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Mr. Tom Guess, Legislative and Policy Manager, State Boating Law Administrator in the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, will be the guest speaker for our monthly meeting scheduled for July 26, 2017.

He will address several recreational safety concerns including the need for life vests while paddle boarding, and the growing public awareness of wake boat and wave surfing impacts to shorelines and docks. Q&A will follow.

General Meeting Information...

Unless otherwise scheduled and/or notified, the first eight (of nine) monthly General Membership Meetings are held February through August on the last Wednesday of the month with the tenth and final meeting of the year on the last Wednesday in October. The evening customarily commences about 6 P.M. (1800 hrs) with a "Social Hour" and a "Dutch-treat" Dinner followed by the Membership Meeting. Meetings are held at the Kennon House Restaurant, 7001 Gasburg Rd. (Rt. 626, ½ mile east of Pea Hill Creek), Gasburg, VA 23857; Phone: (434) 577-2680. The public is invited and welcome to attend!

Unless otherwise scheduled, the September (ninth and next-to-last) General Membership Meeting of each year is usually held as an annual pig-pickin’ event at the Roanoke Rapids Power Station pavilion belonging to Dominion.

Customarily, no General Membership Meeting is held in November (conflicts with Thanksgiving holiday) or December (conflicts with the observation of Christmas and with the New Year's holiday).

LGWSC business meetings are open to the public. For more information, please contact President, Mike Klein at

Highlights from our 2017 June Meeting...

Major Chris Huebner, Legislative Liaison for the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission addresses the June 28th monthly Lake Gaston Water Safety Council meeting at Keenan House. Chris addressed water safety issues and the legislative process. LGWSC President Mike Klein presents Chris a thank you memento after his comments.

Major Chris Huebner, Legislative Liaison for the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

Next Meeting Info

Membership Meeting
  • Wed. July 26, 2017
  • Kennon House - Gasburg, VA
  • 6:00PM Social Hour
  • 6:20PM Dinner
  • 6:45PM Meeting Begins
  • Speaker: Tom Guess
  • Subject: Recreational Safety Concerns
  • Unapproved Minutes from Last Meeting: Review / Print
  • Budget Report June 2017: Review / Print

All attendees are welcome to order dinner at their own expense ("Dutch Treat").

Contact Info

Lake Gaston Water Safety Council
PO Box 207
Henrico, NC 27842

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