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Park ranger to speak at Fifty Lakes Foundation meeting May 17

Corrine Hodapp, supervising park ranger at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Campground in Crosslake, will give a presentation at the Fifty Lakes Foundation meeting Friday, May 17.

There will be a potluck dinner at 6 p.m. The speaking program will begin at 7 p.m.

Hodapp will speak about the Pine River dam at Crosslake, how it works and its impact on the area. She has been in Crosslake since June 2011. She has full supervisory responsibilities at the Crosslake and Gull Lake dam and recreation areas.

Her colleague, Deb Griffith, lead park ranger in Crosslake, will join her and share her insight on the history of the Pine River dam.

After graduating from Mankato State University with a degree in law enforcement, Hodapp accepted the lead ranger position at Blackhawk Park on Pool 9 of the Mississippi River.

Upon completion of the District Leadership Program in 2004, she held several supervisory positions. She accepted the supervisory park ranger position at Crosslake in June 2011.

The meeting will be at the clubhouse of the Fifty Lakes Foundation, which is located at 40554 S. Eagle Lake Road (northeast corner of Crow Wing County Roads 1 and 3 intersection in Fifty Lakes).

Guests are welcome.

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