BRAG, public celebrate and dedicate new sports complex

CELEBRATING A LONG AWAITED MOMENT — Bridgton Recreation Advancement Group members, past and present, were joined by other local dignitaries and area residents Saturday officially opening the Kendal and Anna Ham Recreation Sports Complex. The ribbon-cutting ceremony kicked off a day full of dedications and youth games. Pictured left to right are Paul Hoyt, Lisa VonHasseln, Jon Evans, Laura Ordway, Bruce Chalmers, Bill Macdonald, Lyn Carter and Larry Carter. (Rivet Photos)

CELEBRATING A LONG AWAITED MOMENT — Bridgton Recreation Advancement Group members, past and present, were joined by other local dignitaries and area residents Saturday officially opening the Kendal and Anna Ham Recreation Sports Complex. The ribbon-cutting ceremony kicked off a day full of dedications and youth games. Pictured left to right are Paul Hoyt, Lisa VonHasseln, Jon Evans, Laura Ordway, Bruce Chalmers, Bill Macdonald, Lyn Carter and Larry Carter. (Rivet Photos)

Local scouts raised the American flag at the new complex.

Local scouts raised the American flag at the new complex.

Tux Burke of Naples sang the National Anthem.

Tux Burke of Naples sang the National Anthem.

UNVEILED — Kyan (left) and Quinn Macdonald unveil the field sign at the Roger and Mary Macdonald Memorial Field.

UNVEILED — Kyan (left) and Quinn Macdonald unveil the field sign at the Roger and Mary Macdonald Memorial Field.

Robert Macdonald (left) tossed out the ceremonial first pitch.

Robert Macdonald (left) tossed out the ceremonial first pitch.

It was a proud and very emotional moment for the Carter family of Casco with the unveiling of the Laurie Carter-Bergen Memorial Field sign.

It was a proud and very emotional moment for the Carter family of Casco with the unveiling of the Laurie Carter-Bergen Memorial Field sign.

TOUCHING TIME — Lyn Carter (right) hugs daughter, Jan, during the dedication of the Laurie Carter-Bergen Memorial Field. Laurie, Jan's twin, died a short time after giving birth to her daughter.

TOUCHING TIME — Lyn Carter (right) hugs daughter, Jan, during the dedication of the Laurie Carter-Bergen Memorial Field. Laurie, Jan's twin, died a short time after giving birth to her daughter.

EXPRESSION OF APPRECIATION — Larry Carter presented plaques to several individuals who supported the effort to name the softball field after his late daughter, Laurie. Pictured are Alfred Bergen, Laurie's husband, and daughter, Kayla.

EXPRESSION OF APPRECIATION — Larry Carter presented plaques to several individuals who supported the effort to name the softball field after his late daughter, Laurie. Pictured are Alfred Bergen, Laurie's husband, and daughter, Kayla.

 

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