FOUNDATION TO SPONSOR CONCERT

Joseph Legg Uncategorized

The Public Trust Foundation is sponsoring a concert featuring the band Fusion at McCook Park on Friday, September 17 from 6 to 8 pm. This is the final concert of the summer season offered by the Parks and Recreation Department and replaces the rained-out July date. Fusion is a very popular party band featuring a mix of musical styles. Admission …

Educational Signs

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation Uncategorized

In 2005, since one of our key goals was to have an education component to the Boardwalk, the Foundation arranged for an outstanding series of 18 Educational Signs to be placed on the Boardwalk This article appeared in 2005.  The Link to the Final Report is a very complete description of each sign. Educational Signs Completed July 15, 2005  The …

Senator Formica honored with the first – TREES FOR TOMORROW

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation Uncategorized

When we planted the first tree in this project, it was a very special day.  First Selectman Mark Nickerson, who arranged for the funding, and Dave Putnam, the Director of Parks and Recreation, who arranged for the planting, were central to the success of the project.  When I invited Senator Formica, I asked him to be the speaker at an …

Guardians on the Boardwalk

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation Our History, Uncategorized

Since its first dedication, the East Lyme Public Trust Foundation has continued to support the Niantic Bay Boardwalk.  Here is an article from 2018, announcing upgrades to the camera system. At their July meeting, the Executive Committee of the E.L.P.T.F. unanimously voted to donate up to $10,000 to the Town of East Lyme to upgrade the security system at the …

The Voice of the Boardwalk- John Hoye

East Lyme Public Trust Foundation Our History, Uncategorized

Recently, the East Lyme Public Trust Foundation posted an article about Bob DeSanto, who served as President of the Foundation for 25 years.  For 22 of those years, John Hoye served as his Vice-President.  If one only considers the Leadership meetings once a month, that time commitment comes to 264 hours!  However, there were also general meetings, breakfast meeting, meetings …