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Lake Life FREE PUBLISHED BY WOMACK PUBLISHING COMPANY 2016 Magazine Smith Mountain Lake Fall Chili and Craft Festival 28th Annual RECIPES SHOPPING EVENTS REAL ESTATE Fall 2016 More www.Lake

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Page 4 LakeLife Fall 2016 Contents Fall 2016 2016 50th Anniversary 6 10 14 16 20 24 27 30 32 42 44 48 52 56 66 68 90 93 Smith Mountain Lakes annual Charity Home Tour Longtime teacher, husband, b

Lake Life On the Cover Photo by Jeff Reid Photos by Jeff Reid, Charlene Jones Graphic Design Mary Beth Wellborn Layout Misty Smith For advertising information contact Renee Thomas, Advertising Manager

Page 6 LakeLife Fall 2016 Eight Smith Mountain Lake homeowners will open their homes to the public for the 2016 SML Charity Home Tour, presented by VC Design Build, on Columbus Day weekend, October

LakeLife Fall 2016 Page 7 2016 Smith Mountain Lake Charity Home Tour Presented by VC Design Build, Inc. Friday 10 am 5 pm Saturday 10 am 5 pm Sunday 1 5 pm Strup Home 145 Atlantic Ave., Moneta T

Page 8 LakeLife Fall 2016 Schoenberg Home 19 Navigation Point, Moneta The Schoenberg home, just two years old, is situated in Compass Cove with widewater views toward the mountain. The home has 10f

LakeLife Fall 2016 Page 9 e by boat Introducing you to the lak UCE OP 5407212560 400 Scruggs Rd. Ste 800, Moneta Bridges Co. Independently Owned Operated RED D E OUS y, Ma Sunda EN H y

Page 10 LakeLife Fall 2016 Elsie Tanner 90 year old educator, was Romper Rooms Miss Elsie By Rebecca Jackson She and her husband built one of SMLs first vacation homes Elsie Myra Corvin Tannerwho

exceedingly comfortable, where a visitor feels like they could kick off their shoes and sip iced sweet tea before loping down the lawn to the lake for a refreshing dip. It has changed very little sinc

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Page 14 LakeLife Fall 2016 History Alive A Tasting Tour of Bedford and Franklin Heritage By Jeff Reid Andy Taliaferro of the Jubal Early Preservation Trust serves beans to visitors Saturday. Cornbr

Carla Whitfield, Superintendent of Booker T. Washington National Monument, talks with visitors at the HookPowellMoorman Farm on Saturday part of the History Alive A Tasting Tour of Bedford and Frankli

Page 16 LakeLife Fall 2016 History Alive and Heritage Tour By Janet Blanchard The Heritage Tour and History Alive event on July 23 was a big success with over 500 visitors who enjoyed guided tours o

county officials, Preservation Virginia, the Virginia Association of Museums, the Friends group and the National Monument culminated with a tour of the home. The HookPowellMoorman farm is listed on th

Page 18 LakeLife Fall 2016 www.brow Pest Pre Pest Prevention Professionals ORG ORGANIC PEST CONTROL Organic Pest Control NON TOXIC Non Toxic Termite Control TE

LakeLife Fall 2016 Page 19 Prestigious Reputation Superior Design, Craftsmanship Materials Custom Docks, Pergolas Gazebos Deck Building Deck Resurfacing Custom Landscaping Steps Composite Pressu

Page 20 LakeLife Fall 2016 Frank Chrzanowski is a Lake leader Renaissance man wears many hats from banker to history reenactor By T.M. Gabrielson Frank Chrzanowski is seventy years old. He has loved

LakeLife Fall 2016 Page 21 Beware of hyperthermia Water Safety Council warns Smith Mountain Lake swimmers By Rebecca Jackson Hyperthermia, a potentially fatal condition caused by swimmers overexerti

Page 22 LakeLife Fall 2016 Amelia Gerner O 8008584653 E C 5405803510 W GRI RRS Houses MLS 823274 103 Skydome Drive Moneta LotsLand 824,900 0 Booke

