CIT Award Banquet 2017
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Friday, April 7, 2017

Elks Lodge Banquet Center, Waterville

5:00pm- 10:00pm


The 2nd Annual Mental Health & Law Enforcement Recognition Banquet is an opportunity to honor the partnership of mental health and law enforcement professionals. Please join us as we recognize members of law enforcement and celebrate with them as we eat good food and dance the night away with Motor Booty Affair.



Admission Tickets : $40/pp or $70/couple

NEW: Dancing Only Tickets: $15/pp or $25/couple

  • Admission ticket includes: dinner, networking opportunities, awards event, and live entertainment
  • Dancing Only: Come dance the night away with Motor Booty Affair from 8-10p


Want to make this a night out?

  • Best Western in Waterville is offering rooms for $79/night. Call (207) 873-0111 to book your room today! Don't forget to mention the Awards Dinner to get the special rate!


 Thank You to Our Sponsors:


2017 CIT Annual Recognition Banquet

Award Recipients:


Lanee Barnes Law Enforcement Leadership Award: 

Sheriff Troy Morton

Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office


Innovative Partner Agency Award:

Maine Warden Service


Lifetime Law Enforcement Partner Award: 

Chief Michael Sauschuck

Portland Police Dept


Lifetime Mental Health Partner Award: 

Cherylan Camire

Maine Behavioral Healthcare


Mental Health Innovation Award:

Oxford County Mental Health


Mental Health Leadership Award:

Michelle Ferris, Aroostook Mental Health Center

 Ashley Pesek, Aroostook Mental Health Center


Officer Wellness Award:

Carly Wiggin, Augusta Police Dept

Jon Denham, Portland Fire Dept


Citizen Partner Awards:

Rayanne Muise, Oxford County

Thomas J. Surette, Looking Ahead Clubhouse-Lewiston

Mike and Andrea Descoteaux, York County

Sgt. Matt Baker, Oxford County


CIT in Action Awards:

Cpl. Christopher D. Smith, Maine State Police- Troop J

Sgt. Jeffrey Greene, Biddeford Police Dept

Officer Josh Gunn, Brewer Police Dept



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