Announcements

WOODSIDE MUSIC EVENT...

FREE LIVE MUSIC! Sunday, September 4 at 5 PM

Enjoy the music of LEGACY, playing many of your favorite Rock Songs. Kern's Kitchen Gormet Food Truck will be on site as well. (Cash or Venmo, please) Bring your chairs, blankets, food and beverages!



Membership Meeting

Saturday, August 13th 10 AM Join your neighbors to hear the latest news from our community. 9:30 for coffee and scones!



SUMMER DANCE...AUG. 27

Just a reminder that your MBC Summer Dance will be here before you know it! 💃🕺🎸

Reserve a spot for yourself, or reserve a table with your neighbors, friends & family.

The band is Come Back Buddy coming to us straight from the Tribute to Buddy Holly Days in Clear Lake, Iowa.

Many lake friends have danced to them during the winter in the Phoenix area, and, since 2014, right here at our clubhouse. We know how much fun they are and hope you'll join us for the fun.

* Note: not all of us dance. Many are there to enjoy a social occasion and just listen to some fabulous "oldies".

Here are the particulars:

Saturday, Aug 27 @ MBC Clubhouse

Happy Hour 6 - 7

Visit with friends & Meet the Band

Dance 7 - 10

BYOB & a snack to share. We'll provide ice.

No fee. This is a complimentary event for MBC members & guests (ages 15 to 106).

(If you're not a member but have a place on the lake and want to meet some of your neighbors, please join us.)






Music at the Club...Summertime Music at MBC...Friday, July 15 7-9 PM Two Macs and Friends playing really cool music! Watch email for details!

We will miss the Lakeside Concert Series on the water,

but WE WON’T LET THE MUSIC DIE!

Come catch TwoMacs! Scott plays a nylon-stringed guitar and sings backup while Deb’s gorgeous voice takes lead. Their good-hearted songs are a blend of pop and Latin jazz that are sure to put a smile on your face! FRIDAY, JULY 15th 7-9 PM at MBC BYOB. We will have soft drinks/mixers for sale. www.TwoMacsMusic.com.

Interested in sponsoring or performing at a Music Night at MBC? Call or email Bob 360.621.6726 bleslie38@msn.com or Art at 206.351.8867 a3whitson@comcast.net



Donny and Sherry Bocksch Family, East Mason Lake Dr S, have generously pledged $10,000.00 toward our sports courts! They have challenged our community to match their gift by the end of February! With their gift and the many supporters in the past, we have raised our total to over $50,000.00 and we are on our way to our $60, 000.00 Goal. LET’S DO THIS!

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Member Meeting Saturday, December 11 at 10 AM All members are encouraged to attend in person or via Zoom. We will be reviewing the year, learning about the Sport Court progress and getting an update on Adopt-a-Family Christmas Drive. Check your email for Zoom link. New 2022 Photo Calendars are available as well as Mason and Benson Shirts, hats and sweatshirts. We accept Cash, check or credit cards.

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Christmas Shop and Donate to N. Mason Food Bank...November 6 10-12 AM

You can get an early start with your Christmas shopping for those needing Mason or Benson Lake sweatshirts, t-shirts or hats. We will also have NEW Long Sleeve Sport Court T-shirts which will go to help fund the new sport courts. These will make super fun Christmas gifts for those 'hard to shop for' relatives. We accept cash, check and credit cards.

Additionally, we will have the N Mason Food Bank Truck here to take your non-perishable food items. This is a great time to help restock our neighborhood Food Bank.

Finally, we will have our LIBRARY OPEN for your browsing pleasure.

Saturday, November 6 from 10 AM-Noon.

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Support The Courts...On Saturday, September 18, the MBC Membership voted to move forward with funding ($10K) and construction of the Sports Courts. We have the chance to make a lasting legacy for our community with the construction of 2 Sports Courts. These will be for basketball, pickleball, volleyball and outdoor dances. Thanks to the generous donation from Kathy and Bill Sanford, we can 'double of giving' up to $5000.00 if we match their gift by November 1. Give Now and help leave a legacy for the future families at Mason and Benson Lakes.

Send your check to MBC at 5971 E Mason Lake Dr W Grapeview, WA 98546 or go to MBC Information>Donate via PayPal.

Let’s BUILD FOR THE FUTURE at MBC. Let’s continue to make the MBC the center of Fun, Fellowship and Education. Your donations will make that happen. Please consider in helping to Support the Courts. Our goal is $50,000.00 and each and every contribution will be appreciated and help us reach our goal.

