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Preserving Lake Greenwood Website. Originally created for: “Web of Water: Reflections of Life Along the Saluda & Reedy Rivers.” Published in cooperation with Upstate Forever and Hub City Press, Spartanburg, SC April 2014. This coffeetable book takes the reader on a journey through the Saluda-Reedy watershed, a trip that unfolds through the fine-art photography captured by photographers Tom Blagden, Clay Bolt, jon holloway, and Ben Geer Keys, and in essays by John Lane. (These pictures are protected by copyright and may not be used or copied for any other reason, without written permission by the owners.

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June 16, 2016: Meeting Minutes

By on June 27, 2016

Serving Laurens, Greenwood, and Newberry Counties
Preserving and restoring the quality of Lake Greenwood for current and future generations through education and advocacy.

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Minutes June 16, 2016

Attendees: Richard Hermann, Kevin Cartee, Chris Starker, Tom Hochheimer, Bob Broome, Barbara Broome, Dave Hildebrand, Dan Koenig, Pamela Vaughn, Claude Blakely, Walt Willard, Joanne Hochheimer, Grant Blair, Craig Stucky.

Treasurer’s Report: $1760.07 Online Map sales were $60. (We have changed to a mailing tube because of problems with shipping damage, but are still staying within $5 shipping cost)

Website: Dan Koenig reported that the website will be updated and managed locally by Brantley Richardson, Owner of Techtronics of Greenwood, 201 H Hampton Ave. for an annual charge, as soon as approved by the board. A service charge will be billed for the time required to move the site to a local server.

Water Sampling: Tom and Joanne attended a training class in water sampling. Latest sampling was conducted after a rain event,

Pellet facility Public Notice: Considerable discussion regarding a proposed wood pellet facility in Laurens County, as well as one already being built, in Greenwood County. This is being opposed by the Dogwood Alliance (Asheville NC) because it does not appear the trees cut will be renewed (replanted).

Lakeside Market: A lakeside truck market was conducted on June 4th and 11th at Highway 72 main bridge. It was well attended, and illustrated a need for a new lakeside restaurant.

Camp Fellowship – Kevin Cartee: Camp Fellowship hosted an Environmental Education Program with 70 STEM teachers from local schools, and will again host the July 2nd Lights on The Lake fireworks. Camp Fellowship also needs volunteers for a special needs camp the week of July 4th. PLG received a $250 check from Camp Fellowship.
PLG Goals: PLG is still discussing providing a flyer in September’s CPW bills, but the PLG Board of directors has not formally approved this issue.
State of the Lake Meeting, scheduled for Tuesday, September 20th….proposal to include a panel discussion of Lake Greenwood’s Master Plan

Blu-Way Trail: Chris Starker has Saluda River Blu-Way maps, and is preparing Reedy River maps.
Upstate Forever is discussing making these available at SC welcome centers.

Jun 28, 2016: Trash left at Lake Greenwood Twin River Area reported on Facebook and Index-Journal

By on June 28, 2016

Trash left at Lake Greenwood sparks outrage on Facebook By ADAM BENSON abenson@indexjournal.com Lake Greenwood users turned to social media this weekend to express outrage after mounds of trash were dumped at the Twin Rivers area, scarring the grounds with

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June 16, 2016: Regular Meeting Agenda

By on June 14, 2016

Preserving Lake Greenwood Serving Laurens, Greenwood, and Newberry Counties Preserving and restoring the quality of Lake Greenwood for current and future generations through education and advocacy. Community Action Needed Attend meetings to learn about and comment on issues concerning Lake

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May 19, 2016: Meeting Minutes

By on June 1, 2016

Preserving Lake Greenwood Serving Laurens, Greenwood, and Newberry Counties Preserving and restoring the quality of Lake Greenwood for current and future generations through education and advocacy. Preserving Lake Greenwood Minutes May 19, 2016 Attendees:  Walt Willard, Grant Blair, Claire Hamanaka,

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May 19, 2016: Regular Scheduled Meeting Agenda

By on May 15, 2016

Preserving Lake Greenwood Serving Laurens, Greenwood, and Newberry Counties Preserving and restoring the quality of Lake Greenwood for current and future generations through education and advocacy. Community Action Needed Attend meetings to learn about and comment on issues concerning Lake