Run, Walk, Stroll

The Pearl Lake Property Owners association invites you to attend all three meetings this summer and to participate in the annual Pearl Lake Day festivities. 

Meetings are a great way to renew friendships and catch up on current events. The meetings are informal and brief, and we are always open to suggestions that will enhance the Pearl Lake experience. We promise that the meetings will inform and amuse you.

Meetings are held Saturdays at 8:30 am. In Jeff Swenson's garage at 4655 South Pearl Lake Rd. Bring your spouse, your neighbors, a chair and a smile. The PRD Meeting will be held first, followed by the Lake Association meeting. Note: NEW TIME!

Check out the revised Lake Association by-laws Here. 

Event Starts at 1 pm.

Location: Directly Across from Flanagan's Pearl Lake Campsite
$5.00 entry fee includes a free beverage and trophy awards.
Contact Nick Thomas at

2019 Dates to Remember
Memorial Day Weekend Meeting - May 25, 2019
Independence Day Weekend Meeting - July 6, 2019
Pearl Lake Day Events - Saturday August 3, 2019
Labor Day Weekend Meeting - August 31, 2019 

Pearl Lake Property Owners Association Minutes   New Format                                    May 26 and July 7, 2018

Includes report for the year

7/7  President, Barb Gosenheimer, called the meeting to order.

As PRD bylaws are changing regarding voting rights, President Barb read our bylaws regarding this item.    Our bylaws state “One vote per parcel”.

7/7 PURPOSE:  The purpose of the Association was read by Barb.  “The purpose of the PLPOA is to share information, discuss and agree on Association-sponsored activities, and offer a mechanism to connect property owners.”

7/7  INTRODUCTION OF OFFICERS:  Barb Gosenheimer, President; Chris Hess, Vice Pres.; Mike Gosenheimer, Treasurer and Tammy Chier, Secretary were all present.

 New Members to our Association are Rick and Jan Picard, who purchased Baldwins property and Kevin and Chris Kerwin and Lynne and Tim Fehrenbacher who purchased the Leslie Property.

7/7  No new members.

CONDOLENCES:   Roy Kiiskili Families.

7/7  No condolences needed.

7/7  ACKNOWLEDGMENT—Kudos to all the volunteers that helped with cleaning up and repairing the fence at the Public Boat Landing.

SECRETARY REPORT: the report from Sept. 2, 2017 was read and approved by voice vote.

7/7  The report of May 26, 2018 was read and motioned by Barb G., seconded my Nona K. and approved by voice vote.

TREASURER’S REPORT:   the report of current balances was read and approved by voice vote. As of 5/24, savings balance is $6,073.74, checking balance is $469.27 and petty cash is $170.00.

7/7  Savings balance is $6,074, checking is $1,284.27 and petty cash is $130.  We currently have no outstanding bills.  Report was read and motioned by Roger V., seconded by Steve K. and approved by voice vote.

MEMBERSHIP:  Mike updated his address database as compared to the Waushara Cty GIS website back in March.  Dues are still $10 per family and are payable after the meeting.

7/7  We currently have 64 paid members.  Dues can be paid to Mike after the meeting.

APPAREL:  Order forms were provided.   Chris Hess will continue to submit orders, contact Chris at if you are interested in ordering anything.   The order form will also be available on the Pearl Lake website.   Chris is working on the flag and suggestion was made for a garden sized flag.

7/7  Chris is working on the artwork for the flag and garden flags would be $30.    Contact Chris for apparel.

PEARL LAKE DAY 2018:    August 4th.    No new volunteers or suggestions or changes.    Outside Aces will be providing music at a cost of $600.    WE ARE IN NEED OF AN ALUMINUM 3 OR 4 PLACE TRAILER FOR THE BAND STAGE….PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU CAN HELP.

7/7  Update to PLD, Blackhawk Marine-Wautoma has offered the use of a trailer.  Joni S. will be mailing parade ballots with the schedule for the day, next week to the address where property taxes get sent to.   Activity rundown is: 8am-Golf at Waushara Country Club, 9am Run/Walk and Car Show at Public Landing, 1PM Car parade, 2PM kids games at the beach, 4PM Band and 6:30pm parade line-up.   We need volunteers for set up and clean up.  Expected expenses will be for the parade trophies, band, porta-potty and insurance.  If there are other incurred expenses, please submit receipts as soon as possible.   Vern B. has an extra plaque from last.    We encourage participation in the Boat Parade.

The RGFD Auxiliary will be set up for refreshments and food.     No carry-ins please.

VOLUNTEER T-SHIRT:  Explanation to members that the Board supports a different cause each year by providing such items as golf towels for participants in the Golfing Event and water bottles for the Walk/Run.   A list of volunteers from previous Pearl Lake Day celebrations was presented and T-shirts were given out after the meeting.

INTRODUCTION TO ASSOCIATION TO NEW PROPERTY OWNERS:  Tammy visited the County Courthouse and obtained updated information that she was provided in 2009.    She was informed that all the Lake Associations from surrounding areas received these “packets” already and a Grant for this information will be forthcoming.     Roger was not aware of any packets from the WCWLC nor any forthcoming grant.  Tammy will continue to work on providing this information.

7/7  New resident packets were given to the Picards and Kerwins.

BOAT HOOK-UP:  will occur on the 3rd and 5th Saturdays after 4pm and on meeting dates. Dates for this year are: May 26, June 16th and 30, July 7th and 21st, August 18th, Sept. 1st, 15th and 29th.

Vern B. reported that the Town of Leon will be working on S. Pearl Lake Rd AND will purchase the wood for a new fence at the landing, but volunteers are needed for replacement.     Please contact Roger Volden if interested.

