Adirondack Shindig Saturday

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This is always a great way to spend a special summer, family friendly day: there’s the yard sale, a preview of the renovations of the historic 1881 church and a concert featuring The North Country Boys and Andy Smith and Bob Gagnon.

 Start your day in the morning at the Adirondack Yard Sale beginning at 9 am and continuing until 3 pm near the Recreation Field, and enjoy the Family Activities Area and take a chance in the basket raffle.

 Adirondack Shindig runs from 11 am until 3 pm. Take a walk through the original doors to see the work done in the newly renovated 1881 Union Church.

This historic structure served the Adirondack area residents and visitors for over a century. The historic building will once again serve the area as the Historical Museum Annex of the Horicon Historical Society. Hear the beautiful sound by ringing the still-operating bell as a donation toward the renovations. 

 The Shindig will feature musical entertainment, desserts and baked goods for sale by J. Gallup Farm. Great food and drinks are available at the Adirondack General Store. Bring your own chairs, get up and dance or sit back, relax, and enjoy a great day.

 The day will benefit The Town of Horicon Historical Society. Sponsored by the Town of Horicon Historical Society and the Town of Horicon.

Where and When:

 Saturday - 8/10/2019

9:00AM - 3:00PM

Free

1881 Union Church, 21 Church Street

Adirondack, NY

The Mini Pearl: News from our Friends at ESSLA

The Mini Pearl: News from our Friends at ESSLA

There's a whole lot happening at the East Shore Schroon Lake Association, as they celebrate their 50th Anniversary. Save the Date:  June 5, 2016, for their big kick off bash at Jimbo's. We;ve got all of their news, after the jump.

 

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Really Good Lake News March 2014 Edition

Really Good Lake News March 2014 Edition

Photo: A Frozen Schroon Lake, Winter 2014

Both the Schroon Lake Association (SLA) and the East Shore Schroon Lake Association (ESSLA) have something to be very proud of: the number of hours volunteers from both associations have contributed to help secure matching grant money for various projects to protect and improve Schroon Lake.

Bill McGhie, ESSLA past president and current board member, says that in 2013 volunteers committed 1,477 hours (valued at @ $25 an hour for a total of $36,925) towards the $200,000 grant.

“We have every active volunteers throughout our organization,” Bill told Schroon Laker. “And for 2014 volunteers have contributed 158 hours so far.”

Added ESSLA President Jane Smith: “We have a very hands on lake steward program and dedicated members whose job it is to educate the public on invasive species. That has gone a long way to educate people being aware of the dangers of invasive species.

“I am proud of all of the ESSLA members who have volunteered to educate the public over the last three years at various crafts fairs and public events.

“Sometimes people just chuckle when they see us, but they come back and learn something.”

Over at SLA, they have equally impressive volunteer hours: more than 1100, (valued at $27,000) according to President  Mark Granger.

In a statement Mark said the SLA’s Steering Committee Representative Paul Conolly handed over 1100 volunteer hours to the storm water runoff project being managed by Warren County Soil and Water, the group responsible for collecting the hours for the grant.

“Our Board Members held educational programs, trained and supervised Lake Stewards scouted for milfoil and did scores of other things over the past 9 months” said Conolly

Like ESSLA, the work of SLA Board members was done to provide matching funds for the grant received from the state.

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