Legislative record house appendix



Download 1.51 Mb.
Page37/50
Date18.10.2016
Size1.51 Mb.
1   ...   33   34   35   36   37   38   39   40   ...   50

the following members of the Cony High School Girls Basketball Team, winners of the 2006 Eastern Class A State Championship: Coach Paul Vachon and players Margaret Rende, Cassie Cooper, Monica White, Courtney Dufour, Chelsea Soule, Jessica Golden, Heather Pratt, Molly Hopkins, Brittany Ford, Chelsea Arbour, Shelby Pelkey, Ashley Pratt, Kristi Violette, Rachel Mack, Anna Hall, Holly Parker and Kayla Belanger. The team finished the season with a 21-0 record and had a 43-game winning streak after going undefeated last year and winning the 2005 State Class A Championship. In Coach Vachon's 21-year career, he has won 6 state championships. We send our congratulations to the team on its achievement; (HLS 1695)

the Fort Fairfield Middle/High School Cheerleading Team, on its winning the 2006 Class D State High School Cheerleading Championship. We extend our congratulations to the team on this achievement; (HLS 1696)

85-year-old twin brothers Malcolm D. "Macky" Toothaker and Maurice "Monty" Toothaker as Noteworthy Residents of the Town of Avon. The brothers were raised on a farm in East Madrid and moved to Avon when they entered high school. They worked hard on their family's farm and were both talented athletes as students. Macky was recognized as one of the top cross-country runners in the United States, and Monty was inducted into the Maine Running Hall of Fame. Macky became an independent contractor and married Beverly Greenleaf. Monty was an independent lumber dealer. His 5 sons have served the State as game wardens and state policemen. We extend our congratulations to the Toothaker brothers of Avon and send them our best wishes; (HLS 1697)

Sylvia Holbrook, of New Vineyard, on the occasion of her 90th Birthday, February 26, 2006. Mrs. Holbrook was married to Irving Holbrook on January 28, 1932, and they were married 55 years, until Mr. Holbrook passed away in 1987. Mrs. Holbrook has 6 children, 18 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. We send her our congratulations and best wishes on this special birthday; (HLS 1698)

Gary Cook, of Livermore Falls, on the occasion of his retirement. Mr. Cook has faithfully served the labor movement for 31 years. He has been a local union officer and served as the Maine State AFL-CIO Secretary Treasurer. He has also served as staff representative for the United Paperworkers International Union as well as vice president and director of Region I of the United Paperworkers International Union, PACE and USW. We acknowledge his dedicated service to Maine's working families, and we send him our congratulations and best wishes on his retirement; (HLS 1699)

James E. Ryan, of Hampden, on the occasion of his retirement from the Orono State Police Barracks as the Emergency Communications Specialist Supervisor. Mr. Ryan began his career as a Police Communications Operator on August 27, 1973 and was promoted to Supervisor on April 7, 1985. We sincerely thank Mr. Ryan for his dedicated service and wish him well as he moves on to join Penobscot County as the Director of the Regional Communications Center. He will also be serving as a Reserve Police Officer ;with the Town of Hampden. We extend our best wishes to Officer Ryan in his retirement; (HLS 1700)

Martin "Greg" Curtis, of Avon, on January 2, 2006. Serving his 5th year as a Selectman for the Town of Avon, and intending to run again in March before becoming ill, Mr. Curtis had been named one of the Town of Avon's Noteworthy Residents. He and his wife, Sandra, were great volunteers for the town for its Community Celebration Day. He will be greatly missed and fondly remembered by his loving family, friends and community; (IN MEMORIAM) (HLS 1701)

St. George Lodge #16, AF & AM, in Warren, on the special occasion of its 200th Anniversary, March 10, 2006. The Lodge has been and continues to be an important part of the Warren community, and it makes an outstanding contribution to the residents of the area through its charitable giving. We extend our congratulations to the members of St. George Lodge #16 in Warren as they celebrate this bicentennial; (HLS 1702)

Drew Landry, of Saco, a student at Saco Middle School, for his courageous decision to become a vocal spokesperson for students who have had to endure the taunts and threats of school bullies. Drew testified before the Joint Standing Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs in support of legislation to amend the Student Code of Conduct in schools. This legislation, L.D. 564, was passed by the Legislature and signed into law by the Governor in July 2005. Drew is an example of how one person can make a difference in the lives of many by having the courage to speak up. We offer Drew our gratitude for his helping to make the people of Maine more attentive to the prevention of bullying in schools; (HLS 1703)

