Gravel Lake Association 2020 Calendar

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

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


BOARD/MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS:

  • Saturday, June 6 at 10:00am – Membership Meeting
    – Location – TBD (may be online via Zoom or in-person at Porter Township Hall)
    – Details will be posted on the GLA website and the GLA Community Facebook Group
    – Trustee elections
    – Dues collection
    – 50-50 raffle
    – Buy Gravel Lake paraphernalia – shirts, coozies, towels, etc.
  • Saturday, July 18 at 10am—Board of Trustees meeting (Porter Township Hall)
  • Saturday, August 22 at 10:30am – Membership Meeting and Picnic
    – Location – Beebe/DeSimone/McBride yard on Chamberlin Beach (32313 Chamberlin Dr.)
    – Trustee elections
    – Dues collection
    – 50-50 raffle
    – Buy Gravel Lake paraphernalia
    – Picnic to follow
  • Saturday, September 12 at 10am—Board of Trustees meeting (Porter Township Hall)
  • Saturday, October 17 at 10am—Board of Trustees meeting (Porter Township Hall)

FOURTH OF JULY ACTIVITIES: Friday, 7/3 – Saturday, 7/4

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.

  • • Paddle Boat Regatta – Friday, July 3 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 paddleboat
  • Fun Run – Saturday, July 4 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
  • Kids’ Games – Saturday, July 4 at 11am – Willow Beach Resort (TENTATIVE)
    – Ages 0-12
    – Prizes for all participants

OTHER ACTIVITIES

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

  • • Gravel Lake Garage Sale & Market Day–Saturday, July 25 from 9am-3pm
    –  Garage Sale: Time to clean out your house and make some cash! Place your items in your garage or yard, price them, and put a sign out front. Email Linda Vitkauskas (vitkauskas3@comcast.net) or call at 269-624-7455, as she is providing a list for shoppers so that they don’t miss your house!
    – Market Day: Get crafting and bring your goods to Market Day! Contact Maria Lowe (mlowe2719@gmail.com) if you plan on setting up a table.
  • 7th Annual Gravel Lake Poker Run– Saturday, August 8 (tentative, based on volunteers)
    – Ticket sales begin at 9:30am
    – First round of Poker Run starts at 1pm
    – What we need for Poker Run 2020:
    • Three more docks! We are only three docks away from having a full Poker Run. Dock hosts are responsible for handing out cards to participants that come to their dock. If you have any questions or are interested in hosting a dock, please contact Alyssa Pinkos at alyssa.pinkos@gmail.com.
    • Poker Run Sponsors—Businesses can opt to sponsor the Poker Run in one of three ways: t- shirt sponsors, dock sponsors, and a full sponsor (t-shirt AND dock). Sponsors will be included on Poker Run literature and also printed in the Gravel Laker fall newsletter. If you are interested in sponsoring this year’s Poker Run, please reach out to Alyssa Pinkos (email above).
    – For additional updates, please check out the Gravel Lake Association Community page on Facebook.
    – Do you have general Poker Run questions? Please email Janice Pinkos at fampinkos@aol.com.
  • Gravel Lake Picnic—Saturday, August 22 (tentative) —DeSimone’s yard
    – Tentatively scheduled—please check GLA website and GLA Community Facebook page for updates.
    – Immediately following the Membership Meeting (approx. 12-3pm).
    – RSVP the number of attendees who will be eating to fampinkos@aol.com by Saturday, August 15.
    – Hang out with old friends and meet some new ones!
    – Paid 2018 or 2019 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 per ticket by visiting the check-in table.
    – Tickets are for food only. Festivities are FREE!
    – Limited car and boat parking, so carpool and “boatpool”!