The Indian Lake Watershed Project held its annual meeting Thursday evening at the Indian Lake Community Church Fellowship Hall in Russells Point.
Logan County Commissioner Dustin Wickersham and Logan County Sheriff Andy Smith attended the meeting.
Executive Director Vicky Boots gave the treasurer’s report for the annual meeting.
-The estimated profit from the Nashville Hitmakers fundraiser was between $30-40,000.
The money will be shared between the Indian Lake Schools’ music department and the Sandy Beach Bridge Restoration Project.
-Dues collected for the year were $4,620.
-The endowment contributions total for 2014 was $16,000.
-The endowment funds balance as of 8-12-2014 was $312,603.
-Total assets for the organization as of 8-14-14 were nearly $490,593.
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Tom Grabow addressed the audience about the new dredge at Indian Lake.
Grabow (pictured right) was the special guest speaker for the meeting. He is the ODNR’s statewide Waterway/Construction Operations Manager.
His main topic of conversation was the new dredge at Indian Lake, which is scheduled to be put into operation this Monday.
He said one goal for the new dredge was to be able to dredge 100,000 cubic yards in one year, which would be an aggressive undertaking.
Betty Lyle does volunteer water monitoring for the board, and she had this important information to share about how pristine the water is at Indian Lake.
Winning the $500 scholarship this year was Indian Lake graduate Allison Knief.
Named the outstanding volunteer was Frank Phelps.
The Outstanding Business Award went to Roger Overbey of Overbey Plastics, LLC.
The Outstanding Partner Award was given to the Indian Lake School District for their part in the Nashville Hitmakers fundraiser.
The “Special” Award was given to Robert Erwin.
The Eagle Award went to Dave Helgeson.