Notes from the SLA February Trustees Meeting

Meeting called to order at 7:35PM ( all in attendance)
Board approved minutes (with one correction) for January 3, 2018 Open Meeting
Board approved payment of January invoices – I will contact Waste Management regarding overage charge
Bob Corson will contact his snow contractor for snow service bid . I will contact Ship Shape Landscape
We are awaiting pricing for 2018 Candlewood Lifeguard Contract. Defibrillators may be a requirement for both beaches. Candlewood will let us know
Polar Plunge is scheduled for Saturday March 3rd. Candlewood and Voorhees Fire have been contacted.
Board approved 2018 Goose Control Egg Addling Contract
Proposals for Dam Inspection maintenance recommendations have been requested
Additional Proposals for Chatham Beach Railing and ramp access have been requested
We are scheduling Feeder steam cleanup work with Pond Recovery Services
Architectural violations were discussed.
Lake maintenance issues were discussed
Assn’s attorney will be contacted as requested by board
Meeting adjourned at 8:15PM

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The Polar Plunge is on March 3rd

The Polar Plunge is on March 3rd.
Here is the flyer with details:
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Meeting Notes – 2018 Schedule of Events

SLA Trustees Meeting Notes

Meeting called to order at 7:40PM ( Christina not in attendance)
Minutes from November 1, 2017 Meeting were approved
Board reviewed November Financials and Decembers Arrears Reports
Board approved December Invoices for payment
2018 Board Reorganization: President – Ed Ferruggia, Vice President – Henry Doner, Treasurer- Bob Corson, Secretary – Christina Flory, Trustee at large – Arch Ely
Board reviewed and approved 2018 Events schedule (copy attached)
Board approved lowering of Lakers 3 & 5 in April 2018
There is Beaver Den on Lake 1. NJ Fish & Wildlife will provide trapper to catch beavers
We are awaiting another bid on Chatham Walkway ramp and Railing proposal
Bob Corson will send blast email to address people walking on ice on lakes
Architectural Violations will be addressed.
Township was contacted about repainting solid lines on William Feather
Proposals for dam maintenance are being assembled
Meeting adjourned a 8:05PM

STURBRIDGE LAKES ASSOCIATION

2018 CALENDAR OF EVENTS
(TENTATIVE)

MONTHLY MEETING SCHEDULE

JANUARY JANUARY 3, 2018
FEBRUARY FEBRUARY 7, 2018
MARCH MARCH 7, 2018
APRIL APRIL 4, 2018
MAY MAY 2, 2018
JUNE JUNE 6, 2018
JULY JULY , 2018 (To Be Announced)
AUGUST AUGUST , 2018 (To Be Announced)
SEPTEMBER SEPTEMBER 5, 2018
OCTOBER OCTOBER 3, 2018
NOVEMBER NOVEMBER 7, 2018
DECEMBER DECEMBER 5, 2018 (ANNUAL MEETING)

SPECIAL EVENTS

FEB/MARCH POLAR PLUNGE (March 3, 2018)
RAIN DATE (March 4, 2018)
SPRING EGG HUNT (March 24, 2018)?
RAIN DATE (March 31, 2018)?
APRIL LAKE LOWERING (April 1 – April 30, 2018)
SPRING PROPERTY WALKTHRU (April 14, 2018)
5 K RUN (April 28, 2018)
MAY: YARD SALE (May 19, 2018)
BEACH OPENING (May 27, 2017)
JUNE:
JULY: SWIM LESSONS (June 26, 27, 28) & (July 5, 6, 7)

(July 17, 18, 19) & (July 24, 25, 26)

ADULT BEACH PARTY (?)
AUGUST: BOAT & FLOAT (August 4, 2018)
SEPTEMBER: FISHING DERBY (September 22, 2018)
OCTOBER: FALL FESTIVAL (October ??, 2017)

RAIN DATE (October ?, 2017)

HALLOWEEN DECORATING CONTEST (October 27, 2017)
NOVEMBER: SLA TURKEY TROT (November 22, 2018)
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2017 Turkey Trot Results

The Turkey Trot was a great success with 172 registered runners. It was a bright sunny (although cold) day and fine weather for a race.
Here are the results:

place time bib name age gender
1 22:10 31 Christina Finnegan 25 and over F
2 24:48 2 Kim Mason 25 and over F
3 31:46 118 Alison Yablonicky 25 and over F

1 20:17 48 Victor Tagliavia 25 and over M
2 20:40 123 Peter Forester 25 and over M
3 21:00 161 Kyle Hering 25 and over M

1 22:30 56 Kayla James under 25 F
2 24:56 59 Makenzie James under 25 F
3 26:50 149 Zoë Byham under 25 F

1 19:17 71 Chris Townsend under 25 M
2 21:30 158 Daniel Susson under 25 M
3 22:50 101 Cal Blumberg under 25 M

Congratulations to the top finishers and congratulations to all the participants who have started a new tradition here in Sturbridge Lakes.

