News and Updates from the Lake Hopatcong Foundation

#GivingTuesday donations will have double the impact

Categories: community, Fundraisers, Fundraising, Giving, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News
A global day of giving #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving when millions of people come together to support the causes they believe in and the communities in which they live. The Lake Hopatcong Foundation will, once again, join this global giving movement on November 27 with a special giving opportunity. #GivingTuesday donations will support our …

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Hundreds of volunteers venture out to remove trash from Lake Hopatcong

Categories: community, Events, Jefferson, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Commission, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF, Mt. Arlington, News, Projects and Initiatives, Volunteers, Water Quality
Shortly after 8 o’clock on a misty Saturday morning, the collar of two green-plaid boots peeked up above the dark-gray muck just off Brady Road in Jefferson Township. Barely a step away, Cora Haughney was desperately trying to find her balance on one foot, which she’d managed to plant on a friend’s clean boot while …

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Less Than Three Weeks Until #GivingTuesday!

Categories: community, Fundraisers, Fundraising, Giving, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News
#GivingTuesday is a global giving movement that has been built by individuals, families, organizations, businesses and communities in countries around the world. Millions of people have come together to support and champion the causes they believe in and the communities in which they live. We have a special giving opportunity for #GivingTuesday this year… stay tuned!

Volunteers Celebrated at Beefsteak Dinner

Categories: community, Fundraisers, Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation hosted a traditional beefsteak dinner Saturday, Nov. 3, at the St. Jude Parish Hall in Hopatcong. The event was a fundraiser for the LHF as well as a gathering to honor LHF volunteers. “As a small organization, we’re limited as to what we can do without paying more people,” said Marty …

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Academy for Environmental Sciences Doing Great Things in Jefferson

Categories: Education, Environmental Program News, From the President, Jefferson, Lake Steward Program, Lake Stewards, News
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation has been a partner with the Academy for Environmental Sciences, part of the Morris County Vo-Tech program and run out of Jefferson Township High School, since it was first announced in 2015. Academy students have helped teach elementary school students during our spring field trips and have worked as some of …

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Floating Classroom 2018 Wrap-Up

Categories: Education, Floating Classroom, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Projects and Initiatives
It has been a whirlwind of an inaugural year for the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Floating Classroom! The vessel first arrived and was launched on Lake Hopatcong in April and was christened, Study Hull, at our 2018 Annual Meeting in May at the Garden State Yacht Club in Hopatcong. See post on Floating Classroom Christening: 2018 LHF Annual Meeting and Floating …

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Celebrating Decades of Service

Categories: From the President, Jefferson, News
A life in public service isn’t exactly glamorous: as outgoing Jefferson Township Mayor Russ Felter and Town Administrator Jim Leach recalled their experiences during a farewell luncheon in their joint honor on Sunday, there were stories of late-night meetings, post-storm traffic management, toilet installations, and getting scolded at public meetings. But the event left no …

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