Levels of Giving

$100.00 SUPPORTER-Special metal tag with family name on fence.

$500.00 PLAYER- Above plus…Recognition at Party Night Gala…on the court.

$1000.00 PARTNER-Above plus… 1’ X 4’ Business or Family Name on fence.

$5000 BUILDER – Above plus…Name on basketball backboard (1 only).

$10,000.00 LEGACY DONOR – Above plus…Family Name or Business on Court (2 Only)

Gifts of any amount are welcome and all are encouraged to give what you can. Every gift helps!Thank you for your continued support of MBC.

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Member Meeting September 18 10 AM

Following the member survey, the Board decided they wanted members to have another chance to voice their opinions. We will meet to review the Sport Court plans, budget and vote on going forward. The Board voted to approve $10,000.00 from our current savings to be used for court construction. Members need to approve. Additional funding can come from other projects such as 2022 Flea Market, Pancake Breakfasts and Court Fundrais
ing projects (Bricks, Donations, etc.) Again, this will be determined by member vote. Your participation is important. Please mark your calendar for September 18.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Dad's Night Out-Saturday, June 19 5-7 PM



Treat Dad to a night out with Food Trucks, Mason/Benson SWAG, and Live Music presented by Mason Lake's own "Rockin Roland'. He plays all the great sing-a-long tunes Dad is sure to love and will get him dancing!

Kern's Kitchen and Radio Fryer Food Trucks will be putting out delish food. We have even scheduled a 'Dessert' Food Truck! The library will be open for your borrowing and Mason/Benson t-shirts, sweatshirts and hats will be on sale.-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2021 Lakeside Summer Concert Line-up Announced

Hello Mason Lake!

Today we learned who The Seahawks will be playing this year. Tonight you’ll learn the musical lineup for The Lakeside Summer Concert Series.

July 3: Ki
cking things off as they did in 2020, No Slack Jack starts the season off with their own lineup of Top 40 Oldies. No Slack Jack is proudly brought to you courtesy of Windermere Peninsula Properties and Robert Cook.

July 10: If you’ve ever been to a Seattle-area yacht club dance, you’ve probably danced to The Tropics. They’ll be on stage bringing their own mix of “Yacht Rock Music” to actual boaters in their boats this time.

July 17: Back by popular demand, The Tonz will be playing their mix of rhythm and blues to the stage, out on the dock, and everywhere in-between.

July 24: A new group to Lakeside, we’ll feature PC and J, a four-piece group playing easy listening top 40 music.

July 31: “The Great Mason Lake’s Got Talent Night”. Let’s see all the talent residing on the shores of Mason Lake. We’re all here to cheer you on! Contact me to be included in the night’s lineup.

August 7: The Michael Pratt Band- it was a rainy evening last year when they performed for us, so many of you didn’t get a chance to hear them. Michael and the guys put on a high-powered show of Country Rock and proved to be one of the best bands of last year’s lineup. The Michael Pratt Band is being brought to you through the generosity of Mason Lake’s own Last Chapter Book Club.

August 14- The Jimmy Hoffman Band- Keeping the Country Rock vibe going for two weeks in a row, The Jimmy Hoffman Band will keep things moving with their own brand of musical showmanship. The Jimmy Hoffman Band is being brought to you through the generosity of Don Little and family.

August 21- Handy-Dullum Fusion- The crowd loved drummer and co-founder of HDF, Tony Handy so much, we just had to have them back again. Their mix of rock-inspired jazz originals are truly something special. And come early and get a good spot close to the dock so you can chat with Tony when he comes out to meet everyone.

August 28- Tammy Frost and Friends- Tammy’s back and this time with a new group. It’s a fun bunch with an eclectic mix of rock, soul, and Americana.

September 4- Closing out the Series on the Labor Day Weekend will be a new band to the lineup. It’s not the Guess Who? or the Wonder Who? or even just The Who. It will be a surprise band playing top 40 hits from days gone by. You’ll hear a little bit of this and a bit of that. There will be almost two centuries of professional music performing up on stage and they’ll be playing not only tunes you know, but ones that many bands don’t choose to tackle. Sponsored by Bill and Kathy Sanford.

That’s the lineup folks. If you see a band that you, your neighbors, your business would like to present, it’s as easy as contacting me. And we’re pooling individual donations as well, so please, support the quality of life on Mason Lake and live music. And as always, 100% of the donations go directly to the performers. Thanks to those who have donated and thanks in advance to those who are planning to.

Cheers,

Bill Sanford and Art Whitson

To donate; email Bill Sanford at mackhatter2003@yahoo.com-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

DINNER FOR DAD...Bring Dad to MBC for a BBQ Burger with ALL the fixings!

