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The Missisquoi Amateur Hockey Association

The purpose of MAHA shall be to provide the opportunity for the youth within MAHA’s service area to play amateur hockey at prescribed levels which may consist of T-Blades, Mites, Squirts, Pee-Wees, Bantams, Midgets, and corresponding girls’ teams such as U-10, U-12, or U-14. It shall also be a purpose of MAHA to prepare its players through attention to skill development and competition for future play at high school level.


MAHA/NCGD PARTNERSHIP FOR THE 2021-2022 SEASON!

MAHA is happy to announce we have partnered with North Country Goalie Development (NCGD) for the 2021-2022 hockey season. Roch Belley, Head Coach, and Founder of NCGD has been providing exceptional goalie and forward training since 2015. Coach Roch and his team will be attending skills and drills once a week for the duration of our hockey season providing goalie instruction and development to our goalies of all levels.

 

https://www.ncgdhockey.com/


MAHA FUNDRAISING 2021

Hi Everyone,

It's that time of year once again. Hockey season will start very soon so look for reminders.
In the mail you will receive a set of 12 Calendars cost for each one is $10.00. You can win as many times as your number is drawn.
MAHA uses Vermont Lottery 6:00pm WCAX News for drawing
lotto numbers. Give the Yellow copy to the purchaser and on the cover sheet make sure the mailing address is that of the person who purchased the calendar and hand in the cover sheet, along with the $120 by November 1st.
Also, if your family would like to sell additional sets of Calendars you will get an additional 20% off the balance due to the account. But, you need to sell the 12 additional Calendars to get credit to your account.

Additional fundraisers to come will be Little Caesars Pizza and Crispy Crème Donuts.
Maybe 1st week of practice.

Fundraiser percentage credited to families account as follows: Under Plan Balance
due to account.

Calendars 1st set (Mandatory)
Due Date: October 28th

Calendars 2nd set not mandatory
Due Date: October 28th
(But all 12 Calendars need to be sold or no credit to account)

Rada 20% of Total Sales
Due December 9th

Crispy Crème Donuts 20% of Total Sales Due Date at a later time

Pizza Kits 20% of Total Sales
Due Date at a later time

Thank you.
Judy Laroche, Treasurer Maha
If you have any questions: Please call Judy at 802-868-3694


EQUIPMENT SWAP

MAHA's Annual Equipment Swap

If you are still in need of equipment and could not make it to the swap, please reach out to Karen or Lindsay.

 

At the back of the Highgate Arena in the new garage.

 

Now is the time to pull out that hockey bag and check to see if your player has outgrown their equipment.

 

MAHA is taking used equipment (clean and in good condition) to either swap for the next size up or if you wish to donate it to MAHA.   

 

We have lots of new little players this year!

Donated Items Needed:

Straight Sticks

Size 8in, 9in and 10in Gloves and Shin Guards

Small and Medium Elbow Pads

XS and S Hockey Pants

 

Please note:  You don't need to bring equipment to receive equipment!  The goal of MAHA's equipment swap is to help families keep the cost of hockey down. 

 

We will be following Covid Guidelines of 6 ft social distancing,  masks will be required, hand sanitizer made available.  

 

If you have questions or need to set up another time please contact Lindsay at lmwest_11@yahoo.com or Karen at threexhockey@hotmail.com.  


Warner Home Scholarship for the 2021-2022 season

Anyone wishing to apply for Warner Home Scholarship, please contact Judy Laroche, MAHA Treasurer @ 802-868-3694  or  motherbiddy21@yahoo.com.


To register for MAHA click here

https://mahahockey.sportngin.com/register/form/729595427
 

 

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Letter from MAHA President

Hello MAHA Members,

I hope everyone is healthy and doing well. It was a very hard decision for us to end the season as we did. Our hearts wanted to play on, however we felt it would have been irresponsible and careless of us to continue. We made the choice we felt we had too, instead of the one we wanted too. We thoroughly enjoyed the season we were able to squeeze in amongst the craziness and we hope the kids did too!

As was previously announced, yesterday was the deadline to submit a letters of interest for the open MAHA board positions. The open positions were for Vice President, Secretary, and 6 Director’s. While I am very happy that we got enough letters of interest to fill these positions, I find it rather unsettling that we got just enough to fill the open positions. I have been a member of MAHA since 2011 and I have never seen a full ballot of uncontested elections. Given that each position is uncontested, holding elections would be a waste of time and resources. Therefore, no voting will occur and those that have submitted their letters will be given the positions they submitted their letter of interest for.

