2524  Loon  Lake  Road     Wixom,  Michigan  48393



KESAKUU  ( June )   2006



Jun    3               Sat                   7:00pm           KAIKU, FINLANDIA FOUNDATION PERFORMERS

          4              Sun                   8:00am          SPECIAL BREAKFAST HOSTING KAIKU PERFORMERS

          4              Sun                   8:00am          ANNUAL MEN’S GOLF SCRAMBLE

          4              Sun                   3:00pm          MEMBERSHIP DRIVE LEMONADE TOUR

        10              Sat                   10:00am         Board Meeting   ( Visitors at  12pm )

        10              Sat                    7:00pm          Cultural Committee Meeting – Sauna Lounge

        10              Sat                    8:00am          ADULT PAJAMA PARTY                                                                          

        11              Sun                  10:00am          FISHING DERBY

        22              Thur                  7:00pm          Board Meeting  ( No Visitors Please )

        24              Sat                                          JUHANNUS CELEBRATION

Jul     6              Thur                   7:30pm          Future Planning Committee Meeting

         9               Sun                   10:00am         Board Meeting  ( Visitors at 12pm )

       10               Mon                                       CHILDRENS SWIM PROGRAM BEGINS

       15               Sat                     5:00pm          SPAGHETTI DINNER followed by MOVIE NIGHT

       25               Tue                    7:00pm          Board Meeting  ( No Visitors Please )                                                             


                                                                     BOARD NOTES


A BIG WELCOME to new member SHELLY MAZUREK, husband JOHN and their children TAYLOR,LINDSAY



Board of Directors Officers : President, JEFF PYPE;  Vice President, LISA NYGORD;  Treasurer, DICK PYPE:

Secretary, RONN YOGUS: Works Administrators,  JODY DERNBERGER, PATTI LEPPI and DAVE NIEMI.


The Camp leaf raking inspection is June 10th, following the Board meeting.


The Sauna and Beach Managers for the 2006 season will be DENISE DYKSTRA and SUE SLAUGHTER.


AMBER ARO has been awarded a Scholarship from the D.F.C.S.C.A.  Scholarship Fund.


REMINDERS:  Per Blue Book Rule 201.1.12, Member’s children, 18-25, who receive over 1/2 of their support from

a member and are declared as dependents on member’s federal income tax return, living at home, and enjoying the

privileges of the Association, shall be required to work sixteen hours per year.  If the member’s children do not wish

to work these hours, they may forfeit their member’s child status and become a regular quest.  Notice must be given

to the Board of Directors in writing.  If the work hours are not completed and the child has been using the facilities,

the member’s account will be charged appropriately for the unworked hours.


DANCEHALL RENOVATION :  Need work hours?  Jobs for everyone-cleaning,Labeling, organizing, construction,

sewing, installing , fixing and replacement.The  Dancehall is being updated.   A more detailed list is posted at Sun Lake

beach.  Lots of help is needed.  The Dancehall will be closed  (except for planned functions) until the work is completed.

Please have patience at the lengthy inconvenience of this project.  There is a never ending list of projects.  The more

the help, the sooner it can get done.  Work is scheduled for every Wednesday 10am to 2pm.  The people who show up

to help will schedule other times.  If you cannot come, call JODY.  We can have many groups working simultaneously.

Any questions or help contact  JODY DERNBERGER at 248-819-****.



CULTURAL COMMITTEE meeting on Saturday, June 10, at 7pm in the Sauna lounge.  A chairperson,

secretary and treasurer will be selected.  for more info, contact CAROL MELANCON at 734-261-**** or




KAIKU  PERFORMERS -   Saturday, June3, at 7pm  - Finn Camp Dancehall.

Tickets are $15 in advance and $17 at the door. Contact WAYNE JOKINEN at 248-624-2550 or send

an email to  Listen to Kaiku at

There will be a pre-concert Potluck Dinner in the Clubroom from 5:30pm to 6:30pm.

Please bring your favorite dish to share.

