G & E Roofing, Norm Elvin
J S McCarthy Printers, Rick & Patty Tardiff
On Target, John Fallona
Peter & Sandra Prescott
Pine State Trading Co., Nick Alberding
Robert & Moira Fuller
Gold Medal Sponsors
Baker, Newman & Noyes, LLC
The Red Barn
Kennebec Technologies, Wick & Ruth Johnson
Peter Alfond Charitable Fund of the Maine Community Foundation
Silver Medal Sponsors
Bill & Lesley Sprague
Cross Insurance, Michelle Ibargeen
Scott & Trish Bullock
Wagon Masters, Ray Cole
Walter and Lynne Cooper
Bronze Medal Sponsors
Chuck & Maria Hays
Daniel's Auto body, Rchard & Heidi Daniel
Dufour's Welding, Don Dufour
H. Allen & Diannne Ryan
Whited Peterbilt of Maine, Jon Whited
Perry, Fitts, Boulette & Fitton, CPAS, P.A., Michael Fitton
A & W Maintenance, Inc, Danny Warren
C. Caprara Food Service Equipment
Complete Mobile Inc., Adam Dixon
Golden Pond Wealth Management, Bert Lanquet
Green Thumb Lawn Service,Michael Legasse
J & S Oil, Inc. John Babb
John & Charlene Bridge
Kennebec Savings Bank
Maine Instrument Flight
Plummer Funeral Home, Inc., Patrick Murphy
Reay Excavation & Trucking Inc., Linwood & Sue
Friends of SAM
Michael & Dawn Stillings
Barnard-White Assoc. Inc.
Blind Time LLC, Jerry Chase
Jeffery & Marcia Hubert
Michael & Cindy Talbot
William & Janice Bridgeo
Dave's Applinace, Scott Ketchen
Andrew & Mary Dionne
L N Best Marketing, Lisa Best
The Liberal Cup, Jeff Houghton
Welcome back for what is sure to be another great season and WELCOME to SAM for all of our new families. Thank you for choosing The Skating Association of Maine for your hockey experience. SAM offers players of all ages an opportunity to learn and compete at the area's premier hockey facilities – The Bank of Maine Ice Vault. SAM welcomes players from all neighboring communities. We are a community-based, volunteer-governed, nonprofit organization designed to offer a structured, educational, and cost-effective hockey experience.
Don't forget before you leave to register with the SAM website to get all the updates sent to your email, you can also like us on Facebook!
The Midcoast Classic Mites Schedule has been announced and can be found at the mites home page as well as each teams page. Good luck from everyone at SAM in the upcoming tournament.
SAM Tier IV Hockey “All Stars” – Extended Play
Goal: Player development along with competitive play, in a fun environment for players to learn and play hockey
Levels: Squirt, Peewee and Bantam (Co-ed)
Team: One Team of 16 max number of players (1 Goalie and 15 Skaters) at each level
Cost: $160 for Squirt & Peewee Teams and $140 for Bantam Team (less ice for BT Team)
Payment due in full by the 1st practice of All Stars /EP Team.
**(Regular hockey season dues must be paid in full to participate)**
Season: Is a competitive** level of play hockey tournament in Woodstock, VT plus local game(s) and practices.
Key Dates for SAM All Stars – Extended Play Teams
**BY FEBUARY 14th**
Please visit the EP- ALL STARS Tab on the website FMI......
Lady Moose - Girls Mid-Season Development Team
Goal: Provide girls the opportunity to play on and against all girls team(s).
*Playing with female peers and the benefits that provides.
Time: Target start date is the first part of 2015, January into the end of March.
Levels: Girls Development (a Non MEAHA League Team) of 12U and 14U (based on interest of SAM
Team: One Team ( No Limit on the number of players)
Coaching: Head Coach will be selected by the SAM Coaches Advisory Committee. The Head Coach will
select their coaching staff.
Cost: About $185.00 (based on schedule (ice time) and number of players)
Payment due in full by the 1st practice of the Girls Team Practice.
Season: Are scrimmages/games within the MEAHA associations across the state, practices and one girls
tournament (in or out of state – TBD).
Projected Schedule* for 2014-2015 Season: 1 Tournament & 4-8 games (home ( @ The Ice Vault) and
away play arrangements vs. MEAHA associations in the state) & 5-8 practice ice at The Ice Vault.
· Final coaching staff & team will be approval by the SAM Hockey Steering Committee
· If there is a player/team question please direct them to the SAM Girls Director, SAM Hockey Players
Representative and/or SAM Hockey Coaching Director.
Key Dates for SAM Lady Moose Girls Mid-Season Development Team:
· December 1st - Sign ups open for the Mid-Season Development Team.
· December 29th - Last Day for Team Sign Ups
· By January 5th Team Players will be notified by the team Head Coach and posted on SAM website.
· Games start in January along with Practices– (Payment Due at first practice)
TEA FUNDRAISER: ends Friday 12/5 please get your orders to your team reps by this weekend to have in time for the holidays.
SAM APPAREL:-We have a great selection of SAM gear available (please check with your team rep if you have not seen the catalog). If you are planning to order your favorite hockey player some awesome stuff for the holidays please get your order into Elliot Office Products or your team rep by Friday 12/5 (or this weekend) to have in time for the holidays. Please note these items will be available throughout the season and can be ordered at a later date.
*The Skate shop is an authorized Under Armour dealer & has some great UA items to offer our members please check in with Ian.
A LITTLE JINGLE COIN FUNDRAISER: Started this week and will run through December. Look for the containers in the warm room labeled Mites, Squirts, Peewee & Bantam. Donate your change (we take the green stuff too) to your team’s container!!
BANNER SPONSORSHIP: We have kicked off our banner sponsorship. Any businesses or individuals wishing to advertise at the rink please contact your team rep. Please check with friends/family that own a business to see if they may be interested in a banner at the rink.
MUGS: We will have SAM Moose mugs available during practice times. They are $12.00 and come with discounted prices coffee and hot chocolate at the Ice Box (.93cents plus tax).
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