Tuesday, May 30, 2017

June 2017 Mosquito Byte Newsletter

Here's the new edition. The MVFA Board meeting this month is this Thursday, 6/1/2017.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Craft Sale and Trading Post this Saturday too!!

Spring is here and we have lots going on in the community!!
We are having our first Craft Sale of the year this Saturday, May 13th from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., at the Fire Station.

We will have gift items (don’t forget Mother’s Day on the 14th), summer items and oodles of items you just can’t live without! So, stop by, shop and say hello to the Firehouse Crafters.

The Mosquito Trading Post are also be participating in this event at the Fire Station! We will offer Shar’s homemade soaps and soap products, Kathy’s jellies and jams, Jeff and Jenny’s embroidered handicrafts, Theresa’s lavender products, Ron’s plants and herbs, Peggy’s handmade bags, and more. And, as always, we’ll have Vicki’s free coffee.

So, come on down for this combined Trading Post and MVFA Firehouse Crafters event at the Fire Station to see old friends and meet new ones!

Join Us for the Fishing Derby this Saturday!!

FIRST ANNUAL
FINNON LAKE FAMILY FISHING DERBY

SATURDAY MAY 13th STARTING AT 9:00 a.m.
SPONSORED BY
MOSQUITO VOLUNTEER FIRE ASSOCIATION
&
EL DORADO CHAPTER OF TROUT UNLIMITED

VARIOUS PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED TO CHILDREN AND ADULTS!

BARBEQUE WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE FROM 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

What you need to know:                                                                                                         
  • CALIFORNIA FISHING LICENSE REQUIRED FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS 16 & OLDER.
  • BOBBERS ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED, AND ARTIFICIAL LURES AND FLIES ARE THE NORMAL, ACCEPTABLE FISHING GEAR ONLY.
  • TWO TROUT PER PERSON MAY BE KEPT, AND CATCH AND RELEASE IS ENCOURAGED.
  • NO LIVE FISH BAIT – WORMS OR POWER BAIT WILL BE ALLOWED FOR THIS EVENT ONLY AND WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE, IF NEEDED. 
  • NO FISHING FROM THE DAM.
  • WATERCRAFT ARE ALLOWED BUT NO GASOLINE POWERED MOTORS OR TRAILERS ALLOWED IN THE WATER.

There is a $6.00 parking fee.
Camping is available by reservation and on a ‘first come’ basis.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CAMPING OR DIRECTIONS, VISIT www.finnonrecreationarea.com or call (530)409-5515.
In partnership with
STATE OF CALIFORNIA FISH AND WILDLIFE & MOSQUITO OUTFITTERS

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Cinco de Mayo Dinner this Saturday, 5/6/2017

 


Come out and join us for the Annual MVFA Cinco de Mayo Dinner on Saturday, May 6th at the Fire Station!  Chips and salsa, chicken enchiladas, beef tacos, rice, beans, and dessert are on the menu. 


There will be a gift raffle at dinner, and donors are requested to bring a gift or drop one off at a board member's home ahead of time.  In addition, there will be a 50/50 cash raffle.  Get your raffle tickets early, starting at 5:30 p.m. $10 for adults and $4 for niƱos.  Serving will begin at 6 p.m.  MVFA now accepts major credit cards.  Join your neighbors and have some fun.  Sombreros available!