September Presidents Message

Looks like our summer is going to be coming to an end. Fall us upon us with temperature changing.
FOC wants to thank all the volunteers we had this year for the Free Kids Fish Pond Function over the Labor Day weekend. Good times had by all for sure and the kids were really enjoying it.
Don’t forget we still have boat tickets available. The raffle is in a few months so there is still time to get that winning ticket.
We are always looking for volunteers to help with the different events we have. If you are interested please contact Karen at Barrier Dam Campground 360.985.2495.

Sincerely,
Don Glaser
FOC President

August President’s Message

Labor Day is quickly approaching and again this year at Barrier Dam Store Friends of the Cowlitz will have an annual fish pond function and free fishing for the kids on August 31, September 1st and September 2nd.

We are always looking for volunteers to help out with these events. If you are interested in this please contact Karen or Don at 360.985.2495.

A big Thank You to all those who volunteered for the fish pond functions at both Chehalis West and Cooks Hill Manor. We appreciate you being there and helping out.

Sincerely,

Don Glaser
FOC President

July Presidents Message

Looks like summer is finally arriving. Hope everyone is enjoying this nice weather we are having.

Thank you to the volunteers that have helped with the recent fish pond functions. We greatly appreciate your help in keeping these going.

If you would like to volunteer at the Fish Pond Functions and would like information on helping out please contact The Barrier Dam Campground for either Karen or Don 360.985.2495.

Here’s to a Happy and safe summer for everyone!
Thank you for all your continued support.

Sincerely,
Don Glaser
FOC President

April Presidents Message

Spring has arrived with a few nice days but the rain has been upon us. We will be adding lots of interesting and new articles in the newsletter for upcoming months. There has been to much to just fit into one month so we will be expanding them into each month for these next few months.
Don’t forget to get your tickets for the 2019 Boat. It is a beauty. You can purchase by calling Barrier Dam Campground at 360-985-2495.
Not a whole lot to report this month but as anything new comes in we will be putting it in the newsletters.
Hope everyone is staying dry and enjoying this spring weather.

March Presidents Message

In February Friends of the Cowlitz went to the Sportsmen Show over in Yakima at the Sundome. We want to send out a huge THANK YOU to Merle and Bev Shuyler for having Friends of the Cowlitz each year. They both are a huge help and put on a great show each year. We also want to thank the volunteers that help out with these events. Without you many of them would not be possible. Thank you everyone for another great year at the Sundome.

Don’t forget the new boat is here and you can see it at The Barrier Dam Campground. Tickets are $2 each and can be purchased via phone or in person. All orders can be mailed if paying with credit/debit card and mailed if you are not local. Don’t miss your chance 🙂

Spring is arriving it will be nice to have some warmer weather and get rid of the cold. Thank you to all out members to a great start to the new year!

Don Glaser

President, Friends of the Cowlitz

December Presidents Message

President Message

As we get closer to the end of 2018. I want to wish everyone a happy and healthy 2019. We here at Friends of the Cowlitz hope everyone has had a good holiday season.
On December 1st, we had the annual Boat Raffle and potluck. Had a good turn out again this year. A big Congratulations to the 2018 Winner… Hope Estrade from White Swan, WA.
We also want to say a Thank you to all our members and supporters in these last few months with the newsletter. We are finally hoping the issues with mailings and the postal service will now be resolved and everything will begin to resume as usual.
Thank you members and supporters for sticking with FOC for another year. We appreciate all your efforts and support throughout the years.

Don Glaser
President, Friends of the Cowlitz

July Presidents Message

Hope everyone is enjoying this nice weather we are having but also staying safe.

Friends of the Cowlitz has some up coming fish pond functions, August 8th, August 23rd and the annual labor day function.

We are still looking for volunteers to help out at the Fish Pond Functions, if you are interested and would like information on helping out please contact The Barrier Dam Campground for either Karen or Kly at 360.985.2495.

Don is still recovering, getting better day by day.

Thank you for all your continued support.

June President’s Message

Great News! Don is home continuing to recover from a long bout with pneumonia this spring. Thank you for all the continued support and well wishes for Don. They are greatly appreciated.

Barrier Dam Campground is having the Annual 4th of July Fish Pond function over July 6th, 7th and 8th. Free fishing for the kids ages 1-14. 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

We are still in need of volunteers to help out at the Fish Pond Functions, if you are interested please contact The Barrier Dam Campground for either Karen or Kly at 360.985.2495.

We have had a few fish pond functions recently and a big Thank You to those that have been able to volunteer and help out. All your help is greatly appreciated.

Hope everyone has a fun and safe 4th of July.

Thank you for all your continued support.

My President’s Message

Hope everyone has been able to enjoy the nice weather we have been having lately.

Memorial Day Weekend is almost here. There will be the annual Fish Pond at Barrier Dam Campground for kids 12 an under. If you aren’t busy stop in and say hello and bring the kids to catch a fish.

We are still looking for Volunteers to help with the function on Memorial Weekend and all other fish pond functions. There are two coming up in June, If you are interested in helping out please contact Barrier Dam Campground at 360-985-2495.

We are also looking for volunteers to help with the net pens. If anyone is interested please contact us.

Thank you,

Friends of the Cowlitz

April Presidents Message

It has been a really wet April but the weather lately has been nice and we are hoping it continues. The sun is shining.

We are currently getting Fish Pond Functions booked around the area. We are in need of volunteers that may be able to help out with these functions. If you are interested and able to help please call us at 360-985-2495.

Greg has been attending different meetings around the area. Once we have been given an update on how those meetings are going we will include them in the next newsletter.

Don’t forget to get your tickets for the 2018 Boat Raffle.

Welcome to all the New members and the current members of FOC. We thank you for your continued support.

Sincerely,

All of us here at Friends of the Cowlitz