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From the Mayor’s Office

September 7, 2015

Never Forget
The Village of Greenwood Lake will never forget the tragic day where we lost so many of our family members, friends, neighbors, fellow citizens and those visiting our amazing country on September 11th, 2001. On Friday, September 11th, 2015, the Village of Greenwood Lake will host a brief remembrance ceremony at our Senior Center at 11:30 a.m. All are welcome to attend. At 7:00 p.m., the Volunteer Fire Department will hold a memorial service at their firehouse to remember those lost as well. Please consider attending one, if not both, of these memorials.

Paddle Board and Kayak Race on GWL
Saturday September 12th GWL will see our first ever stand up paddle board (SUP) race on the lake. Event coordinator and owner of Jersey Paddle Boards, Micki Lees, put together this massive race which can be viewed by the public at our Thomsa Morahan Waterfront Park. If you have any questions, please email Micki from Jersey Paddle Boards at or check out All proceeds from the event are being donated to the backpack snack attack and viewing of the event is free from the beach.

40th Annual GWL Bed Race and Parade!
The Greenwood Lake Chamber of Commerce proudly presents the 40th Annual Bed Race and Parade! On September 26th, 12 PM, local businesses, clubs, organizations and friends will decorate their “bed on wheels” and parade them down Windermere. After the parade, we will race the beds back up Windermere to see who made the fastest “bed” and who should’ve “stayed in
bed”. There will also be an award for most original Bed. If you are interested in entering a team, contact Teresa Thomas at or pick up a registration form at The Greenwood Lake Garden Center, Windermere Insurance or Pedal Power Inc.

Events in the Village

● Teen Center Re-Opening BBQ Wed. Sept 9th from 6-9pm at the Elks Lodge.
● September 11th Memorial held at the Senior Center this Friday, Sept. 11th at 11:30 and 7:00 p.m. at the GWL Firehouse.
● Paddle Palooza Paddle Board and Kayak Race Sat., Sept 12th at the Thomas Morahan Waterfront Park. Race starts at 11:00 a.m.
● Village Board Workshop Monday Sept. 22nd at 6:30 p.m. in the Courthouse
● Village Board Public Hearing on cell tower code changes Monday Sept. 22nd at 7:15 p.m.
● Village Board General Meeting Monday Sept. 22nd at 7:30 p.m. in the Courthouse

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