Thanks to Our Volunteers

Please take time to thank your neighbors for their efforts to make Lakeport a better place for all of us to live. If you want to volunteer, let the Board or a committee chair know—it’s a great way to get to know people and contribute to your community.

Landscape Projects 

  • Gail Pitches and Melanie Clement – co-chairs of the Landscape Committee

  • Melanie Clement – coordinating plans for the Kids’ Garden

  • Rich Shelton – commissioning the design and paying for a seating/visiting area and landscaping on common property next to his home at 1942 Lakeport Way, transplanting the dogwood that was there to the turnaround on Lakespray Way, installing a replacement redbud next to parking near the entrance, cutting down around 10 dead trees in the woods and beside the parking area adjacent to Sunrise Valley, and trimming other trees for the new fence

  • Gil Blankespoor (and neighbors who supply water), Dave and Liz Fleming, Phong Nguyen, Paul Renard, Melanie Clement, and Steven Browning – watering crepe myrtle and holly hedge, two serviceberries next to Triangle Park, juniper by the dock, hill by the RA path to Lake Thoreau pool, and plants on Lakespray 

  • Don Nagley – raking accumulated leaves away from storm drains.


  • Kelly Driscoll – chair of the Standards Committee


  • Michelle Simoneau – chair of the Social Committee

  • Carol Leos – welcoming new residents

  • Katie Jones and Ashley Strickland – planning Lakeport’s Halloween event 


  • Annabelle Hammer and Paul Renard – keeping our dock clean

  • Annabelle Hammer – restocking doggie-bag stations


  • Barbara Khan – reporting on renovations for Lake Thoreau Pool and coordinating the Lakeport Book Club

  • Kevin Burke – monitoring Fairfax County construction and zoning

  • Chuck Foster – chairing the Neighborhood Watch Committee 

  • Tom Barnett – maintaining Lakeport’s online directory and listserv for announcements and posting Ripples

  • Stephen Sapp – editing Ripples

1 comment:

  1. Rich Rosenberg (2015 Lakeport)February 15, 2021 at 12:08 PM

    Linda and I are really grateful for your generosity, folks. Reading about the amount of time (and $$) you've been contributing to this community, I'm feeling like I should get my aged @$$ in gear and join you.