News and Updates from the Lake Hopatcong Foundation

SAVE THE DATE for the 2019 Lake Hopatcong Block Party

Categories: Block Party, community, Events, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury, Volunteers
Mark those calendars for the 2019 Lake Hopatcong Block Party on Saturday, May 11, at Hopatcong State Park!  The Lake Hopatcong Block Party brings visitors together with businesses, non-profit organizations, community groups crafters and food vendors for a day that kicks off the summer season and celebrates all facets of Lake Hopatcong life. Returning vendors will be …

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Six great reasons to make a year-end gift to the LHF

Categories: Fundraising, General LHF Info, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News
Lake Hopatcong
As 2018 comes to a close, we hope it will be the perfect opportunity to include the Lake Hopatcong Foundation in your year-end giving. With your financial support, the Lake Hopatcong Foundation plans to add more programs at our new home at the Lake Hopatcong Train Station, continue to build more nature trails around our …

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Volunteer Spotlight: Bob Behrent

Categories: Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Volunteers
If you’ve ever seen a photo of an eagle, high in a tree or soaring through the sky above Lake Hopatcong, it was likely taken by Bob Behrent. The 73-year-old Roxbury Township resident, armed with a camera lens as long as a Louisville Slugger, manages to take stunning shots that invite viewers right into the …

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Two more weeks before the lake begins to refill

Categories: community, Hopatcong, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Mt. Arlington, News, Roxbury
The five-year 60-inch drawdown will be coming to a close in a couple of weeks. If you haven’t yet had the chance to tackle inspections or maintenance to any waterfront structures, now is the time! Residents can contact Hopatcong State Park at 973-398-7010 to inquire about projects that do or don’t require a permit. According …

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Goal reached for #GivingTuesday 2018

Categories: community, Fundraisers, Fundraising, Giving, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News
We are always humbled by the amazing show of support the LHF receives on Giving Tuesday. Thank you so much to all who chose to give to our lake and lake community on this day of giving. We are sincerely grateful for your support and we are so excited to announce that we met and …

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Don’t rake leaves into the lake

Categories: News, Water Quality
As you’re wrapping up your fall yard work, please remember to rake or blow your leaves away from the lake and not into it.  It is inevitable that some leaves will naturally fall into the lake, however, an abundance of decomposing leaves will increase the nutrient levels in the lake which can lead to algae …

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Simple ways to support your community while celebrating the holiday season

Categories: community, Fundraising, General LHF Info, News
The Holiday season is officially upon us!  After giving thanks and communing with family and friends, there are lots of opportunities to snatch some amazing bargains, support your local community, enjoy the season and even get outside. Black Friday Amazon Smile For those who love the thrill of the bargain, don’t forget to use smile.amazon.com when taking …

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