Announcements and Events
FOPP announces their annual membership driveMembership renewal time is upon us. Forms are available on this website using the link to the right, and at the pool. There is also a survey we would like you to fill out to help us choose activities which our membership thinks will be supportive of the pool. The survey is available at [here].
The latest Calendar Raffle drawing
The October lucky $100 dollar winner is Kay Kearley. Congratulations Kay!
Snorkel training event provides solid learning
August 19th Plaza Pool Celebration Picnic great success
FOPP Held their 11th annual Open Water Swim on August 13, 2016
We held our 11th open water swim today in mist and rain, together with warm water, wind and great support. In many ways, I am sure it was harder for the spectators and assistants and for the swimmers.
And all this work created the following results.
FOPP's fund raising efforts to keep Plaza Pool open in summer 2016 are working!
Friends of Plaza Pool announces the winner of the Quilt Raffle
Quilt co-maker Pat Brodziak drew the winning ticket on Monday at noon for the beautiful quilt which was made by Bobbie Cornell and herself. The winning ticket, number 1281 was purchased by Barbara Dean of Alpena.A movie of the drawing is available at https://youtu.be/H2kFf6BUo2E. Those in the movie, from L - R: Hattie Sheppler, Carolyn Szatkowski, Pat Brodziak, Pool Director Krista Morrow, and Rose Rosenbrock.
First Euchre Turnament a successThe Euchre turnament at the Aplex on February 13 was a success which raised over $1200. Butch reported that the volunteers who worked on the turnament were some of the best workers he has ever had. Thank you everyone!
The FOPP summer fund raising efforts to keep Plaza Pool open for the summer are reaping the hard work of its members and friends. Currently we have raised over to $29,000. If you have not purchased yours yet you can do so at the Plaza Pool and at the Aplex. Drawings will be held the last Friday of each month at the Aplex.We are now accepting donations by check made out to "FOPP" or "Friends of Plaza Pool" with a memo line of "Plaza Pool Summer 2016 fund".There is a lockable donation and pledge box at the pool. You can donate on-line through the Community Foundation of Northeast Michigan. Even though it says "endowment fund" it is agreed that all funds donated between now and March 31 will be given directly to our Plaza Pool summer funding. For more information visit:
The coached Swim is supported by Alpena County Youth and Recreation Millage