Community News

Upcoming Events – Mark Your Calendars

See announcements below for more information. To submit an item, see Website Submission Guidelines.

Mondays & Thursdays in July
July Golf Specials
Hidden Valley Golf Club

Saturday, July 22
Meet Your Neighbors & Know Their Business
3 – 6 p.m. @ Community Center – Civic Club

Saturday, July 22
Outdoor Movie Night
Beauty & The Beast (not animated)
Dusk @ Sports Complex Children’s Club

Tuesday, August 1
Fall Soccer Registration Ends
Athletic Club

Saturday, August 5
Luau on the Beach – Civic Club
7 p.m. – midnight @ HVL Beach

Tuesday, August 8
Lake Treatment
Lake Closed

Sunday, August 13
Back-to-School Beach Bash – Children’s Club
2 p.m. @ HVL Beach

Thursday, August 17
Land Use Task Force Meeting
7 p.m. @ Community Center

Training Exercise at the Pool

Chlorine Leak Training Exercise.
Saturday, July 22 | 8 a.m. to noon

Emergency responders and equipment will saturate the pool area.
Access will be limited on Lakeview near the pool, but there will be a detour.

Thank you for your patience and cooperation!
Jason Sullivan, Dearborn County Emergency Management Director

Outdoor Movie Night

Saturday, July 22 | Dusk | HVL Sorts Complex 

Featuring Beauty and the Beast (new/non-animated version)

Bring lawn chairs/blankets, snacks and drinks, or support the concession stand.
Sponsored by HVL Children’s Activity Committee


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Hidden Valley Golf Club News

Hello Hidden Valley Residents,

The golf club is buzzing with news. We 
hosted the Greater Cincinnati Youth Golf Tournament, receiving rave reviews from participants. This is a big deal for us and 
we were pleased to host the
 event. The Ohio Retail Merchants outing is Aug. 2, and The Cure Starts Now outing Aug. 7. We are fortunate to be able to host these events. Your support is much appreciated.

We have some Mondays available for open play, which means you do not have to be a member to play. With reduced rates for these special days, you can play at 1985 prices! Just call the Pro Shop at 812-537-5033 for details and a tee time. You don’t have to be a Valley resident to take advantage of this pricing. So call your friends, make up a foursome and create some memories.

Recent member tournaments results:

4-3-2 Tournament
1st Place Men’s Blue Division: Bill Lambert, Rob Bates, Jim Dulle Jr. and Dick Booth
1st Place Men’s White Division: Don Danner, Bob Danner, Mike Gardiner and Ray Littleman
1st Place Ladies Division: Pam McCreary, Heather Hahn, April Haukabo and Lynn Freed
July 4th Flag Day Tournament: 1st place Bob Hertsenberg, 2nd place Dick Booth and 3rd place, Mike Ward.

Congratulations to all of the winners! We continue making improvements to the course so if you have not played lately, come check us out. We have memberships available so give me a call and join in on the fun.

Until next time, don’t forget to “swing hard and look up”.

Pat Sullivan, General Manager

Fireworks over Hidden Valley Lake 2017
Spectacular Fireworks Over Hidden Valley Lake

Another Spectacular Show

A big THANK YOU to United Community Bank for making our July 4th celebration such a huge success. UCB once again hired Starfire Productions to produce the spectacular event. Hidden Valley Lake residents and their guests enjoyed the best and largest show to date. We so appreciate the special relationship we have with United Community Bank!

Hidden Valley Soccer Club LogoFall Soccer Registration

In-house Signups  – Now to August 1st

In-House League Registration, ages 6 – 12 
2 days a week: 6:30 – 7:30-ish
Practice on Tuesday, games on Thursday

Jr. League Player Registration, ages 4 – 6
1 day a week: Monday 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. OR Saturday 10 – 11 a.m.
Practice for ½ hour, game for ½ hour

Complete payment and registration must be received by August 1st, 2017.
Sign up for the league that best fits the player – new options this season.
The season kicks off mid-August and run 8 weeks.

COACHES NEEDED! Sign up on players’ registration form.

