Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Spring 2024 LLAA Foundation Update

The Long Lake Area Association (Hubbard County) Foundation would like to take this time to thank everyone for their generous donations. The donations received help to preserve and protect Long Lake in many different ways.

We are happy that we are able to continue and support additional watercraft inspection hours at our south and north public water accesses for the summer of 2024. 

This past fall we utilized funds for Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) mitigation efforts when Starry Stonewort (SSW) was discovered. Abatement plans for SSW and any other AIS that may be discovered in our lake will be an on-going project and will require a reserve of money to allow us a swift action plan as things arise.

This year our Fisheries Committee is working with the MN DNR on supplemental stocking of walleye on the lake. We have been approved to stock 240 lbs of walleye fingerlings in Fall of 2024. This amount is in addition to the current DNR stocking plan. 

In the Fall of 2023, the LLAA Foundation in collaboration with Hubbard Township applied for and was awarded a grant for a CD3 unit which is in place at the south access.  Our responsibility is to cover the annual costs associated with the upkeep and running of the unit. 

Programs like these are also funded by donations to the LLAA Foundation. While we have reached our present fundraising goal for July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2024, the new projects and responsibilities taken on by the LLAA Foundation requires us to constantly evaluate our financial needs. 

Making a donation to the Foundation at any time during the year is very much appreciated!  

Here’s how: 


Thursday, December 21, 2023

The Sounds of "Silent Night" Ring Out as Ice Transforms Long Lake!

We are grateful for the 139 donations received during our current fund drive which have boosted us over the goalpost.  Your care for Long Lake year-round is evident in your generosity, whether the lake is forming an ice covering or waves are splashing on your shoreline!  Enjoy this Holiday Season and may you be fortunate enough to see the Northern Lights and wonder in awe these winter nights! 

Wednesday, November 22, 2023

Happy Thanksgiving to Our Kind and Generous Long Lake Community!

 We are grateful for your donations to the LLAA Foundation!  We appreciate all that each of you and your family members plus your guests do to help preserve and protect your Healthy Long Lake!  

If you haven't already done so, please check your docks and lifts, now that they are stored on shore, for any tiny zebra mussels.  They may be clinging to the back side of the wheels, for example.  Please let us know if you find any or if you need a second opinion at llaafoundation@gmail.com.  Thank you!

Friday, August 4, 2023

In July 2023, the Long Lake Area Association Foundation started our July 2023 - June 2024 Annual Fundraising Campaign!

Our target is $25,000 with funds to be used for the protection, preservation, and enhancement of the quality of Long Lake and its environs.  

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Please Remember the LLAA Foundation When Doing Your Holiday Shopping!

 As 2022 comes to an end please consider making a donation to the Long Lake Area Association Foundation Fundraiser.  We are well on our way to our goal of raising $25,000 and would appreciate your support.  

Sunday, November 20, 2022

Our Current Fund Drive for July 2022 thru June 2023 is at 68% of our Goal to Raise $25,000!

Thank you to the 105 Long Lake families and others that have participated thus far in our current LLAA Foundation Fund Drive which started July 1, 2022 and ends June 30, 2023. 

We are at 68% of our goal to raise $25,000.

Part of the funds raised help support watercraft inspection education at the south and north accesses.  In 2022, LLAA Foundation provided $19,360 for 880 hrs. The hourly rate is expected to increase in 2023.  Our supplemental fund donation to Hubbard County for the additional hours is due January 31, 2023.

The LLAA Foundation is an IRS 501(c)(3) with EIN of 27-3148302.  Our 2011 IRS "Letter of Exemption" is in our "Reference Library" tab on this website.  

You may mail your check payable to: LLAA Foundation, P.O. Box 808, Park Rapids, MN 56470. Online donations may also be made through this LLAA Foundation website.

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Special Thanks to the 130 families that have contributed thus far to the current fund drive 7-1-2021 thru 6-30-2022!

We truly appreciate all of the 130 families that have helped thus far with donations totaling $23,845 for the current fund drive! 

Electronic donations can now be made to the Long Lake Area Association (Hubbard County) FOUNDATION!  Select the "Donate Electronically" tab on this website. 

To donate by check, mail to LLAA Foundation, P.O. Box 808, Park Rapids, MN 56470

The LLAA Foundation is a 501(c)3.  The IRS Employer ID is 27-3148302. Our 2011 IRS "Letter of Exemption" is in our "Reference Library" tab on this website. 

If you have questions, please email the current LLAA Foundation Treasurer, SharonMNatzel@gmail.com