Posts in 2015 December NL
Joe Forkner elected FLSSP President and Sherwin, Davidson join Board of Trustees

Last month, the Board of Directors held its annual election of officers. Joe Forkner moved into the President’s role while past-president Chris Kovac remains active as vice-president. Jim Berry and Norah Carse were reelected to their respective roles as treasurer and secretary.Just in time for the board’s first retreat, John Sherwin and Nancy Davidson were elected to the board of trustees. John lives in Issaquah and works for Microsoft. He has been very active as a volunteer helping develop and maintain the FLSSP website. Nancy was chair of the state park’s task force that helped develop the master plan more than 10 years ago, is a past Issaquah City Council member and is currently Public Works Director for the City of Snoqualmie. She lives in Bellevue.

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Your Holiday Shopping Can Support Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park

Amazon Smile is Amazon's way of donating 0.5% of qualifying purchases to the non-profit of your choice.Amazon Smile supports Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park. Please support us by using the following link when starting your order with Amazon! Thanks!

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Kokanee Cam Is Alive and Well!

Forget those cat videos, check out the Kokanee Cam. What’s great is you can watch live or check out the pre-recorded action.

Check out this article from King5 on the whole Kokanee story:

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Consider a gift to create a family legacy

Did you know that a donation of $1,000 or more to the playground will get your name inscribed on a boulder to memorialize your gift?Yes, FLSSP is a charitable 501c3, making your gift tax deductible. All size gifts are welcome! Visit to pay by credit card, or send a check to FLSSP, PO Box 605, Issaquah, WA 98027.

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Rowley Properties, hotels give boost to playground funding

Rowley Propoerties, Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites have collectively donated $20,000 to Project Playground, leading the way in local donations.“Lake Sammamish State Park has the potential to be an amazing treasure. FLSSP has been working hard to help revitalize, embrace and activate the park. Their work has been inspiring and it is our pleasure to help them fund a new amenity at the park which will benefit our community-the Playground 4 All. We hope you’ll donate, too,” said Skip Rowley.

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Holiday Beach Party, Bonfire and Boat Parade, too! Family Fun, Dec. 12, 4:30 p.m.

Holiday Beach Party, Bonfireand Boat Parade, too! Family fun, Dec. 5, 4:30 p.m.

Issaquah Singers - will lead holiday caroling Beach bonfires - to keep us warm on the outside Hot chocolate - to keep us warm on the inside Lighted boats parading by… Bring your family and friends and come on down to the 4th annual holiday event at Tibbetts Beach at Lake Sammamish State Park.

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