Art for the last 19 years of her 35-year teaching career. We send our appreciation to Ms. Smith for her commitment and dedication to the youth of Maine and extend our best wishes to her on her retirement; (HLS 1750)

Vern Plummer, of Gorham, on the occasion of his retirement as an educator at the Gorham Middle School. He began his career in Gorham 32 years ago as a 6th-grade teacher at the White Rock School. He also taught at the Little Falls School before moving on to the Shaw school, where he has taught for the past 26 years. We send our appreciation to Mr. Plummer for his commitment and dedication to the youth of Maine and extend our best wishes to him on his retirement; (HLS 1751)

Edith Louise (Merrill Footman) Lane, who lived her entire life in the Lewiston and Leeds area. She was one of 16 children. She married Harold Footman and raised their children, worked in the office of Clark's Shoe in Auburn and held many other jobs over the years. At the age of 68, she married Edgar Lane, with whom she enjoyed traveling throughout Maine and to Florida. She earned her driver's license at the age of 70 and enjoyed driving her little red car. Mrs. Lane was a member of the Greene Baptist Church, the Church Mothers' Club and the Greene Senior Citizen Group. She lived 8 years at the Auburn Home for Aged Women and the last 4 years of her life at Marshwood Rehabilitation Center in Lewiston. She is survived by 4 children, 16 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends; (IN MEMORIAM) (HLS 1752)

the "Laura B," a 65-foot, heavy-duty wooden workboat hailing out of Port Clyde, upon its 50 years of service to the people of the United States. Built in 1943, the Laura B was originally designated a United States Army T-57, spending its early years in the Pacific during World War II as a patrol boat and transport vessel. The boat carried 2 50-caliber machine guns on deck and on occasion came under fire. The craft was brought to Maine in 1946 for civilian service, spending the next few years transporting lobsters from Vinalhaven to Boston and New York City. Considered by some to be the best-maintained wooden vessel on the Eastern Seaboard, the Laura B is now part of the Monhegan Boat Line, delivering passengers, freight and mail year-round to the island. We acknowledge the Laura B on its half century of service in both peacetime and wartime to the people of the State of Maine and the Nation; (HLS 1753)



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