Legislative record house appendix



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Private First Class Jonathan Larrabee, of West Gardiner, who has returned home from active duty with the 133rd Engineer Combat Battalion stationed in Iraq. We have been blessed with generations of men and women like Private First Class Larrabee who have stepped forward to fight for the security of this nation so that we might continue to enjoy liberty and freedom. We join citizens throughout the State in welcoming Private First Class Larrabee home and in extending our appreciation to him for his commitment to the United States military; (HLS 651)

Specialist Michele Weymouth, of Farmingdale, who has returned home from active duty with the 133rd Engineer Combat Battalion stationed in Iraq. We have been blessed with generations of men and women like Specialist Weymouth who have stepped forward to fight for the security of this nation so that we might continue to enjoy liberty and freedom. We join citizens throughout the State in welcoming Specialist Weymouth home and in extending our appreciation to her for her commitment to the United States military; (HLS 652)

Sergeant Roland Choate, of Farmingdale, who has returned home from active duty with the 133rd Engineer Combat Battalion stationed in Iraq. We have been blessed with generations of men and women like Sergeant Choate who have stepped forward to fight for the security of this nation so that we might continue to enjoy liberty and freedom. We join citizens throughout the State in welcoming Sergeant Choate home and in extending our appreciation to him for his commitment to the United States military; (HLS 653)

Private First Class Nicholas Larrabee, of West Gardiner, who has returned home from active duty with the 133rd Engineer Combat Battalion stationed in Iraq. We have been blessed with generations of men and women like Private First Class Larrabee who have stepped forward to fight for the security of this nation so that we might continue to enjoy liberty and freedom. We join citizens throughout the State in welcoming Private First Class Larrabee home and in extending our appreciation to him for his commitment to the United States military; (HLS 654)

Robb Engel, a student at the University of Maine at Presque Isle, who has discovered and assisted in the description of a new species of organism. Mr. Engel is the first author of the scientific article that describes this species, which belongs to a single-celled algal group. The new species was found in the drilling core from an area near Hawaii, from a depth of about 212 meters below the sea floor, and it is about 44 million years old. We extend our congratulations to Mr. Engel and his professor of geology, Dr. Kevin McCartney, who established the Micropaleontology Undergraduate Research Laboratory program at the University of Maine at Presque Isle on all their hard work, and we send them our best wishes on their future research; (HLS 655)

the Glenburn Lakeside Riders Snowmobile Club, on being named as the 2005 Snowmobile Club of the Year by the Maine Snowmobile Association. Over the past year, the club held an Easter egg hunt, donated lights for the local school, purchased Thanksgiving dinners and Christmas gifts for the needy and participated in several community events. The club also maintains 32 miles of snowmobile trails. We extend our congratulations and best wishes to the members of the club on its receiving this honor; (HLS 656)

Marissa Rivard, of Glenburn, on her great accomplishment of a perfect attendance at school from kindergarten through college. We congratulate Ms. Rivard for her exemplary work and hope that such an accomplishment will be an inspiration to others; (HLS 657)

Joseph R. Armstrong, of Sanford, who has been awarded the Order of the Silver Rose, which is presented to veterans of the United States Armed Forces who suffer illness due to exposure to the chemical Agent Orange. Specialist Armstrong of the United States Army served in the Republic of Vietnam from 1966 to 1968. We extend our appreciation to Mr. Armstrong for his dedicated service to his country; (HLS 658)

McDonald's Restaurant, in Presque Isle, on the occasion of its 35th Anniversary of being in business. Owned by Daryl and Heidi Abbotoni of Houlton, McDonald's celebrated with a week's worth of events and a ribbon-cutting ceremony on April 7, 2005. We send our congratulations to the owners, employees and clientele on this anniversary; (HLS 659)

Annie Mae Scruton Beck, of Gray, on the occasion of her 100th birthday, May 5, 2005. Mrs. Beck married Henry W. Beck on September 24, 1927. They have 2 children. Mrs. Beck assisted her husband in delivering babies and was also his anesthesiologist. She has served the community of Gray generously. She was chair of the Christmas Caravan for more then 35 years, served on the Town Council for 6 years and was active in many local issues. She is also an active member of the First Congregational Church. She reads the newspaper daily to stay up on community and state politics. We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Mrs. Beck on this very special occasion; (HLS 660)

