Happy Summer – News 5/20/15

Happy Summer!!

If you’ve been any where this past week you’ll notice the increase in traffic and people. Everyone has taken the kick-off to summer with a lot of activity! There was a lot more people on Lower Clam Lake this past weekend than I’ve seen all year and I the sounds of music coming from Birch Haven Bible Camp was a nice sound to here after the long winter and then there is the cars parked in the Chapel’s yard for the 6pm mass is always a welcome return….. But not as welcome as the smiling faces of these friends Tom and Linda Glafcke, Bob and Karen Schmidt, Pete and Debbie Heineitz and Jack and Barb Cook who all are all spending time getting their summer homes ready for summer!

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May 14, 2015 – CLCC Regular Meeting & Potluck

May 14, 2015

Regular Meeting & Potluck

Meeting called to order by Bill MacLeod, Secretary/Treasurer at 5:14 pm with the pledge of allegiance. In attendance: Carl & Jean Kubley, Bud & Julie Rubeck, Pat Dudley, Bill MacLeod, Lynne Rice, Jerry & Lea Justice, Karen & Bob Schmidt, Bob & Cindy Buryanek, Ace & Joan Griffaw, Len & Joy Heinlein, Cheryl Cofrin and Carol Plotkowski. Bob Bailey visited during bingo.

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Clam Lake Community Dance

After taking a bit of a break, I am once again returning to my historical snippets. I will jump around a bit, revisiting things from old Community Club records and correspondence that detail the events that were taking place in Clam Lake during various eras.

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September – Fall Elk Bugling

September – Fall Elk Bugling

Elk bugling is a special feature of the fall rut usually starting in late August and running through late September in the Clam Lake, Wisconsin area. As the big bull elk prepare to attract female cows, they let out bellows, which range from deep tones to high-pitch squeals to grunts.

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Camp Fire Island

In this last snippet on Camp Fire Island, I am including the cover from the 1914 season brochure for Camp. Pictured is Hazel (Taylor) Scotford, Howard’s wife, with a prize muskie. She was one of the Glidden Glamour Girls of 1908. This brochure tells how to set up arrangements for traveling to the Island and a map of the area at the time, including the train tracks coming from Grandview.

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West Fork Waterway Association Inc.

West Fork Waterway Association Inc.

West Fork Waterway Association Inc. is a a 501(c) 3 not for profit organization of concerned people for the preservation and protection of the historic West Fork Waterway and wildlife area for recreation and public enjoyment of its scenic beauty today and in the future.

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