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LBA Board Meetings

Meetings are held at 7 pm on the 3rd Thursday of most months at the Castleton Community Center. This month, the next meeting is scheduled for 7 pm, Thursday, October 19th. October will have 2 meetings scheduled: the 19th and 26th. It is anticipated that there will not be any meetings in November and December.

Sip Bomoseen Fundraiser for LBPT

Chef Corey has updated the Sip Bomoseen Harvest & Wine dinner being held at the Taproom of the Lake Bomoseen Lodge on Friday, October 13.  To ensure that there will be enough food and beverage for all, we need your reservations by October 6.  This is a fund raiser for the Lake Bomoseen Preservation Trust (LBPT) and everyone is invited.  Appetizers will start to be served at 5 PM and include mini crab cakes with remoulade, vegetable stuffed mushrooms with a roasted red pepper emulsion and New England clam chowder shooters.  At 6:30 dinner is served starting with a salad of Mache & Frisee greens with heirloom cherry tomatoes, Vermont Creamery crumbled chevre, smoked confit duck and blackberry vinaigrette.  The entrée is pan seared heritage breed French cut pork chop, sweet potato and root vegetable hash and wild rice.  Dessert is a baked Cortland apple with toasted almonds, prunes, amaretto and fresh cream.  The wines chosen are Gruner Veltliner, Chenin Blanc, Pinot Noir and Vendange tardive Gewurztraminer.  Tickets are $65 and need to be reserved by calling John Hale at 201-725-2429 or email him at john@sudokuvt.com.  By purchasing them you are helping the LBPT preserve, promote and protect Lake Bomoseen.  Robert Wuagneux will providing music for the evening.  Tables of 6 or more can be reserved.  Contact Davene Brown at gdddbrown@hotmail.com or call 802-468-2281 for more information.

LBA Socials:  5-7 pm on 4th Thursdays

September 28th - Chili Cook Off in the Woodard Marine Showroom.

Kayaking

9 am on Wednesdays during the summer. Contact Joan Argento at argevtfl@aol.com to get on the notification list for starting locations.

Education Series at Kehoe Camp

To be announced when scheduled.

This series is held to fulfill the mission of the LBA to preserve, promote and protect our lake. Contact Davene Brown at gdddbrown@hotmail.com or 802-468-2281 for information.

The 200 Club

The Lake Bomoseen Association is pleased to announce that the KILL the MILfoil 200 Club campaign has surpassed the $60,000 level.  Lake homeowners and users have been very generous and this sends the message that many folks care and want to do what is necessary to reduce amount of milfoil in our beautiful lake. Now that the LBPT, a 501(c)(3), a tax deductible charity has had some on-the-water experience to analyze, the first harvester was sold back to the manufacturer and purchase of a completely different harvester will be considered.

The largest contributor to the 200 Club is Green Mountain Feeds, Inc. of Bethel, VT which has donated $40,000.  Our thanks go to this company and to all donors to date.  Having started the club in September of 2014, we are extremely grateful to all donors.  

Different levels of giving have been formed:  Bronze is $200 to $999, Silver $1,000 to $9,999, Gold is $10,000 to $19,999 and Platinum is for donations of $20,000 or more.  We invite any users of Lake Bomoseen to join in the fundraising effort to purchase, maintain and operate a larger, better harvester.  A PayPal option for $200 is available below, should you wish to make a tax deductible donation now. Checks for other amounts may be made payable and mailed to LBPT, PO Box 356, Bomoseen, VT 05732.

Kill the MILfoil

Any questions, please contact Davene Brown at gdddbrown@hotmail.com or call at 518-265-1267. 

This year, Lake Bomoseen has been home for an usual amount of invasive milfoil.  We plan to do what we can to reduce it but that comes with a cost.  We invite you to support our efforts to accomplish this goal.