DECEMBER MEETING

Our December meeting will be held on Weds, Dec. 14 at

Bull Feeney’s

375 Fore St., Portland (2nd floor)

6:30 PM

There is an event going on upstairs until 6:00 PM, so if you arrive early stay downstairs by the bar until after 6:00.

Merry Christmas to our members who cannot make the meeting.

November Meeting

We will be holding our November meeting on Weds, Nov 9 at:

Easy Day Bowling/Restaurant

725 Broadway

South Portland, ME

Meeting starts at 6:30. We will be in the dining room off the bar area with all the windows, overlooking the Fore River.

WAA Escort

Escort Officers Needed:

The Worcester Wreath Company of Harrington, ME is gearing up for its 25th  anniversary of the Wreaths Across America (WAA). The seven day escort event will kick off on Sunday, December 11, 2016, from Narraguagus High School in Harrington, arriving at Arlington National Cemetery on the morning of Saturday, December 17, 2016.

All Maine LEOs are invited to join. Requirements include: Chief, Sheriff, Commissioner, or Colonel’s permission, department vehicle with lights and siren (marked units preferred, but unmarked can be used), department uniform, and a willingness to help out. 🙂

Anyone with questions or interested in joining the escort, please contact Chief Janine Roberts. E-mail and phone number listed below.

Chief Janine L. Roberts

Westbrook Police Department

jroberts@westbrook.me.us

207-854-0644 EXT. 2405

 

MPES Annual Banquet

Our MPES Annual Banquet will be held on Saturday, October 15 at the Maine Military Museum, 50 Peary Terrace, South Portland.

There will be a cocktail hour starting at 5pm.
Dinner will be at 6pm with music provided by the Maine Public Safety Pipe and Drum Corps afterwards.

This is always a fun night !!! Come join for a pint !!!

Please, RSVP VP Marc Arnold at vicepresident@mainepoliceemeraldsociety.org with your attendance. There is no cost for the Emerald Society member and a guest.

Blue Mass

The annual Blue Mass will be held on Sunday, Sept. 11 in Portland, ME. This Sept. 11 will be the 15th Anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

There will be a procession of officers going from the Federal Courthouse on Federal St. to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Congress St. starting at 9:30 AM. The Blue Mass starts at 10:00 AM at the Cathedral.

The mass recognizes public safety members for their commitment and self-sacrifice. The Maine Public Safety Pipe & Drum Corps will be in the procession and will be playing outside the Cathedral before and after the Mass.

Plaque Presentation

On Wednesday, September 17, President Kevin Riordan presented a plaque from the Maine Police Emerald Society to Chairman Padraic O’Driscoll of the Police Emerald Society of Great Britain at Byrnes Irish Pub in Brunswick. Chairman O’Driscoll also presented a plaque from their Emerald Society to President Riordan. The Police Emerald Society of Great Britain was represented by their Chairman and 8 members of their Pipe Band and were in Maine for a week visiting members of the Maine Public Safety Pipe & Drum Corps and performing with them at Byrnes Irish Pubs and the Maine Highland Games. A fun group of people and a wonderful week of building friendships between all three groups.

August Meeting

Come join us for our monthly meeting on Wednesday, August 10th at Joshua’s Restaurant & Tavern, 123 Maine Street (2nd floor) in Brunswick at 6:30 pm.

We hope that some more of our Mid-Coast members will be able to attend this month since we’ll be a wee bit farther north than usual!

We’ll see you there! Sláinte!

Scholarship Winner

We are pleased to announce that the winner of this year’s Kevin Riordan Presidential Scholarship is Emily Tripp of Frankfort, Maine. Emily is working towards her degree in Conservation Law Enforcement at Unity College and plans to become a Game Warden. MPES Member Kent Noble presented Emily with her check. Congratulations Emily and best wishes as you pursue your studies!