The Lake Improvement Association extends our gratitude to the amazing businesses, organizations and countless volunteers who made the third annual Summer Kickoff festival held June 3, 2017 at Grand Lake St. Marys successful.

The LIA would like to thank Mustang Sally, Kaitlyn Schmit & The Move, Muddsock, Jon Menger and Lana Sound Works, Pantry Pride, Grand Lake Health System, Marion Local High School, Brownie Troop 20212, Grand Lake Rec Club, Auglaize and Mercer Counties Convention & Visitors Bureau, Cash Advance, the Community Club, Dave Shaner, Robert Makley, Steve McLeland, Max Brodbeck, Dannon Yogurt, St. Marys Band Parents, Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources, Grand Lake St. Marys State Park Manager David Faler and staff (with a special thank-you to Byron Frank), DP&L and David Lowe, Mike Makley and the St. Marys Community Foundation, Tom Kirk and Designer Imaging, Kogge Plumbing and Heating, Stars & Stripes Graphix, R.J. Burke Insurance, NKTelco, Auglaize Equipment Rental, Laura Yelton and State Farm Insurance, Schaaf Auto Sales and Triple EEE Rentals, Minster Bank, Bud’s Chevrolet, Moran Refrigeration, EZ Campgrounds & Diner, Moeller Brew Barn, Cisco Realty, St. Marys Chrysler, Villa Nova, Ned Lawler, Ron McCalla, Tony Rampe, Mary Rampe, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Autozone, Westwood Car Wash, NAPA Auto Parts of Celina, U.S. Freshwater Boaters Alliance, Ryan Ahlers, the volunteers and contributors too numerous to name, and everyone who attended and participated in the 5K Color Run/Walk 5K, car cruise-in, vendor show and cornhole/pong tournaments.

With their support, the LIA was able to raise funds to help improve Grand Lake St. Marys and bring friends and families together to enjoy a fun day on the lakeshore.


The Lake Improvement Association Executive Board