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Page 24 LakeLife Fall 2016 Miss Kathy a beloved face at Dudley Elementary School By T.M. Gabrielson Imagine going back to school, each fall, for 47 years. Thats Kathy Meadors story. Only, shes not

LakeLif LakeLife Fall 2016 Page 25 Propane Heating Oil Gasoline Diesel No Delivery Fees No Surprises HONEST PRICING ROCKY MOUNT, BEDFORD, ROANOKE, CHATHAM, GRETNA, MARTINSVILLE, SOUTH BOSTON, COVIN

Page 26 LakeLife Fall 2016 Alice Swains By Rebecca Jackson After a heavy rainstorm, we often see these creatures trying to cross roadways in the Smith Mountain Lake region. They are Eastern box turt

insects, berries, fungi, slugs, worms, roots, flowers, fish, frogs, salamanders, snakes, birds, and eggs indiscriminately. They have been observed eating carrion, feeding on dead ducks, amphibians, as

Page 28 LakeLife Fall 2016 Quality Seal Coating 3 Asphalt Paving 3 Asphalt Seal Coating 3 Pot Hole Repair 3 Specializing in Tennis and Pickle Ball Court Repair and Installation Locally Owned Operat

Barbara Johnston LakeLife Fall 2016 Page 29 Principal BrokerOwner CELL 5404935047 OFFICE 5405769981 EMAIL WEB 11771 Old Franklin Turnpike, Suite A, Union Hall,

Page 30 LakeLife Fall 2016 The Bedford Humane Society Left to right Sylvia Edwards, Sue Coryell, Loa Herbert, Kathy McDonough, Georgie Kendrick, Janis Erickson, Nancy Lee, Lynn Gordon, Sue Garrecht,

LakeLife Fall 2016 Page 31 The Bedford Humane Society would like to thank the Patmos Church Yoga group at Smith Mountain Lake for recognizing National Dog Day with donations of dog food. Kathy Graha

Page 32 LakeLife Fall 2016 Counting the chirps of crickets and other weather folklore I start most all my days on my deck, in the predawn darkness, where I pray for a good day and the safekeeping o

LakeLife Fall 2016 Page 33 modern technology, greenhouses, cloches and other means to protect early crops from inclement weather, farmers are not as enslaved as they once were by the seasons. Mid to

Page 34 LakeLife Fall 2016 Phyllis 5405375312 Casey 5405370299 Email 31 Years of Experience 13 Million Sold in 2015 Both Natives of Smith Mountain Lake

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MEMBER OF THE REMAX HALL OF FAME LakeLife Fall 2016 Page 37 31 Years of Experience 13 Million Sold in 2015 Both Natives of Smith Mountain Lake Knowledgeable and Dependable Let Us Be Your 247 R

31 Years of Experience 13 Million Sold in 2015 Both Natives of Smith Mountain Lake Knowledgeable and Dependable Let Us Be Your 247 Realtors PHYLLIS CASEY JOHNSON BEAUTIFUL TRACT OF LAND WITH 4

Phyllis 5405375312 Casey 5405370299 Email 31 Years of Experience 13 Million Sold in 2015 Both Natives of Smith Mountain Lake Knowledgeable and Dependable

Page 40 LakeLife Fall 2016 MEMBER OF THE REMAX HALL OF FAME This is one of the best townhomes you can own with complete privacy and no neighbor on one side with this end unit. Amazing panoramic view

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Page 42 LakeLife Fall 2016 Agape Volunteers Open Homes for Charity Home Tour By Karen Baker This year, two homes of Agape volunteers will be showcased for the Charity Home Tour CHT, Angela and Alvar

LakeLife Fall 2016 Page 43 Angela and Alvaro Jaramillio I became more comfortable with the idea. We agreed to open our home with the stipulation that the sponsoring charity would be The Agape Cente

Page 44 LakeLife Fall 2016 The Kani Salad crabstick, spicy mayo, cucumber on top of seaweed is a popular appetizer at Edo Grill and Sushi at the Downtown Moneta Shopping Center. The Chefs Cheese Bo

