Governor LePage Proclaims July 20, 2012 as Acadian Little League Tournament Day

July 20, 2012

For Immediate Release: July 20, 2012
Contact: Adrienne Bennett (207) 287-2531

AUGUSTA - Governor Paul LePage issued the following proclamation declaring July 20, 2012 as Acadian Little League Tournament Day:

"WHEREAS, in order to prepare for the State Little League Tournament, the Acadian Little League, over the course of two years, has raised over $50,000 from local businesses and families to improve their fields; and

WHEREAS, their cast of volunteers have donated hundreds of hours of work to upgrade their fields and facilities; and

WHEREAS, organizations from all six districts in Maine competed to host the Little League Baseball and Softball Tournaments; and

WHEREAS, the Acadian Little League was selected by the state board and approved by the National Little League to host the state tournament; and

WHEREAS, for the first time the State Little League Baseball and Softball Tournaments will be hosted simultaneously on Mount Desert Island; and

WHEREAS, the best six Little League teams in the State of Maine will be competing for the chance to represent Maine as they advance to the Regional Finals in Bristol, Connecticut.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, PAUL R. LEPAGE, Governor of the State of Maine, do hereby proclaim July 20, 2012 as


throughout the State of Maine, and urge all citizens to recognize this observance."

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