Jan Ellingsen, of Glenburn, who ran in the Boston Marathon on April 18, 2005 and was in the Top 100 of Maine finishers of the race. We send Jan our congratulations on this achievement; (HLS 661)

Lee M. Jack, of Bangor, a teacher at Kenduskeag Elementary School, who has been named Teacher of the Year for her community by the Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year program. She receives a $1,000 educational grant to benefit her school and is eligible for the State Teacher of the Year award. We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Ms. Jack on her receiving this award; (HLS 662)

the following members of the Gardiner Area High School Boys Basketball Team, on its winning the Quarterfinals of the 2005 Eastern Class A tournament: Eric Collins, Craig Toulouse, Jr., Eric Breton, Nicholas Godfrey, Samuel Kallman, Devon Brown, Peter Kelley, Patrick Kimball, Sean McNally, Andy Temple, Michael Lavallee and Kyle Stilphen; Coach Dana Doran; and Assistant Coaches Justin Alfond and Troy Gray; (HLS 663)

the following members of the Gardiner Area High School Varsity Field Hockey Team, on its being the runners-up in the 2005 Class A Eastern Championship: Lynsey Seymour, Diana Stade, Jessica Fish, Emily Sirois, Alicia Crocker, Cat Ahles, Jenna Cunningham, Laura Nimon, Hayley Spear, Ashli Densmore, Mallory Tarr, Danielle Pare, Amanda Abbott, Alex Fish, Courtney Allen, Beth Robbins, Bryleigh Cook, Katie Beaulieu, Erica Berry, Jillian LeClair and Becky Dixon; Coach Maureen McNally; and Assistant Coach Sharon Gallant; (HLS 664)

the fourth-grade class of Mary Graham at Zippel Elementary School, of Presque Isle, on its winning the Department of Transportation safety poster contest. Fourth-grade classes across the State were asked to design a work zone safety poster to be displayed throughout Maine. The students from Ms. Graham's class designed the winning poster, which was chosen from approximately 500 entries. The class was awarded $1,000, which will be used for educational materials and activities. We extend our congratulations and best wishes to the students and to Ms. Graham on their winning this contest; (HLS 665)

Sergeant Charles G. Dionne, of Presque Isle, son of George A. and Diane Dionne, on his graduation from the United States Army Apprentice Special Agent Course, United States Army Military Police School at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, with a 94.4% academic average. Sergeant Dionne was selected by the United States Army Criminal Investigation Command to become a criminal investigator. We join his family, friends and the Presque Isle community in congratulating Sergeant Dionne on his accomplishments and we send him our best wishes on his future endeavors; (HLS 666)

Dolores Beals, of Presque Isle, on the occasion of her retirement from the Presque Isle Parks and Recreation Department after 35 years of dedicated service to her community. We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Mrs. Beals on her retirement; (HLS 667)

the Presque Isle Middle School Jazz Band on its Second Place finish in the Middle School State Instrumental Jazz Festival. We extend our congratulations and best wishes to the members of the band on their accomplishment; (HLS 668)

Tiffany Page Lundeen, of Mars Hill, on her graduation from the University of Maine on Saturday, May 7, 2005. Ms. Lundeen has been accepted into the Speech-Language Pathology graduate program. We extend our congratulations to her and send her our best wishes for her future success; (HLS 669)

Samantha Maquillan, of Eddington, who is the recipient of Student Leadership Award for Service-Learning from the KIDS Consortium and Maine's Department of Education. Having been introduced to service-learning through a partnership with LifeFlight of Maine, Samantha developed a great passion for enlightening her peers, school officials and the general public on the importance of injury prevention. Beginning as a fifth-grade student, and now as an eighth-grade student, Samantha has promoted motor vehicle safety through the use of seat belts and protective headgear. Her leadership roles as President of the Student Council and as the student voice on the MSAD #63 service-learning Design Team have enabled her to make a significant impression on the policies of her school. She has been nominated to receive both a "Teens Who Care" award and the Prudential Volunteer award. We extend our congratulations to Samantha on her receiving these honors and we offer her our gratitude for her helping to make the people of Maine more attentive to injury prevention; (HLS 670)

