Team Valle receives the Club Championship Trophy
Team Shagoury receives the Horsefeathers Trophy for winning the Wednesday League
Team Saco River receives the Ellis Trophy for winning the weekend League
We held our 2016 Annual Meeting at Hobbs Tavern in W. Ossipee on Saturday, April 2nd. It was a great time to get together for some “off ice” socializing. The meeting was presided over by our outgoing President Pat Kittle. Paul Valle and Pete Ellis presented the player awards and club curling awards. A big thank you to Cheryl Barker for taking the photos of the meeting. To see all the pictures from the meeting, go to the Photos/Videos tab and select 2016 Annual Meeting. Paula Ellis, our outgoing Secretary, summed up the evening as follows.
Will Brown read the slate of Officers presented by the Nominating Committee.
Paul Valle – President
Will Brown – Vice President
Sherry Marceau – Secretary
Pat Kittle – Treasurer
Louise Inkell – Assistant Treasurer
Will asked for nominations from the floor.There were none.
Andy Shagoury made a motion to accept the slate as presented.Mike Abraham seconded.All were in favor.
Our newly elected President, Paul Valle presented Pat Kittle with a present from the membership for all his work during the last 5 years, a throw blanket with the Mount Washington Valley insignia embroidered on it.
Paul then handed out the individual awards that are voted on by the membership. These award winners also received $20 gift certificates to Brooms Up Curling Supply.
Golden Broom Award: Billy Chick
Best Delivery Award: Louise Inkell
Good Sportsmanship: Gwenn Munroe
Most Improved: Sherry Marceau
5th Player Award: tie – Kim Steward and Pete Ellis
Rookie of the Year: Debbie Mueller
Paul then announced that the Always There Award, that was started last year, with George LeBlanc as recipient, would be awarded again this year. The new recipient is Mike Boivin, the member of the Ham staff, who has worked so hard to get us the best ice possible for curling.
Pete Ellis proceeded to hand out the plaques and trophy.
The Ellis’ Plaque, the award for the weekend league went to the Saco Medical team, Emily Beaulieu, Margaret Scrimger, and Brenda Dexter. They also received individual certificates to bring home.
The Horsefeathers’ Plaque, was awarded to the Wed. League Winners, Team Shagoury, with Andy Shagoury as skip, Chris Strahler as vice, Mike Abraham as second, and Durland (Coach) Barker as lead. They also received individual certificates.
We then proceeded to the awards for the annual Championship Playoffs.
In 5th place, the Almost There award winners, Team Kittle: Pat Kittle as skip, Kevin Milford as vice, Penny Kittle as second, and Karen Milford as lead. Their mugs are on back order, but they will receive them shortly.
In 4th place, the Bronze Event finalist, Team Shagoury: Andy, Chris, Mike, and Durland all received mugs.
In 3rd place, the Bronze Event winners, Team Brown: Will Brown as skip, Kirk Saunders as vice, Scott LaJoie as second, and Joan Magrauth all received mugs.
The Championship finalist team was Team Munroe: Gwenn Munroe as skip, Sue Bennett as vice, Eileen Neal as second, and Louise Inkell as lead.
The Championship Stone Trophy was passed down from last year’s winning team, Team Ellis to this year Championship team; Team Valle: Paul Valle as skip, Billy Chick as vice, Sherry Marceau as third, and Michelle Chick as lead.