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Loch Alpine Board Bulletin - May 9, 2018
Posted on May 9th, 2018
L.A. COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO HELP CONTROL PLANT INVADERS!
 
Join with the Lakes Committee and some hearty neighbors for quality time with nature – as we pull and dispose of the invasive garlic mustard plants blowing and growing into our lands.
 
Meet us SATURDAY, MAY 12 from 10 a.m. to Noon-ish... 
Gather at the upper lake Park Pavilion to pick up a site map of affected areas needing work.
Bring gardening gloves and yard waste bags, something to drink and your own refreshment.
Additional yard waste bags will be provided by the Lakes Committee.
 
WHY WE SHOULD CARE: Garlic Mustard is an invasive plant over-running many of our common areas and even sneaking into our private yards. It's aggressive, pushing out (toxic to) native plants and wildflowers, things you may have planted.
 
NOW is the proper time to pull it out – before it flowers, produces seeds and spreads. IT MUST BE REMOVED from the ground, not left as it will seed out after pulling. The Lakes Committee has identified several common areas where garlic mustard is growing now that we can work to clear. When you see it, please yank it out and bag it! It's biennial: 1st yr smaller, 2nd yr taller - rosette leaves with pretty white flower heads.
 
Here's what the plant looks like in early May:   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DxzibZcXbBc
 
    
 
 
 
Loch Alpine Social - April 29, 2018
Posted on Apr 30th, 2018
Loch Alpine Social Event Reminders
  • Weekend Playdates
  • Community Yard Sale
  • Garden Club
  • Graduate Bios
  • Independence Day Celebrations - June 23, 2018 (Volunteers needed)
  • Pavilion Reservations
Click here for the entire issue - Loch Alpine Social - April 29, 2018

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The Loch Alpine Award
LOCH ALPINE IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION LOCH ALPINE AWARD
 
The Loch Alpine Award was established by the Loch Alpine Improvement Association to recognize a person or persons who have demonstrated Exemplary efforts, Commitment and Dedication to the Loch Alpine Community. The Award Plaque is presented annually at the Association Membership Meeting in March following a nomination and selection process carried out by the Association Board of Directors. Exceptional volunteer work and community support - in spirit, in works and talent - are considered.
The Loch Alpine Improvement Association is proud to have honored these recipients of the Loch Alpine Award (prior to 2013, the award was designated the Sendra Award). 
 
2017 -  Brian McCall : Roads Comm Chair
2016 -  Katie Roycroft : Social Committee Chair, LA Lore Mgmt
2015 -  Harry Rolfes : Board of Directors; Roads Comm Chair
2014 -  Peter Logan : Board of Directors, President; Project Mgmt (Lakes, Dams, Communication, Club Transition)
        -  Steve DeWolfe , Excavators, Inc.: 40 yrs of Road & Snow Mgmt
2013 -  Lucy Cohen : Board of Directors, Treasurer; Grounds Comm Chair, Project Mgmt (Management transition, Park Pavilion)
2012 -  Mindy Kerr : Safety & Security Committee Chair; Project Mgmt (Winter Snow/ice Road Manager)
        -  Lara Treemore-Spears: Lakes & Grounds Committee Contributor;
        -  Kathie Weinmann : Lakes Committee Chair
2011 -  Neil Gerl : Loch Alpine Sanitary Authority Board, 25 yrs as LA Representative; Lakes Committee Contributor
2010 -  Tom Holland : Board of Directors, President; Project Mgmt (Website development, Long-Range Planning;) Website Manager
2009 -  Laurence Carolin : For his desire to be involved, to help others and to make the most of a too short life
2008 -  Gregg Heidebrink : Board of Directors, President; Roads & Grounds Committee Chair; Project Mgmt (Capital Plan)
2007 -  LA Lakes Restoration Project Team : Wes Daining, Herb Earle, John Forrester, Neil Gerl, Bill Ince, Peter Logan
2006 -  Nona and Hugh Credille : the “Swan Lady” lake swan support team
2005 -  Christine Fitzsimons : Board of Directors, President; LA Lore Mgmt
2004 -  Bob Sendra : Board of Directors, President; Community Manager
        -  Pat Sendra : Bookkeeper; Community Management