LakeLife FallWinter 2011 Page 45 Lake Life Food Each issue Lake Life will showcase several local restaurants and their signature offerings. Smith Mountain Lake is blessed to have everything from to

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Page 48 LakeLife Fall 2016 Hearthside cooking in the old days By Rebecca Jackson As I explored the history of a 19th century cemetery near Westlake recently and the stories of the inhabitants interr

skillet to the stovetop, he or she is not alone. Trapped within the iron confines of these skillets and stewpots are the scents and secrets of a familys culinary history. Burnished black by countless

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Page 52 LakeLife Fall 2016 Road warriors invade Sunken City The roar of panheads, knuckleheads and shovelheads reverberated throughout Westlake Town Center on Saturday, August 27 as the Blue Ridge

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Page 54 LakeLife Fall 2016 Julie Link worked with our family for over 10 years in searching for just the right property at Smith Mountain Lake. Yes, it sounds crazy, but my hope is that you see the d

LakeLife Fall 2016 Page 55 Class A Contractor Free Estimates Over 37 Years Experience Licensed Insured Your source for... Sunrooms Decks Porches Additions Remodeling Accessibility Call for a De

Page 56 LakeLife Fall 2016 Blue Ridge Potters Guild Fall Show

LakeLife Fall 2016 Page 57 Sharons interest in art started when she was very young. Over the years, she sketched, painted, arranged flowers, and did wood burning and created crafts, mostly for famil

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Page 60 LakeLife Fall 2016 Sales Office located in Huddleston MARY LOU MCDONALD BROKEROWNER 5405373073 WATERFRONT HOMES 4BR, 3BA waterfront GEM with vie

LakeLife Fall 2016 Page 61 BERkLEY FURgURSON 4345493556 WATERFRONT HOmES D UCE RED 4BR, 3BA, big party deck, deep water, gentle slope, detached 2car garage, T

Page 62 LakeLife Fall 2016 FRED cUFFaRI 5406762542 NEW WaTERFRoNT homE LISTINGS 3BR, 2.5BA, 2569 sq ft ranch with Open Floor plan 2 large Living Family g

LakeLife Fall 2016 Page 63 aLVaRo aJ JaRamILLo 5732580867 WaTER accESS off WaTER homES RED UCE D Mariners Landing townhome, Entry level MBR, Open concept

Page 64 LakeLife Fall 2016 CARMELA WITT 2767329697 MARINERS LANDINg WATERfRONT CONDOS Mariners Landing offers amenities which are unmatched anywhere at Smith Mo

LakeLife Fall 2016 Page 65 Make Downtown Moneta your favorite destination at Smith Mountain Lake. Great shops, restaurants, and activities for all of your friends your family. Just 3 12 miles north

Page 66 LakeLife Fall 2016 By Rebecca Jackson A century before the Roanoke and Blackwater rivers were dammed for the hydroelectric impoundment now known as Smith Mountain Lake and waters rose, inun

This work I always dreaded, he wrote. The heavy load of corn would be thrown across the back of the horse, and the corn divided about evenly on each side but in some way, almost without exception on t

Page 68 LakeLife Fall 2016 Lake author pens book on business innovation By Rebecca Jackson A Smith Mountain Lake resident, and retired government contracts attorney with a keen knowledge of small bu

LakeLife Fall 2016 Page 69 Linda Brake, Bedford Ride Program Coordinator, shows a new wheelchair accessible van to Denny Huff, Executive Director of the Bedford Community Health Foundation. Foundati

Page 70 LakeLife Fall 2016 The greatest compliment you can give is a referral. Broker Associate, REALTOR, GRI, ABR, ePro, SFR Licensed in Virginia Office 540483HOME Cell 540.537.5918 WE APPRECIAT

LakeLife Fall 2016 Page 71 The greatest compliment you can give is a referral. Broker Associate, REALTOR, GRI, ABR, ePro, SFR Licensed in Virginia Office 540483HOME Cell 540.537.5918 WE APPRECIAT

