The CSA Season of 2007 was a wonderful experience. We enjoyed a great deal of enthusiasm this year for the exceptional programs available and the increasing engagement of our volunteers. I was impressed with the high degree of energy and consideration we all employ to communicate, seek common ground, and make decisions on the many [...]
Archive for January 2009
The Youth Committee has overseen the summer’s activities carried out by Youth Director, Molly Harrison and Youth Leaders Margie Knutsen and Eric Thomas. Children between the ages of twelve and fifteen were brought together for night time activities in a spirit of excitement while those under twelve enjoyed recreational games during the day.
In addition to [...]
Thank you all,
The bird in question is a male White Winged Crossbill. They are a boreal forest dweller, and feed on pine cone seeds. The crossed bill is used to extract the seeds from the pine cone. They are found all over Canada and in Winter come down into the Northern US hunting pine seeds. I’ve [...]
We had a wonderful change in the weather Saturday. Blue sky, calm winds and moderate temps……There was only one thing to do. Put everything else on hold and walk the beach..It was actually so comfortable that I took off my hat and gloves….Something I normally don’t do until April..I,m always amazed at how the beach [...]
Happy 09. I trust everyone had a good New Years…The bonfire was great fun and we were treated to a wonderful sunset that came out of nowhere. Complete with the Winter magenta streak. Thank all you hardy folks who came out…It is still snowing, every other day we get a small addition. The good thing is [...]
THE NOMINATIONS PROCESS
In an effort to make the nominations process more transparent, I am writing this article to clarify how the committee selects nominees. The nominations committee meets once each summer, and in the course of a couple hours of very lively debate, selects five nominees: three Lot Owners and two Associate Members. The ideal [...]
EDUCATION FUND & SCHOLARSHIPS
The CSA Education Fund was established October 24, 1992 to provide scholarships to CSA and Benzie County students and to support education programs deemed worthy by the Trustees. The scholarships are granted to students who have financial need, have demonstrated scholastic ability, and who have been accepted by an undergraduate or post [...]
ANNUAL REPORT 2007
The Pilgrim Fund Trustees invited two additional individuals to join our ranks at our Annual Meeting on August 10th. We were pleased to welcome John Harbeson and Eileen Rauschert as fellow Trustees.
2007 was an active season for the Pilgrim Fund. We began by funding the Meeting House roof repairs (approximately $ 16,000). New [...]