Check Presentations to Friends of Lake Panorama

A $500 check was presented May 20 to Friends of Lake Panorama to support the construction of a new playground at Sunset Beach. Participating in the presentation were, left to right, Andy Randol, Panora Telco general manager; Emily Spradling, Friends board member; Kent Atha, Aureon Technology account manager; and Jody Muench, Friends board member. Panora Telco sponsored the Friends of Lake Panorama grant application.
Two organizations presented checks May 20 to members of the Friends of Lake Panorama board of directors. Aureon and Panora Telco teamed up to provide a $500 donation. The St. Thomas More Center donated $1,000. 
The donations helped the Friends nonprofit charity reach its fundraising goal of $80,000 to build a new playground at Sunset Beach. The Lake Panorama Association is providing an additional $50,000, plus technical and construction assistance, so the playground can be completed this summer. 

Swimming Pool at LPN Draws a Crowd

Guests cool off in the pool at the Lake Panorama National Conference Center on Memorial Day this year. The 1,500 square foot heated pool and 8-person spa are available to all resort guests at no cost. Others can purchase an annual membership or pay a $3 daily fee.
By Susan Thompson 
The swimming pool and spa on the south side of the Lake Panorama National conference center opened in mid-May for its second year, and has been busy ever since. The pool is a cooperative effort between the Clover Ridge Interval Owners Association and the Lake Panorama Association, with operations handled by Lake Panorama National. 

Pro-Am Teams Sought for Brokers International Iowa Open

By Susan Thompson

Planning is underway for the 2016 Brokers International Iowa Open to be held at Lake Panorama National Golf Resort Aug. 18-21. This is the seventh year Brokers International has been the lead sponsor for this tournament at the LPN. Again this year, there is a $25,000 purse for the top professional. The tournament is administered by the Iowa PGA Section, and entries for both professionals and amateurs are being accepted online at

Written History of LPA Planned

By Susan Thompson 

The 50th anniversary of the Lake Panorama Association will be August 14, 2018. At its April meeting, the LPA Board of Directors discussed ways to help celebrate this important milestone. It was agreed some sort of an event will be coordinated with Panorama Days, normally held the first weekend in August.

Friends of Lake Panorama Surpasses Goal with $23K Raised

Guests visited as the Friends of Lake Panorama Beach Ball got underway May 6. Proceeds from the event completed fundraising for a new playground at Sunset Beach.
By Ashley Schable
Friends of Lake Panorama’s first annual “The Beach Ball” rolled out a bouncing “Fun-Raiser” with proceeds to help build a new playground at Sunset Beach. Guests flocked to the beach-themed party May 6 at Lake Panorama National Conference Center. Inside the weather was perfect and guests arrived decked out in sunglasses, shorts and skirts, with many enticed by the rays to purchase tickets through eight fun-raising options.