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Douglas Lake Improvement Association
PO Box 472, Pellston, MI 49755            May 23, 2017
 ~    50th Anniversary   ~   1967-2017    ~ 

Help ! My Outboard Won't Start !!
With permission of CABIN LIVING magazine we have the opportunity to learn through pictures and text some basic troubleshooting tips to help you pinpoint outboard motor problems.  Laminated copies of the article will be available at the Merchandise Sales. 
Click here to read the article online.

I read the article, but I'm in the middle of the lake and the motor won't start.
The 2017 Volunteer Boat Assist Team list is here. A team member may provide phone support to help start your motor. A tow will be arranged when necessary.
Click here for the 2017 list.
Please contact Ron Kelemen at for more information.
Always take your cell phone on the boat !
The DL Loon Rangers began putting nesting platforms out on April 8. This is the first year they have a modified trail cam to observe activity. This video PREPARE and WAIT contains photos from 4/8 to 5/15 this year.
Please remember to keep your distance from the loon platforms.
(To watch the video: click the center arrow then click the Play Arrow.)
See still images from our trail cams here. Save the link; pictures are continually added.

Munro Township Residential Trash Pickup – Sat May 27, 2017
from 7:00 am until finished

Please have your trash ready at the end of your driveway near the road.
One pickup per household.

Items Allowed: Household junk, bagged garbage, bundled building materials, furniture, scrap metal, appliances without Freon and dry cut carpet. Lumber must be cut in 3-foot lengths.

Items Not Allowed: Brush, leaves and grass clippings, oil, liquid paint, flammable materials, chemicals, explosives, tires, batteries, cement, appliances with Freon and hazardous waste materials.

If you have questions or problems pertaining to trash day cleanup, please call Supervisor Charles Antkoviak at 231-627-7232.

Come and share your views on Enbridge’s Line 5 at the Straits of Mackinac
Michigan Pipeline Safety Advisory Board Meeting
Monday, June 12, 2017, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Petoskey Middle School Auditorium
801 Northmen Drive
Public comment period     9 a.m. to noon
Lunch   noon – 1:30
Business meeting 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Everyone is welcome.  Those who wish to make a 3-minute statement will need to complete a Public Appearance Card prior to the public comment portion of the meeting.  Public Appearance Cards will be available at the meeting.  To make a 5-minute statement, please contact Holly Simons ( before Friday, June 2.
CELEBRATE   "Loving Life on Douglas Lake"
     DLIA 50th Anniversary Celebration Luncheon    
Date: Sunday, August 6  ~  Door opens at Noon - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Maple River Pub

$35 per person - Reservations must be made by July 22, 2017
Online, at the Merchandise Sales or with your Zone Rep
Includes scrumptious appetizers, delicious lunch,
non-alcoholic beverage,
and a fabulous program
Reserve online here.
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2017 Annual Meeting - Sunday, August 20 - 2:00 p.m., Register at 1:30 p.m.
Location:  David Gates Lecture Hall on the UMBS Campus
Spring has sprung and our advertisers are waiting to help you!
Click here for HELP  &  Scroll down for our list of Advertisers
by Category  
Excavating     ~     Flooring     ~     Furniture
On our website, click the advertiser for more information.
Douglas Lake Improvement Association    ─   Dues are $25 a year 
Mailing address: DLIA, PO Box 472, Pellston, MI 49769

See the new Membership tab for the 
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Newsletter Editor - Linda Orlow
eNews - Holly Gedert
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The eNews is published twice a month on-season and
as needed (once a month) off-season.

The DLIA Newsletter is published twice a year - Fall and Spring.
Deadline for news and obituaries is 10/1/2017 for our Fall Newsletter.
Note: We appreciate the obituaries being brief (300 words or less)
and relevant to Douglas Lake. News articles should not exceed 700
words unless approved by the editor. Please be aware
that any article or obituary may be edited to fit into the layout.
President - Holly Gedert, Vice President - Mary Ellen Sheridan
Secretary - Joan Hartwig, Treasurer - Susan Klaas

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