7/7  RGFD Auxiliary fundraiser will be held at Flanagans Campground on June 21st.   Monies raised will go toward a UTV purchase.   They are at their 75% goal.

Drawing:  His and Hers water bottles were won by Nona Koivula and Matthew Dicks, and a golf towel were won by Murray Brian and Susie Beese.

7/7  His and Hers water bottles were won by Joni Singer and Mike Getchius, can coozies were won by Terri Thomas and golf towels wre won by Nona Koivula and Tricia Nagy.

The meeting was adjourned.

7/7 meeting adjourned at 9:55.

Respectfully submitted,      Tammy Chier   



The Pearl Lake News is published annually by the Pearl lake Property Owners Association and the Pearl Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District. Articles, photos,a nd news articles are welcome and should be sent to:

Mike and Cyndi Getchius
W4879 S. Pearl Lake Rd.
Redgranite, WI.  54970 

The deadline for submissions for the 2019 edition is April 1, 2019.

Anyone wishing to have the Pearl Lake News e-mailed directly to your inbox, e-mail a request using the e-mail account that you want it sent to.  The e-mail version contains color photos that enhance the print copy.



(920) 566-2191 Lake

(608) 665-3291  Home

Event Sign Up 4pm to 6 pm.
Line up at 6 pm.
Parade Starts at 6:30 pm for one lap of the lake.

Contact: Brian Meyer or Judy Solarz 

All are invited to participate. Whether you paddle a canoe, navigate a power boat, or cruise around on a pontoon, your entry is encouraged, will be recognized and may even win a prize. 

The contest in designed to inspire creativity.  The rules are:  "There are no rules" .  Your entry can contain any or all of the following, lights, music, glitter, costumes, animals, theatrics, musical instruments, kids, boomers, grandparents, etc, etc.  Please keep in mind that Wisconsin Safe Boating laws must be followed, so proper lighting, life jackets, and a safe number of passengers are essential.

Determining the winners is no easy task. Look for a postcard in the mail before the event.  It is sent to all registered property owners on file at the Waushara County courthouse.  Cast your ballot on Pearl Lake Day right after the parade. Winners will be declared that night.  A trophy will be awarded in several categories such as non-motorized, motorized, and pontoon.

It takes a community to make this day successful.  If you enjoy any of the events but are not helping organize please consider:

*Helping set up the beach for seating and for the band

*Cleaning up the beach on Sunday morning

*Paying your $10 PLPOA dues

*Providing donations to the Redgranite Fire Department and the band

 Special thanks to others for providing support:

Roger Volden – donating the port-a-potty

Dave Paulick – obtaining insurance

Vern Bertzyk – ordering trophies

All beach properties owners – for continuing to allow us to hold our event in their ‘yard’


Tammy Chier

920-290-2897 Cell

Noon till dark on the beach in the south east corner of the lake.  Access from the lake or from the road across from Flannagan's Pearl Lake Campsite. Support the Regranite Firefighters who will be selling brats, beer, soda, and munchies all day long. The eats are inexpensive, so please consider an additional donation.

Yoga on the beach

11am to 1 pm. , with Parade around the lake at 1 pm..

Location: Boat launch parking lot.

Open to all Pearl Lake residents, relatives, and friends with Classic, Antique, or Hobbyist cars and trucks 1986 or older. Trophies will be awarded and donations are appreciated.

Contact Brian Meyer at 

or (920) 251-3399.


8 am to 8:45 am. Lead by Dia Zent
Location: Event Beach, south east corner of the lake

Yoga mats provided or bring your own. This is a great warm up for the run/walk/stroll.

9 am.  Events starts at the boat landing parking area. Contact DaniPollaski or Harriet Bertzyk 
for more information.

Boat Parade

Event starts at 2 pm on the event beach.  Games and fun for all age children and adults. The crowd favorites return! Contact Kris Fjellman at 262-853-7849 or Jean Norris to help with the fun.   Plus new this year, Henna tattoos by Bella Zent. All proceeds go to the Lake Association.


Barb Gosenheimer

(920) 566-2191 Lake

(608) 665-3291 Home 

View previous versions of the Peal Lake News:







Live Entertainment
Horseshoe Tournament
​​Car Show

Pearl Lake Property Owners Association - Last updated 5/7/2019

Vice- President

Chris Hess 

(920) 229-4433 Cell 


Join the Lake Association by Mail

Pearl Lake area property owners are invited to mail their dues for the 2018 year.  If you would like your membership card sent back to you, kindly include a self addressed, stamped envelope. Dues are $10.00 per year.
You may also join or pay dues ar the 1st. meeting or at any lake association meeting.
Your Name
Your mailing address
Your lake address

Michael Gosenheimer
746 Traveler Lane
Madison, WI 53718

Food, refreshments on the Beach 

Pearl Lake Day 2019 

Saturday August 3, 2019

Pearl Lake News

New! 2019 Version Now available Here

Pearl Lake, Wisconsin

Event starts at 8 am. at Waushara Country Club, Wautoma, WI. Be at course by 7:30 am. 9 hole scramble event. Teams of 4 golfers. A traveling trophy and other prizes will be awarded. Contact Steve Gosenheimer at 262-370-7121 or  to sign up or for more information.

The Outside Aces
Rock and Roll that will have you hoppin'

Event starts at 4 pm on the beach and runs until 8 pm. Please consider giving tips to the band; while the PLPOA pays for their standard fee, it is minimal considering they give up their entire day for this gig.

Kids games 

Central Wisconsin's Clearest, Cleanest Lake!
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