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SUMMER 2016


Sunset, Finistere, August 29, 2016

Finistere August 28, 2016
[Bill Janeway]


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  • HPVIS membership mailed packet information is on the website now The 2017 mailed information is here!
    Posted May 24, 2017, 5:07 PM by Ned Peirce
  • 2017 Sailing program note from Robert Waldner Summer 2017 HPVIS Sailing Program  We look forward to another summer of the sailing at Hancock Point.  The HPVIS Sailing Program will run from July 3 to August 11 this summer.   We will have morning sessions for younger sailors 8 years old and older.  We will have afternoon sessions for more advanced and older sailors.  On Friday we will have our customary Day sail.  This year the program will be led by Kyle McKernan as Sailing Master.  Derry Costigan, Lily Cusick and Harrison Thompson will be our instructors.  They all have long experience with the HPVIS Sailing Program and will be certified as instructors by US Sailing.  Look for more details and enrollment forms in the HPVIS Mailing.  The Sailing ...
    Posted May 10, 2017, 4:34 AM by Ned Peirce
  • Friends of Frenchman Bay petition regarding the proposed cruise ship pier This is a link to the change.org petition created by Sarah Steinhardt - petition site
    Posted Apr 23, 2017, 10:18 AM by Ned Peirce
  • Summer Rentals etc I have already received several inquiries regarding available summer season rentals.  Please send me any updates you have for the "Summer Rentals etc" page.-- Ned  nedpeirce@gmail.com
    Posted Mar 16, 2017, 1:39 PM by Ned Peirce
  • 2016-2017 HPVIS Winter Address List has been posted Sorry about the delay ...  Note - The HPVIS Winter Lists are on the member site.  If you don't have access - send me your Gmail account and I will set you up.   I scanned it as an image this year which has made it huge so I divided it into two still pretty huge parts.  -- Ned nedpeirce@gmail.com
    Posted Mar 16, 2017, 1:37 PM by Ned Peirce
  • In Memory: Godfrey Crowe - October 8, 2016 CROWE J. GODFREY CROWE Colonel, U.S. Army (Ret.)Beloved husband, father, father-in-law, and grandfather, passed away suddenly on October 8, 2016. Godfrey was born into a Navy family on January 6, 1930, in Long Beach, CA. He was residing in Pearl Harbor when it was bombed on December, 7, 1941 and was evacuated with his mother to California while his father remained on duty in Hawaii. After numerous assignments, the family settled in Washington, DC. Godfrey graduated from the Landon School and received an appointment to the United States Military Academy. He graduated in 1951 and entered the Armor branch of the U.S. Army. He married Patricia Bell Barr on November 5, 1954 and she accompanied ...
    Posted Oct 13, 2016, 4:18 AM by Ned Peirce
  • In Memory: Mary Steinhardt Mary (Etzler) Hawks Steinhardt, 93, of Roanoke, Virginia, and Hancock Point passed away from natural causes on Friday, June 24, at Brandon Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Roanoke. She was affiliated with the Unitarian Universalist Church of Roanoke. Mary was born in Mount Airy, North Carolina, on November 26, 1922, oldest child of Ruth Etzler Hawks and Howard Washington Hawks of Lambsburg, Virginia.  She was predeceased by her parents and by her two brothers, Howard Warren Hawks and Richard Eugene Hawks.  Mary received her Bachelor of Science degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute, class of 1944, and was one of the first women admitted to the school.  While still an undergraduate, she addressed the Virginia Legislature on the value of ...
    Posted Jul 11, 2016, 11:30 AM by Ned Peirce
  • In memory - Ingrid Mann, 88 Ingrid Mann, 88 Ingrid Z. Mann died peacefully on August 18, 2015 in Newton, NJ. She was born on January 10, 1927 in Vienna, Austria, to Maria and Franz Ziska. Ingrid met her beloved husband, Roland at the end of the Second World War in Salzburg, Austria whilst working for the Red Cross. She accompanied Roland to Mysore, India 1950-53 studying Library Science, subsequently earning a M.S. in this from Columbia University. Ingrid worked as Librarian in the New York Public Library, then as homemaker in New York, Germany and the U.K.from 1972 to 2011.  She authored The Danube Testament, published in 1998, winning the Society of Authors' Sagittarius Prize for best first novel by an ...
    Posted Aug 27, 2016, 2:34 PM by Ned Peirce
  • HP Tennis: IMPORTANT - there is a correction to the fees and schedule for this summer Please refer to the information on the Tennis page and not the mailed packet info.  The information posted at the courts is also correct.
    Posted Jul 3, 2016, 10:23 AM by Ned Peirce
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