Katie Moskowitz, of Saco, a student at Saco Middle School, for her courageous decision to become a vocal spokesperson for students who have had to endure the taunts and threats of school bullies. Katie testified before the Joint Standing Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs in support of legislation to amend the Student Code of Conduct in schools. This legislation, L.D. 564, was passed by the Legislature and signed into law by the Governor in July 2005. Katie is an example of how one person can make a difference in the lives of many by having the courage to speak up. We offer Katie our gratitude for her helping to make the people of Maine more attentive to the prevention of bullying in schools; (HLS 1704)

the following members of the Sanford High School Girls Basketball Team, on their winning the 2006 Class A State Championship: players Kayla Winsor, Karyn Plante, Coleen Kumka, Kayla Plante, Samantha Jean, Lauren L'Heureux, Beth Fredette, Stephanie Butsicaris, Jill Boyce, Mary Roberts and Marissa Laferte; captains Ashley Jean, Kayla Parker and Ruthie Briggs; and coaches Kristy Parent, Kendra Brown and Nate Mann. We also acknowledge the support of Athletic Administrator Gordon Salls, Principal Allan Young and Superintendent Jack Turcotte. We extend our congratulations to the team on this remarkable achievement; (HLS 1705)

the following members of the Lisbon High School Wrestling Team, who won the Class C State Championship: Nick Adams, Mike Bolduc, Cam Bubar, Tyler Clark, Dan Cornell, Jeff Cossar, Andrew Dubois, Ryan Giusto, Kelsey LeGloahec, Rachel LeGloahec, Mark Stambach, Rob Tietjen and Elijah Trefts. We also wish to honor the team's head coach, Mark Stevens, and assistants Bob Earle and Ted Albasini. We extend our congratulations to the team on this accomplishment; (HLS 1706)

Lynn and Bob Graves, of Presque Isle, named 2006 Citizens of the Year by the Presque Isle Area Chamber of Commerce for their fundraising work. The Graves have raised thousands of dollars during the last 5 years through an annual golf tournament to benefit the Logan P. Graves Foundation. We send Lynn and Bob Graves our congratulations on their receiving this well-deserved honor; (HLS 1707)

Presque Isle Inn and Convention Center, named as 2006 Business of the Year by the Presque Isle Area Chamber of Commerce. We extend our congratulations to the center on receiving this honor; (HLS 1708)

Audrey Thibodeau, of Presque Isle, who is the recipient of the Presque Isle Area Chamber of Commerce's Lifetime Achievement Award for her philanthropy and volunteer work. Ms. Thibodeau initiated a program for dyslexia in the local area, was involved with the International Pony Club and has been very involved with the creation of the Cultural and Museum Center at the old Presque Isle Firehouse. We congratulate Audrey Thibodeau on her receiving this well-deserved honor; (HLS 1709)

Kylan Smith, of Presque Isle, a senior at Presque Isle High School, who is the recipient of the 2006 Principal's Award by the Maine Principals' Association for academic achievement and citizenship. We extend our congratulations to Kylan on her receiving this well-deserved honor; (HLS 1710)

Tim Doak and Melanie Stewart, of Presque Isle, named as the 2006 Volunteers of the Year by the Presque Isle Area Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Doak and Ms. Stewart were the key leaders in organizing the 2006 Biathlon Junior World Championship. They received the award for their countless hours given to ensure that the international event ran smoothly and that the thousands of athletes, volunteers and spectators had a unique Aroostook experience. We congratulate Tim Doak and Melanie Stewart on their receiving this well-deserved honor; (HLS 1711)

Jeanette Burque Pratt, of Fairfield, who was named as 2006 Maine Mother of the Year and is in contention for the National Mother of the Year Award through American Mothers Inc. Mrs. Pratt and her husband, Dr. Loring W. Pratt, moved to Maine in 1948. They lived in Waterville and Winslow and finally settled in Fairfield 55 years ago. She is the mother of George, Robert, Anne, Susan, Patricia, Harold, John, Kathleen and Ethel. Dr. and Mrs. Pratt celebrated their 61st anniversary this year and they have 28 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. She has been a member of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Fairfield for 55 years and has served as ballot clerk for the town for the past 10 years. She assists in the activities of the Fairfield History House and is a member of the Fairfield, Newhall Fountain Restoration Committee. Mrs. Pratt has been an active member and Merit Mother (1994) of American Mothers since 1994. She is very active in her community, and her volunteer work includes many worthwhile charitable causes. We extend to Mrs. Pratt our congratulations on her winning Maine Mother of the Year and we send her our best wishes on the national competition; (HLS 1712)

