DETROIT FINNISH COOPERATIVE SUMMER
CAMP ASSOCIATION

2524 Loon Lake Road Wixom, Michigan 48393
248-624-2550

MARRASKUU ( November ) 2003

Nov 1 Sat   10:00am CRAFT SHOW in the Clubroom
        1 Sat    8:00pm ADULT HALLOWEEN PARTY
        2 Sun  10:00am ANNUAL FALL TALKOO ( Work-Bee )
        2 Sun                CAMP COUNTRY CLOSING
        6 Thurs 7:30pm Future Planning Committee Meeting
Dec  4 Thurs 7:30pm Future Planning Committee Meeting
        7 Sun    1:00pm PIKKU JOULA ( Little Christmas Party )
        7 Sun                Deadline for Submitting Names for Membership CHRISTMAS CARD
      13 Sat     6:00pm Bar Committee Meeting
      13 Sat     8:00pm ADULT CHRISTMAS PARTY

BOARD NOTES

ANNUAL FALL TALKOO - “Work-Bee” – scheduled for Sunday, November 3, 10:00am, at the Kentta. All members please attend to help prepare our grounds for winter. We rake leaves in the Kentta area along with general clean-up in and around the Kentta area, Sun Lake and Loon Lake. If you have a mulching lawn mower, please bring it for the leaves. We must also put our summer furniture in storage and winterize the restrooms. Beverages and Mojakka available for all workers. There is a job for every age. Bring your whole family.

CAMP COUNTRY closing is November 2. 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.

CRAFT SHOW in the Clubroom - Saturday – November 1 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
$15.00 for a Table
Contact JENNIFER H.

ADULT HALLOWEEN PARTY - Saturday, November 1 - 8:00pm
PRIZES for best costumes: Scariest, Funniest, Prettiest and Most Original.
Come to the Clubroom and do the Monster Mash! Fraidy Cats stay home!!
We will have food, fun, more prizes and a Frightfully Fiendish Time!!


BAR COMMITTEE will be hosting their EUCHRE FRIDAY NIGHT beginning in January and continuing through May of next year. The TOURNAMENT will be held the last Friday of those months. There will be a nominal entry fee and cash prizes.


THE FUTURE PLANNING COMMITTEE is looking for members who would like to help form a group to possibly build a temporary historic replica of a Finn Camp from the 30’s or 40’s for a festival, or maybe renovate an existing camp for such a purpose. We are looking for people who might be able to lend us some historic props such as a kerosene stove, chairs, old army tent material for the flaps, etc.
If interested contact MARY B.


PIKKU JOULU – “Little Christmas Party” - Sunday, December 7 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Please mark your calendars for our annual Christmas celebration with the kids and 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 tree and add to the collection. Please bring a DISH to pass for our POTLUCK LUNCH. Traditional RIISI PUURO will be served. SANTA and MRS. CLAUS are sure to appear. If you would like your child to participate in the Grab Bag, bring a wrapped gift with your child’s name to be put under the tree. ( Please limit your gift to $10-15 ). Anyone interested in helping with set-up and decorating or clean-up, contact ROBYN J.

D.F.C.S.C.A. ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP CHRISTMAS CARD
The Board of Directors sponsors our ANNUAL CARD which is mailed to every member.
You can include your name(s) for $5.00. Mail a check payable to D.F.C.S.C.A. to ROBYN J. Indicate exactly how you want your name(s) to appear in the card. DEADLING is December 7 at Pikku Joulu.

ANNUAL ADULT CHRISTMAS PARTY will be Saturday, December 13, at 8:00pm in the Clubroom.
Celebrate the Christmas Season at our ANNUAL PARTY. Music for dancing and listening pleasure.
Please bring a DISH to pass – the Board of Directors supplies the meats, cheeses, vegetable tray, Bread and condiments.

Attention Members: Your FINN CAMP LIBRARY is open! Come in and check us out….fiction…non-fiction…Finnish books…large print. If you have any current hard-cover books you would like to donate, please call ELAINE E. ( Do not just drop off books )
Donations to purchase current hard-cover books would also be greatly appreciated. Thank You.

BOAT DOCK INTEREST?
If you would be interested in docking your boat on a new docking system at Loon Lake, call MICHELE F. Any input, additional ideas or concerns would be appreciated at this time. Also, please Attend the Semi-Annual Meeting to help facilitate this process. Our membership input is needed at this Meeting. Contact Michele F.

CAMPS FOR SALE: #129 - Contact the Board of Directors
#132 -Available for sealed bids. Sealed bids accepted for 90 days per Blue Book rule 105.3.1.
After 90 days, the Board will contact the winning bid.

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Committees and Organizers send reminders and info via email to DFCSCA@yahoogroups.com


NEWSLETTER ITEMS DUE BY November 15, 2003
Mail to NANCY T.
OR: Place in Clubroom Mailbox