Floating Classroom: Coming Soon to a Lake Near You!

Categories: Education, Floating Classroom, Grants, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Projects and Initiatives
You may have noticed that we’ve been awfully quiet since we announced that Sightseer Marine in Hudson, Florida was selected to build the vessel for our floating classroom back in November.  We’ll it’s time for the big reveal and she’s a beauty! The 40′ X 12′ covered catamaran pontoon boat will be equipped to seat 40 …

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Save the Dates – 2018 LHF Events

Categories: Block Party, community, Events, Floating Classroom, General LHF Info, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Loop, News
Trail hikes, native plant sales, block parties, fireworks, cleanups, boat shows and more… 2018 promises to be another great year on the lake!  So break out those new calendars and save the dates for the following Lake Hopatcong Foundation and lake events. 2018 LHF Events Sunday, February 4*  (10:00 – 11:30 am) Ice Fishing 101 …

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Reflecting on an Outstanding Year

Categories: Education, Floating Classroom, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Projects and Initiatives, Public Safety, Recreational Trails, Train Station, Volunteers, Water Quality
The approach of a new year, with all its promise and potential, is also a good time to pause and reflect.  The past year presented plenty of challenges but also brought new opportunities to engage with the community, steady progress on core projects and initiatives, and some very exciting new beginnings.  Below is an info-graphic …

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We Reached Our #GivingTuesday Goal – All Donations Will be Matched!

Categories: community, Floating Classroom, Fundraising, Lake Hopatcong, News
Giving Tuesday Thanh You
Thank you for helping us reach our goal The Lake Hopatcong Foundation joined the #GivingTuesday movement on November 28 with a very special giving opportunity (see below).  A generous, anonymous donor challenged us to raise a minimum of $5,000 through our campaign in order to qualify for a matching gift and we have met that …

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Thank You for Your #GivingTuesday Support

Categories: community, Floating Classroom, Fundraising, Lake Hopatcong, News
Giving Tuesday Thanh You
THANK YOU! The Lake Hopatcong Foundation joined the #GivingTuesday movement on November 28 and we are so appreciative of the response we received!  To date, $4,700 in donations to our #GivingTuesday campaign have come through.  Those donations support our many programs and initiatives, including the Lake Hopatcong Floating Classroom (#LHFloatingClassroom) which will launch in the spring of …

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Boat Builder Selected for Floating Classroom

Categories: Education, Floating Classroom, News, Projects and Initiatives
It’s official! The Lake Hopatcong Foundation has selected Sightseer Marine to build the vessel for the Lake Hopatcong Floating Classroom.  Delivery of the vessel is anticipated by May 1.  Funding for the boat was provided in part by grants from the USA TODAY Network’s “A Community Thrives” program and the James P. Verhalen Family Foundation.  The custom-built, …

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