Every summer, local families generously provide “homes away from home” for our players. The hosting experience and housing arrangement proves beneficial and rewarding for both the hospitable families and the players, with many long-lasting relationships formed.
The Backbone of the Mainers
Without the support of the Host Family Network, Sanford Mainers Baseball would not be possible. The Sanford Mainers Board of Directors and coaches would like to acknowledge the following for their support, commitment and dedication to our players and organization!
Four Happy Campers
Chica Plante, a proud host of three 2008 Mainers and Pat Lehman, Kyle Groth, and Tony Chisman.Chica notes, “It is lots of fun, and they are great guys. Plus, we enjoy having the house full again!”
Host Family member Pat Adams chats with one of her “former boys”, Twins pitcher Kevin Slowey, in the concourse at Fenway Park.
"V" for Villanova, "V" for Victory
Entering her 10th year as a Host, the supportive Donna Gray is shown with her 2010 guests, Kyle Helisek and Marlon Calbi, both Villanova University students.
2013 Host Families
Dave and Donna Ouellette & Family (9th Season)
Steve Cabana (8th Season)
Gary and Wendi Laperriere & Family (7th Season)
Ron and Joan Alfonso (5th Season)
Jack Bogard and Christine Cote (5th Season)
Mike and Melissa Gould & Family (5th Season)
Jack and Ellen McAdam (4th Season)
Jason and Erin St. Jean & Family (3rd Season)
Dave and Kelly Hebert & Family (2nd Season)
Norm and Cindy Perron & Family & Zack Hartley (2nd Season)
Matt Bertrand and Kate Blouin (1st Season)
Ray and Helen Hajny (1st Season)
Maura Herlihy (1st Season)
Michael and Jessie Krall & Family (1st Season)
Laureen Lafrance (1st Season)
Mike Larosa (1st Season)
Vic and Heidi Maurais & Family (1st Season)
Christian and Celynn Reed & Family (1st Season)
Richard and Stephanie Simpson & Family (1st Season)
Adrian and Megan Ward (1st Season)
A fine summer night for Mainers # 30 Mike Wilson and the Ouellette Family, Dave, left, Jake, (Wilson), Donna, and Josh.
Three cheers for the Green, White, and Gold - Mainers Chairman Steve Cabana(8th season hosting), with Ben Burmeister, Brett Mollenhauer and Dillon Checkal.
A True Family Affair for the past seven years for Gary and Wendi Laperriere, shown with Mainers Mike Augliera, left.