McPherson Volunteer Award

The Michael McPherson Award was started in Feb. of 2000. It is a tribute presented in memory of Michael McPherson for his years of dedicated love and service to God, Family, Youth, and Community. This tribute is presented to an outstanding volunteer at the Calais Recreation Department for time and dedication given to our community’s youth. A plaque with all the past award winners hangs in the Calais Recreation Center. The 2017 Michael Award was presented to Dana Redding for his years of service to the youth of Calais and the surrounding areas. Dana has run the K-2 introduction basketball for the last 7-years, coached 3-4 and 5-6 grade basketball teams, coached 3-4 travel team basketball, and outside the Recreation Department Dana has 30+ years with Calais Little League, and Coached Lady Blue Devil basketball. Thank you, Dana, for your dedication to the youth of our community and to Calais Recreation Department. (Rec Photo)