October Welcome to the Season As the new President

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					                                                                                                      October 2007

Welcome to the 2007-2008 Season                                                                                               IMPORTANT
by Behn Conroy, SAMHA President
As the new President of S.A.M.H.A., I want               this partnership to emerge this season and
to welcome our players and their families,               to increase over future seasons.
                                                                                                                                     October 14
especially those who are new to our
                                                                                                                                   Coaches Clinic
organization, and wish everyone a safe                   While we strive to enhance programming for
and fun season.                                          players and resources available to coaches,
                                                                                                                          October 27, 28 & 29

                                                         we continue to face challenges. Our main
                                                                                                                                  Picture Days

In my role as President, I am supported by a             challenge is the decline in bingo revenue, a
dedicated team of volunteer board members                situation being experienced by all sponsor
                                                                                                                               November 3&4

including:                                               organizations such as SAMHA. We continue
                                                                                                                                  Jacket Sales

Brad Beach (Vice President),                             to explore alternative fundraising possibilities
                                                                                                                                  December 22
George Parry (Vice-President),                           and we welcome any ideas that may assist in
                                                                                                                           Breakfast with Santa

Brian Conroy (Treasurer),                                restoring our fundraising revenues to historical
Trish Murphy (Secretary),                                levels.
                                                                                                                           December 24, 2006

Dave Amon (Past President),
                                                                                                                             to and including

Scott Wonnell (Director of Officials), and               Towards the end of the season you may also
                                                                                                                              January 3, 2007

Vera Setten (Director of Fundraising).                   notice preparations being made to begin a

                                                         renovation project to the Vic Johnston

We are also pleased to continue to have the              Community Centre. We apologize for any
assistance of Mike Erdelyi in his role as General        inconvenience this may cause or any
Manager of the organization.                             disruptions to scheduling. By the fall of 2008
                                                                                                                                February 4&5

                                                         we hope that you will all agree that this project

In this year, our 61st season of operations,             has delivered a state of the art facility that can
                                                                                                                                   for 2007/08

our main goal is to improve programming as               be enjoyed for years to come.
it relates to hockey skills development across
                                                                                                                                   February 9

all age groups. The board has partnered with             In closing, I would like to thank our sponsors
                                                                                                                            Fundraising Dance

a local hockey consultant who will serve as a            and our many volunteer coaches and
resource to our coaches and will offer support           convenors. Without these people and firms,
                                                                                                                                         March 4

with respect to planning practices and in                SAMHA could not provide the great experience
                                                                                                                                   Day of Champs

targeting specific skill development goals for           we strive to deliver each year to the children of
each age group. We expect the benefits of                our community.

Welcome message from the President . . . .1              September and October Birthdays . . . . .2
Important Dates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1   Stripes! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
                                                         SAMHA Night with the Majors! . . . . . . .2
September                          Happy Birthday Wishes                                                     October
 Brayden Bedenikovic                                                                                           Anthony Asta
         Tyke                                                                                                     Tyke

    Richard Galvao                                                                                                Andi Gu
                             to all of our players celebrating in
         Kyle Lev                                                                                              Matthew Khan
   Jonathan Meraw
                                  September and October!                                                    Matthew Megaffin
  Matthew Seaboyer
    Bryan Valentini                                                                                             Lucas Fogh
                                                                                  to face-off all the
                                                                                                                Maihtab Gill
                                                                                                               Rahim Jamal
  Andrew Harrington                                                               time. The large
                                                     by Scott Wonnell
                                                                                                               Brendan Lang
     Tadpole              Stripes
    Seth Roelfsema
                                                                                  blueline will be in         Hanna Selaiwa
                                                     Director of Officials
       Ian Souther                                                                                              Eric Spurrell
                                                      I would     effect until I get direction from the      Ryan Thompson
   Daniel Dombrady                                    like to     Tyke Convenor to start reducing

