Saturday, April 30, 2011

Last Night's FUNdrai$er a Huge Success!

Last night's fundraising event on behalf of the Manchaug Pond Foundation was a huge, shall we say, Rockin' success!  Standing room only!

We'll have some numbers in to you later but in the meantime, a big thank you to all those who attended, donated raffle and silent auction items, and to those who gave their time and talent to this new event to help preserve Manchaug Pond!

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Ready for Friday Night ? Silent Auction added to the fun!

It's here!  Manchaug Pond's first fundraiser of the year! Everyone invited - tickets on sale at the door!

Friday, APRIL 29th, 2011,  Rockin' Spring Fling
8 pm to Midnight, Live music featuring FINAL NOTICE
Dudley-Gendron Post 414, 156 Boston Road, Sutton
Live Band, Dancing, Cash Bar, Snacks, lots of Raffles
Admission $10/pp. For tickets email
Check out the band's playlist here!
Help preserve Manchaug Pond!
All Proceeds benefit the newly-formed 
Manchaug Pond Foundation, a 501c3 non profit 
dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of Manchaug Pond. 

It should prove to be a fun filled  evening and a successful fundraiser!

If you can't make it for the whole evening, stop in for the raffles and the silent auction !

The SILENT AUCTION has been added to the fun with the donation of


~ handcrafted garden bench from THE SADDLE SHED


~ original watercolor paintings from local artist KAY WENTZELL

~ RAFFLE TICKET in the MPA Boat Raffle/$10,000 Giveaway from PUTNAM SHEET METAL

~ 2 concert tickets to NEW KID'S ON THE BLOCK

~ handmade LAP QUILT- 57" x 57" used as a decorative tablecloth or wall hanging (


For RAFFLE ITEMS you'll find:

~the 50/50 raffle

~Framed photos of our favorite blog photographers - the eagle pics;  landscape and sunset photos; and aerial shots;

~gift certificates to restaurants from Peg's Diner, Janets, Hannah's, Kappi's, Brian's, Laurieann's and more;
~ 4 -twosomes at Cyrian Keyes

~Gift certificates from McLaughlin's Garage, a clown, Tuscan Spa, from Great Canadian Canoe and Kayak

~and baskets galore featuring themes which include wine, biscotti, beer, jelly, hair and nail products, perfume, jewelry, tea and more!

See you there!

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Sacred Sunday: Grateful for the beautiful water and new buds!

Can you hear the peepers!

Thank you to our Holbrook's Cove photographer. 

Take a chance to win some of Manchaug Pond's favorite photos,  this Friday at the Rockin' Spring Fling benefit's raffle and silent auction from 8 to midnight at the Dudley-Gendron Post, Boston Road, Sutton.  All invited. Tickets available at the door. $10pp.

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Rainy weather to bring us into the summer season

Many of Manchaug Pond's summer residents spent this week and weekend turning on the cottage water, getting the boat out of storage, working on the dock, and moving things .....

... all in preparation for the summer season.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Boat Ramp Sign Repaired

Special thanks to our Sutton Town Administrators office and the State Office of Fishing and Boating Access for taking care of our aging boat ramp sign.

Before repairs:


Sunday, April 17, 2011

Rain and Waterlevel

Last night we received over 2 inches of rain here on Manchaug Pond.  Saturated soils in the watershed are making for plenty of runoff which is causing the waterlevel of the lake to come up very quickly.

Sacred Sunday

Monday, April 11, 2011

Not to Worry...

Not to worry... just Verizon fios coming to Manchaug Pond!

Barred Owl

The photographer notes "this Barred Owl said it didn't give a hoot about the Bald Eagles!"

Saturday, April 09, 2011

Quess Whooo ?

Can you guess the star of the next blog post?   If you loved the photos of the eagles, you're going to love this next picture sent in by a friend of Manchaug Pond. Looking like a primordial forest, this wooded area abutts the southern end of Manchaug Pond.

Let's break for a commercial:
Help build our new organization!

Your purchases from Amazon, of Kindle, and through Goodsearch benefit the Manchaug Pond Foundation, a non-profit 501c3 organization recently formed and approved by the IRS to protect and enhance Manchaug Pond and its watershed.  Membership, donations, and your participation in fundraising events help build the foundation so we can achieve our goals in the protection of the lake and its watershed. Thank you for your support!

   stay tuned for another awesome photo...


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