November 4, 2013


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Outgoing Scarborough Kiwanis Club president Annalee Rosenblatt, center, awards Robert Talley and Ava Adams-Talley with the Kiwanian of the Year award for their contributions to the community.

Photo courtesy Susan Higgins

Prior to his 2012 retirement, Smith was a dedicated 17-year employee who spent countless hours helping those in need and supporting grassroots community initiatives.

Smith created Citizen Involvement Day to help recognize individuals and projects that benefit the community, and to give non-profits a platform from which to spread the word of their mission and activities.

This year’s Citizen Involvement Day featured 39 area non-profit groups and organizations.

Joanne Marco was named Citizen of the Year for her longstanding dedication to the community.

Kevin Thibodeau was honored with the Youth Award for his thoughtful involvement and civic responsibility to promote the “Make Music, Save a Life” event benefiting the Maine Youth Suicide Prevention program.

The Fields For Our Future program, led by Kay Beveridge and Lu Lozano, received the Community Project Award for their efforts to raise more than $600,000 to install an artificial turf field at the Edward J. McMann Outdoor Athletic Complex this year.

And, Will Neilson received the Al Smith Community Spirit Award for his devotion to Bath and his committed involvement with numerous programs, including Bath Rotary, Main Street Bath and its Economic Restructuring Committee, the Bath Freight Shed, and his service as Chair of the Greater Bath Elder Outreach.


Kiwanis elects new officers, cites members for service

Scarborough Kiwanis Club recently held its ceremony to install officers for the coming year during a banquet at Dunstan School Restaurant.

Newly elected officers for the 2013/2014 year are: President Sherry Forest, President-Elect Ava Adams-Talley, Treasurer Fred Bustard, Secretary Sharon Binette and Assistant Secretary Joyce Leary-Clark

Adams-Talley and Robert Talley also were honored with “Kiwanian of the Year” awards for their many contributions and dedicated community service.

For more information, contact Annalee Rosenblatt at 883- 9025 or via email at

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