DETROIT FINNISH COOPERATIVE SUMMER
2524 Loon Lake Road Wixom, Michigan 48393
SYYSKUU ( September ) 2004
Sep 2 Thurs 7:30pm Future Planning Committee Meeting
5 Sun 11:00am D.F.C.S.C.A.A.L.D.A.O.I.G.T.
11 Sat 10:00am Board Meeting ( Visitors at Noon )
11 Sat 7:30pm ANGELINA & BO’S COMEDY ITALIAN WEDDING
18 Sat 6:00pm ANNUAL MAKKARA ROAST
19 SPRUCE UP THE FARMHOUSE EVENT
Oct 7 Thurs 7:30pm Future Planning Committee Meeting
9 Sat 10:00am Board Meeting ( Visitors at Noon )
10 Sun 10:00am Woods Committee - Meet at Caretaker Tractor Garage
10 Sun 2:00pm HARVEST DINNER
20 Wed 7:30pm Board Meeting ( Visitors at Noon )
23 Sat 7:00pm ADULT HALLOWEEN PARTY
24 Sun 11:00am Registration for Semi-Annual Membership Meeting
24 Sun 12:00pm SEMI – ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
A Big Welcome to our new members: LAURA JOHANNA ROSEN, husband PAUL and children, JEREMIAH,
REBECCA, JESSICA and ANASTASIA; BOB HAAG, wife TONIA and children, STEFANIA, BOBBY, NICO
ANNUAL MAKKARA ROAST -- “CAMPERS PICNIC” – will take place Saturday, September 18, 6:00pm,
outside of the Clubroom. The Board supplies Hot Dogs, Sodas, Marshmellows and the condiments. Just bring your
own roasting stick for cooking over the open fire pit. This is a celebration of the summer season. All members welcome.
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.
D.F.C.S.C.A.A.L.D.A.O.I.G.T. - Sunday, September 5, at Hickory Hills Golf Course.
THE D.F.C.S.C.A. ANNUAL LABOR DAY ADULT OPEN INVITATIONAL GOLF TOURNAMENT will
be a Scrambles Tournament with available tee times. Nominal Entry Fees plus your Green Fees and optional
cart rental. Open to all Members. Call MARY and ROB JOHNSON for more details and to sign-up (248-624-****).
ANGELINA & BO’S COMEDY ITALINA WEDDING
September 11 - 7:30pm - Dancehall - Doors open 7:00pm - Tickets are $35.00 per person
Includes Entertainment, Italian Dinner, Cash Bar, Live Music and Laughter
Please invite your Family and Friends - Reserve your table – NOW!
Theatre Arts Productions is a professional troupe of tongue-in-cheek comedy improv performers who involve
Tickets can be purchased by mail. Send a check payable to DFCSCA Bar Committee and a self addressed
envelope to: Wayne Jokinen
Tickets can be purchased from any Bar Committee Member or just at the Bar.
NO TICKETS will be sold AT THE DOOR.
SPRUCE UP THE FARMHOUSE EVENT sponsored by the Future Planning Committee on Sunday, September 19
at 10am. You are invited to join in. There will be power washing and painting on the exterior of the farmhouse and
volunteers are needed to help. All paint and supplies will be provided. If you’re interested in helping, please call
TAMMIE KING at 248-624-****. Rain date is Sunday, September 19 at 10:00am.
CALLING ALL THESPIANS! We would like to organize a group to sort, clean and revamp the Costume Room behind
the Dancehall. Interested people should call MARY BURCK at 248-471-****. We are thinking of doing this in the fall.
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. Be Creative!
CAMP FOR SALE : Camp 143 ; contact CHRISTY SWAYZE at 248-476-****
WANTED : New members, MARK and CONNIE HANSEN would like to buy a camp. Contact them at 586-421-****.
MARK is also interested in fellow musicians who want to teach, learn and strum Finn songs. Thanks
A BIG THANK YOU to PATTY SPAIN, KAMELA TORVINEN, DENISE DYKSTRA, LARRY GOODEN,
SCOTT TAIPALA and Stage Manager, LAURI TAIPALA, for all the help they gave backstage for Children’s Play.
THE RECREATION COMMITTEE would like to thank everyone who helped to make Children’s Weekend a huge
success! We appreciate your continued support of what makes the Finn Camp so special, the tradition….TRADITION!
of Children’s Weekend! Great job to AMBER ARO and KATY JONES for a wonderful swim program this year.
Thanks to everyone who helped out with the play, especially to MARY BURCK for writing the very cleaver
“Fiddler on the Ravintola”. Thanks to all of you who worked in the kitchen over the weekend and thanks to everyone
who helped out with the Track Meet. Special thanks go out to the Santti family for holding their family reunion
during Children’s Weekend!
CONGRATULATIONS to DAN and DENISE BOWEN on being new Grandparents to
BRIANNA GRACE BROOKS born August 12, 2004.
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 September 15, 2004
Mail to NANCY TUCKER , 2004 Olanta, Wixom,MI 48393 - Or email : NANCY48393@YAHOO.COM
OR: Place in Clubroom Mailbox