Dog Park Task Force Seeks Input Via Survey

Friends of Lake Panorama is a 501(c)3 nonprofit charity dedicated to improving recreational amenities at Lake Panorama. Major projects so far have been a playground at Sunset Beach and sports courts at Boulder Beach. 

To help prioritize future projects, the Friends board of directors conducted a survey of LPA members in April. Survey results were used to develop a list of potential projects to study, and several task forces were formed.

Panora Chamber President Talks about Activities

Dave Grove, Panora Chamber President

By Susan Thompson 

Dave Grove is serving during 2019 as president of the Panora Chamber. Grove was born and raised in Marion. He attended the University of Northern Iowa where he met his wife, Sara, and graduated in 2007 with a degree in business management. 

A financial advisor, he was asked in 2011 to relocate to Panora to manage the Edward Jones branch here. The couple has lived at Lake Panorama since 2012, and welcomed their children Norah, age 7, Gracie, age 4, and Leo, age 2, since moving to Panora. 

Lake Panorama History Book Makes Great Gift

This Lake Panorama history book is available for purchase at the Lake Panorama Association, Lake Panorama National, and the Panora Library.

Looking for a holiday gift for family members or friends? Consider purchasing one or more copies of Lake Panorama – The First 50 Years. The story about early lot sales promotions isn’t in the book, but readers will find hundreds of other fascinating stories about how Lake Panorama came to be, and how it has grown and prospered since the early days. 

The Lake Panorama Association financed the book’s production. Just over 1,000 books were printed, with more than half sold so far.