Spring appeal underway

Categories: community, Fundraising, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News
Wow! It really is spring… … and Lake Season is open for business! There is so much to be excited about this year at the Lake Hopatcong Foundation. A new home at the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Environmental & Cultural Center in Landing, a fresh strategic plan, and a revamped logo are just some of the …

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Looking back (and forward!) at our 7th Annual Meeting

Categories: Events, From the President, News
It was a packed house for our 7th Annual Meeting on Friday, May 3, and we at the Lake Hopatcong Foundation were thrilled to be hosting this yearly event at the LHF Environmental & Cultural Center, in the former Lake Hopatcong Train Station building. It actually was not our first time hosting our annual meeting …

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Join us for our annual meeting and open house on May 3

Categories: Events, General LHF Info, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Other
The Lake Hopatcong Foundation invites our donors and the broader lake community to learn about our recent accomplishments and 2019 plans at our annual meeting on May 3, 2019 at the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Environmental and Cultural Center, 125 Landing Road, Landing. Thanks to the incredible Lake Hopatcong community, we have a lot of success …

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Volunteer spotlight: Ron Kraus

Categories: Lake Hopatcong Foundation, News, Volunteers
Ron Kraus wasn’t around when the current Lake Hopatcong train station was built in Landing in 1911, but he has been overseeing the building’s rebirth ever since the Lake Hopatcong Foundation purchased it five years ago. The mild-mannered 72-year-old Michigan native, now a resident of Landing, was recruited by LHF Board Chairman Marty Kane to …

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Call for 2019 Block Party volunteers

Categories: Block Party, community, Events, Hopatcong, Jefferson, lake, Lake Hopatcong, Lake Hopatcong Foundation, LHF, News, Roxbury, Volunteers
It may be hard to picture, while snowflakes are falling outside, but it won’t be long before the 2019 Lake Hopatcong Block Party is here! The Lake Hopatcong Block Party is an annual tradition that brings local community groups, businesses, organizations and food vendors together for a day that kicks off the summer season and celebrates all …

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Congrats to our award-winning volunteers!

Categories: Education, Floating Classroom, From the President, News
On Friday night, a small caravan made its way from the Lake Hopatcong Foundation office to Plainsboro, N.J., where the Alliance for New Jersey Environmental Education was holding its winter conference. There, eight LHF volunteers representing the education team were honored for their incredible work in helping to create and run the LHF field trip …

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New year, new home!

Categories: From the President, News, Train Station
Happy New Year! We hope you all had a lovely end to 2018 and are looking forward to a fun 2019 ahead. We at the Lake Hopatcong Foundation are thrilled to be ringing in the new year in our new home at the Lake Hopatcong Train Station building (finally)! Although the building rehabilitation work is …

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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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