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Civic Organizations

Lake Association

The Woodbury Heights Lake Association holds its meeting on the last Thursday (TBA) starting at 7:00 P.M.
All are welcome. Call 848-3228 for meeting location.

Officers for 2016 are:
Rose Yerka, President
Shelly Bronum, Vice-President
Rose M. Yerka, Treasurer
Ann Smith, Secretary
Charles Tricolli and Wilma Belcher, Living History
Lake Association Website:
http://charlestrocolli.tripod.com/woodburyheightslakeassociation/
If you wish to share any photos or memories related to growing up in Woodbury Heights
and Woodbury Heights Glen Lake experiences it would greatly be appreciated.
Please contact Charlie Trocolli at The Woodbury Heights Glen Lake Association: chast@comcast.net
or (856) 848-4614.
Statement of Purpose
Membership
Lake Association News
On Saturday, June 8, 2013, the Kickin’ Bass Fishing Club and the Woodbury Heights Lake Association (WHLA) hosted another tremendous day of (catch and release) fishing, fun, food, and prizes when the clouds parted to gift us with a beautiful day. This Annual Fishing Derby (held at Glen Lake in Woodbury Heights) is a great community builder for the young and young-at-heart alike as they test their fishing skills and interact with peers/parents/mentors (or just kick back for some relaxation among new and seasoned friends).

A total of 92 youth signed up this year with a combined catch of 100 fish ( bass, sunfish, crappies, and catfish). Prizes were also awarded for the largest, smallest, and most fish (any species) in each age group. The winner for the largest fish in each age group received a trophy, a new rod/reel combo, a WHLA T-shirt, and a prize pack of assorted goodies. The prize for most fish caught in each age group was a $20 Dicks gift card, a new rod/reel combo, and a prize pack. The prize for the smallest fish in each group was a new rod/reel combo, and a prize pack. In addition to the prizes awarded, all other youth who entered and participated received a gift bag full of items provided by the sponsors.
The winners, by age group, of this year’s event are as follows :

5 & under:
Largest- Brody McLaventy
Most – Rian Caldwell
Smallest – Gabriel Brown
6-8:
Largest – Jack Colella
Most – Robbie Brokenshire
Smallest – Van Galbraith
9-1:
Largest – Connor Meddings
Most – Avery Corrino
Smallest – Grace Brokenshire
12-14:
Largest – Kasey Tirpack
Most – Richie Brown
Smallest – John Power
15-16:
Largest – Frank Milone
Most – Scott Redington
Smallest – Kevin Counsellor, Jr.

The overall Grand Prize for largest fish caught (a bass weighing in at 15 inches at a bit under 2 pounds) was awarded to 7 year old Murray Peters. He received a $100 gift certificate to STC Sports in Gibbstown and a new fishing rod/reel combo. A very grateful thank you goes out to our many sponsors and supporters who worked together to make this event possible. They include; the Kickin’ Bass Fishing Club, the South Jersey Bass Club Association, the Woodbury Heights Lake Association (WHLA), WH Police Dept. DARE Program, STC Sports, Chick-fil-a, Wawa, Cabela’s, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Woodbury Heights Millennium Committee and the Woodbury Heights ambulance volunteers. Anyone interested in helping with future events, please contact: Rose 856-848-3228 r.yerka02@comcast.net (Woodbury Heights Lake Association) and Jim Gallagher at gallagher.james.j@gmail.com”> gallagher.james.j@gmail.com (Kickin’ Bass Fishing Club).
To view pictures and stories from past and present lake events/fun, check out: http://charlestrocolli.tripod.com/woodburyheightslakeassociation/. On Facebook, search/view/comment on: Woodbury-Heights-Lake-Association and I Grew Up in Woodbury Heights.

Senior Citizens

The Woodbury Heights Senior Citizens Club welcomes all adults 60 years and older and widow/widowers 55 and older to join them. The club meets the first Monday of the month unless it is a holiday. Then it is held the second Monday of the month. Meetings are at the Helen Ave. Comunity Center.

Members like to arrange for guest speakers, host luncheons, trips and holiday events. After meetings they will often play Bingo.

The general meeting runs from 12:30 – 1:30 PM but they meet to socialize with refreshments starting at 11:30 AM. Dues are just $3 for the first year of membership and are $2 for each succeeding year.

Athletic Association

Woodbury Heights Athletic Association was founded in 1946 and began its life as the Boy’s Club. Today they offer sports for both boys and girls almost year round. It is a volunteer organization and they are always recruiting help for the many areas it takes to run the association. You don’t need to coach to get involved!

Visit us at our new website at www.whaasports.org

Meetings are the first Wednesday of the month, 7:00 PM at the Club House on Helen Ave.
The WHAA president is Raymond Burow.