News From Earlier This Season

FOCA Freebies!

As HHLPOA members, you are also FOCA members, which gives you free access to an upcoming webinar by estate lawyer Peter Lillico on cottage succession
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Kids Scavenger Hunt Winners

Christopher, age 12 We asked for photos in the theme of “Flora or Fauna – Your Favourite Living Thing” for this year’s Scavenger Hunt – and did you de
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Kids Scavenger Hunt ends soon

This photo just needs a bird in it to be a winner in the 2021 Kids Scavenger Hunt. This winning photo was submitted by Jacob a couple of years ago.  T
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Paint-along sessions

It’s not too early to register for one (or both!) of the Paint-along sessions with Mary Intven Wallace. Just email jm4hamilton@gmail.com if you are in
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Nine and Dine Golf Tournament

Are you a golfer?  This is a great way to get to know your neighbours on the Halls & Hawk Lakes.  Sign up now from our event listing for the 8th Annua
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Memory Lookout Dedication

In the morning of July 18th, about 50 cottagers gathered to celebrate the dedication of the newly installed “Memory Lookout” on Big Hawk Lake.  Commem
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Oar to Shore event postponed

The “Oar to Shore” challenge will be postponed to 2022.  Thank you to those who were on the planning committee – we’ll see everyone next year!
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Lake levels continue to rise

It’s been a soggy start to July, which means that lake levels are rising.  The CEWF (Coalition for Equitable Waterways) folks are keeping a close eye
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It’s not too late

The good news about having to delay the dedication of our new Plaque Wall and Memorial Bench is that there is still time to order a plaque.  In fact p
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Get to Know Your Lakes Challenge!

As part of the 75th Anniversary activities, we are holding the “𝙂𝙚𝙩 𝙩𝙤 𝙆𝙣𝙤𝙬 𝙔𝙤𝙪𝙧 𝙇𝙖𝙠𝙚𝙨 𝘾𝙝𝙖𝙡𝙡𝙚𝙣𝙜𝙚”. On the map are 37 red dots representing locations f
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Water Levels – May Update

Everyone wishes our water levels were as high as normal (the photo is of Big Hawk Log Chute dam in spring, 2020).  They’re not – they’re unusually low
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New Name “Challenge”

We’ve been calling it the “Memorial Wall & Bench”, but do you have a better idea for a name for this beautiful place of contemplation and remembrance?
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Scorching hot news!

Some of you will be aware from Susan Bush’s Facebook post of the small fire that broke out this week when a dead tree fell on the hydro line on the ma
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Meet the editor

Joan Hamilton, Big Hawk Lake cottager and HHLPOA board member, is also the editor of the Lure of the Lakes, the Cottage Tales editor & part of the tea
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Where in the world are we?

Thanks to the efforts of Ken Comrie, HHLPOA board member and Little Hawk Lake cottager, GIS maps with cottage address detail have now been posted at B
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Invasive species

You’ll be opening the cottage soon, so take time to notice if any invasive species (plant, fish or insect) have appeared on or near your property this
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And the winner is?

Congratulations to Rob McTeague, the 2021 “Ice Out” competition winner.  We’re all winners here, with ice out declared on April 11th at 10:22am markin
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CEWF update

From a recent email, the CEWF (Coalition for Equitable Water Flow) states: CEWF Executive Committee has held monthly meetings, as well as discussions
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