2524  Loon  Lake  Road     Wixom,  Michigan  48393




TAMMIKUU  ( January )   2006





Jan  1             Sat                                      ONNELLISTA UUTTA VUOTTA!!  

       5             Thur               7:30pm           Future Planning Committee Meeting

       8             Sun               10:00am          Woods Committee Projects  ( Meet at Pole Barn )

       8             Sun                8:30am            BLOOD DRIVE  (  VFW Post in Wixom  )                                                          

     22             Sun                10:00am          Board Meeting  ( Visitors at Noon )

Feb  2            Thur                7:30pm           Future Planning Committee Meeting

       4             Sat                  1:00pm           ANNUAL WINTERFEST

       4             Sat                  6:00pm           CHILI COOK-OFF

     12             Sun                10:00am           Woods  Committee Projects  ( Meet at Pole Barn )                                                



                                                                     BOARD NOTES


Board Meeting January 22, Sunday, accepting visitors at 12:00 noon.





                                           ANNUAL WINTERFEST  

Mark your calendars for our Annual Winterfest and Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, February 4th.

The Fun begins at 1:00pm at Sun Lake for outdoor activities.  Bring your bathing suit -  we’ll be Polar Dipping!!!

Warm up around a bonfire with  Hot Chocolate and Roasted Hot Dogs.  Fun continues in the Clubroom

at 6:00pm for the Chili Cook-Off and music.

                                                  Admission Buttons

                                                  $5.00 Adults

                                                  $3.00 5 year to 18 year and over 65”ers

                                                  $15.00 Family Pass  ( Parents and Children only )

                                                  ****Sauna is not included ****

Call CINDI MADDICK to register your Chili or to work hours.  248-669-****.

Also, I am ready to “pass the hat” to another member.  I you are interested in chairing this committee

follow me around this year and I’ll teach you the ropes.

Also, if any member or business would like to donate an item or service for our RAFFLE, it would be

greatly appreciated.                     See You There!!!     





FOR SALE:  Finn Camp Hats and T-Shirts are available and displayed in Clubroom and Sauna. Children and

youth t-shirts also available.   Call PATTI LEPPI at 248-921-**** if you need more info.




BLOOD DRIVE  on January 8, 2006, at the VFW Post in Wixom, Michigan

             8:30am -------------2:00pm


Please com and GIVE THE GIFT OF LIFE!!

Thank you to all the generous Donors at the last drive which made it a great success!!

Walk-Ins Welcome or call Elaine Jacobson at 248-960-****       




WANTED:  an  ARTIST to complete the St Urho King and Queen posters that were started but are not

up to date.  Contact GINGER WING at 248-684-**** or PATTI at 248-921-****.                        




ATTENTION Committees and Finn Camp Members:  If you are interested in organizing and sponsoring a Concert that

features Finnish music, please let me know.  I will be happy to forward contact information to you as I receive it.

You can contact me at 734-261-**** or

Check out these websites for some great Finnish and Finnish-American gifts and subscriptions: (these are all .com sites)

finnstyle, memoriesoffinland, touchoffinland, finnishdesigns, pasty  and finnishamericanreporter. 

There are some complimentary issues of the Finnish American Reporter in both the Clubroom and Sauna lounge.

                                           CAROL MELANCON,  Cultural Committee




WOODS COMMITTEE PROJECTS  will continue on the second Sunday of the Month.  Meet at 10:00am

at the Pole Barn.  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




Newsletter Items Due January 15, 2006.  Send to Nancy Tucker,  or

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