      Jaron Goldin
    Samuel Guilbert                                   take this   the size.                                     Ryan Aitken
                                                                                                               Adam Buronyi
    Harrison Israels                                  opportu-                                                 Marcus Fogh
      Danyal Khan
                        nity to introduce myself to all the       This past June SAMHA held it's                Emily Pinto
  Christopher Armata    new parents and players. I look           first Golf Tournament which was            Monish Ahluwalia
Minor Pee Wee                                                                                             Minor Pee Wee
    Christian Gizzo     after the referees and timekeep-          a huge success. We had 134                  Alex Cosentino
    Russell Graham                                                                                             Kelsey Elford
      Niam Kataria      ers for SAMHA, and can be found           want to be golfers who enjoyed               Marco Fattore
       Mark Moniz       around Vic Johnston Arena on              great weather, food and fun. We              Mateo Fattore
     Justice Moniz                                                                                           Shayne Ganness
   Armaan Panthaki
                        most Saturdays so if you have a                                                         Ryan Leon
   Tyler Quintanilha    problem with one of the officials         our organization. To all that               Michael Maizis
                                                                  raised just over $6000.00 for
                                                                                                            Joseph McMahon
       Mark Tipold      please either ask the Convenor            either donated prizes or                     Noah Morton
    Timothy Young
     Marco Zaffino      or myself. Just remember that             sponsored holes or both I would           Daniel Piorczynski
                                                                                                             Cole Rutherford
                        many of these referees are in             like to take this opportunity to
 Alessandro Albanese
                        their first year of officiating.          THANK YOU VERY MUCH for                     Ryan Alderman
Minor Bantam

        Daniel Beri
                                                                                                          Minor Bantam
                                                                                                             David Andriaccio
        Kyle Birch                                                your support. Next yearʼs Tourna-           Jacob Da Silva
       Cody Daize       In the Tyke Division, just a              ment is booked for June 21st at            Joseph Difilippo
    Samson Gawri                                                                                               Eric Flockhart
      Justin Sidhu      reminder that there is no icing           Hunters Glen Golf Course..                    Adam Gillis
  Jonathan Timmons      and the officials will be using a                                                     Matthew Good
      Daniel Violo                                                                                              Alex Ladner
      Jessica Violo     very large blueline for offside.          Back to hockey, lets all have a             Cole Molkanen
                        This allows the players more time         great season and remember:                    Mark Pinder
                                                                                                            Frances Shipman
     Sarah Freitas      to play hockey instead of having                                                       Daniel Slanina
 Minor Atom

    Cameron Kurtz
                                                                                                            Jeremy Thompson
                                                                  Hockey is Just For The Fun Of It.
   Andrew Patterson
     Andrew Tulett                                                                                             Robert Wilson
                                                                                                            Christian Cordeiro
      Sean Clancy
                                                                                                           Minor Atom
                                                                                                             Andrew Franklin
Minor Midget

      Jake Garcia
                                Fundraising Update –
                                                                                                                Tyler Veino
      Brady Griffin
 Alexander Johnson
                                   SAMHA Night                                                                Michael Adams
     Michael Keran
                                                                                                          Minor Midget
                                                                                                                Troy Gillard
     Kevin Parsons           with the Mississauga Majors                                                    Francisco Graterol
 Erick Thibeault-Orsi                                                                                         Bradley Hunter
   Evan Trofimchuk                      by Vera Setten, Director of Fundraising                               Cameron Rose
      Grant Zettler                                                                                          Michael Ruttkay
                        Sunday, January 27th is SAMHA             the IceDogs have moved to                  Nicholas Staffieri
    Trevor Anthony      night with the Mississauga St.            Niagara. Letʼs show our SAMHA                 Mark Wright

       Alex Dalzell
    Stephen Forbes      Michael’s Majors. The Majors              spirit in giving the Majors a warm          James Anselm
                        will be hosting the London                welcome to Mississauga!

    Scott Gallagher                                                                                          Jacob Buchanan
                                                                                                              Brent Diamanti
      Zack Garcia       Knights at 2:00pm.                                                                    Justin Franczuz
   Thomas Gascon                                                  More details to follow shortly.             John Franczuz
     Nicolas Good
                                                                                                               Kaniel Gomes
      Sean Green        As many of you may be aware,                                                         Joshua Goodwin
   Jared Herrington
     Andrew Jarrett     the Mississauga Majors is the                                                            David Kirk
                                                                                                            Cameron Morrison
      Scott Murray      OHL team that has moved into                                                           Rory Morrison
                                                                       Save the date:
     Nayven Patel       the Hershey Centre now that                                                           Matthew Taylor
    Brandon Tasker                                                                                             Dylan Watson
                                                                      Sunday, Jan. 27th
    Cody Tomasek                                                                                              Andrew Wolter

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