Annual Dinner & Awards Night


The Down East Family YMCA’s Annual Meeting and Awards Night will be held on Tuesday, March 29 at the Bryant E. Moore Community Center. The evening is principally a shareholder’s report for the community. The Y releases its financial statement from the previous year and recognizes the individuals who have supported the institution and the community.

The doors  will open at 6:00pm with the dinner banquet beginning at 6:30pm. The presentation will begin at 7:00pm.
New and outgoing board members will be recognized followed by award winners.

Award Recipients

The Teddy Saunder’s Award, presented to a local youth who is a well rounded athlete who exhibits exceptional sportsmanship, leadership qualities and role model characteristics.  This year’s winners are Jessica Cohen, daughter of David and Jill Cohen and Nick Bagley, son of Corey & Stacey. Both Jessica and Nick are seniors at Ellsworth High School.

The Service to Youth Award was established to honor an individual whose efforts result in a positive outcome for youth of the Ellsworth Community. This year’s recipient is Rick Roberts. He is honored for his volunteer efforts with youth sports in Ellsworth.

The Maralyn “Pete” Turnbull Volunteer of the Year Award recipient is Steve Van Dorn. Mr. Van Dorn is a long time volunteer in the Y’s youth sports programming.

The 1st Annual Blue Hill YMCA Volunteer of the Year will be presented to Mary Leslie Crawley.

Seating is limited. Please RSVP by March 25th. Call 667-3086 or email Jeanne Wood at [email protected].