Camp Fire Minnesota’s Annual Event – October 23

Our neighbors at Camp Tanadoona could use our support. Please join us at Camp Fire’s upcoming wine & whiskey tasting on October 23rd! It’s a really fun evening – great food and drink, and an inspiring program. See details in the link below.
http://campfiremn.org/events/annualbenefit.htm

 

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Annual Meeting Update

We had a great turnout at our Annual Meeting and Fall Picnic last night. Attached are the slides shared by LMPA president Steve Gunther

FINAL Lake Minnewashta Annual Mtg slides 9.21.14

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Lake Minnewashta Preservation Association Annual Picnic and Garage Sale – Sunday 9/21/14

The Lake Minnewashta Preservation Association is hosting its Annual Pot Luck Dinner and Lake Garage Sale on Sunday, September 21st. The event runs from 4PM to 7PM in the Dining Hall at Camp Tanadoona.. This is a great opportunity to get together with your neighbors and meet new lake neighbors. We hope you join us! This event will take place rain or shine (but we’re hoping for shine!)

Annual Lake Minnewashta Pot Luck Dinner
Date: Sunday 9/21/14
Time: 4-7pm
Place: Camp Tanadoona, Tanadoona Drive, Chanhassen

Social Hour: Get to know your new neighbors and catch up with the latest news on the lake.

Annual Meeting: There will be a short meeting of the Association to wrap up the 2014 season and make plans for 2015.

Picnic: Hot Dogs will be provided. Please bring something to share and your own beverages. We hope to be able to provide beer from Excelsior Brewing Company.

Local Art: For the first time, we’re having an art exhibit as we’re invited several Minneapolis artists from a variety of genres to display their works!

Garage Sale: This will be an opportunity to clear your garage of your unwanted lake equipment and toys so others can enjoy them or for you to pick some new or gently used items for your own enjoyment. For larger items, please bring a picture. A 20% contribution from any sale is suggested to the LMPA or you can donate the entire sale towards the LMPA as a contribution towards our water quality management program.

Please RSVP (so we have an idea of how many hot dogs we will need) by replying to this email or to Helen Gunther @ Phone: 612-986-4073 Email: hgunther57@gmail.com

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DNR to designate Christmas Lake as ‘infested’ – Chanhassen Villager: News

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed that zebra mussels were found in Christmas Lake in Shorewood, just south of Lake Minnetonka.

DNR to designate Christmas Lake as ‘infested’ – Chanhassen Villager: News.

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Zebra mussels confirmed in Christmas Lake – Chanhassen Villager: News

Zebra mussels have been confirmed at the public boat access at Christmas Lake in Shorewood, according to information from the Minnehaha Creek …

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Updated: No Zebra Mussel infestation reported at Lake Minnewashta – Chanhassen Villager: Carver County

Updated: No infestation reported at Lake Minnewashta – Chanhassen Villager: Carver County.

A boat with two zebra mussels was in Lake Minnewashta July 16, according to information from Carver County.
According to the county Parks Department, two zebra mussels were found on a boat leaving the lake through a public access operated by the county. This is the first time, according to county officials, that zebra mussels have been identified on a boat leaving a lake through a county-operated public access site.
The afternoon of July 16 a boat had been in Lake Minnewashta and was leaving the lake when an inspector found the zebra mussels, according to information provided by Sam Pertz of the Carver County Parks Department. The boat had been in Lake Minnetonka that same date. The boater indicated to county inspectors that the boat was fully decontaminated by a Department of Natural Resources unit located at Lake Minnetonka prior to coming to Lake Minnewashta.

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