Manchaug Pond Foundation Fundraising

On-Lake POKER RUN

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Save the date for this one – an on-lake Poker Run! No boat? No problem as we can play your hand for you so you can play from home!

The Manchaug Pond Foundation offers an afternoon of fun on the lake with a Poker Run from 1:00 to 3:00 PM to benefit Manchaug Pond. Play alone or get a boat load of friends, family and neighbors or play from home to cast off for a few hours of poker on the lake. Will you win with a straight, flush, full house or pair? Play a hand… or two or three! Check out the scorecard here! …

Manchaug Pond Foundation Safe Boating

FREE Vessel Safety Check ~ Safe Boating!

BOATERS VESSEL SAFETY CHECK OFFERED AT MANCHAUG POND Manchaug Pond Foundation and a Green Bay Sail & Power Squadron volunteer help boaters stay safe. MANCHAUG POND, SUTTON/DOUGLAS:  JUNE 8, 2019 – With boating season under way,  the Manchaug Pond Foundation is sponsoring a free Vessel Safety Check (VSC) for all interested boaters at the state boat ramp on Manchaug Pond, Saturday, June 8th between 9:00 AM and Noon, Torrey Road in Sutton.  This is a no-cost, no-risk, courtesy inspection offered to all interested boaters of all ages.  All types of vessels are eligible from paddleboards and pedal boats, to sail, kayaks and canoes, to personal watercraft and power boats. Qualified Vessel Examiner Jim Arpin of the Greenwich Bay Sail & Power Squadron will help you make your vessel safe and legal. Did you know that a kayak, canoe, or pedal boat needs a whistle or horn? Or that any boat with a motor must be registered with the numbers displayed on the hull? Do you have life jackets for all on board? Jim will walk you through the rules and regulations for your vessel, point out both the required and recommended items to have aboard, such as fire extinguishers, life jackets, distress …

Manchaug Pond Foundation

Annual Meeting of the Members Saturday!

Posted August 8, 2018 Calling all members…  it is time for the ANNUAL Business MEETING of the Manchaug Pond Foundation – 9th for the Foundation and 51st for the MPA!  This year the date is a couple weeks early due to the availability of the facility so plan to join in Saturday morning, August 11th at the Dining Hall of the YMCA Camp Blanchard, Manchaug Road in Sutton on the shores of Manchaug Pond.     Pay your dues online today or at the door to attend!  9:00 AM the coffee will be on with a delicious homemade breakfast buffet to follow at 9:30. Business meeting agenda to include: Approval of the minutes Treasurer’s financial report for 2017 and 2018 to date Election of the Board of Directors by the members Setting the budget for 2019 Presentation of awards for the 2018 Boat Decorating Contest Old and new business from the membership. Guest speaker: Following the business meeting, presentations will be made by William Langlois and Edward Biehn on invasives, permitting, and the new initiatives including diver-assisted suction harvesting (DASH). Check out our YouTube playlist to view Diver-Assisted Suction Harvesting in action on other lakes having a huge impact! Plan to check …