Presque Isle location From our Files– Week of Might 17, 2021 – The County

19May 2021

75 Years Ago – Might 16, 1946 Weaver named mutual agent– Dana Weaver was selected life underwriter for New England Life Ins. Co. of Boston and located in the McGlauflin Block on Main Street in the workplace of Lloyd Greenlaw. He graduated from Presque Island High School, class of 1938, where he was designated in public speaking and athletics.

75 Years Ago– May 16, 1946

Weaver named shared representative– Dana Weaver was selected life underwriter for New England Life Ins. Co. of Boston and located in the McGlauflin Block on Main Street in the office of Lloyd Greenlaw. He graduated from Presque Island High School, class of 1938, where he was designated in public speaking and sports.

He served 3 years as flight engineer in the Air Transport Command, all of which was spent flying the North Atlantic, Greenland, Iceland and Labrador. Mr. Weaver studied insurance coverage for the previous year in Boston, Massachusetts.

Former Presque Isle General Health center Superintendent promoted– Miss Florence I. Sharpe, R.N., previous superintendent of nurses at the Presque Isle General Hospital, was promoted to superintendent of the Maine Eye and Ear Infirmary in Portland, prospering the late Dr. Eugene Holt Jr. She combined her brand-new responsibilities with those of superintendent of nurses, a position which she had actually filled since September 1, 1945. 50 Years Ago– Might 19, 1971 Flag discussion– Ray Smart, director of the Presque

Isle Real estate Advancement, got a flag

on Monday, May 11, from members of the Presque Isle Service and Professional Women’s Club. The flag, acquired by Florence Halfkenney, was to be flown in front of the new workplace of the Housing Development on Birch Street. The discussion was made in honor and memory of Miss Sue Valentine Thompson, who helped found the local club some 40 years prior. Miss Thompson was a company believer that the flag ought to be honored at all times. D. L. Campbell went back to The County– The Rev. D. L. Campbell, born in Dunntown in 1894, the child of Charles and Winefred Campbell, returned to the countyafter spending the majority of his life in other parts of the United States. The Rev. Campbell left Aroostook County at the age of 18 to participate in a Boston college and seminary. He had actually acted as pastor of churches in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Los Angeles. He was chosen secretary-treasurer of a Home and Foreign Mission Society and worked as a national evangelist, dealing with pastors from coast to coast. He and his partner Florence, who had actually been a soloist and choir director, were active in radio ministry, 3 years in Los Angeles, 9 years with the Boston Station WMEX, three years with other stations in other cities. 25 Years Ago– May 15, 1996 United Method chose officers, board members for 1996-97– United Way of Aroostook members chose new board members and officers for 1996-97. Chosen tofunction as officers of the board of directors were PresidentAlan Dunn, Vice President Robert Tardiff, Treasurer Peter Cannan and Executive Secretary Susanne Sandusky. Elected to three-year terms on the board of directors were Fred Bustard of Presque Island, Lynn Lombard of Caribou, Carl Savage of Fort Kent, and Michael Young of Presque Island. Likewise serving on the board were: Erin Benson and Corey Brown of Caribou; Freeman Corey of Presque Isle; Betty Ann Childers, Marguerite Lawler, and Denis Grenier, all of Houlton: Allen Sterling of Washburn and Russell Erwin of Westfield. Receiving award– Penis Durost, principal of Presque Isle High School, got a handshake and$25,000 from Michael Milken, co-founder and board member of the Milken Household Structure, at a May 4 ceremony in Los Angeles.

Durost was amongst 4 Maine teachers and almost 150 teachers from across the country who collected at the Century Plaza Hotel to accept the Milken Teacher Awards and to attend a three day expert development conference on” Technology in Education. “Delighted Hoppers– Kids at Paddington’s Corner Nursery School in Presque Island raised$ 1367.66 in a Hop-A-Thon, with the profits to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Members of the Tuesday/Thursday group were Madelyn Carson, Logan Graves, Megan Soucy, Brennen

Shaw, Chase Gurrette, Becky Musgrave, Ethan York, Jenna Stephenson, Steven Ford, Arielle Smith and Brittany Lovely. Thank you for reading your 4 free posts this month. To continue reading, and support regional, rural journalism, please subscribe. Source: thecounty.me

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