Tag: Evan Weststrate

  • Meeting Minutes: February 6, 2024

    Meeting Minutes: February 6, 2024

    Attendees: Evan Weststrate, Paul Roberts, Sheila Purdy, Christopher Osborn, Donald Ross, Robin Dexter, Amy Kahn, Ben Kahn Item 1: Banners for Cleanups Still on the table. Plan is for Evan to pass over a design to Paul to send to the printer. Scout troop will pay for the printing. Recommendation: use Canva. Item 2: Scout…

  • Meeting Minutes: January 9, 2024

    Meeting Minutes: January 9, 2024

    Attendees: Amy Kahn, Ben Kahn, Donald Ross, Evan Weststrate, Jean Fisher, John Mordes, Lara Prebble, Rena Getz, Paul Roberts, Robin Dexter Congratulations, Rena, on starting your new position! Debate: 7 v. 7:15. The mystery is solved! We start at 7:15, but John starts the Zoom at 7. Item 1: Banners for Cleanups Paul: Need a…

  • Our December 2023 Holiday Meeting

    Our December 2023 Holiday Meeting

    This is a combined meeting of election of officers and year end party. It is the last meeting for 2023.

  • Annual letter to Members, 2023

    Annual letter to Members, 2023

    As Covid-19 receded, 2023 became a good year for both Hemlock Gorge and the Friends of Hemlock Gorge. The park continued to be visited by many families, new visitors, and old friends. The Friends’ leadership credits you, our members, whose efforts continue to make the park an important part of our local environment. Below is…

  • Minutes for December 6, 2022

    Minutes for December 6, 2022

    Holiday Celebration: This was the year-end meeting which was both a formal meeting and holiday party. It was celebrated at the Osborne House and was catered by Better Life Foods, which gave the event a very gala atmosphere.

  • Annual Letter to Members, 2022

    Annual Letter to Members, 2022

     As Covid-19 relented a bit, 2022 was a good year for both Hemlock Gorge and the Friends of Hemlock Gorge. The park continued to be visited by many families, new visitors, and old friends.

  • Upper Falls Village Day, October 2, 2022

    Upper Falls Village Day, October 2, 2022

    Upper Falls Village Day took place on Sunday, October 2 in Pettee Square. The Friends had a booth and the event was a great success despite cold, blustery weather. Our pop-up shelter performed admirably and we introduced several people to the park.

  • Annual Summer Picnic 2022

    Annual Summer Picnic 2022

    At this event we had our long delayed dedication of the new roof on the Stone Building and a ceremony to recognize Representative RUTH BALSER for making the new roof possible and for all the additional effort she has put in to supporting our efforts to maintain the Stone Building and the Park.

  • Annual Letter to Members, 2020

    Annual Letter to Members, 2020

    Because of Covid-19, 2020 has been a year unlike any other for the Friends. Our last in-person meeting was in March. Since then we have met by Zoom, and our summer picnic was canceled.

  • Annual End-of-Year Letter to Members, 2019

    Annual End-of-Year Letter to Members, 2019

    2019 was a year of transition and renewal and accomplishment for the Friends.

  • Annual Letter to Members, 2017

    Annual Letter to Members, 2017

    2017 was a rewarding year for the Friends 2018 promises to be even better.

  • Annual Letter to Members, 2016

    Annual Letter to Members, 2016

    2016 has been a challenging and exciting year for the Friends.