Tamarac Tidbits - October 2022


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TLA Board Report

Hello TLA Residents:

  • TLA General Elections took place

  • Congratulations to Mike Monte & Jeremy Pinto who won the election; 3 year terms to begin 11/1/2022

  • Total of accounts: $205,963.44

  • Water & Dam committee to meet with engineers and NJDEP regarding updating Kildeer dam to meet compliance standards

  • Lake to be lowered in upcoming weeks - dredging to take place

  • Property committee met with companies to develop scope of work to update basketball & tennis courts

  • TLA has been notified about a non-TLA event that will going through the streets of TLA on 10/15/2022 @ 10am - Township approved a 5k route going through TLA

  • Thank you again to Good Vibes paddle boarding for donating boards to TLA lifeguards

  • Signup genius created for residents to sign up to bring out trash cans from beach during off season - contact beach committee if interested

  • Luau was a great success! Thank you Lindsay Cowperthwait and all the volunteers who helped

  • Membership committee has ordered more TLA swag to delivery to new residents

  • Digital committee has revamped the monthly Tidbits newsletter to make it more user friendly

  • Turkey Bowl is coming! Signups will be posted on TLA website on 10/17/2022

  • New business: Junior Board to start again - residents is drafting a proposal to bring back the committee

  • Homeowner commented about weed growth around Mallard Lake - Solitude has been treating lakes

  • Next Board meeting Tuesday, October 11th at 7pm at the pavilion.

Thank you. The TLA Board

 

2022 Ladder Ball Tournament

Saturday, October 15 at Tamarac Beach


Partners will be randomly drawn, starting at 12:30 PM.


If we don’t have enough people for at least five partnered teams, singles will be played.


Trophies will be given to the winning team.


This is a free event. Bring your own lunch and beer.


Call or text Dan Favilla at 609-937-2555 to reserve your spot, by October 8.


Sign up is also available at: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b4baaaa23a3f85-2021

 


 



Tamarac Turkey Bowl IV Flag Football Tournament

November 26th 10AM (Rain Date December 3rd)

Location: The Field (Entrance Located Between 125 & 127 Heath Rd)

Kids Game Start Time 10:30 - Adults Game Start Time 11:30


$25 per Adult Player - $5 per Kid Player

Spectators are free to hang out and help themselves to food and activities


SignUps will be 2 Weeks Only! 10/17 - 10/31

To Purchase Tickets Visit: tamraclakes.org/turkeybowl

Player totals will be capped at 40 Adults and 30 Kids, then a wait list..

First Come First Serve!


The Event Sidelines will Include:

Food, Games, DJ, Crafts, Face Painting, Balloon Artist and more!

Engraved Medals will be awarded as well as the Turkey Bowl Trophy

for a full year of bragging rights!


Please bring a side dish or snack to share at the event.

 

Reminders & Announcements


2022 TLA Sponsored Events

  • Ladder Ball Tournament: Saturday, October 15

  • Veterans Day BBQ & Chili Competition: Saturday, November 12 RD: 11/13

  • Turkey Bowl: Saturday, November 26 RD: 11/27

  • Breakfast with Santa: Saturday, December 11 RD: 12/18

  • TLA Winter Party 1/21/2023

Look for more specific information on each event in the Tidbits and on FB as the event gets closer


 

Beach Closing 2022


Thank you to everyone that came out to Beach Closing!


It was a beautiful night at our lake. Special thanks to our set up crew: Tricia and Brian Curiale, Lindsay and George Smith, Steve Boianelli, Dave Martin, Melanie Gessman, Hillary Ellis, Lauren White & Kate Brady.





 

Help Needed with Off-season Trash Collection at the Beach


TLA is looking for families to volunteer to help with the trash/recycling at

the lake during the offseason. The link to the Sign Up Genius is below.

You would be in charge of taking the trash up the evening of the day you

selected and getting the cans back to the beach after it has been

collected the following day. The Sign Up Genius is organized by week

and tells you whether it’s just trash or trash & recycling that need to go

out. Please see the link for more info and consider selecting a week to

help!


https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0C4BAFA72DA0FB6-tlabeach

 


Killdeer Maintenance and Lake Lowering


Killdeer lake will be lowered in October in order to mow the dam and conduct

other maintenance around the lake. We anticipate that the lake will be lowered

through the end of November.


Phragmites Watch


Phragmites (Phragmites Australias) is a common invasive reed found

throughout New Jersey. We have Phragmites popping up in different locations

along our lakes edges. If you are a lakefront homeowner, you must cut and

control this plant to prevent it from spreading. You can google Phragmites

Australias if you are unclear as to what it looks like. Contact the Lake

Committee at tamaraclakeswater@gmail.com if you are uncertain about its

presence on your property.


 

It is time to take your boat

home where it is safe

because:

School is out and you

won't be using it

anymore this year.

The lifeguard is not at the

beach monitoring

activities.

The lake is being lowered,

so the boating season is

over.

All boats must be off of the

boat racks and off of TLA

property by Halloween



 

SAVE THE DATE!

TLA WINTER PARTY

TLA’s Winter Party will take place at LaScala’s Fire in Marlton on

Saturday, January 21 beginning at 6pm

This is a TLA adult members only party.

More information on ticket sales will be in the December Tidbits.

 

Babysitter List or Youth Services

I have had many new neighbors request the Babysitter List or Youth Services. If your child is interested in being added please email me their name, date of birth and phone number. If they are on the list and no longer want to be, please let me know.


Would you like a copy of the Babysitter List or Youth Services? Please email me with your name and address and I will forward.They will no longer be in the Tidbits. Thank you! GailTidbits@comcast.net

 

TLA Beach and Trails connecting to the beach are smoke-free

 

REMINDER TO ALL DOG OWNERS:

In order for everyone to safely enjoy our open spaces and walking trails, Medford Township and the TLA Board of Directors would like to offer a reminder that, per Chapter 66 of the Medford Township Administrative code, dogs must be kept on a leash. Also, dog owners are required under this same ordinance to remove their pet's waste from our open space and trails. Pet waste is not only offensive, but it can pollute water as it is washed by rain into our lakes. Help keep our lakes clean by doing your part to clean-up after your dogs.

Thank you!

 

Did You Know???

It’s illegal to dispose of brush, trees and yard material on common grounds. We still have people throwing their brush and tree limbs in the common grounds. Please dispose of properly!

 

We are starting weekly pickup basketball for adults on Sundays. Games will start at 9am at the beach court. Feel free to come earlier to warm up. Text Andrew Massaro (609-828-4004) with any questions.

 

Found

A pair of sunglasses on a lawn on Woodthrush Trail W. Call 609-654-5019.

 






 




Why has the Medford-Vincentown Rotary put on this fantastic parade year after year? All you need to do is walk down Main Street and see the hundreds of kids all dressed in custom and excitedly waiting for the first float to come by. It's a magical night that brings the community together and has grown to attract 30, 000 spectators and participants. With marching bands and cheerleaders, princesses and fireman the Medford-Vincentown Rotary Halloween parade is a family friendly site to see.


The Parade starts at 7:00pm, Main Street closes to traffic at 6:00pm. The 1 mile long

parade starts at the float staging ground located at St. Mary's of the Lakes School and

continues East onto Fire House Lane then turns right onto Main Street and continues

south to Maurice and Everett Haines School.


 



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