Hamilton Reservoir is located in the Town of Holland, Massachusetts. Holland is located in south, central Massachusetts bordering Union, Connecticut. In the 1860's the Hamilton Woolen Company dammed the Quinebaug River and formed the Hamilton Reservoir. The Reservoir is located in the headwater region of the Quinebaug River watershed which flows north through the town and combines with the French and Middle Rivers to form the Thames River in Connecticut.
Friends of HRA, Inc. (FHRA) is a 501 (c) (3) Public Charity, formerly known as the Hamilton Reservoir Association. The purpose of the Corporation is exclusively for charitable and/or educational purposes. The FHRA works to raise funds for the maintenance & preservation of Hamilton Reservoir, including public safety, environmental integrity & its’ conservation.
UPCOMING MEETINGS & EVENTS
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Member's Meeting: May 13th, Holland Community Center, 8:30 am
COLAP Annual Meeting: April 7th, 1 Rabbit Hill Rd., Westborough, MA
“You’ve Been Flocked” Fundraiser – will start up again June 1st, watch for details in your newsletter.
Pancake Breakfast: June 11th, Holland Community Center 8 am-noon
Boat Parade: July 4th, North & South basins meet at causeway at 10 am
Aqua Riders Ski Show: August 19th, at PJs Beach, 10 am
Member’s Meeting: Aug 26th, Holland Community Center, 8:30 am
Paddle Skedaddle: Fundraiser: Sept 3rd – Canoe, Kayak, Paddle Board Race starts at 10 am at PJs Beach
Calendar photos can be sent to Dori at email@example.com - send landscape photo files and indicate in subject line of your email which month picture was taken. Example in September calendar. The cover winner receives a free membership.
Lake Oversight Committee meets 1st & 3rd Monday of a month at the Town Hall at 7 pm. (in the winter only once a month) Anyone can attend.
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MEMBERSHIP DUES & DONATIONS
Join the FHRA - $35 for membership – or make a “Preserve the Lake Fund” donation.
Send your membership form and donations to:
FHRA, 27 Sturbridge Rd., Unit 17, Holland, MA 01521
Please indicate: donation or membership & include mailing address and email address.
Join the Fun and Help Save Hamilton Reservoir!
“Preserve our Lake – Preserve our Town”
The FHRA is working to raise funds for additional lake maintenance in the future.
Your donations are tax deductible. Ask your employer if they offer gift matches to non-profits.
Please consider giving.