b'laKE anna CaRPET ClEanERMeet New Civic AssociationGarland Ray // Vietnam VeteranPresident Greg Baker FREE ESTIMATES / CHURCH, SENIOR CITIZEN & CHURCH DISCOUNTSCall 540.894.9200 for appointment today!The title President of theskiing around and as soon LakeAnnaCivicAssocia- as we could afford to buy a tion doesnt come with anyhome at the lake, we did.American-payor VIPprivilegesbutWe did a major renovationGive us your lawn itdoesrequirealevelofto that home around 2008and well make AKER Owned & dedication to the lake andanddecidedtomovefullyou look good! B & Lawncare Operatedthe issues that face LACAtime to the lake once our membersthatequallongyoungestgraduatedhigh hours associated with paidschool.positions. Next we asked the newCommercialOvertheyearsvariousLACApresidenttorecall& Residential 540.894.9408LACApresidentshavehisfirstinvolvementin helmedtheadvocacycommunityactivismand group as it navigated manywhy he thinks such activity squalls, passingAuto Glass // Repairs // Table Tops // Mirrors // Windows Vfronts,seem- Gingly calm peri-ods and serious storms. OfficiallyYour Hometown Glass Specialist - Mineral, VA Virginia formedin1992 by Jack Bertron540.894.0215andtwootherVirginiaGlassman.com Glassmanconcerned Lake Annacitizens, LABPwas mostrecently captainedby Doug Smith for thepasteightNew Lake Anna Civic Association Presi-years.dent Greg Baker with family.Moving forward, a new name will be at theimportant.top of the LACA letterhead.For close to the past 40 GregoryM.Bakerwasyears, I have focused my elected president at LACAseffortsonmycareerand annual meeting at the endmy family. We have finan-of July. cially supported the causesBaker is originally fromthatwethinkaremean-Raleigh,NorthCarolina,ingfulsuchastheLouisa but spent the last 40 yearsCountyResourceCouncil, in the DC area living andbut we have left the heavy working in Bethesda mostliftingofvolunteerismto of that time as a financialothers while we were rais-advisor for Merrill Lynch. ing a family.for tickets.He and his wife, Lisa, haveNow,asemptynest-a home in Kellys Landingers we have rolled up our intheupperPamunkeysleevesandjumpedin.I Branch of the lake. am a big believer in grass We asked Baker how longrootseffortsandgiving he had been living at thebackforallthatwehaveLake Anna Life & TimesLate Summer 2019lakeandtodescribethehad the opportunity to en- Upcoming Event Calendarmomentthatconvincedjoy. Whether it is financial himtobuild/buyahomesupport or volunteering toSept. 6 5:30-7:30 pm. Music & Wine At Sundown. Live here? participate, I believe the ef- musical performance by Huntley on the outdoor terrace.My wife, Lisa and I start- fort and money that is giv- Free admission. Food, beer, wine and soft drinks avail-able for purchase.ed coming and storing ouren for good causes makesSept. 14 7:30 pm. Skystone Bluegrass Band. Enjoy a Mastercraft ski boat at thethis a better world.LKA unique blend of bluegrass music, popular country bal-Boat Valet at Highpoint ma- lads and a variety of bluegrass gospel songs. The band features three and four-part harmony vocals along with rina in the late 80s. Aroundfast flying fiddle and banjo instrumentals. 1990myfamilystartedEditors Note: Stay tuned,Oct. 5 5:30 -10:30 pm. Silver Tie Gala 5th annual renting a newly built houseas our next edition will fea- fundraising event features a cocktail reception, silent and live auctions, and music by December 63! This in Kellys Landing that weture Baker as one of Lakegroup showcases songs from Frankie Valli and The Four ultimatelypurchasedinAnnasSpecialPeopleinSeasons to the most popular singles from the Broadway 1993. As an avid water ski- an in-depth feature article. blockbuster musical, Jersey Boys!er, Lake Anna had the bestVisit www.LouisaArts.org for more info!19'