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Introducing the Buckeye Lake 2030 “Road Show”

By | 2017-11-02T08:13:40+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Activities, People, Updates|

Are you looking for an informative, interesting subject for your next meeting or get together? A PowerPoint presentation by Buckeye Lake Region Corporation Executive Director Mike Fornataro is now available for your club or group of any size. A great opportunity to find out what BL2030 is (and isn’t) and to learn more about issues [...]

Biography: John Hoermle

By | 2017-05-24T21:10:28+00:00 May 24th, 2017|People, Profiles|

John Hoermle grew up on Buckeye Lake and has been a resident of the community for over 60 years. His fondest memories take him back to his childhood. He grew up on the lake learning how to water ski, boating, spending long days at the amusement park and crystal pool, attending family parties and fishing. [...]

Biography: Don Pinnell

By | 2017-05-16T20:04:05+00:00 May 16th, 2017|People, Profiles|

If you ever are looking for Buckeye Lake resident, Don Pinnell, you’ll probably find him and his wife Jeri relaxing on their deck daydreaming. What is Don daydreaming about you may ask? Most likely the next summer party their family will host on the lake. Every Memorial Day Weekend they host a summer kick-off party [...]

Community Meeting Materials Available

By | 2017-05-11T20:22:41+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Activities, Business, History, People, Planning and Studies, The DAM, Updates|

Thanks again to all who attended the Community Meeting on Saturday, May 6, 2017.  A lot of useful  information was shared.  Links below in this post provide downloadable files of all the presentations and documents that attendees received. The Meeting Recap Notes have been posted here and are also available below for download as a PDF. [...]

May 2017 Community Meeting Recap

By | 2017-11-18T14:07:51+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Activities, Business, People, Planning and Studies, The DAM, Updates|

BUCKEYE LAKE COMMUNITY MEETING – MAY On Saturday, May 6th, over 75 community members, government leaders and community stakeholders gathered at Lakewood High School for the May Buckeye Lake Community Update Meeting. The meeting was led by Yaromir Steiner, BL2030 Regional Planning Task Force Chair and newly appointed Buckeye Lake 2030 Executive Director, Mike Fornataro. [...]

Biography: Yaromir Steiner

By | 2017-11-18T14:07:51+00:00 April 24th, 2017|People, Profiles|

Learn more about the Chair of the Regional Planning Management Task Force: Yaromir Steiner, business owner of Steiner + Associates and real estate developer, has been a part of the Buckeye Lake community for six years and visits frequently with his wife Pat and their three dogs; Winston, Pasha and Francis. Yaromir is father to [...]

Executive Director of Buckeye Lake 2030 Named

By | 2017-04-24T12:51:56+00:00 April 24th, 2017|People, Profiles, Updates|

The board of Buckeye Lake 2030 is pleased to welcome Mike Fornataro as Executive Director. Fornataro has lived in Licking County for over 50 years, and his Buckeye Lake experiences go back to childhood. After spending his early to mid-teens at the family summer cottage on Honey Creek his family moved full-time to a waterfront [...]

Highlighting Perry County Businesses

By | 2017-11-18T14:07:52+00:00 February 6th, 2017|Business, People|

By: Kitty Zwissler I visited these really wonderful businesses in Perry County today. They are all unique, two are relatively new, while others have been in business over forth years. Consider them the real Jewels of Perry County. THE LAKES END: 9075 Boundaries Road, P.O. Box 218, Thornville, Ohio 43076 www.lakesend.com 740-246-4843 The Lakes End, [...]

January 2017 Community Meeting NOTES

By | 2017-02-02T14:15:54+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Activities, Dam Facts, Engineering, Events, Nature & Weather, ODNR, People, The DAM, Uncategorized, Updates|

A great deal of information was provided at the January 21, 2017 Community Update Meeting.  There is a link below to download an 8-page recap of the meeting. We will be in touch with various Task Force representatives to provide more detailed information about their presentations and will post updates from the Tasks Forces as [...]

Local Historian and Native Reaches 90 Years of Age

By | 2017-11-18T14:07:52+00:00 January 6th, 2017|Did You Know, History, People|

You will be hard-pressed to come to the town of Buckeye Lake and stop a resident on the street who does not know of Donna Braig.  She was born in Perry County and raised in nearby Hebron. Her first job was at Buckeye Lake Park when she was 14 years old.  Her life revolved around the park [...]