Page 72 LakeLife Fall 2016 New day. Many possibilities. The life here never gets old. Sunrise over the Blue Ridge signals another day filled with promise when you live at The Glebe just north of R

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Page 74 LakeLife Fall 2016 Buttercup By Rebecca Jackson Baby Boutique Its hard to be in a bad mood when youre surrounded by cute baby things. Those were the words of Heather Williams, new mom and c

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Page 76 LakeLife Fall 2016 BERNARDS LANDING BERNAR REMAX Lakefront Realty, Inc. Cell 5405290200 Fax 5407215293 Email All have fireplaces awesome wide water mountain vie


Page 78 LakeLife Fall 2016 Longtime lake resident Trudy Faber recently celebrated her 90th Birthday Party at The Glebe in Daleville where she now resides. German born Trudy couldnt make it to German

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Page 80 LakeLife Fall 2016 REMAX SELLS MORE REAL ESTATE THAN ANYONE IN THE WORLD Proudly Serving Smith Mountain Lake, Leesville Lake and all Surrounding Areas ENJOY ALL WATER ACTIVITIES AS WELL AS G

REMAX SELLS MORE REAL ESTATE THAN ANYONE IN THE WORLD DRASTIC REDUCTION Barbara Brooks LakeLife Fall 2016 Page 81 REMAX Lakefront Realty, Inc. ABR, CRS, GRI, ePRO Associate Broker Luxury Home Mar

Page 82 LakeLife Fall 2016 G. KIM THOMAS GRI, ABR, REMAX Executive Club Member Cell 5404201699 O ce 5407213555 Email G. THO GRI, ABR, REMA ReMax Lakefront Realty Inc. 16451 Booker

LakeLife Fall 2016 Page 83 Discover the difference See if Kings Grant is right for you Affordable cottages, apartments and garden homes Maintenancefree living Health, wellness and social activiti

Page 84 LakeLife Fall 2016 Glenda McDaniel Red Horse Waterfront Estate Beautiful custom built Timberwood Lake Home nestled on 25 Acres with 30x48 Barn, ideally positioned to capture nature with over

LakeLife Fall 2016 Page 85 Glenda McDaniel NEW Cottages Style Homes Gated Waterfront Community, Main Level Living, Covered Boatdocks with Lifts Available, community boat ramp Great Location to shopp

Page 86 LakeLife Fall 2016 Glenda McDaniel Beautiful Lakefront Lot with Super Double Slip Dock Large Storage Cabana, Two Lifts, Deep water with 170 of gentle riprapped shoreline, Wide Water views, C

LakeLife Fall 2016 Page 87 Americas Favorite Pontoon Boats at 2015 Prices Americas Favorite Pontoon Boats at 2015 Prices Serving Virginas Boaters since 1948 Smith Mtn. Lak

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LakeLife Fall 2016 Page 89 19 662016 SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE VIRGINIA YEARS Yearround appeal. History Wine anytime. Fish. Boat. Golf. Dine. Shop. Stay. 50 Years of Making Memories at Smith Mountain

Page 90 LakeLife Fall 2016 New Boutique Opens in Vinton By Jeff Reid Simplicity Boutique has opened its doors in the building that once housed Two Ps in a Pod in Vinton, next door to the Precision F

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Page 92 LakeLife Fall 2016 Santa Mike Gallogly

Mall Santa Fulfills His Ministry Calling By Karen Baker How does a Christian, concerned about the commercialization of Christmas and the loss of the true meaning of the Christmas holiday, become a San

Page 94 LakeLife Fall 2016 Telephone Directories Animal Control Shelter ............................................................................. 540 4837440 Building Permits Inspection .....

