Flag Pole Dedication

YLPA member Deborah Lawson Scott wrote a poem, In This Place, especially for our Memorial Day flagpole dedication. The Wurtsboro chapter of the American Legion provided an Honor Guard, led by our own Larry Barnes.

Alice Salmans, who initiated the effort to install the new flagpole, lead the assembled YLPA members in the Pledge of Allegiance, as the Honor Guard raised the flag for the first time.

Following the raising of the new flag, Taps was played by a Legionnaire. Out-going YLPA President Rob Rogers joined in-coming President Addie Bruni, to lay a wreath honoring our nation's fallen warriors. Alice read Deborah's poem. The Honor Guard fired their rifles in salute to fallen loved ones in wars past and present.

The ceremony was solemn, poignant and heart-warming. Our thanks to Jim Scott for donating the new flag now flying over our Clubhouse. The poem and photos follow below.

Deborah Scott's Memorial Day Tribute

































 

 

 

 

 

 

Deborah Scott's Memorial Day Tribute













News & Events 6/23/2017

Paint & Sip Party!

Join us in a Paint & Sip Party, Saturday 8 July from 7-9 PM in the Clubhouse. This two-hour painting party is BYOB, and you will paint a Yankee Lake scene guided by Shawn Dell Joyce, an artist from the Wallkill School of Art. All materials and supplies will be provided. You must pre-register to participate! Cost is $30/person. Capacity is limited! Please register online at http://upto.com/e/mMKpO or call Liam or Regina at (845) 457-2787.


Sponsor a Clubhouse Window!

The YLPA is replacing windows in the “Roller Rink” area of the Clubhouse. You can help defray the costs by sponsoring a window. Sponsorships are $500 per window, and covers purchase and installation. A plaque will be placed under each sponsored window with a message up to 150 characters. Please click this link to download the order form. Submit your form and payment early before we run out of windows!

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Local News 3/14/2017

Spiders Eat 400-800 Million Tons of Prey Every Year

It has long been suspected that spiders are one of the most important groups of predators of insects. Zoologists at the University of Basel and Lund University in Sweden have now shown just how true this is – spiders kill astronomical numbers o...

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