Co-Chair Cynthia Donaldson called the meeting to order at 6:40 P.M. at the
Lamoine Town Hall.
Present were: Committee members:
Cynthia Donaldson, Josephine
Cooper, Gordon Donaldson, and Carol Duffy; Nelia McIntire, alternate committee
member; Marion McFarland.
Miranda Engstrom was absent.
Future Meeting Dates
Thursday, September 20 at 6:30 P.M. at the Lamoine School (Carol will make
Either Thursday October 11 or October 18, depending on Selectmen Meetings
Susan Reisman, Husson University, told Cynthia that the Lamoine 150th
celebration would be part of her fall curriculum.
It is important to start getting our big dates on calendars.
Jo will contact DownEast Magazine, Yankee, and the Ellsworth Chamber of
Commerce regarding our big celebration weekend on August 14, 15, and 16, 2020.
Our race is set for Saturday, September 28, 2019.
That date needs to be publicized now.
Robin Emery will be asked to help with this.
Carol needs items for our FaceBook page.
It’s time to start posting information about the race and our logo
Gordon gave a very quick review of our calendar of events and responsible
September 20, 2018 Meeting - Groups to Invite
The following groups will be contacted and asked to send representatives to our
meeting at the Lamoine School. They
will be sent a copy of our calendar draft before the meeting. (Gordon will send
this out to us.) The name of the person responsible for contacting each group is
listed after the name of the group.
Historical Society - Nelia
Road Race (Robin Emery) - Gordon
Fire Department - Jo
LCA - Cynthia
Grange - Carol
Recreation Committee - Cynthia
PATRONS - Carol
Lamoine Baptist Church - Carol and Marion
Conservation Commission - Cynthia
September 20, 2018 Meeting - Plan
and explanation of our process to date - Jo
Review - Gordon (Go through
calendar events month by month - general, not going into specific details -
soliciting feedback on events from community members.
Is this event doable? What do you need from the Lamoine 150th Committee?)
Fundraisers - Carol (Our role is to
We will be checking in with community groups in about a month to see if their
groups are willing to do specific events.
Confirmation will be requested by Thanksgiving time this year (2018).
It would be good to have a proposal sheet prepared that each group could
complete and return to our committee.
March 2019 is the deadline for fundraising ideas so that duplicates can be
avoided and to allow for publicity time.
Interesting Historical Event
Women first voted in Lamoine in September 1920.
Even though the 100th anniversary of this event is past the
end of our official celebration, there was a brief discussion about staging a
reenactment of this event.
There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 7:40 P.M.
Carol Duffy, Secretary