Saturday, June 18 from 3-6 PM We'll have LIVE Music by Roland Burdge, a Classic Car Show, Mason Lake and Benson Lake Sweatshirts and Hats for sale, Our Library will be OPEN, and Pickleball Courts Open for Play. Please remember a non-perishable food item for N. Mason Foodbank.

Adults $10; Kids 6-12 $5; Under 6 Free- Cash, Checks or Credit accepted for food and clothing.

Dinner includes Burger, salad, chips and dessert.

MBC Member Meeting, Saturday, June 11 at 10 AM Come meet our 2022 High School Scholarship winner and see our new Sport Court! Weather providing, it will be completed!

SPORT COURT UPDATE! Thanks to over 200 of you who donated to the Sport Court Campaign. We are nearing the end of this wonderful project with court surfacing scheduled when the weather cooperates. Our SC Committee did their best to get reliable bids and quotes for work and material. Unfortunately, with inflationary costs and changes in design, we are slightly SHORT of our needed financial goal. The MBC Board of Directors have approved a 'loan' ($3500-$5500) from current funds to pay for the final costs. This 'loan' will be repaid to the MBC through Sport Court fundraisers...Pickleball Tournament, lessons, donations, etc. If you have donated, thank you. If you have not yet donated, please consider sending a check to MBC 5971 E Mason Lake Dr W Grapeview, WA 98546 or via PayPal.

Happy New Year - Special News for our Sport Court Funding Campaign
Donny and Sherry Bocksch Family, East Mason Lake Dr S, have generously pledged $10,000.00 toward our sports courts! They have challenged our community to match their gift by the end of February! With their gift and the many supporters in the past, we have raised our total to over $50,000.00 and we are on our way to our $60, 000.00 Goal. LET’S DO THIS!

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Member Meeting Saturday, December 11 at 10 AM All members are encouraged to attend in person or via Zoom. We will be reviewing the year, learning about the Sport Court progress and getting an update on Adopt-a-Family Christmas Drive. Check your email for Zoom link. New 2022 Photo Calendars are available as well as Mason and Benson Shirts, hats and sweatshirts. We accept Cash, check or credit cards.

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Christmas Shop and Donate to N. Mason Food Bank...November 6 10-12 AM

You can get an early start with your Christmas shopping for those needing Mason or Benson Lake sweatshirts, t-shirts or hats. We will also have NEW Long Sleeve Sport Court T-shirts which will go to help fund the new sport courts. These will make super fun Christmas gifts for those 'hard to shop for' relatives. We accept cash, check and credit cards.

Additionally, we will have the N Mason Food Bank Truck here to take your non-perishable food items. This is a great time to help restock our neighborhood Food Bank.

Finally, we will have our LIBRARY OPEN for your browsing pleasure.

Saturday, November 6 from 10 AM-Noon.

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Support The Courts...On Saturday, September 18, the MBC Membership voted to move forward with funding ($10K) and construction of the Sports Courts. We have the chance to make a lasting legacy for our community with the construction of 2 Sports Courts. These will be for basketball, pickleball, volleyball and outdoor dances. Thanks to the generous donation from Kathy and Bill Sanford, we can 'double of giving' up to $5000.00 if we match their gift by November 1. Give Now and help leave a legacy for the future families at Mason and Benson Lakes.

Send your check to MBC at 5971 E Mason Lake Dr W Grapeview, WA 98546 or go to MBC Information>Donate via PayPal.

Let’s BUILD FOR THE FUTURE at MBC. Let’s continue to make the MBC the center of Fun, Fellowship and Education. Your donations will make that happen. Please consider in helping to Support the Courts. Our goal is $50,000.00 and each and every contribution will be appreciated and help us reach our goal.

Levels of Giving

$100.00 SUPPORTER-Special metal tag with family name on fence.

$500.00 PLAYER- Above plus…Recognition at Party Night Gala…on the court.

$1000.00 PARTNER-Above plus… 1’ X 4’ Business or Family Name on fence.

$5000 BUILDER – Above plus…Name on basketball backboard (1 only).

$10,000.00 LEGACY DONOR – Above plus…Family Name or Business on Court (2 Only)

Gifts of any amount are welcome and all are encouraged to give what you can. Every gift helps!
Thank you for your continued support of MBC.