Kevin Paine, of Holden, who is the recipient of a Student Leadership Award for Service-Learning from the KIDS Consortium and Maine's Department of Education. Having been introduced to service-learning through a partnership with LifeFlight of Maine, Kevin developed a great passion for enlightening his peers, school officials and the general public on the importance of injury prevention. Beginning as a fifth-grade student, and now as an eighth-grade student, Kevin has promoted motor vehicle safety through the use of seat belts and protective headgear. We extend our congratulations to Kevin on his receiving this honor and we offer him our gratitude for his helping to make the people of Maine more attentive to injury prevention; (HLS 671)

Nancy Hutton, of South Portland, Principal of Cape Elizabeth Middle School, on the occasion of her retirement. She has 35 years of educational service, with 25 of those years devoted to Cape Elizabeth, where she was a language arts teacher for 10 years and then served 15 years as Principal. In addition, she has taught Adolescent Literature as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Southern Maine and has shared her expertise many times in workshops around the State. Ms. Hutton has served as a Distinguished Educator at the state level, working on certification issues. In all these endeavors, Ms. Hutton has demonstrated the highest level of devotion to her students, to fellow educators and to the vision of excellent education for all children. We extend our congratulations and best wishes on her retirement; (HLS 672)

Joseph Cooney, of Norway, who has been made an Honorary Life Member by American Legion Foster-Carroll Post 72. This is the highest honor that an American Legion Post bestows. Mr. Cooney, who now serves as Chair of the Western Maine Veterans' Advisory Committee, is known as a "champion of veterans' affairs." He has served as Commander of Foster-Carroll Post 72 and as Commander of the Veterans' of Foreign Wars Post 9787 and remains active in both organizations. Mr. Cooney has improved the lives and welfare of veterans and their families and this State is truly grateful for his efforts. We extend our congratulations to Mr. Cooney on receiving this distinguished honor; (HLS 673)

John O'Leary, of Portland, beloved family man, faithful public servant and distinguished son of Maine, who served as United States Ambassador to Chile from 1998 to 2001. Born in Portland, he was a proud graduate of Cheverus High School in 1965. At Yale University he earned his B.A. in 1969 and his Juris Doctor in 1974. Devoted to his native city, he was instrumental in the expansion of the Portland Museum of Art and construction of the new Portland Public Library, earning both institutions distinction as regional centers of the arts and culture in Northern New England. He served as Mayor of Portland from 1980 to 1981 and in 1998 was named ambassador to Chile by President Clinton, his former classmate at Yale. He served as President of the Chilean-American Chamber of Commerce and on the advisory boards of the Yale World Fellows Program and the George Washington University Latin American Studies Program, providing opportunities for youth studies in world economy and government. He will be sadly missed by his family, his wide circle of international friends and the citizens of Portland, Longfellow's beloved city "that is seated by the sea." In the words of the poet, "he traveled far, but his heart never left home"; (IN MEMORIAM) (HLS 674)

Philip E. Simard, Sr., of Portland, beloved father, friend and member of the Portland Police Department. Born in Portland, the son of Ernest P. Simard, Sr. and Gwendolyn Cornish Simard, he was educated in Portland schools and for 15 years served the Portland Police Department as Animal Control Officer. He received a Unit Citation in 1999 and in 2002 was recognized by the Portland Police Department for "dedication and loyal service to the Department and the citizens of the City of Portland." Outgoing and pleasant, he was devoted to the welfare of all animals in his charge and remained on duty to the day of his unfortunate passing. We acknowledge his dedicated service to his profession and his community. He will be sadly missed by his family, his large circle of friends and the public he served so long and so well in Portland, Longfellow's city "that is seated by the sea"; (IN MEMORIAM) (HLS 675)

the Tilden family, of Ellsworth, recipient of the Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce's "Top Drawer" award, presented annually to the business that has made the most significant contribution to the growth, development and improvement of Ellsworth, Hancock County and the State of Maine. The Tilden family has been making positive personal and economic contributions to Ellsworth, Hancock County and the State for over half a century. We extend our congratulations to the members of the Tilden family on their receiving this award and wish them continued success in the future; (HLS 676)

