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Rainbow Lake resident & official RLA animator Chris Williams has graciously designed some very cool Rainbow Lake merchandize that is now available for purchase, with all proceeds going to the RLA. T-shirts, coffee mugs, car magnets & other groovy swag can be found HERE.
Announcements Around The Lake
The next RLA board meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 29, 6:30 to 8, at the CVS on Main Street. (Yes, CVS has a meeting room in the back, & it's free to rent for local groups.) This is an open board meeting, so any members are invited to attend. We hope to see you there.
The annual RLA picnic was held on Sunday, August 5th, at Crescent Beach. Thanks to all those who came out to show true community spirit!
The deadline for attaching your 2018 RLA stickers to all boats on the two beaches is August 18. After August 18, all boats without a current sticker will be removed. If not claimed, the boats will then be sold, with proceeds going toward the RLA. If you are a member but do not have a boat sticker, please contact the RLA using the "Contact" link on this website. If you are NOT a member, please remove your boat from the beach before August 15.
The 4th annual Wataba Lake Festival will be held on Saturday, September 15, at "Hippie Hill" (25 Clearview Drive) from noon to 6 p.m. Live music, food, & lots of family fun for all! Stay tuned for more details.
On Saturday, 14 April, we had the Spring Beach Cleanup at Crescent Beach. We painted the rafts/docks and a picnic table. The beaches look beautiful - we are ready for beach season!
On Saturday, May 12th, we held the Annual General Meeting at the Ridgefield Recreation Center. Elections were held for 3 positions on the Board of the RLA. The winners are: Marty Gold, Marc Moll, and Chuck Sussman.
An important reminder to Rainbow Lake residents:
When raking or blowing leaves, please DO NOT dispose of your leaves in the lake.
Here is a link to some lake living tips that address this & other common lake problems:
We are currently revamping our "Vendor Discounts" page. Check here soon for information about discount on a number of services, including trash pickup and home heating oil!
In the meantime, if you have a business or know of one that might be interested in offering discounts to RLA members, please contact Carolyn Griffiths at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Read more about it HERE:
Check out this video from the Rutgers Agricultural Experiment Station detailing how to make an artificial floating wetland.
LEFT: Janine Ranieri inserts plants into our own floating wetland.
RIGHT: Doug Carroll & John Keegan (hidden) row the wetland out into Rainbow Lake.
BELOW: A heron hangs out on the floating wetland.
RLA member volunteers taking advantage of a beautiful April morning to work on phase 1 of the H2H project. Thanks to all who helped out!
Four months later, check out the blooming flowers: