January 10 2011

2011 50th Annual Flotilla Events

July 1, 2011, Friday Night: Wawasee Flotilla Sock Hop featuring John Kirkwood Entertainment. South Shore Pavilion
July 2, 2011, Saturday: Flotilla Road Race starting at Syracuse Park
July 3, 2011, Sunday: Wawasee Flotilla starting in the afternoon. Time to be determined. Starting in Conklin Bay. Clockwise around the lake

Lake Wawasee Fireworks will be on Saturday, July 2, 2011
Syracuse Lake Fireworks will be on Monday, July 4, 2011

May 19 2010

Lamp Post Decorations

There will be a light pole decorating contest starting June 21 to be judged July 2. Businesses are encouraged to decorate a light post with the theme Blast from the Past – this could be when man walked on the moon, signing of the declaration of independence, an old television show or movie. It could also be something from the area’s past – historical, fictional, national or local. There will be an award presented.

Awards will be given out Sunday, July 11 between 12:30 and 1:30 at the Channel marker.

May 18 2010

2010 Flotilla Information

The 49th Annual Wawasee Flotilla Parade will be at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 10 starting in Johnson’s Bay. A rain date is Sunday, July 11. Participants are encouraged to be at the bay at 3:30 p.m. to line up. The Flotilla Parade will move clockwise around the lake and will take approximately two hours to complete.

This year’s theme “Blast from the Past!” was set to encompass pretty much anything that has happened in the past along with favorite movies, documentaries and special events.

Awards will be presented at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 11, at The Channel Marker.

You need to register in order to be eligible for an award/prize. You may register the day of the Flotilla at the judges boat (please try and register by 3:15). Registration forms will be available at various local retail stores or you can call (574) 457-3775 and one can be e-mailed or faxed to you. Please drop registration forms off at Team Tuttle Mortgage LLC, 813 S. Huntington Street to receive a number.

Among the categories judged for this year’s event will be:

Youth           Not-for-Profit             Business            Neighborhood

Commodore         DNR          WPOA         Antique Boat           Wooden Boat

Keep a watch in The Mail-Journal for more details or visit our Web site for updated information as it becomes available at www.wawaseeflotilla.com

Once again Flotilla merchandise (T-shirts, sweatshirts) will be sold at such locations as Griffith’s Marine, NewMarket and at the annual WPOA/SLA Breakfast in June. The merchandise will sport a unique Flotilla logo.

Cash donations, in any amount, are always greatly appreciated. Send checks to the Wawasee Flotilla P.O. Box 583, Syracuse, IN 46567.

Also the annual cruise on the SS Lilly Pad II will be held in August. The three-hour cruise will take place from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Aug. 21. Contact David Johnston at (574) 457-7111 for ticket information.

For any questions or information regarding this year’s Flotilla contact Holly Tuttle at (574) 457-3775 or e-mail hollytuttle@yahoo.com