Loon Cabin URGENT REQUEST
As the Loon Island renovation nears completion, we have a need for volunteers to help move unused lumber off the island. If you can arrive at Loon around 11am, Sunday, July 12 with a party boat or other large boat, please contact Dan Onion at: firstname.lastname@example.org or on his cell (207) 242-6224. Dan will schedule loading intervals to maintain nautical and social distance. Your tour of duty should last no more than 2 to 3 hours max.
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Letter from Gerry Tinguely, PPA President
Dear Members & Friends of Parker Pond Association,
Summer is here. 85 degrees on Parker Pond and the water is 62 degrees. I just got out of the water and it looks and feels beautiful and clean. What a respite from the pandemic that we are all facing.
Members of PPA will soon receive a remittance envelope in the mail so that you can submit your membership dues, currently $20.00 per voting member. We would also welcome additional contributions to support our many stewardship activities. For example, the Board recently allocated $9,000 to 30 Mile River Watershed Association to help us with water quality monitoring, courtesy boat inspections and invasive plant monitoring. Our donation to 30 MRWA does not cover the cost of the services provided by them. We need to chip in more. Because of the expertise of the staff at 30 MRWA Parker Pond will directly benefit from $175,000 in grants dedicated to fixing the culvert on Sandy River road. The soil erosion there is probably Parker Ponds’ biggest source of pollution.
We cannot sufficiently support the vital programs to keep Parker Pond pristine by membership dues alone and rely on extra donations made by you. We are thankful for your generosity in the past. You have always answered the call for help and I am confident that we will meet the challenges going forward on Parker Pond.
Because of COVID-19 this year’s Annual Meeting will occur by way of Zoom on Saturday, June 27 from 6 PM-7:30 PM.
An invite from Bill. Rosenberg will be e-mailed to you. Zoom is a free, secure system for video and tele-conferencing, so all can attend the meeting via computer and/or telephone. You can find out more about Zoom at: https://zoom.us/. The agenda and the minutes from last year’s meeting will also be e-mailed to you and are also posted here on the PPA website. If you have not been receiving your PPA communications via e-mail and would like to, please provide your e-mail address in the space provided on the enclosed envelope.
Gerry Tinguely, PPA President
PPA Spring Newsletter
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Loon Island Cabin Work - Summer 2019
Volunteers:Charles Fields, Mike Wells, and Lenoid Tsvetkov
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Updated May 2020 by Susan Onion