The 27th Manitowish Waters Lakes Association annual meeting and breakfast takes place from 9 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 27, at the North Lakeland Discovery Center. Sign-in starts at 8:30 a.m. with the business meeting beginning promptly at 9 a.m.
Breakfast will be available throughout the meeting and will include egg bake casserole, sweet rolls and muffins, fruit, and beverages.
There will be a short business meeting to elect directors and officers followed by presentations: Emily Heald will give an AIS update, David Bartling of Bartling’s Manitowish Cranberry Company will give a presentation on their mission to grow quality crops while sustaining the land and water resources, Tom Kramer will report on Walleyes for Tomorrow, and Quita Sheehan, Vilas County Water conservationist, will talk about healthy lakes. An opportunity to ask questions and voice concerns about lake/river properties will be available.
The picnic is free for members and immediate family with membership in the MWLA. A donation is appreciated if guests or extended family are brought along. If preferred, they can take out a membership for only $25.
There will be an opportunity to buy tickets for a raffle of exceptional items, such as an area airplane ride for two donated by Tom Ahonen and a gift certificate from Trout Lake Golf Club that includes greens fees for two people,18 holes, with a cart.
For more information, call 715-543-8141. To become a member, visit website at www.mwlakes.com.