Gravel Lake Association 2017 Calendar

Dates/Times May Change


FOURTH OF JULY ACTIVITIES: Saturday, 7/1 – Sunday, 7/2

The Fourth of July is right around the corner! We are still seeking volunteers for the Kids Games and Fun Run. If you’re interested, please contact Craig DeSimone ASAP! Keep an eye on the Gravel Lake Association Facebook page for changes, info, or cancellations.

Kids’ Games (tentative) – Saturday, July 1st at 12PM – Willow Beach Resort

  • Ages 0-12
  • Prizes for all participants

Paddle Boat Regatta – Saturday, July 1st at 6PM

  • Location – Channel
  • Register at 5:45PM at the first turn of the channel
  • Race begins at the first turn of the channel
  • All participants MUST have certified personal flotation devices
  • Divisions
    – 1-person kayak
    – 2-person kayak
    – Youth paddle boat (both racers under 12)
    – Adult paddle boat
    – Paddleboard

Fun Run – Sunday, July 2nd at 9:00AM – Willow Beach Resort

  • Registration begins at 8:30AM
  • 2-mile race
  • FREE for all participants
  • All ages welcome
  • Prizes and refreshments

Boat Parade – Sunday, July 2nd at 10PM

  • Theme: 80s Rock!
  • Registration and judging from the dock of the Gordon home: 94353 Gebhard Dr. (From the lake, it’s to the left of the forest between Gebhard and Huff’s; look for a sign on the dock that weekend)
  • Register at 9:30PM
  • Parade begins at 10PM
  • Vote for the winner by texting the song being played to 847-857-0124!
  • Prizes

 


 

BOARD/MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS:

Saturday, June 17th at 10:30AM – Membership Meeting

  • Location – Craig & Melissa DeSimone’s yard on Chamberlin Beach (32313 Chamberlin Dr.)
  • Trustee elections
  • Dues collection
  • 50-50 raffle
  • Buy Gravel Lake paraphernalia – shirts, coozies, towels, etc.

Saturday, July 22nd at 10AM—Board of Trustees meeting (Porter Township Hall)

Saturday, August 19th at 10AM – Membership Meeting

  • Location –Rinaldi Pole Barn on Gebhard
  • Trustee elections
  • Dues collection
  • 50-50 raffle
  • Buy Gravel Lake paraphernalia

Saturday, September 23rd at 10AM—Board of Trustees meeting (Porter Township Hall)

Saturday, October 21st at 10AM—Board of Trustees meeting (Porter Township Hall)

 


 

OTHER ACTIVITIES

Keep an eye on the Gravel Lake Association Facebook page for changes, info, or cancellations.

Gravel Lake Picnic—Saturday, June 17th (rain or shine)

  • Immediately following the Membership Meeting (approx. 12-3PM)
  • RSVP the number of attendees who will be eating to fampinkos@aol.com by Saturday, June 3rd.
  • Hang out with old friends and meet some new ones!
  • Paid 2016 or 2017 memberships will allow up to five (5) members of each household to eat for free.
  • Additional food tickets (along with non-member food tickets) can be purchased for $1.00 by visiting the check-in table.
  • Tickets are for food only. Festivities are FREE!
  • Limited car and boat parking, so carpool and “boatpool”!

4th Annual Gravel Lake Poker Run– Saturday, August 5th (tentative, based on volunteers)

  • Time TBD
  • Needed: Volunteers to help with ticket sales, dock set-up, party set-up, t-shirt sales, and clean-up on Sunday
  • Needed: 7 sponsors to donate $200+. Sponsors will get a sign at a dock, as well as their logo on the back of the Poker Run t-shirt, in any Poker Run literature, and printed in the Gravel Laker newsletter. These funds will support activities at the docks.
  • Email Suzanne Reed at redrazor25@yahoo.com if you are interested in hosting a dock or being a volunteer or sponsor