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1982 Summer Newsletter

Vol. 1, No. 1, July, 1982

Cover. Vol. 1, No. 1.

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WARNING TO CHAINSAW USERS

Herman cartoon.

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ANNUAL REGATTA

The Minnicock regatta at the big island has become an annual tradition to which we all look forward. This year the festivities will take place on July 31, commencing at 1:30 P.M. sharp. You are promised the usual fun and games. Refreshments will be soft drinks and doughnuts.

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ASSOCIATION GENERAL MEETING

The annual meeting of The Minnicock Cottager’s Association will be held August 1, (the day after the regatta). The place: Hubbard’s cottage. The time 4 P.M. After the meeting there will be a chili party. Those wishing wine are asked to bring their own.

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EXECUTIVE FOR 1982-84

The following nominations for a new executive will be proposed at the Annual meeting: Past president: George Montgomery President: Mary Davis Vice-president: Molly Baker Treasurer: Heather Hunter Secretary: Trevor Ludski According to our constitution other nominations may be brought forward at the annual meeting, provided the consent of the nominees has been procured prior to […]

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LETTERHEAD

The Cottager’s Association now has a letterhead for correspondence on behalf of the Association. This letterhead will primarily be used by members of the executive but will also be available to any Association member who may have to write on matters pertaining to the Lake and/or the Association.

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MEMBERSHIP LIST

Attached to this newsletter is a membership list of the Lake Minnicock Cottager’s Association. Please check to see if the information concerning you is correct or incomplete. Changes or additions should be sent to the secretary. A helpful addition would be the names and ages of the children in each family.

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TELEPHONE LISTING

Many of us now have telephones. It would be a good idea to have a separate listing of names and phone numbers that could be posted near our phones. This would be a great help in the event of an emergency. Perhaps the executive will provide us with same.

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FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

A few years ago we each bought fire extinguishers through the Cottager’s Association. Is yours mounted in an accessible position? Have you checked to see if its pressure is up to requirement?

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MINNICOCK AND ACID SENSITIVITY

The April 1982 Ministry of the Environment report on acid sensitivity indicates that Minnicock is a level 4 lake. At this level sensitivity is low and biological damage is likely only under extreme snow-melt conditions during spring run-off. Two lakes in Haliburton County, Crystal and McDonald, have zero or negative alkalinity and are technically dead. […]

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