The Latest News at WBLRA
Due to rising prices associated with inflation, we had to increase a few of our rates starting March 2023. Thanks to the finance committee for finding minor ways to balance our budget without causing a significant financial increase to members. Here are the fees being affected:

  • Late fees for over-due assessments will now be $31.00 (previously $21.00)
  • All credit card transactions will include an additional 3% service fee
  • Nightly fees for the campground will increase by $5.00

Again, these increases will not begin until March 1, 2023. If you have any questions about the budget, please let us know at
R2A Update: The Lincoln Twp Planning Commission has scheduled a public hearing regarding R2A for Tuesday, February 14 at 7pm. This is an opportunity for members to voice their support or opposition for removal of WBLRA's R2A designation. Efforts are being made to provide an online option for public comment available to those unable to physically attend (please keep an eye on our Facebook page for updates about this). If you feel strongly for or against WBLRA's R2A zoning, this hearing is a chance to communicate to the Planning Commission directly. To view the latest updates from the Planning Commission about R2A, you can check out their meeting minutes here.
What should you do if you see injured wildlife within WBLRA? Call the Clare County Sheriff Department at their non-emergency line at 989-539-7166 and they will provide assistance.
Next WBLRA Board Meeting on January 14 at 10:00am. Please join us in the club house to learn about the latest issues the board is working on. If you're unable to attend in-person, you can participate via the GoToMeeting link, or you can email your public comment ahead of time here. Even if you're unable to attend a board meeting as it happens, you can stay informed by reading the latest meeting minutes here.
On January 3 there was a house fire on Laurel Lane. Thanks to God no one was injured, but the house was a total loss. If interested in helping the family impacted by this tragedy, new or gently used clothing and household items as well as monetary donations can be dropped off or mailed to the clubhouse at: WBLRA, 4730 Lake Rd, Farwell, MI 48622

Items in need are:

  • 8 year old boy: Shoe size 8.5 and youth clothing size 14/16 (he likes dinosaurs)
  • 9 year old boy: Shoe size 9 and youth sized clothing 14/16 (he likes cars and trucks)
  • 11 year old girl: Shoe size 8.5 and clothing size adult small/medium (she likes yoga pants and loves llamas)
  • 12 year old girl: Shoe size 9 and women's size large for shirts and yoga pants, size 10 for pants (she likes press on nails and make up)
  • Mom: Extra large shirts, size 16 pants
  • Dad: 4X Shirts, size 42 pants
Events You Don't Want to Miss...
Bingo, January 21 from 1pm-3pm: Meet at the Club House
Chili/Soup Cook-Off, January 28 from 4pm-6pm: Participants vote to determine the chili and soup that deserve the title of "Best." Winners receive a $25 gift card. Hot dogs, chips, coffee, and water will be provided. Bring your best chili or soup, or stop in to take a taste and vote for a winner (or you can do both!). Meet in the Club House.
Bingo, February 18 from 1pm-3pm: Meet at the Club House
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