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 The Friends of Bendix Woods and Spicer Lake


The Friends of Bendix Woods and Spicer Lake provide support of the programs, facilities and staff of Bendix Woods and Spicer Lake County Parks. Through volunteer projects, assistance with programs or special events and with fundraising activities, members of the Friends are valuable contributors to the quality of the county parks.

Maple Leaf Rag a Newsletter for Volunteers of the Bendix Woods Sugar Bush


Friends of Bendix Woods and Spicer Lake member Jim Rahilly received a Hospitality Award from the South Bend-Mishawaka Convention and Visitors Bureau during Tourism Week, May 2010. Jim was recognized for his commitment to a number of area attractions, including St. Joseph County Parks and his  outstanding customer service as a gatehouse attendant at the parks. Thanks Jim for all you do!

Friends of Bendix Woods & Spicer Lake
sell refreshments during public hayrides.


Join us for our upcoming meetings:


2016 Meeting Dates:

  • January 13 @ Bendix Woods - Nature Center - 7pm
  • March 2 @ Bendix Woods - Nature Center - 7pm
  • May 11 @ Bendix Woods - Nature Center - 7pm
  • July 13 @ Spicer Lake - 6pm Potluck - 7pm Meeting
  • September 14 @ Bendix Woods - Nature Center - 7pm
  • November 9 @ Bendix Woods – Nature Center – 7pm

2016 Officers:

  • President: Kay Easton
  • President Elect: Carol Goodall
  • Secretary: John Bentley
  • Treasurer: Nancy Beall