b'Come Horseback Riding with lake anna reflectionsAnything you need done, we can do it! ColchesterDoug Smith On Being Lake Anna Civic EquinesPatios - Decks - Roofing Association President LandscapingGeneral HouseAfter eight years as president ofvolunteers who attended meet-Repairs the Lake Anna Civic Associationings, reviewed proposals, wrote (LACA) I have passed the batonarticles, conducted water quality TJ Mardeusz to a new team of leaders.testing, installed bridge and dock Licensed & InsuredIt was an extremely interest- signs, developed our featureing and rewarding experience. map, wrote for and published When I accepted the reins thosequarterly newsletters, interacted Lessons for all ages & levels eight years ago we immediatelywith officials from the local Trail Rides & Parties made some policy changes. Boards of Supervisors to State 540/222-9735 Day & Weeend CampsFirst, we began to get in tuneorganizations such as the Depart-tjmardeusz08@yahoo.com 540.894.4700with the wishes of LACA mem- ment of Environmental Quality www.colchesterequines.com bers. Over the years we haveand Department of Game and conducted a member surveyInland Fisheries, and Department every other year to get inputof Health.from the membership on howLets not forget the work needed Title Specialists Of Virginia we were doing and what newto keep a non-profit corporation We are fully committed tp providing the highest quality of service for all yourconcerns were on the minds ofrunning with finance, records, title and settlement needs throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.Wemembers.tax returns, and day to day op-pride ourselves on our professionalism, integrity and ethical expertise. We are proud to be a military-family owned and operated company.We instituted increased com- erations.- Kelly A. Daniel, Ownermunications by developing aNow LACA will be led by Greg 475 Davis Highway,Mineral,VA 23117 website and Facebook page asBaker as president.Greg movestel-540-259-3158fax-540-216-0208Kelly@titlespecialistsofva.com well as occasional emails toup from Vice President where he e t o members. has already had a major impact ak e N trf sSecond, we decided that ouron issues such as wakes and be ESS PA RTL N A BUSI opposition to plans and develop- high speed internet planning.ment proposals in the Lake Anna Joe Bailey will replace Greg as area when they were presentedVice President.Joe has had lead-to the Boards of Supervisorsership positions in the past and was not effective and began ais ready to get back into helping Join Us For Taste Of Lake Anna! process by which we sought tolead the organization. Saturday October 12 provide input to proposals as I am fully confident that LACA N N early as possible but certainly be- is in good hands and look A ENoon - 5 pm K E R S fore plans were set in concrete. forward to seeing the impact of A HL IPCooling Pond Brewery This has paid dividends in beingtheir energy and ideas in moving Beer, Wine, Music & Food able to impact planning for UnitLACA forward.3, DEQ permits for things LACA is vital to managing Now taking applications for limited vendor space. like waste disposal aroundwith change as Lake Anna the lake, and new develop- builds and develops into To apply contact Cindy at info@visitlakeanna.org ments. the premier recreational It is impossible to driveasset envisioned at its around Lake Anna by carinception.or boat and not see LACA Greg and Joe will need success stories ina lot of volunteer help.Lake Anna Life & TimesLate Summer 2019boating safetyPlease join if you are and devel- not a member, vol-opments.unteer if you can.They wereJust go to www.all madelakeannavirginia.possibleorgby a lot of-Doug Smithhard work by many Editors Note: Have a Lake Anna issue youd like to express your views on? Submit your piece to us and make your voice be heard! The opinions expressed in this column are meant to elicit a response from our readers. If youd like to submit an essay for publication please email it to 26 us at lkalife@earthlink.net'