Gravel Lake Association 2018 Calendar

Times & dates subject to change

BOARD/MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS:

  • Saturday, June 16th 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 21st at 9am – Board of Trustees meeting (Porter Township Hall)
  • Saturday, August 18th at 9AM – Membership Meeting
    – Location – Raab’s pole barn on Gebhard Beach (94321 Gebhard Drive)
    – Trustee elections
    – Dues collection
    – 50-50 raffle
    – Buy Gravel Lake paraphernalia
  • Saturday, September 22nd at 9am – Board of Trustees meeting (Porter Township Hall)
  • Saturday, October 20th at 9am – Board of Trustees meeting (Porter Township Hall)

FOURTH OF JULY ACTIVITIES: Saturday, 6/30 – Sunday, 7/1

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, June 30th at 11am – Willow Beach Resort
    – Ages 0-12
    –  Prizes for all participants
  • Paddle Boat Regatta – Saturday, June 30th 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 1st 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 – TBD
    –  This event will only be held if someone volunteers to run it.
    –  Check the GLA Facebook page for updated info.

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 4th.
    – Hang out with old friends and meet some new ones!
    –  Paid 2014 or 2015 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 4th (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.