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Member Meeting September 18 10 AM

Following the member survey, the Board decided they wanted members to have another chance to voice their opinions. We will meet to review the Sport Court plans, budget and vote on going forward. The Board voted to approve $10,000.00 from our current savings to be used for court construction. Members need to approve. Additional funding can come from other projects such as 2022 Flea Market, Pancake Breakfasts and Court Fundraising projects (Bricks, Donations, etc.) Again, this will be determined by member vote. Your participation is important. Please mark your calendar for September 18.

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Dad's Night Out-Saturday, June 19 5-7 PM

Treat Dad to a night out with Food Trucks, Mason/Benson SWAG, and Live Music presented by Mason Lake's own "Rockin Roland'. He plays all the great sing-a-long tunes Dad is sure to love and will get him dancing!

Kern's Kitchen and Radio Fryer Food Trucks will be putting out delish food. We have even scheduled a 'Dessert' Food Truck!
The library will be open for your borrowing and Mason/Benson t-shirts, sweatshirts and hats will be on sale.

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2021 Lakeside Summer Concert Line-up Announced

Hello Mason Lake!

Today we learned who The Seahawks will be playing this year. Tonight you’ll learn the musical lineup for The Lakeside Summer Concert Series.

July 3: Kicking things off as they did in 2020, No Slack Jack starts the season off with their own lineup of Top 40 Oldies. No Slack Jack is proudly brought to you courtesy of Windermere Peninsula Properties and Robert Cook.

July 10: If you’ve ever been to a Seattle-area yacht club dance, you’ve probably danced to The Tropics. They’ll be on stage bringing their own mix of “Yacht Rock Music” to actual boaters in their boats this time.

July 17: Back by popular demand, The Tonz will be playing their mix of rhythm and blues to the stage, out on the dock, and everywhere in-between.

July 24: A new group to Lakeside, we’ll feature PC and J, a four-piece group playing easy listening top 40 music.

July 31: “The Great Mason Lake’s Got Talent Night”. Let’s see all the talent residing on the shores of Mason Lake. We’re all here to cheer you on! Contact me to be included in the night’s lineup.

August 7: The Michael Pratt Band- it was a rainy evening last year when they performed for us, so many of you didn’t get a chance to hear them. Michael and the guys put on a high-powered show of Country Rock and proved to be one of the best bands of last year’s lineup. The Michael Pratt Band is being brought to you through the generosity of Mason Lake’s own Last Chapter Book Club.

August 14- The Jimmy Hoffman Band- Keeping the Country Rock vibe going for two weeks in a row, The Jimmy Hoffman Band will keep things moving with their own brand of musical showmanship. The Jimmy Hoffman Band is being brought to you through the generosity of Don Little and family.

August 21- Handy-Dullum Fusion- The crowd loved drummer and co-founder of HDF, Tony Handy so much, we just had to have them back again. Their mix of rock-inspired jazz originals are truly something special. And come early and get a good spot close to the dock so you can chat with Tony when he comes out to meet everyone.

August 28- Tammy Frost and Friends- Tammy’s back and this time with a new group. It’s a fun bunch with an eclectic mix of rock, soul, and Americana.

September 4- Closing out the Series on the Labor Day Weekend will be a new band to the lineup. It’s not the Guess Who? or the Wonder Who? or even just The Who. It will be a surprise band playing top 40 hits from days gone by. You’ll hear a little bit of this and a bit of that. There will be almost two centuries of professional music performing up on stage and they’ll be playing not only tunes you know, but ones that many bands don’t choose to tackle. Sponsored by Bill and Kathy Sanford.

That’s the lineup folks. If you see a band that you, your neighbors, your business would like to present, it’s as easy as contacting me. And we’re pooling individual donations as well, so please, support the quality of life on Mason Lake and live music. And as always, 100% of the donations go directly to the performers. Thanks to those who have donated and thanks in advance to those who are planning to.

Cheers,

Bill Sanford and Art Whitson

To donate; email Bill Sanford at mackhatter2003@yahoo.com

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Boater Safety Class

Sign up for our 2021 Boater Safety Class to be held at MBC clubhouse on Saturday, May 22 from 9 AM-5 PM. This free class will be taught by Mason County Sheriff Deputies and will provide you with the required Boater Safety card (fee required). Sign up for your spot by calling Lynn Murdy @ 360-426-4815


Get your WA State Boater Education Card


You are required to have a Boater Education Card if you fit the following criteria:

You operate a vessel with a 15-horsepower (or greater) motor.

You were born after Jan. 1, 1955.

You are 12 years of age or older.


To obtain your card online, go to: https://www.boaterexam.com/usa/washington/


Additional information:

https://parks.state.wa.us/442/Mandatory-Boater-Education

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