The following is
excerpted from the May 11, 2007 Coventry Courier:
residents of West Greenwich, Coventry
and surrounding towns took time from last Sunday to help in the efforts to preserve Lake
The Lake Mishnock Preservation Association’s
third annual Pasta Dinner fund raising event was held at the Lake Mishnock Barn from 4-7 pm, the group raising $2,900 for
The meal, prepared by Bob Meehan with assistance
from his family (previous owners of the Robins Nest restaurant) and the Coventry-West Greenwich Lions Club, provided a delicious
family style all you could eat pasta, meatball, salad, bread and butter meal
with deserts too numerous to mention.
Free country line dancing followed the dinner
to help burn off the calories of a great meal.
The Lake Mishnock Preservation Association is
a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization formed by local residents in March 2005 to address the deteriorating condition of Lake Mishnock and
its surrounding ecosystem.
“We have come a long way in a short period
of time,” said Paul Kaltschnee Director of Membership Chairman. “We now have over 100 members and 30 individual
donors for a total of 130 individual supporters of the Association plus three beach association donors.
goes on to praise our organization for its efforts over the past two years: treating
invasive vegetation with approved aquatic herbicides, providing educational workshops at the annual meetings (septic system
maintenance and healthy landscaping, for example), and delivering handouts door to door containing information on these topics.
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We thank all those who helped make our Pasta
Fundraiser a success.