AUGUST 14, 2004
2004 annual alumni banquet was held at the Messalonskee High School
on Sat. August 14. A meal of turkey and all the fixings was prepared
and served to the 206 attendees by Helen Bridges "59" and her
Invocation was given by Loraine Jones "53" followed by Dwight
Taylor"29" leading the group in the flag salute. President Dana
Wrigley "59" then welcomed everyone with a special welcome to
"Coach" Arthur Clark and his wife Eleanor. The response was given
by Larry Murphy from the class of "54",who were celebrating their
50 year reunion.
Labonte " 51", Selma Pulcifur "46", and Hobart Pierce "47" presented
the Eagle Award posthumously to Adelbert "Deke" Decker "49" for
his many years of service to the community, especially at Lakewood
nursing home and the local Baptist church. Deke's wife Crystal
and his daughter Debbie Mayberry were at the banquet to accept
business meeting was lead by Pres. Dana Wrigley. The secretary's
report from Leatrice Grevois "59" was read by Dana Wrigley and
the treasurer's report was given by Dan Grady "52". Alan Charles
"55" ran the election of officers with Dana Wrigley elected to
president , Alice Wrigley "56" vice president, Fran King "43"
secretary, and Blaine Ellis "55" treasurer for 2005.
was voted to donate $500 to the project of repairing the Veterans
Memorial in front of Memorial Hall. Dan Grady will be our representative
on the committee.
Grady "54" presented the Barbara Marston door prize to Fred Smith,
husband of Lucille Smith"58".
Wrigley introduced Leatrice Grevois, Dan Grady, Fran King, Blaine
Ellis, Alice Wrigley, Madeline Boudreau " 54", Hobie Pierce, Grace
Labonte, Beverly Wrigley "57" , Larry Murphy, Alan Charles, and
Betty Pellerin " 54" who had all assisted in planning and organizing
this years banquet and the group gave them a round of applause
for their efforts.
next annual banquet will be held at John Martin's Manor, College
Ave. Waterville, Me. on August 13th. 2005.
a blessing by Loraine Jones everyone moved from the Performing
Arts Center to the cafeteria for the banquet. Helen Bridges and
her 'crew' who worked on the meal were introduced and Blaine Ellis
read a roll call of classes.