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PLAIN Meeting reschedule for July 28

Our regular, PLAIN monthly meeting this month is Thursday, July 28, 7:00 PM
at the Beach House; we are rescheduling this from this coming Thursday. I
hope to see you there as we plan fun events, including our breakfasts,
International Dinner, and more plus we’ll have yummy snacks. Thanks, and
special thanks to Cheryl Hubbard for quickly rescheduling our use of the
Beach House. See you at the Lake!

Greg Creech
PLAIN President 2016-2017

PLAINTalk – July/August, 2016

Here’s a link to view/print and download the latest PLAINTalk for July/August.

You’ll want to read this PLAINTalk for these articles:

  • Nita Towns Day, July 1 – City of Pine Lake Resolution
  • Beach Monitors and New Guidelines/Rules
  • LakeFest News
  • Upcoming events and happenings

Greg Creech, PLAIN President 2016-2017

June’s Yard of the Month

Congratulations! Yard of the Month for June goes to Jessica Long at 4620 Poplar Road. One of our categories for Yard of the Month is a natural yard and Jessica has transformed her yard into a beautiful flower garden with something blooming all of the time. Currently mini-carnations, daisies, and hydrangeas are blooming. Jessica receives a $25 Hall’s gift certificate, free PLAIN breakfast, a lovely certificate with photos, the fabulous sign in her yard, and a PLAINTalk article. Thanks Jessica! Everyone – keep those nominations coming to

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Join PLAIN – Membership Party and Volunteer Recognition Breakfast


Time to celebrate and join PLAIN! We’ll have our annual Membership Party Breakfast and Volunteer Recognition celebration this Saturday, June 4, 8:30 – 10:30 AM at the Beach House. Join or renew your membership with PLAIN, and breakfast is FREE for the family plus we’ll have prizes and drawings for your joining/renewing with PLAIN.  If you join on-line by Friday, June 3, 6:00 PM you’ll automatically receive your free breakfast and entries into the drawing. We’ll accept cash and checks at the door on Saturday. A Family Household membership is $30 and a Single Household membership is $20 (a $1.00 online processing fee is added for payments made through PayPal). The Volunteer Recognition celebration is at 10:00 AM. Thanks for our wonderful volunteers that make Pine Lake a fun place to live.  Join now!

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Breakfast – Saturday, May 7, Beach House 8:30 – 10:30

PLAIN’s monthly community breakfast is from 8:30 – 10:30 at the Beach House on Saturday, May 7.  Besides breakfast, we will be collecting toiletries and clothing for the Emory Migrant Farmworkers Project (info and collection items needed are on the FB pages, or at

The breakfast cost is $7 for non-members and $6 for members with a $1 discount- if you bring your own plate, cup and utensils. Children under 10 are $3. Plus, renew or join PLAIN this Saturday for a free breakfast in June. PLAIN’s annual dues are $30 for a family household and $20 for a single household. Your renewal extends to July, 2017. See you this Saturday.

Greg Creech, Vice-President PLAIN 2015-2016

Yard of the Month – April

Yard of the Month

Greg Creech, Vice-President of PLAIN

Congratulations to Faye Ridling at 635 Ivy Road. The yard is really a garden with lovely azaleas, roses, hostas, and other beautiful foliage and decorations. Faye receives a Hall’s Gift Certificate, free PLAIN breakfast, the yard sign, a certificate, and this article in PLAINTalk. I keep a list of nominations for future reference and welcome nominations anytime at Thanks, Faye, for a gorgeous, Pine Lake yard.

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PLAINTalk May/June, 2016

Happy Spring! Our latest edition of PLAINTalk for May/June, 2016 is available at this link: PLAINTalk May/June 2016. Enjoy!

PLAINTalk – March/April 2016


Here’s a link to the PDF of the latest and greatest PLAINTalk for March/April 2016. Enjoy!

PLAIN February, 2016 Meeting and Chili/Soup Cook-off Sunday, February 21

Please join us for the monthly PLAIN meeting this Thursday, 2/18, 7PM at the Beach House. Great folks to join in making fun and merriment in our wonderful little city.  All are welcome!

Hope to see you there!

Jan Christiansen

This Sunday, it may be chilly outside but it’s going to be chili inside the Beach House, too! Join us this Sunday at 4:00 PM for PLAIN’s annual chili/soup cook-off. Bring your favorite chili/soup or side dish (Corn bread, etc.) to share with others and attend at no cost. If you want to sample the goodies without bringing a dish, the charge is $5. PLAIN will supply condiments and water. Megan Pulsts is coordinating this year’s event and has fabulous prizes, including the highly coveted Golden Spoon Award, for our cooks in various categories. You may want to bring a muffin pan or cupcake tin to sample the different chilies/soups and vote for your favorite. Please bring your ingredients on a list for folks with food allergies and dietary restrictions and share your recipe  Come on down to  the Beach House at 4:00 – 7:00PM this Sunday and  enjoy great chili and soup and your Pine Lake  neighbors.

Greg Creech