DETROIT FINNISH COOPERATIVE SUMMER
2524 Loon Lake Road Wixom, Michigan 48393
MARRASKUU ( November ) 2004
Nov 4 Thurs 7:30pm Future Planning Committee Meeting
13 Sat 10:00am Board of Directors Meeting ( Visitors at 12 noon )
14 Sun 10:00am Woods Committee – Meet at Tractor Garage
25 Thurs HAPPY THANKSGIVING
Dec 2 Thurs 7:30pm Future Planning Committee Meeting
5 Sun 1:00pm PIKKU JOULU ( “Little Christmas” Party )
11 Sat 10:00am Board of Directors Meeting ( Visitors at 12 noon )
11 Sat 8:00pm ADULT CHRISTMAS PARTY
REMINDER FOR CAMP OWNERS:
CAMP COUNTRY closing is October 31st. ALL CAMP OWNERS are reminded to winterize their camp by
Storing outside furniture and equipment, securing awnings and doors and clean-up all debris around your area.
Do not leave anything of great value in or out of your camp to invite vandalism. Also, NO STORAGE PERMITTED of
cars, boats or any large equipment .Remove or properly dispose of any harmful substances such as gasoline or
charcoal lighter fluids.
Reminder: ALL BOATS stored at Sun Lake or Loon Lake must be identified with the member’s name and
membership number. An AUCTION will be held after May 1, 2005, to dispose of boats with no identification.
FREE PIANO, you haul. The Board of Directors is offering the Piano located in the Clubroom ( in disrepair) to
any member that wants it. Notify the Board in writing if you are interested. Available after January 2005.
Notice to the membership of the following paid positions: Caretaker, Bookkeeper, Treasurer, Secretary, Sauna/Beach
Manager, Bar Manager, Assistant Bar Manager and Kitchen Manager.
THE ADULT CHRISTMAS PARTY will be Saturday , December 11, in the Clubroom The Board supplies
the meats, cheeses, vegetable tray, bread and condiments. Everyone is asked to please bring a Dish to pass.
PIKKU JOULU ( Little Christmas Party ) for the whole family will be in December 5 at 1:00pm in the Clubroom.
The Board of Directors sponsors our Association Annual Christmas Card which is mailed to every member.
Deadline is December 5 at PIKKU JOULU. You add your names to the Annual Association Christmas Card
which is mailed to all members. $5.00 per family entry payable to D.F.C..S.C.A. and mailed to the Board of Directors,
2524 Loon Lake Road, Wixom, MI 48393. Please write exactly how you want your name(s) to appear.
PIKKU JOULU ( Little Christmas Party ) for the whole family will be December 5 at 1:00pm in the Clubroom.
The RECREATION COMMITTEE invites you to join us for our Annual Christmas celebration with the kinds.
Enjoy a wonderful afternoon of holiday cheer with family and friends. All new members are asked to bring an
unbreakable ornament (1 per family) to hang on the Christmas Tree and add to our collection.
Bring a dish to pass for the “potluck” lunch. Enjoy the traditional Riisi Puuro!!
Join the kinds in a sing-along of our favorite Christmas Carols and we anxiously await a visit from SANTA and
MRS. CLAUS. To participate in the grab bag, bring a wrapped gift labeled with your child’s name to put
under the tree. ( Please limit yiour gift to $10-15 )
Anyone interested in helping with set up and decorating or clean-up, contact ROBYN JOKINEN at 586-468-****.
FAMILY VICTORY TREE
A goal to commemorate our 80th Anniversary is to create a Family “Victory” Tree. Help us trace back to your family’s
oldest FINN CAMP ANCESTOR. Mail to the :Family Tree, c/o the Board of Directors , 2524 Loon Lake Rd, Wixom
48393. Include (1) your name, (2) the year you joined, (3) your oldest family relatives name.
Questions?? Ask KAREN PYPE, ROBYN JOKINEN or CINDI MADDICK.
TEEN MEMBERS: The Future Planning Committee is interested in helping to construct a miniature golf course
on the west end of the kentta grounds. They would like your input – please submit a design for one hole of the course.
We would prefer the construction to consist of ordinary ,easy to obtain, materials.We would also like one of you to
be in charge of designing and to oversee the construction of the course (with adult supervision).
Please send your ideas to : NORMA DERNBERGER, 2206 Lyonia, Wixom, MI 48393. Be Creative!
GOLF LESSONS – The Future Planning Committee is interested in providing Golf Lessons to members’ children next
season, but we need to know who might be interested. Please call REY MUSTONEN and leave a message.
CAMP FOR SALE : Camp 54 - contact DAVID PELTO at 248-721-**** or email : email@example.com
WOODS COMMITTEE PROJECTS will continue on the second Sunday of the Month. Meet at 10:00am
at the tractor garage adjacent to the Farm House. Call MIKE HONKA with any questions or call him if
you plan to help with the projects but will arrive a little late. 248-346-****.
VISIT the FINN CAMP WEBSITE at www.finncamp.org
NEWSLETTER ITEMS DUE BY November 15, 2004
Mail to NANCY TUCKER , 2004 Olanta, Wixom,MI 48393 - Or email : NANCY48393@YAHOO.COM
OR: Place in Clubroom Mailbox