Centennial Committee

 
 
To DONATE to the Centennial please click here. 

Centennial Spring 2021 Newsletter. To read click here. 

Centennial Winter 2021 Newsletter.  To read click here. 

Centennial 100 Years and More Digital Presentation Order Form 

Historic House Sign Project

For houses constructed before 1945 and the building must maintain its fundamental architectural character, or have a significant portion of the original house visible. Additions and changes made to the building since construction should not obscure the original style.Signs will contain the family name of original owner(s) and the date of construction. Signs will be 12" x 16" and are hand-made by Cam Bortz painted white with hand-painted navy-blue letters, over an outline map of Groton Long Point. Historic

House sign applications must be submitted by March 1, 2021 with a check for $140 made payable to the Groton Long Point Association, and reference in the memo section Centennial Historic House Sign Project. Mail checks to: 44 Beach Road, Groton Long Point, CT 06340. 
House Sign Application

Centennial Fall 2020 Newsletter - Read here

A call for GLP Photos! Please email GLPCentennial@gmail.com, with the appropriate subject line or email the contact below.
Here is what we need: 
Historical Photos: Parts of GLP History - Please email Valerie Gange- gange@comcast.net If there is a historical write up to go with the photos please email: Jon Fuller he may want the written part for the Historic Centennial Book - Jon.Fuller@ADP.com
Family Photos: Please email Valerie Gange -gange@comcast.net
Art Photography: A view of GLP from GLPers - Please email Sarah Coldwell- scoldwell@gmail.com  

To order a Centennial Postcard Calendar, see the instructions on our news page: https://glpct.org/news_manager.php?page=22024

Goal: For every household in GLP to participate at some sponsorship level.  


The Centennial fundraising campaign is to raise $100,000 for two commemorative projects – a Multi-Purpose Shade Pavilion and Clark Hall renovation.  
 
Shade Pavilion by the Adult Tennis Courts/Bocce Court
Estimated cost: $41K

Clark Hall Upgrades
 
Estimated Cost: $47K

Participation Needed:
  • Many Centennial Projects are in progress some of which are commemorative, while others will be for fundraising.  Projects include centennial flags, a 100th year history book, a coffee table book, calendar, digital presentation, 100th year medallion. Planning for 2021 Centennial Celebrations in progress.  
  • Centennial Memories Coffee Table Book: In honor of our Centennial Celebration in 2021, we are collecting memories, stories, artwork, poems and photos to potentially be included in a coffee table book. The intention of this book is to be a collective creative expression of all our wonderful Groton Long Point. We cannot promise every entry will make it into the book, but we will do our best! 

    If you have a photograph, artwork, poem, short favorite memory, or "why I Love GLP" write up, a child's drawing, we would love to consider it for entry in this collection.   All entries must be original. Please fill out this form below for entry.  Submission Form: https://forms.gle/cvTxG6VeHUtiBEm29 
     
  • Share your time  talent, and ideas with the Centennial Committee members. Questions please email us at: glpcentennial@gmail.com
 





Centennial Committee:
Kimberly LaLima - Chairperson
Sarah Coldwell                      David Cruthers                       Deborah Ferriter            Jon Fuller
Valerie Gange                        Ann Marie Lafayette               Lesley Mahoney             Katharine Miller           
Katie O’Leary                         Tenley Prince                          Beckett Rodgers             Eric Simpson