Frank and Mary Perham, of Greenwood, on the occasion of their 50th Wedding Anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Perham have been wonderful members of the Oxford County community for many years. We extend our congratulations and best wishes to them on their Golden Anniversary; (HLS 677)

Kenneth W. Palmer, of Portland, a longtime resident and educator. Mr. Palmer was a graduate of Portland High School and received his bachelor's degree in history from the University of Southern Maine. He received his master's degree in library science from Utah State University and a degree in accounting from McIntosh College. He was employed by the Portland School Department for 18 years, teaching English and later becoming librarian at Lincoln Middle School. He was the swimming coach for the middle schools and at Deering High School for several years. He was also a member of the Southwestern Maine Swimming Officials Association, and, in 2002, the association established the Ken Palmer Inspirational Award, which is presented to the "Most Courageous Swimmer." Mr. Palmer established the Signet Tax Service, which he owned and operated, and was an enrolled agent. He served as secretary with the Maine Chapter, National Association of Tax Practitioners from 1996 to 2000, and in 2003 he served as its president. He will be greatly missed by his loving family, his colleagues and many friends; (IN MEMORIAM) (HLS 678)

Carleton Clark Young IV, of Portland, who has earned the distinction of being named Salutatorian of the 2005 graduating class of Deering High School. We extend our congratulations and best wishes to him; (HLS 679)

Melinda Misener, of Portland, who has earned the distinction of being named Valedictorian of the 2005 graduating class of Deering High School. We extend our congratulations and best wishes to her; (HLS 680)

Suzanne Smith, of Newport, on the occasion of her retirement after 40 years as an educator and longtime principal of Levant Elementary School. Ms. Smith came to Levant as an elementary school teacher at the Levant Consolidated School. For the past 2 decades she has been principal of Levant Elementary School. We acknowledge her dedicated service to her profession, the community and the children of her schools. We extend our congratulations to her on her retirement and we send her our best wishes; (HLS 681)

Stephen Ashley Pike, of Falmouth, of Boy Scout Troop #93, who has earned the high rank and distinction of Eagle Scout, the highest award in Boy Scouting. This award is given in recognition of excellence in skills development, leadership, personal growth and community service. We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Stephen on his accomplishment; (HLS 682)

Craig J. Lakin, of Falmouth, who has earned the high rank and distinction of Eagle Scout, the highest award in Boy Scouting. This award is given in recognition of excellence in skills development, leadership, personal growth and community service. We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Craig on his accomplishment; (HLS 683)

James Toomey, of Rockland, on the occasion of his retirement after 24 years in the education field. Mr. Toomey has been a teacher and a principal for School Administrative District No. 5 for the past 20 years. We extend our appreciation to Mr. Toomey for his dedication to the youth of the State and wish him well in his future endeavors; (HLS 684)

Leonard Goeke, Jr., of Rockland, on the occasion of his retirement after 32 years in the field of education. Mr. Goeke has worked for School Administrative District No. 5 as a teacher, principal, administrative assistant/school transportation coordinator and school health coordinator. We extend our appreciation to Mr. Goeke for his dedication to the youth of the State and wish him well in his future endeavors; (HLS 685)

Virginia Goeke, of Rockland, on the occasion of her retirement after 27 years as a teacher. Ms. Goeke has been an English/language arts teacher for School Administrative District No. 5. We extend our appreciation to Ms. Goeke for her dedication to the youth of the State and wish her well in her future endeavors; (HLS 686)

Joel Stanley, Jr., of Medway, on winning 2 gold medals at the United States Welding Trials in Dallas, Texas. He competed against 6 Americans and welders from 6 other countries, winning a gold medal for the United States and a gold medal for the overall competition. As the Number One welder in the United States, Mr. Stanley will compete at the WorldSkills Competition in Helsinki, Finland. We extend our congratulations to Mr. Stanley on this remarkable achievement and we send him our best wishes on his future competitions; (HLS 687)

Carlton Mendell, of Windham, on running his 28th Boston Marathon on Patriot's Day, April 18, 2005 and being the oldest runner in this year's race. At the age of 83, Mr. Mendell has the distinction of having run 160 marathons during his lifetime, and over half of those races are ones he has competed in for 25 years straight. We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Mr. Mendell on his remarkable achievements; (HLS 688)

