May 1st the winter gates were removed and Traverse Bay officially opened for the 2009 season. Within minutes coaches were rolling in with owners eager to set up at their “up north summer place”. By mid afternoon patio sets were out and and owners were ready to receive visits from friends and neighbors.
Resort Services was busy with spring cleanup and mulching as well as finishing up on some custom designed lot upgrades in the South and North loops. They are also designing a customized model lot located in the Northwest section of the resort.
Traverse Bay held their first rally for the season hosted by Sue & Kurt Hurson for the Michigan Great Lakers on May 15th thru the 17th. The rally held a breakfast and 2 dinners at the Main Clubhouse hosted by Sue Hurson herself. Aromas from the kitchen drifted through the clubhouse and reminded everyone of the many events that will soon be happening in the upcoming season.
Traverse Bay will soon be hosting the annual Memorial Weekend events. On Saturday will be a Pancake Breakfast with all the trimmings. And on Sunday afternoon at 5:00 will be the Annual Memorial Weekend BBQ. The menu will be picnic style fare with hamburgers, hotdogs, potato salad, baked beans, fruit salad, bevrages and desserts. This is a free event held each year and owners as well as visitors are all welcome.