Tag: Rep. Ruth Balser

  • 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…

  • Monthly Meeting Minutes November 5, 2023

    Monthly Meeting Minutes November 5, 2023

    The November meeting of the Friends was held over Zoom

  • Rep. Ruth Balser and DCR visit Stone Building

    Rep. Ruth Balser and DCR visit Stone Building

    Rep. Ruth Balser has been actively working to get the restoration of the Stone Building underway. Here is an excerpt from her latest letter to constituents

  • 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.

  • Important Stone Building News

    Important Stone Building News

    Rep. Balser is now working with the DCR and state authorities to move the restoration forward. Last year she was able to secure $250,000 in state funding for the restoration of the building that remains available and should cover the priority 1 repairs.

  • 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, 2009

    Annual Letter to Members, 2009

    In 2010, we will continue to work with the Department of Conservation and Recreation and its Urban Park Bureau. We will also continue our partnership with Site Supervisor Erica Aubin and former Site Supervisor and DCR administrator Kevin Hollenbeck. We hope you will share our pleasure in the accomplishments of 2009 and our hopes for…

  • Annual Letter to Members, 2008

    Annual Letter to Members, 2008

    In 2009, we will continue to work with the Department of Conservation and Recreation and its Urban Park Bureau. We will also continue our partnership with Site Supervisor Erica Aubin and former Site Supervisor and DCR administrator Kevin Hollenbeck. We hope you will share our pleasure in the accomplishments of 2008 and our hopes for…

  • Annual Letter to Members, 2006

    Annual Letter to Members, 2006

    In 2007, we will continue to work with the Department of Conservation and Recreation and its Urban Park Bureau. We will also continue our partnership with former Site Supervisor Kevin Hollenbeck, now a member of DCR management. We anticipate that a new Site Supervisor will be named in 2007. We hope you will share our…