Hugh S. Kirkpatrick, of Caribou, recipient of the 2006 Caribou Chamber of Commerce and Industry Citizen of the Year Award for his dedication and commitment to the people and city of Caribou. Mr. Kirkpatrick has assisted the Caribou Development Corporation/Caribou Chamber of Commerce and Industry as an attorney for more than 25 years, in addition to administering his own legal practice. He serves on several boards and committees throughout Aroostook County and has been active in the Rotary Club. We extend our congratulations to Mr. Kirkpatrick on his receiving this well-deserved honor; (HLS 1713)

the S.W. Collins Company, of Caribou, recipient of the 2006 Caribou Chamber of Commerce and Industry Business of the Year Award. Established in 1844, the business is under fifth-generation management and is a cornerstone of Caribou's business community. The company is a recurring sponsor of the Maine Junior Miss program and of an annual 5K race to benefit the United Way and has given to many other charitable and community organizations. We extend our congratulations to the S.W. Collins Company on its receiving this honor; (HLS 1714)

Mount Desert Island High School, the recipient of the Creative Ticket School of Excellence Award for outstanding achievement in arts education given jointly by the Maine Alliance for Arts Education and the national Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network. Through the efforts of a supportive community and a dedicated faculty, students of Mount Desert Island High School enjoy education enriched by the arts. We extend our congratulations to the Mount Desert Island High School community on its receiving this well-deserved honor; (HLS 1715)

Nelson Monteith, of Deer Isle, recipient of the Outstanding Advocate for Arts Education Award by the Maine Alliance for Arts Education. This award is given each year to an administrator who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and support of the arts, established exemplary or innovative arts education programs and promoted the importance of arts in the education of every child. Mr. Monteith is Auditorium Director of the Reach Performing Arts Center in Deer Isle, where he has provided unique and enriching programming and education for hundreds of students and community members. We send him our congratulations and best wishes on his receiving this honor; (HLS 1716)

Roland Boutin, of Lewiston, recipient of the 2006 John F. Murphy Homes, Inc., Lifetime Service Award for his many years of helping integrate people with disabilities into the community. Mr. Boutin is the father of a child with mental retardation and he has spent the past 50 years working to create a better life for people with disabilities. He has supported John F. Murphy Homes, Inc., since 1952 and became a board member that year. Mr. Boutin exemplifies the best in Maine people who give with selfless dedication to their communities. He has been a model citizen, husband and father, and we acknowledge the many contributions to his community and to the State of Maine. We send him our congratulations and best wishes on his receiving this well-deserved honor; (HLS 1717)

the members of the Lewiston High School Bowling Team, on their winning the 2006 Maine State High School Team Bowling Championship. This is the team's second straight state victory. We send them our congratulations and best wishes on this achievement; (HLS 1718)

the members of the Lewiston High School Boys Track Team, upon their winning the 2006 KVAC Track Championship. The team also tied for second place in the Class A Indoor Track State Championship. We extend our congratulations to the members of the team on their accomplishments; (HLS 1719)

Norman Neil, of Wilton, on his 95th Birthday, March 8, 2006. Born in Weld, Mr. Neil has 5 children, 10 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. We send him our congratulations and best wishes on this special occasion; (HLS 1720)

the following members of the Lake Region High School Girls Basketball Team, on winning the 2006 Western Maine Class B Championship: players Shannon Morton, Kate Callahan, Samantha Allen, ZZ Leighton, Kim Rivet, Brittany Latsey, Courtney McClean, Kayla Nowell, Krysti Leach, Erica Webb, Renee Nicholas and Emily Rowbotham; Head Coach Paul True; Assistant Coaches Pauline Webb, Kevin Hancock and Harry True; and Manager Charissa Carter. This is the first regional title for the team since 1977. We extend our congratulations and best wishes to the team on this achievement; (HLS 1721)

Matthew Whitcomb, of Scarborough, a member of Boy Scout Troop No. 39, who has attained the high rank and distinction of Eagle Scout. This is the highest award in Boy Scouting and is given for excellence in skills development, personal growth, leadership and community service. We extend our congratulations to Matthew on this achievement; (HLS 1722)