LakeLife Fall 2016 Page 95 Public Marina Guide Bay Roc Marina 5408902194 Fishing License Dump Stations All Seasons Marine Service 5402977943 . 8008143668 YR YR YR S YR S YR S YR S YR S S S S S Y

Page 96 LakeLife Fall 2016 Sheila Page, ASP Sh Real Estate with a Passion Licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia Real License 5408719936 MLS 827948 540 OPEN FLOOR PLAN 729,700

LakeLife Fall 2016 Page 97 540 5762755 167 Morgans Fork Road 167 Morgans Fork Road Penhook, VA 24137 P.O. Box 69 Penhook, VA 24137 540 5762755 167 Morgans Fork Road P.O. Box 69 Pe

Page 98 LakeLife Fall 2016 Dave Gresham Owner Principal Broker Smith Mountain Lake Realty, LLC Moneta, VA 24121 540 7215050 Call Me ... I Get Results Dav Owner Smith Moneta 540 7 www.smithmounta

Dave Gresham Owner Principal Broker Smith Mountain Lake Realty, LLC Moneta, VA 24121 540 7215050 Call Me ... I Get Results Dav LakeLife Fall 2016 Page 99 Owner Smith Moneta 540 7 www.smithmounta

Page 100 LakeLife Fall 2016 Wine Festival Returns to the Lake Since the announcement that the Wine Festival would finally return to the Lake in 2016, we thought it would be fun to take a look back a

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Page 102 LakeLife Fall 2016 Real Estate Appraisal Services... ...with a personal touch Certified Residential Appraiser Terri Stanley, CRA 5403129958 5404201415 Certified Residential Appraiser Ash

For Smith Mountain Lakes 50th Anniversary, the 28th Annual Smith Mountain Lake WINE FESTIVAL is BACK ON THE LAKE at our NEW LOCATION, Crazy Horse Campground, 400 Crazy Horse Drive, Moneta, VA. The two

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Page 110 LakeLife Fall 2016 Breweries at SML Fishing Guides Brew Knows .......................................1100 Celebration Ave., Suite 216, Moneta .5402963102 Sunken City Brewing Company ......

KARAS CLOSET ...............................16545 Moneta Rd., Moneta..................... 5402961110 LAKESCAPES NURSERY ...................1509 Old Franklin Turnpike, Union Hall .......5405762781 GARD

Page 112 LakeLife Fall 2016 Jehovahs Witnesses ........................8959 Booker T Wash. Hwy. Hardy ..........5407211212 LUTHERAN Trinity Ecumenical Parish .................40 Lakemount Dr., Monet

HOT SHOTS MINIATURE GOLF ........5407191547 .....................................................Rt. 122 AND FAMILY FUN CENTER Madetoorder sandwiches, hot dogs, hamburgers, cheeseburgers, pizza, snack

Page 114 LakeLife Fall 2016 DONT GET CAUGHT OUT IN THE COLD. WINTERIZE NOW FOR FEWER HEADACHES LATER. Taking time to winterize your boats engine will ensure that your boat is ready for dependable o

LakeLife Fall 2016 Page 115 Looking for an experienced agent with integrity serving buyers and sellers needs STEVEN WISOTZKEY Email Licensed Realtor in Virginia 8680 Tolers F

Page 116 LakeLife Fall 2016 5403121249 Steve Chiminello Halesford Bridge Moneta, VA 18003655253 LOT 6 THE REACH AT GROSS POINT Without a doubt, one of the finest point lots available at SML. 462

5403121249 Steve Chiminello LakeLife Fall 2016 Page 117 Halesford Bridge Moneta, VA 18003655253 Email Website Quality built 4BR, 4.5 BA custom builders Qualit

Page 118 LakeLife Fall 2016 Two Passions Linked Together Children and Cooking By Karen Baker It is easy to understand that children are Susan Frases passion. After all, shes been in education since

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Page 120 LakeLife Fall 2016 ERIC TOM FANSLER Fine Home Specialists ABR, GRI, EPro Certified 540.721.8659 800.858.4653 1055 REDBUD LANE MLS

LakeLife Fall 2016 Page 121 ERIC TOM FANSLER Fine Home Specialists ABR, GRI, EPro Certified 540.721.8659 800.858.4653 677 BACK NINE DRIVE

Page 122 LakeLife Fall 2016 Ron Nilsby of the Jubal Early Preservation Trust pulls out a chair for Ann Turner of the Black Rose Society. Ice Laurie Mitchell and Kendall Simpkins ice down the drink c

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