Letters of Interest have been posted on the MAHA website under documents.

So please allow me to introduce our new board members:

· Vice President Marcy Stefaniak

 I couldn’t be happier to have Marcy continue as our VP. Her level of involvement and commitment to this organization and making sure things run smoothly for the kids is impressive and inspiring!

· Secretary Lindsay Ladd

 Lindsay has been a key member of the board as a Director this past year and I am excited to see her move into the Secretary position.

· Directors

 Returning

 Angela Sawyer DeSanctis

 Tom Gates

 Carrie Bessette

· Thank you for your continued involvement and support!

 New

 Luc Choquette

Heather Gregoire

Jeff Gilmore

 Thank you for joining the team, I look forward to working with you this next year.

· State Representative and Head of Coaching will be appointed by the board.

I want to thank Dawn Lapan for the last 4 years of service to the board. Dawn has been a vital member of the board as a Director and has been a huge help on other fronts like fundraising. The time and energy that she has given this organization is priceless and is required in order to do what we do. Without volunteers to fill board and coaching positions we wouldn’t have an organization. I urge others to follow the example Dawn as set and get involved.

I also want to thank Karen Fortin, although I am not sure I can say enough to do justice to the service Karen has provided MAHA. Karen has been the backbone and foundation of this organization, holding two very critical positions, State Representative and Secretary, for as long as I can remember. This year was Karen’s 25th year on the board and her 22nd year as Secretary. If every member gave a tenth of what Karen has given this organization, we would be tripping over each other to get the work done. Karen brings a level of organization and drive to the organization that can only come from someone that truly loves what they are doing, and more importantly who they are doing it for. Karen, I can’t thank you enough and hope you will continue to be a part of MAHA for many years to come!

 

Until next season,

Corey Fregeau

MAHA President


Pro Shop

LaShure’s Pro Shop is back in action and sharpening by appointment only.

They are trying a new  booking app. 

People can book their own appointments at  lashuresproshop.setmore.com

Or you can also call 309 3590 or 309 3591

Please only one customer in the pro shop at a time and when dropping off and picking up please use the front entrance.   The facilty board is asking people to avoid walking through the building to limit movement throughout the building and by the Zamboni doors.   



MAHA Monthly Board Meeting

The next MAHA Monthly Board Meeting will be held on:

Tuesday, September 28, 2021, 6:30pm at the Highgate Arena and via Zoom. 

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81583028432

MAHA Board Meeting Agenda will be posted prior to the meeting. 
 

 


Live Barn at The Highgate Sports Arena

Sign up today to watch practices and games!!

BASIC MONTHLY

$17.95/mo.

Billed Monthly at $17.95*

CANCEL ANYTIME

  • Live Stream unlimited video from all LiveBarn venues
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  • Share 30-second highlights via social media, email and text

There are other package options.

 

 

 


The Missisquoi Amateur Hockey Association is holding an on going Bottle Drive at the Swanton Sunoco. Bottles can be brought there and you just need to mention the bottles are being donated to MAHA.

Bottles can also be dropped off at the MAHA Bottle Bin at the arena

Thank you for supporting The Missisquoi Amateur Hockey Association!




MAHA's Girls Try Hockey For Free was a huge success!  Lots of new faces!

MAHA's Girls Try Hockey For Free was a huge success! Lots of new faces!


MAHA and Milton kick off their season with a power skating clinic on Tuesday! Let the fun begin!

























2021 Calcutta/Barn Dance Tickets

MAHA’S FALL HARVEST DANCE TICKETS - Let's raise some money and have some fun!

Tickets for MAHA’s 2021 Fall Harvest Dance may now be purchased online. Tickets will be available for purchase until October 6, 2021. 

The Fall Harvest Dance will take place at the Field Day's barn on October 16, 2021. Doors will open at 5:30!

Tickets are required for MAHA members with children playing at the U8 level and up.  It is required that members purchase $100.00 in tickets (2 tickets).

 If members sell additional tickets they will receive $10 off per ticket from their MAHA bill. 

Please contact the MAHA Fundraising team with questions! Angela at mahahockey@yahoo.com

https://mahahockey.sportngin.com/register/form/275775828

 


Coaches Registration

If you are interested in coaching, please register here.

Click Here To Register

 

 

 

SAFE SPORT PARENT COURSE

We recommend all parents take the USA HOCKEY Safe Sport Parent Course. This program is developed for parents of athletes, and addresses important topics around recognizing, preventing and taking action against misconduct in sports.

Click Here to complete the Safesport program. 

 


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