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Centennial Celbration - Art Auction and Cocktail Party

 

The Centennial Art Auction is our largest fundraiser for 2015.  More than 40 amazing artists will be featured including Lucinda Bunnen, Cornbread, Broderick Crawford, Kim Crowe, Libby Mathews, Peggy Everett, Kathy Hamdy-Swink, Betty King, Peter McIntosh, R.A. Miller, Carole Stribling, and many more.   Art may be viewed and bids placed in the Pavilion between 10 am and 3 pm on June 20.  The auction will reopen at 7 pm and will close during the cocktail party.  An online catalog will be available (lakerabun.org) beginning June 1st to preview the art.  Plan to attend this evening event to support the Lake Rabun Foundation and to celebrate our Centennial with fabulous food and legendary entertainment.  Please click here for more information.

 

Lake Rabun - Georgia's Lake Como

 

AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE NOW!

 

The long anticipated Centennial History of Lake Rabun is being printed in anticipation of a 2015 Labor Day delivery.  The 280 page book is a literal feast for the eyes and contains a complete history of Lake Rabun, or "Lakemont" as the "long-timers" call it.

The book begins with the rich history of Rabun County and parallels the growth of our state's capital city, Atlanta. The 100 years are all thoughtfully treated, drawing on the rich resources gained by our Living History Committee led by Barbara Roper & Mary Cobb Stone, and the thorough courthouse and historical society research of Anne Pledger and others. There are a wide variety of historical photos - most of which have been graciously donated by our community, and then scanned and catalogued by Helen McSwain. Along with them are a beautiful collection of current photography showcasing the lake community today, much of it also from our membership.

 

Interspersed with the most complete history of the lake yet attempted, are numerous memorable stories from our own members highlighting eras and points of reference that are uniquely Lakemont. This 11" x 14" coffee table book is one to cherish and to pass down to future generations.

We will publish only 2500 books in our first run, 2000 of which will be jacketed in a handsome photo quality paper cover and will cost $85.00. We are also offering a limited edition run of 500 special leather bound and jacketed copies, each of which will also contain our Living History DVD and be autographed by the Authors. It will cost $140.00 

The caliber of this book is equal or exceeds the high quality architectural books many of you are familiar with. A sample of the book showing representative pages is attached to this link. 100% of the net profits from this book will go directly to the Lake Rabun Foundation. 

So click here to place your order! And, remember your family, and future family and friends, who would love a special and unique keepsake of Lakemont. Use it for Christmas and business gifts as well. It will be an investment well worth making and benefit the surrounding community which we have enjoyed for so many years.


Preview of the LRA Centennial DVD

To celebrate Lake Rabun’s 100th birthday, the Living History Committee has completed interviews with long time residents about lake living in days gone by. The final DVD will be available the summer of 2015. To build enthusiasm and to pique your interest click here for a five minute preview. Enjoy!!!

 

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Lake Rabun Association, Inc. (LRA) is a nonprofit, social welfare organization dedicated to nurturing the beauty, serenity and quality of life on and around Lake Rabun.