Class of 1986 Summer 2020 Class Note

Julie-Ann Baumer Hey, Class of 1986 friends! I just checked the old mailbag and found a few surprises tucked in with the bills. Dedham School’s PE and health teacher, Tim Pearson ’00G, helped secure a $25,000 grant from Specialized Bikes that allowed the pre-K through 8 school to purchase 27 mountain bikes, helmets, curriculum, and…

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Class of 1986 Winter 2020 Class Note

Julie-Ann Baumer Brrr — winter is definitely here and I am throwing a flannel scarf over my flannel shirt as I type these class notes. Talented NBC Sports Boston anchor Gary Tanguay announced in an April Twitter video that he is battling Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. His initial announcement reported he was being treated at both Brigham and Women’s…

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Class of 1986 Summer 2019 Class Note

Julie-Ann Baumer What a treat it is to get my envelope of clippings from Buchanan Alumni House. Although the size of our class makes it impossible to remember everyone, one consistent thread runs through the stories that come across my desk about the Class of 1986. Success! Speaking of running, last September, Paul Elkin was…

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Class of 1986 Fall 2018 Class Note

Julie-Ann Baumer P. O. Box 82 Lisbon Falls, ME 04252 jabaumer@gmail.com facebook.com/groups/UMaineClass1986/   Zipping north on Interstate 95, a Maine State Police cruiser passed me by. I was glad they were not after me. They were just doing their job, keeping the highways and the state safe and secure, thanks in part to the leadership…

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Class of 1986 Spring 2018 Class Note

Julie-Ann Baumer P.O. Box 82 Lisbon Falls, ME 04252 jabaumer@gmail.com facebook.com/groups/UMaineClass1986/   Have you ever thought you’d like to be more involved at “the college of our hearts always”?  Something different, more than just writing a check or attending a sporting event? Two members of the Class of 1986, both graduates of the Maine Business…

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Class of ’86 Fall 2017 Class Notes

Julie-Ann Baumer P. O. Box 82 Lisbon Falls, ME 04252 jabaumer@gmail.com facebook.com/groups/UMaineClass1986/   Did you know there was a Maine Basketball Hall of Fame? Where have I been? Located within the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, the Hall of Fame is now in its fourth year. A rich repository of Maine’s basketball history, the Hall…

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Medal of Distinction for Global Good Recipient

Congratulations to Heather Hughes Brown ’95, whose daughter, Paige, a Bangor High School senior, won a first-place Medal of Distinction for Global Good in the Intel Science Talent Search. Paige, who presented a study on the water quality of Bangor-area streams with high E. coli and phosphate levels, is developing a cost-effective filter to remove phosphate from stormwater systems. She…

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