News and Updates from the Lake Hopatcong Foundation

Floating Classroom Wins 2018 ANJEC Environmental Achievement Award

Categories: Education, Floating Classroom, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Projects and Initiatives
The Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions (ANJEC) awarded the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Floating Classroom an Environmental Achievement Award “for outstanding accomplishment in local environmental protection” at its 45th Annual Environmental Congress at Mercer County College in West Windsor on October 12. The Floating Classroom, a 40-foot pontoon boat dubbed “Study Hull,” educated more than …

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Volunteer Spotlight: Beth Baross

Categories: Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Volunteers
On the Lake Hopatcong volunteer circuit, you’re never quite sure where Beth BaRoss is going to show up. In the two years since she moved to Mount Arlington, she’s rolled up her sleeves for just about every event and initiative possible. Beth was a Co-Planner, with Lee Moreau, for this year’s Block Party and has …

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Lake Loop 2018: Results, Gratitude and Photos

Categories: community, Events, Fundraisers, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Lake Loop, LHF, News
We sincerely thank all who made Lake Loop 2018 on October 7 at Hopatcong State Park such a success! As always, the Lake Loop was an event full of energy because of the limitless enthusiasm of the people who were there. Participants, vendors, and spectators and volunteers all brought so much electricity to the day …

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Lake Loop Brings State Park to Life

Categories: community, Events, Fundraisers, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Lake Loop, LHF, News
By October, summer’s roar of activity at Hopatcong State Park has faded to little more than the whisper of windswept leaves scraping along pavement. Some days, however, are exceptions. The sixth annual Lake Loop, held Sunday, Oct. 7 at the park, pulled in several hundred visitors. Cars crammed the parking lot, music filled the air, …

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Donna, Going “Above and Beyond”

Categories: From the President, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News
We always knew we had a rockstar on staff with grants and programs director Donna Macalle-Holly. But yesterday, we were thrilled to see an outside group recognize her as well! At the New Jersey Highlands Coalition’s annual meeting, which was held at the Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club, Donna was awarded the “Above & Beyond Award” …

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Final Call for Lake Loop 2018

Categories: community, Events, Fundraisers, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Lake Loop, LHF, News
Today is the LAST DAY to pre-register for Lake Loop 2018 This year’s bike, run and paddle challenge, on Sunday, Oct.7, at Hopatcong State Park is set to be AMAZING and you won’t want to miss it! Enjoy breathtaking views of beautiful Lake Hopatcong while participating in one, two or all three events in support …

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Lake Loop Bike Routes – What to Expect

Categories: community, Events, Fundraisers, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, Lake Loop, LHF, News
The bike course will go clockwise around the lake and consist of approximately 20 miles of rolling terrain. This is a great course for experienced cyclists, weekend warriors or riders who want to stretch their legs and enjoy the ride. As the name suggests, this route loops the lake and offers many lake views that …

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Survey Results for Community Programming at the Train Station

Categories: community, Grants, News, Other, Train Station
In January, the Lake Hopatcong Foundation was selected to receive an incubation grant from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities to conduct a front-end evaluation survey to assist us in determining the best direction for future programming at the Lake Hopatcong Cultural and Environmental Center. The Lake Hopatcong Cultural and Environmental Center will be located …

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