Last Call! Are You On Board?

The shore club is rallying our neighbors to band together in an effort to finance, build and/or harbor the firework barges that are necessary to continue our 4th of July tradition with fireworks over Angle Lake. An information meeting will be held on Tuesday evening, May 19th to discuss the proposal in detail with those who have an interest in supporting this effort.

Firework Barge Kick Off Meeting
Tuesday, May 19th at 6:30 PM
Home of Steve and Debbie Beck
19244 – 39th Ave So., Angle Lake Manor

It’s been a difficult couple of years where our neighborhood fireworks display has resulted in disappointment. Our previous stalwart contractor who had executed flawless displays for years began falling considerably short in delivering the quality shows that we had grown accustomed to. After giving a second chance with no better results, the Shore Club was forced sever our business relations with Eagle Fireworks due to their unprofessional and negligent execution of the past two displays. Since that time the club has been faced with the challenge of filling a very large gap that was created with the absence of a legitimate platform from which to launch the firework show from.

If the task were only to replace the previous barge with a like solution – that would be one thing. However the rules, regulations and safety requirements associated with fireworks have become exceedingly stringent that the shore club is now required to produce a surface large enough to establish a minimum 6 feet distance between the pyro-technicians and 3” mortars and a minimum distance of 32 feet for the 8” shells.

“We need to move forward with our plans to secure our own floating platform from which we can stage future fireworks shows from the middle of the lake for all our members to see” proclaimed Lonnie Goulet, Shore Club President. “To accomplish this we need to build approximately six (6) individual barges designed and constructed to fit together forming a modular temporary floating platform measuring approximately 1,400 sf. This size of platform will be sufficient to stage the larger displays that we’ve all become accustomed to.”

To accomplish this goal, we need the participation and support from club members and neighbors who share a passion toward re-establishing our traditional fireworks show over the center of Angle Lake. This includes individuals who can support the effort financially; with volunteer labor; and/or committing to becoming a site location to store a barge. 

If you harbor a passion for this long time community tradition and want to help re-establish and sustain it, we encourage you to make plans to attend the upcoming informational meeting. RSVP is appreciated. Please reply via email ( or contact Fuzz Hill at (206) 972-7220.

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