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    The deadline for renewal is Thursday, June 15, 2023. After that date, we will invite families from the wait list to join until we reach our membership limit of 125. 2023 Membership Fees: Single Social   $90 Couple Social  $140 Tennis Family  $200 https://fortunesrocks.org/renew-membership/

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    FRA Clubhouse Status

    Dear FRA members, Since our last communication in December 2022, The Board of Directors (BOD) has been collecting additional information regarding the status of the Fortunes Rocks Association clubhouse. Most importantly — the initial opinion, obtained after meeting with the Biddeford Code Enforcement officer was incomplete. A meeting with a land use consultant revealed that the entire property sits in a sand dunes and erosion hazard zone.  Furthermore, there is the possibility that the flood zone will be increased sometime in 2023 and will encompass the entire FRA property. This opinion was subsequently confirmed by the city Code Enforcement Officer.  Attached to this letter are the survey result as well…

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    Member Update – 7/9 – Please Read

    New – FRA Child and Parent Rules Acknowledgement Form At a recent Board meeting, the Club adopted some new guidelines for use of the clubhouse by children. Children under the age of 13 must have parental supervision when using the facility. Children 13 to 16 can use the clubhouse once a signed acknowledgement form has been received by the Association.  That document may be found here on our web page as well as in hard copy inside the Clubhouse.  Thank you to Lisa Stevens for taking the lead on these new measures! Parking As FRA members, we are “fortunate” to have parking available within a one-minute walk from one of Maine’s premier beaches. …

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    Wood Island Lighthouse Tours – Online Reservations

    A Note to the Friends and Neighbors of Wood Island Lighthouse: Summer is upon us and we know that many of you have family and friends who look forward to touring Wood Island Lighthouse. We will offer tours three days a week (Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays) throughout July and August and on Maine Open Lighthouse Day (Saturday, September 9, 2017). We wanted to let you know that we have switched to a new tour reservation system, which is now up-and-running. Online reservations are required for all of our lighthouse tours – and you and your guests may make reservations now for any of our 2017 tours. To make reservations, simply…

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    Member Update – 6/18

    Happy Father’s Day to all FRA Dads! Summer officially begins on Wednesday and we are ready! The awning is up, the flower boxes are planted and looking beautiful, and the tennis court is in great shape. Most of our snowbirds have returned and we are looking forward to a great summer season at Fortunes Rocks. As use of the clubhouse, beach, and tennis court picks up, please remember to display your parking pass on your dashboard/windshield. Upcoming Events: First Social – Saturday, June 24, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Please join us for our first Social of the season as we reunite with old friends and welcome new members! All members attending are…

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    Member Update 5/21

    Membership Renewal: Online membership renewal is up and running and we urge you to renew soon. Last year we were very close to our membership limit of 115 and we already have a list of people waiting to join. The deadline for current members to renew is June 15, after that date, we are open to new memberships. Renew Online Print Application Other News: FRA University: many of our members have varied careers, interests, travels and hobbies.  This year we are launching an opportunity to share those talents with fellow members.  If you are interested in this learning experience, please let us know what it is that you can share in small…

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    Member Update – Membership Renewal

    Oh Mr. Sun, Sun, Mr. Golden Sun, Please Shine Down on Me…. I find myself singing that song to my 2-year-old grandson a lot these days. It has been another cool, wet spring, but to look on the bright side, every cloud has a silver lining and any drought concerns from last year have been washed away! Memorial Day and all the magnificence that is summer in Maine is right around the corner. The FRA board and committee chairs met on Saturday and things are gearing up for another great season of socials, tennis, children’s programs, music, and some new events. Stay tuned and please check the website, fortunesrocks.org, regularly.…