Helen Colburn, of Wilton, on the occasion of her 77th birthday, March 15, 2006. Mrs. Colburn is the mother of 3 children and she has 8 grandchildren. We extend our congratulations to Mrs. Colburn and send her our best wishes; (HLS 1723)

the Maine Jewish Film Festival on playing a vital role in the artistic and cultural life of Maine for eight years. The festival attracts filmgoers of all ages from many sectors of the community from across the State and northern New England. It has presented more than 125 films to nearly 14,500 people, showing stories of universal themes and demonstrating the importance of film as a medium for intercultural exchange. The Maine Jewish Film Festival has been honored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for its Women Filmmakers Forum and by Equality Maine for exceptional commentary on civil rights. The festival lives up to its mission by entertaining a diverse community and educating about the Jewish experience through film. We extend our congratulations to all the people who have made this event so successful through the years, and we send our best wishes on its future success; (HLS 1724)

Lee Ann McKay, of Randolph, on her retirement after 8 years of dedicated service to the Legislature. Ms. McKay served as clerk for the Joint Standing Committee on State and Local Government during the Second Regular Session of the 118th Legislature. She was hired in 1998 by the House Republican Office as the Executive Secretary and was promoted to Legislative Aide. She is well liked and well respected by all who work with her. She is best known for her sunny disposition, willingness to help with any task and kind heart. She has been a valued member of the House Republican Office staff, and her dedication and hard work will be missed. We extend to her our congratulations and wish her well in her future endeavors; (HLS 1725)

Andrew Nesbitt, of Glenburn, winner of the Glenburn School Spelling Bee. Andrew also was a contestant in the County Bee. We extend our congratulations to Andrew on this achievement; (HLS 1726)

Jessica Woods, of Glenburn, who won second place in the Penobscot Valley Spelling League Bee. We extend our congratulations to Jessica on this achievement; (HLS 1727)

Ronald N. Goggin, of Randolph, second-generation owner and operator of Goggin's IGA. Mr. Goggin was a caring citizen who was well-known in the community for helping many people and organizations. His many kindnesses will be long remembered. He will be greatly missed and fondly remembered by his loving wife, Anne, his family, his neighbors and many friends; (IN MEMORIAM) (HLS 1728)

Josh Pelletier, of Dover-Foxcroft, a member of the 2006 Eastern Maine Class C Championship wrestling team at Foxcroft Academy, who is the 2006 New England Interscholastic Wrestling Champion in the 275-pound weight division. Josh defeated his opponent, the previously undefeated Connecticut state champion, in New Haven, Connecticut in spite of being outweighed by 35 pounds. He showed the true Foxcroft Academy spirit by defeating his opponent 5-1. We send him our congratulations on this achievement; (HLS 1729)

the members of the Glenburn School Math Team, who competed in the Winter Math Meet sponsored by the Eastern Maine Math League. The team competed against 9 other schools in Eastern Maine. The following students won individual awards: Grade 6: Jonathan Belanger, Top Ten; Grade 7: Andrew Nesbitt, First Place and Drew Priode, Top Ten; Grade 8: Patrick Hall, Second Place; Ian Szydlo, Third Place; and Aaron Spencer, Top Ten. We extend our congratulations to these students on their achievements; (HLS 1730)

the members of the Glenburn School Math Team who competed in the Winter Math Meet sponsored by the Eastern Maine Math League. The team competed against 9 other schools in Eastern Maine. The following students, members of Grade 8, Team 1, won second place in the competition: Nikki Holland, Ian Szydlo, Morgan Rublee and Patrick Hall. We extend our congratulations to these students on their achievements; (HLS 1731)

Deven Romain, of Glenburn, who has qualified to represent Glenburn School at the state level of the National Geographic Bee at the University of Maine at Farmington. We extend our congratulations to Deven and send him our best wishes; (HLS 1732)

the following students of the Glenburn School Band, who have been selected to attend the District V Elementary Honors Festival in April: Morgan Cushing, flute; Amanda Long, clarinet; Greg Plank, alto saxophone; Amber Oakes, trombone; and Deven Romain, percussion. We extend our congratulations to these students for being chosen to participate in the festival; (HLS 1733)

