The 2009 Annual Meeting was held at the Leelanau School on August 8th. Attendees filled the auditorium after enjoying time to look at all the displays put up by board members Sarah and Mike Litch.
Retiring board members Sarah Litch, Charles Offenloch and Gary Humphreys were recognized for their six years of dedicated service. We are happy to report that both Sarah and Charles will continue to volunteer their time to help with GLA efforts.
Newly elected board members (pictured below) are John Kassarjian, Ann Davey and Mike Litch. John Rockwood will serve a second term as President.
One of the highlights of the meeting included presentation of 5 Stewardship Awards to the following:
Watershed Friendly Protection Strategies Award to Steve Yancho, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park Service.
Lake Friendly Protection Award to Harbor Island Association for building a community drain field to transport wastewater away from Brook and Glen Lakes.
Lakescaping Awards to:
Duane and Chris Shugart for completing a four year,three phase naturalization of their 900 feet of lakefront.
Jack and Renee Beam for landscaping with native plants and a ‘shag rug’ lawn to protect the lake from phosphorus.
Steve and Kathy McShane for an eleven-year project to restore their shoreline by planting more than 300 native plants.
To read the entire Proposed Minutes of the 2009 Annual Meeting Click Here,