The BLYC Auxiliary, founded in October 1940, has evolved over the years to encompass members, their spouses, partners, and family. Our primary purpose is to support the Club through improvements of the facilities and foster the growth of BLYC community spirit.  

 

Over the years, the Auxiliary has generously donated towards or fully funded a number of improvements to the Club, including:

 

Annual Sponsorship of the BLYC Children's Christmas Party

Annual support of the BLYC Youth Racing Team

Annual maintenance of landscaping on the island

Donation towards new security cameras and dvr for the Clubhouse (2015)

Donation towards purchase of new pool bar grill (2015)

Donation of new speakers and sound system for the pool area and front porch (2015)

Donations to the Josh Daniels Recovery Fund (2014/15)

Donation towards the 2014 Ladies Room Renovation

Purchase of Outdoor Umbrellas & Stands for the Pool Area and front Patio (2014)

Financial & Fundraising support of 2014 I-LYA Commodore, Steve Harris (2014)

New Poolside Tables & Chairs (2011)

Purchase of new Bar Stools (2010)

Replacement of the Handicapped Lift (2008)

Contributed to the 2007 Dining Room Renovation

Complete Overhaul of the Plantings on Watkins Island (2006)

Purchase of new Furniture for the Commodores' Lounge (2006)

Purchase of new French Doors between the Fireplace Room and the Bar Area (2005)

Redecorating of the 1st Floor Ladies Room (2005)

Purchase of new rocking chairs for the front porch (2005)

 


 

 

 

1941 Helen Dressel   1980 Marian Petersilge
1942 Dela Booten   1981 Sue Headlee  
1943 Marge Nelson   1982 Nancy Dressel  
1944 Marge Nelson   1983 Pat Ottenweiler † 
1945 Marie Wood   1984 Phyllis Flynn  
1946 Helen Corne ?   1985 Pat Forster  
1947 Dorothy Slattery   1986 Ginny Fulgham  
1948 Helen Chase   1987 Carole Donnelly  
1949 Martha Schell   1988 Ginny Conrad † 
1950 Doris Womeldorf   1989 Linda Wing
1951 Dorothea Dum   1990 Terry Kochensparger  
1952 Frances Fisher   1991 Mary Lou Tussing  
1953 Mary Davis   1992 Dot Best
1954 Lilian Wilson   1993 Connie Schilling  
1955 Ella Woolley   1994 Diane Koman  
1956 Doris Dye   1995 Jackie Keiner † 
1957 Velma Lieberman   1996 Kathy Brussee  
1958 Nora Ballenger   1997 Joann Martensen  
1959 Annabelle Johnson   1998 Babette Joseph  
1960 Marjorie Henery   1999 Jan Kaylor
1961 Gladys Lawrence ?   2000 Tracey Davis  
1962 Marty Fisher   2001 Terri Gatton  
1963 Mary Jane Luchtenberg   2002 Judy Bair  
1964 Catherine Woodward   2003 Faye Lemmon  
1965 Dorothy Meacham ?   2004 Vicki Suhr  †
1966 Arthelda Haggard   2005 Michelle Desantis  
1967 Beatrice Dupler   2006 Ruth Ann Kent  
1968 Clarice McGinnis   2007 Barb McFall  
1969 Jane Langley   2008 Shelly Higgins  
1970 Sue Metzgar     2009 Cherry Shain   
1971 Judy Ballenger     2010 Carole Donnellly  
1972 June Cox    2011  Marcia Henderson  
1973 Suzi Rollit     2012 Tracey Davis  
1974 Joan Hein     2013 Tami Headlee-Schroeder  
1975 Bernice Greiner      2014 Donna Parker & Tracey Davis   
1976 Peg Beeson      2015 Cherie Vandyne   
1977 June Jacobs      2016 Dennis Bulley   
1978 Gladys Travis ?   2017 Jeff Hamilton  
1979 Jan Kerr        

 

 

= deceased

 

 

 Auxliary Presidents - 1964

 

Front Row: Lilian Wilson ('54), Mary Jane Luchtenberg ('63), Doris Wolmedorf ('50), Marj Henery ('60), Helen Corne ('46), Unknown - believed to be either Dela Booten ('42) or Marge Nelson ('43-44)

Second Row: Helen Dressel Limes ('41), Velma Lieberman ('57), Doris Dye ('56), Annabelle Johnson ('59), Gladys Lawrence ('61)

Third Row - right side: Martha Schell ('49), Helen Chase ('48)

Back Row: Ella Wooley ('55), Dorothy Slattery ('47), Marty Fisher ('62)

 

 

 Auxliary Presidents - 1961

 

Front Row: Helen Dressel Limes ('41), Helen Corne ('46), Helen Chase ('48), Mary Miller (?)

Second Row: Ella Wooley ('55), Lilian Wilson ('54), Mary Davis ('53), Dottie Dum ('51), Doris Wolmedorf ('50)

Third Row: Marj Henery ('60), Annabelle Johnson ('59), Nora Ballenger ('58), Velma Lieberman ('57), Doris Dye ('56)

Back Row: Gladys Lawrence ('61)

 

 

 Auxliary Members - 1946