Pictures are available at:
http://www.sturbridgelakes.com/TurkeyTrot17/photos/phpshow.php

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Last minute shirt order

T-Shirt fee is $10 per runner/Walker. (This is to cover the cost of your shirt)
We will need your $10 and name/ shirt size by this Monday, November 13 – short notice
but want to make sure the shirts come in time!***
Please drop all T Shirt orders off in my mailbox before 12 noon on Monday
Kim Mason 26 Brookview Drive

If you haven’t registered for the race, do so now at
http://www.sturbridgelakes.com/TurkeyTrot17/5KTurkeyTrot17.htm

See who is entered!
http://www.sturbridgelakes.com/TurkeyTrot17/TrotRunners17.php

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5K Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving at 8am

Kim Mason and Nicole Mazure are organizing the SLA 1st Annual 5K Turkey Trot Run. The Race will start at 8am on November 23rd at Foxview Beach.

Event Details and Entry Form are here:
http://www.sturbridgelakes.com/TurkeyTrot17/5KTurkeyTrot17.htm

Also T-Shirts are being made but have to be ordered by Monday, Novemebr 13. See details on the event flyer at the address listed above.

See you there!

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Fall Festival/Chili Cook-Off

The Chili Cook-Off was held on Nov. 5 with nice Fall weather and lots of Chili to taste.

Here are your winners:

Hot& Spicy: Chuck Miller with #101 Backdraft Chili

Traditional: Jodi Bakley with #3 COAL CRACKER CHILI

Other Chili: Marnie Joyce with #203 Texas Chili with a twist

Salsa: Hailey Miller with #301 Savage Salsa

Pictures of the event and Chilis
http://www.sturbridgelakes.com/FallFestival17/photos/phpshow.php

Thanks to the Voorhees Fire Department and EMTs for bringing out their equipment to show off.

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The Fall Festival is tomorrow!

The Fall Festival is tomorrow!

Details are shown here
http://www.sturbridgelakes.com/FallFestival/FFFlyer17.htm

You can enter your chili/salsa/cookie here http://www.sturbridgelakes.com/FallFestival

See you tomorrow, Sunday, November 5.

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Halloween Contest Winners

Here are the results of the Halloween Decorating Contest

Pictures are at
http://www.sturbridgelakes.com/Halloween17/photos/phpshow.php

“Best of Show”
Grand Prize Winner
Colin Seybold
21 Fox Hollow Road
$50 gift certificate
Pictures 9-20
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First Prize
Overall Best Haunted Display
Jennifer Sabol
9 Signal Hill Drive
$35 gift certificate
Pictures 21-30
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First Prize
Overall Best Halloween Themed Lighting
Nancy Hering
178 William Feather Drive
$35 gift certificate
Pictures 35-39

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First Prize
Overall Scariest Graveyard
Kathy, Jake, Max, & Lily Kaplan
114 William Feather Drive
$35 gift certificate
Pictures 44-47
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First Prize
Overall Creepiest Spider Den
Tamara & David Eveland
28 Wyndham Road
$35 gift certificate
Pictures 52-55
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First Prize
Overall Best Porch Display
Anella & Ray Zaso
17 Chatham Drive
$35 gift certificate
Pictures 56-62

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First Prize
Overall Best Trick or Treat Theme
Abigail Mailitsky
11 Tenby Chase Drive
$35 gift certificate
Pictures 64-68

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Category Winners
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Best Scarecrow
Amanda & Joe Kuklis
10 Harwood Drive
$20 gift certificate
Pictures 6-8

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Best Cat Inflatable
McKiernan Family
9 Signal Hill Drive
$20 gift certificate
Pictures 31-34

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Most Unusual Figure (Motorcycle)
Jody Bakley
188 William Feather Drive
$20 gift certificate
Pictures 40-43

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Holiday Spirit Awards

Dominic & Isabel Cavaliere
9 Addington Court
Pictures 1-4

Jim McGee
30 Battery Hill Drive
Picture 5

Marissa Insel
109 William Feather Drive
Pictures 49-51

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Fall Festival is postponed until Sunday, Nov. 5

There will be no Halloween Parade on Nov. 5

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