the following members of the Central Aroostook Junior-Senior High School Boys Basketball Team, on winning the 2006 State Class D Championship: Shaun Walling, Cameron York, Taylor McLaughlin, Andrew York, Tim Carlson, Sam Clockedile, Eric Martinez, Emmanuel Martinez, Logan McCarthy and Blake McCarthy; Coach Timothy Brewer; Assistant Coaches Craig Allen and Bryan Grew; and Managers Miranda Lento, Danielle Cropley and Brittany Clark. We extend our congratulations and best wishes to the team on this achievement; (HLS 1734)

the members of the Lewiston Maineiacs, the only United States-based member of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, as they complete the team's very successful third season: players Jonathan Bernier, Travis Fullerton, Brandon Roach, Chad Denny, Pier-Luc Champagne, Marc-André Cliche, Stefano Giliati, Jonathan Paquet, Marc-André Crete, Derek Bailey, Marc-André Daneau, Jakub Bundil, Chris Tutalo, Mathieu Aubin, Éric Castonguay, Stefan Chaput, Rob McCarthy, Maxime Mathieu, Kevin Marshall, Sébastien Piché, Michal Korenko, Jonathan Paiement and David Taylor; head coach and general manager Clem Jodoin; assistant coaches Edward A. Harding and Jeff Guay; and athletic trainer Thomas S. Bourdon. We commend the individual players, their coaches ;and the Maineiacs management for their many positive contributions to our community, and we look forward to many more seasons with them; (HLS 1735)

the Old Town High School United States Army Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) program, which has achieved the status of Honor Unit with Distinction, the highest unit award in the United States Army JROTC program, upon completion of its first Annual Formal Inspection. The JROTC program teaches cadets good citizenship through community involvement; to communicate using verbal, non-verbal, visual and written techniques; to take responsibility for actions and choices; to treat self and others with respect; and how to apply critical thinking techniques. The Old Town JROTC is led by retired Lieutenant Colonel Amedeo J. Lauria, and he and the cadets have spent the past three and a half years working hard to ensure they would all be ready for this inspection. The inspection was conducted by 2 officers from Area Command Dix located at Fort Dix, New Jersey. The cadets were evaluated as a full battalion and also in individual areas. The unit received high marks in individual inspection, the color guard and drill team performances and the Unit Status briefing and received commendation from the inspection team on 4 of the 5 staff areas. The receipt of this standing represents years of dedication and commitment and is truly a significant accomplishment. We extend our congratulations to the instructors and the cadets, and to all those involved in this honor. We send them our best wishes for continued success; (HLS 1736)

Shawn Boucher, of Madawaska, a student at Northern Maine Community College and a member of Alpha Beta Gamma, who went to the Perkinston, Mississippi area to perform community service and provide support to the people affected by Hurricane Katrina. We commend Shawn for his selfless work for people in need; (HLS 1737)

Scott Carson, of Presque Isle, a student at Northern Maine Community College and a member of Alpha Beta Gamma, who went to the Perkinston, Mississippi area to perform community service and provide support to the people affected by Hurricane Katrina. We commend Scott for his selfless work for people in need; (HLS 1738)

Jackie White, of Houlton, a student at Northern Maine Community College and a member of Alpha Beta Gamma, who went to the Perkinston, Mississippi area to perform community service and provide support to the people affected by Hurricane Katrina. We commend Jackie for her selfless work for people in need; (HLS 1739)

Nikki Hallett, of Presque Isle, a student at Northern Maine Community College and a member of Alpha Beta Gamma, who went to the Perkinston, Mississippi area to perform community service and provide support to the people affected by Hurricane Katrina. We commend Nikki for her selfless work for people in need; (HLS 1740)

Christine Smith, of Portland, a student at Northern Maine Community College and a member of Alpha Beta Gamma, who went to the Perkinston, Mississippi area to perform community service and provide support to the people affected by Hurricane Katrina. We commend Christine for her selfless work for people in need; (HLS 1741)

Jackie Winslow, of Presque Isle, a student at Northern Maine Community College and a member of Alpha Beta Gamma, who went to the Perkinston, Mississippi area to perform community service and provide support to the people affected by Hurricane Katrina. We commend Jackie for her selfless work for people in need; (HLS 1742)

Theresa Dow, of Caribou, a student at Northern Maine Community College and a member of Alpha Beta Gamma, who went to the Perkinston, Mississippi area to perform community service and provide support to the people affected by Hurricane Katrina. We commend Theresa for her selfless work for people in need; (HLS 1743)



Download 1.51 Mb.

Share with your friends:
1   ...   33   34   35   36   37   38   39   40   ...   50




The database is protected by copyright ©ininet.org 2020
send message

    Main page