One-half of all dues receipts go to the "lake enhancement fund"; and, the balance helps pay for membership communications and meetings, including the Making Waves™ newsletter.
The lake enhancement fund supports printed materials for public lake education and small lake enhancement projects. (The CL foundation usually funds major projects.)
Proceeds from pancake breakfasts and fish frys support costs to maintain the clubhouse; send kids to conservation camp and occasional hunter and boating safety classes.
Independence or "fireworks" contributions stay in a separate fund to pay for that one-day event including the flotilla and fireworks. It costs $15,000 just for the fireworks show. Please visit the donation section on the website for firework donations.