BREAKFAST on Sunday, June 4, in the ravintola to honor  the performers.  Everyone welcome.  Serving

eggs, pannukakku and pancakes.  Please call SAM or CHARLIE at 248-624-**** to  help with the

event.  Work hours available.  Kitchen will be open 8-12.   See you there!!!


MEN’S SPRING GOLF SCRAMBLES:  Sunday, June 4th, at Riverbank in South Lyon. Register at 8am.

Shotgun start at 9am.  Contact DAVE NIEMI at 248-310-**** for more info and to add your group to the list.



LEMONADE TOUR Sunday,  June 4th, at 3pm.  Meet at the Sauna and take a leisurely walk around

our grounds, pick up a membership application and learn more about our association.

Please call MARY BURCK at 248-471-****4 for more info.

SPAGHETTI DINNER  on Saturday, July 15, from 5-7pm.  Regular Spaghetti and marinara (meatless) will be

available.  Afterwards, the FPC is hosting FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT  in the Clubroom.  Watch for posters for

the movie titile.  If any members need hours, please contact SAM at 248-624-**** to work in the kitchen that

evening  We are a small committee and could use some help starting at 4pm.       


ADULT PAJAMA PARTY  -  Saturday, June 10  -   8:00pm  in the Clubroom – Sponsored by Bar Committee

Come and party in your pajamas!   Fun, Food, Prizes and Sweet Dreams for all P.J. Partiers!!


FISHING DERBY   June 11th. -  10am to 2pm

Set up begins at 8:30am.  You’re more than welcome to come and help.  Registration starts at 930am.

$4 Entry Fee includes the fish and chip lunch and maybe a prize.  Once we have enough fish caught, the cleaning

and cooking will begin.  Thank you to the members who have purchased items to donate as prizes and also those bringing food items for the luncheon and those volunteering their time to help.

Prize donations should be bagged or boxed, labeled “Fishing Derby”, include your name and give to me (camp 142)

or any Board member.  Reach me at or call  586-206-**** for prize, food,

or volunteer donations.   Kiitos!! SUE SLAUGHTER 


JUHANNUS CELEBRATION is June 24th!!  Don’t miss this celebration of summer and Finnish heritage.  Wear your Finnish pride…..PATTI LEPPI will have new “Juhannus” apparel on sale Friday, June 23, and Saturday,

June 24, or call her at 248-921-****.  You can check out “Juhannus” traditional information on

Events include: Friday Night – June 23- Finnish Folk Dance Lessons to “refresh” or to learn at 7:30-8:30pm in

the Dancehall.  Only TWO EASY  dances will be taught….all participants (men/women/children) eligible to

win fabulous Finnish door prizes!!

Saturday – June 24 – Kitchen open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

     Coed Baseball Tournament of local teams during the day.

     Kids Games at the Sauna Beach – 1-2pm

     Bar open in the Dancehall – 8:30pm to 12:30 am

     Evening Entertainment for dancing, listening and FUN – “The Bomb Squad” – 8pm to 12:30am

     50/50 Raffle drawing in the Dancehall at 9:30pm

     KOKKO – bonfire at dusk

VOLUNTEERS needed to work hours for Juhannus.  Contact JOSELLE BAMFORD  at 248-960-****

or BRIAN PELTO at 734-658-****.     


RECREATION COMMITTEE NEWS:  We are currently looking for a SWIM INSTRUCTOR!!  If you know

anyone interested in this job, please contact JENNIFER BARRETT at 248-669-****.  SWIM PROGRAM

(subject to change) dates are July 10th- August 4th.  We are also looking for a Children’s Play/Program Director

for the Annual Children’s Weekend to be held August 5 and 6.  Events during the Weekend include the Swim

Meet,  Spaghetti Dinner,  Children’s Program on Saturday and Children’s Track Meet on Sunday.  We look

forward to another wonderful summer!  More info to follow.  Questions…contact JENNIFER.


FOR SALE:   Camp 106.  Please contact ARTHUR JALKANEN at 248-352-****


Newsletter Items Due June 15, 2006.  Send to Nancy Tucker,

email: NANCY48393@YAHOO.COM.   OR place in Mailbox in Clubroom