Reverend Lynne Josselyn, of Caribou, upon her retirement as pastor of the Gray Memorial Methodist Church. Reverend Josselyn, a graduate of Drew Theological School and the University of Maine, assumed the pastoral position at Gray Memorial in 1992. She has more than 40 years' experience as a pastor, chaplain, district superintendent, administrator and seminary faculty member. She has served churches in Howland, Mattawamkeag, Easton, Mars Hill, Monticello, North Brewer-Eddington, Alton, Belfast and Searsmont, and is currently active in the New England Annual Conference of Ordained Ministry. Reverend Josselyn has made many positive and lasting contributions to not only her church, but to the City of Caribou and the State of Maine. We extend our congratulations to her on her retirement and send her our best wishes; (HLS 689)

the Honorable Steve Zirnkilton, of Seal Harbor, who served in the Maine House of Representatives for 4 terms representing Seal Harbor, for his successful career as a voice-over announcer for television, radio and films. He reads the on-air introduction for the hugely successful television crime drama "Law and Order" as well as the introductions to the spin-offs of that series. He appeared as a detective in the pilot program of the series. Mr. Zirnkilton's voice work career has spanned a variety of shows, including "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno, "Dateline," "CNN Headline News" and "The Today Show." His voice is heard on the video "Faith Rewarded," a documentary of the 2004 championship season of the Boston Red Sox. We send Mr. Zirnkilton our congratulations on his notable achievements and our best wishes for his continued success; (HLS 690)

Jenna Sutton, a student at Levant Elementary School, who was honored by the Maine Humanities Council as a semifinalist in the national essay contest, "Letters about Literature," a national reading and writing program sponsored by the Center of the Book in the Library of Congress in partnership with Target stores. We extend our congratulations to Jenna on her reaching the semifinals; (HLS 691)

Master Sergeant Timothy Clark, of Glenburn, on his retirement from the Air National Guard after more than 28 years of military service. We acknowledge his dedicated service to his State and to the Nation and we extend our best wishes to him; (HLS 692)

Ashley Swett, of Berwick, who has been named 2005 Student of the Year by the Maine Community College System. Ms. Swett attends Central Maine Community College in Auburn and is studying business administration and management. We extend our congratulations to Ms. Swett on her receiving this award; (HLS 693)

the following students of Lawrence High School in Fairfield, who have been inducted into the Mid-Maine Technical Center's chapter of the National Technical Honor Society: Kevin Brown, Matthew Blodgett, Paul Froman, Kaylin Meader and Jessica Wing. These students have all demonstrated honesty, service, leadership and skill development. We send them our congratulations and best wishes; (HLS 694)

John J. Brunette, of Millinocket, an active member of the Hillcrest Golf Club, B.P.O.E. Lodge #1521 and the former Kiwanis Club. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends; (IN MEMORIAM) (HLS 695)

Gary V. Moulton, of York, upon his passing on April 21, 2005. He started his own successful small business, G.V. Moulton Plumbing and Heating, 20 years ago. His humor, kindness, strong work ethic and love of family and community will be greatly missed. He was to have been recognized by members of York's St. Aspinquid Masonic Lodge as Mason of the Decade during an early May ceremony, but will be honored posthumously by the group in June to commemorate his life. We recognize Mr. Moulton for his committed service to the great State of Maine, and we join his friends and coworkers in offering our sympathies to his loving family; (IN MEMORIAM) (HLS 696)

F. Henry (Hank) Sabourin, Sr., of Lewiston. Mr. Sabourin was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, serving his country during both the Korean War and the Vietnam War, until his retirement as a captain in December, 1970. He retired to Lewiston and spent 10 years with Northeast Bank, serving as branch manager and later as assistant vice president. After retiring from the bank, he worked several years for Fortin Funeral Directors and The Fortin Group Funeral Homes. His many years of community involvement included being a former Lewiston police commissioner, a member of the Lewiston Board of Appeals and member and chair of the Lewiston Board of Personnel (Civil Service Commission). We acknowledge his dedicated service to his community and to his Nation. He will be greatly missed by his loving family and many friends; (IN MEMORIAM) (HLS 697)



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