Gravel Lake Association 2019 Calendar

Time and dates subject to change (all times Eastern Standard Time)



FOURTH OF JULY ACTIVITIES: Saturday, 7/6 – Sunday, 7/7

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 – Saturday, July 6th at 11am – Willow Beach Resort (TENTATIVE)

  • Ages 0-12
  • Prizes for all participants

Paddle Boat Regatta – Saturday, July 6th at 6pm – 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

  • Youth paddle boat (both racers under 12)
  • Paddleboard
  • Chain-driven paddleboat
  • 1-person kayak
  • 2-person kayak
  • Classic paddleboard

Fun Run – Sunday, July 7th at 9:00am – Willow Beach Resort

  • Registration begins at 8:30am
  • 2-mile walk/run
  • FREE for all participants
  • All ages welcome
  • Trophies for Top 3 Overall Male and Female finishers

Boat Parade – Sunday, July 7th at 2:00pm – Fazzini’s dock

  • Theme: THEME
  • Registration and judging from the dock of the Fazzini home: 94295 Gebhard Dr. (From the lake, it’s to the left of the forest between Gebhard and Huff’s; look for a sign on the end of the doc that weekend).
  • Register at 1:30pm
  • Parade begins at 2:00pm
  • Vote for the winner by texting the boat number to (708) 692-8999
  • Prizes


BOARD/MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS:

Saturday, July 20th at 10am—Board of Trustees meeting (Porter Township Hall)

Saturday, August 17th at 10am – Membership Meeting

  • Location – Rinaldi’s pole barn on Gebhard Beach (94321 Gebhard Drive)
  • Trustee elections
  • Dues collection
  • 50-50 raffle
  • Buy Gravel Lake paraphernalia

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

Saturday, October 19th 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.

6th Annual Gravel Lake Poker Run– Saturday, August 4th (TENTATIVE, based on volun teers)

  • 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.