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Minutes - July 24, 2015


The meeting came to order at 7:05 p.m. at the Lamoine Town Office.

Present were: Recreation Committee Members Greg Stone, Becky Mason, Elizabeth Stanley and Jason Trenholm.

Minutes of July 13, 2015: Greg Stone moved to approve minutes as written. Becky 2nd. Vote in favor was 4-0.

Recreational Soccer – There was a discussion about offering discounts for multiple family members and offering scholarships. A motion was made by Elizabeth to have a $10.00 discount for each additional child after 2. Becky 2nd. Vote in favor 4-0. Greg moved to offer scholarships to residents of Lamoine as requested. Becky 2nd. Vote in favor was 4-0. Elizabeth will develop a simple application form for scholarships. Becky will add information regarding discounts and scholarships to the flyer and will contact the Ellsworth American and request a story be put in regarding registration. Elizabeth will be the contact person for the Rec Soccer program.

There was a discussion of seeking sponsorship for Lamoine Rec Programs. Elizabeth stated that Darlings might be interested in becoming a sponsor. Elizabeth will draw up an itemized list of Rec Soccer Program needs and come up with a letter for prospective sponsors. There was a question regarding whether or not the Lamoine Rec could seek out sponsorship as we were a town committee. Becky will ask Selectmen. Greg discussed having referees paid for their service. Elizabeth said she would like to talk to the local high schools guidance counselors as students could obtain community service.

Slow Ride Sunday – Greg gave report on the Lamoine Rec’s first Slow Ride Sunday event. Greg said there was a turn-out of about 10 or so. He said some stated it was well advertised. Greg would like to have another Slow Ride Sunday next month. It was decided that it will take place on August 30th from 11-4. Elizabeth suggested we make it a Slow Ride Sunday/Field Day. She volunteered to offer soccer games during the hours of the Slow Ride. Greg stated he has a grill he can bring over. Becky will make the flyer and contact Ellsworth American and request a story be put in regarding the event.

Recreation Member Contact Information – Greg Stone (667-8103/802-236-0877), Becky Mason (667-5652/461-7250), Elizabeth Stanley (664-3482), Elie Khoury (412-0081/407-402-7274), Jason Trenholm (266-9992), Heidi Garrison (218-202-0281).

Next Meeting – The committee agreed to meet again on August 28th at 7:00 p.m.

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 8:10 p.m.

Respectfully submitted by Becky Mason, Secretary, Lamoine Recreation Committee.