Fund Raising

Help FOPP support the pool! 

Purchase your 2018 Friends of Plaza Pool Calendar and have 12 chances to win $200.  Calendars available at the Plaza Pool or at the Aplex.  Want to go a step further?  Sell a calendar or 10 or 100, and earn a possible $50 for each winner you sell a calendar to!!  

This is the major FOPP fund raiser for the year. We’re on the way to raising $20,000 which helps to keep the pool operating.  We need your help.


FOPP Giving Tuesday

Seventeen  people donated $605 to the Plaza Pool on Giving Tuesday.  Thanks to everyone for their support.

FOPP’s 2017 ticket raffle is on-going

November raffle winner is Kevin Skiba

As you may remember, for this raffle, the winner receives $200 and the ticket seller receives $50.  I say, this means, we should go out and sell more tickets!!

FOPP Announces Results of latest Euchre Tournament

The April 2017 Euchre tournament raised $426.25

FOPP’s fund raising efforts to keep Plaza Pool open in summer 2016 worked!

FOPP’s fund raising efforts to keep Plaza Pool open in summer 2016 worked!

And last year we raised money through the following activities!!

Friends of Plaza Pool announces the winner of the Second Quilt Raffle

Carolyn Schwartz is our lucky quilt winner!!! Thank you to all that 

picture of quiltbought tickets and to all that helped sell tickets. Thanks to all the hard work involved we were able to raise $2,320 to help keep the pool open.

Friends of Plaza Pool announces the winner of the first 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 Those in the movie, from L – R: Hattie Sheppler, Carolyn Szatkowski, Pat Brodziak, Pool Director Krista Morrow, and Rose Rosenbrock.

First Euchre Turnament a success

The 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.  

Supporting the Alpena County Plaza Pool


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