Checks payable to HVLAC Soccer ($50) | drop off or mail to:
19303 Schmarr Dr
Lawrenceburg IN 47025
ATTN: Soccer

Please visit our website for more info.
HVL Soccer Club

Luau on the Beach

Sponsored by the HVL Civic Club

Saturday, August 5 | 7 p.m. – midnight | HVL Beach

Spend an evening at the beach!
Enjoy live music by the Bacchanal Caribbean Steel Drum Band plus DJ Brian Bays.

Raffle prizes — split the pot — door prizes and more!
$10 per person — BYOB — 21 and over

Fore more info: Civic Club Facebook

Meet Your Neighbors & Know Their Business

Sponsored by the HVL Civic Club

Saturday, July 22 | 3 – 6 p.m. | HVL Community Center

Open House for HVL Residents
Stop in for a drink and a bite to eat.

Hope to See You There!

For more info: Civic Club Facebook 

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Hidden Valley Golf Club News

 HVL Residents & Their Guests

18 Holes Golf/Cart     $25.00 per person
  9 Holes Golf/Cart     $15.00 per person

Twilight Thursdays: After 3pm
18 Holes Golf/Cart   $25.00 per person
  9 Holes Golf/Cart   $15.00 per person

Driving Range also open:
warm up bucket — $4, regular bucket — $7

Call ahead for tee time availability: (812) 537-5033
Dress code in effect — golf attire.

Disaster Preparedness Videos Can Be Fun

Meet Disaster & Preparedness

When the sun is shining and everything is calm, people are not thinking about being prepared for emergencies. Emergency preparedness is a serious topic and can be somewhat tedious, but who says you can’t have some fun with it?

Disaster & Preparedness are two characters that take a fun, lighthearted approach to a serious subject. They star in a series of ten short emergency preparedness videos with a humorous approach that is actually enjoyable to watch. Each video covers a different emergency situation and how to prepare for it.

The video series is now on the HVL website for all to view here. Scroll down the page to find the Disaster Preparedness Videos. Watch them with your family and tell your friends. You’ll find a lot of good information and have a laugh or two at the same time. We live in a great, safe community, but there is always the potential for disaster. We encourage the HVL community to be better prepared.

In the first video, you will be introduced to Disaster and Preparedness who will be your guides throughout the video series. This video will discuss the three basic principles of preparedness:

  • Have an Emergency Kit
  • Have an Emergency Plan
  • Know the Potential Threats.

If you cover these three basic items with your family, you’ll be ready for whatever comes your way. The remaining videos expand upon these concepts to help you be better prepared. Over the next few months, we will discuss the various topics in the videos.

For any comments, questions or suggestions, contact the Safety, Security & Elections Committee at:

HVL Teams Up with Eagle Country Online

Eagle Country LogoNow you can link to Eagle Country Online directly from the Hidden Valley Lake website. Eagle 99.3 is THE source for up-to-the-minute local news, traffic, weather, community events and sports.

Find out what fun/family events are happening right here in “Eagle Country”! Stay on top of local traffic and weather conditions, especially if you commute to Cincinnati or Northern Kentucky.

Check it out at: See the Eagle Country 99.3 logo at the bottom right of our home page. One click takes you straight to their website where you’ll find all the latest local news that you won’t find covered on Cincinnati media – only on “Your Hometown Station”.

HVL Website Staff

July Garden of the MonthHome of Janice and Bill Roth on Springdale Court

HVL Garden Club Yard of the Month

The July Yard of the Month Award goes to Janice and Bill Roth of Springdale Court. These homeowners have improved their property a little bit each year resulting in a beautiful yard. Congratulations on a job well-done!

A big thanks to Casey’s Outdoor Solutions for yet another $50.00 gift certificate for this month’s winning yard.

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Gift Certificates donated by Casey’s Outdoor Solutions & Florist
Thank You for sponsoring the Yard of the Month this year!

Land Use Task Force Meeting Scheduled

Thursday, August 17 | 7 p.m. | Community Center

As our community grows and develops, we face decisions regarding land use, both within and adjacent to our boundaries. Our goals are to identify these properties and assess possible threats or opportunities associated with each. The resulting plan will provide guidelines for HVL leaders to determine options and priorities where land use issues are concerned.

If you are interested being a part of this important effort, please contact Jennifer Donelson, 812-655-8551.

HVL Future Planning Committee
updated 7/11/17

marina view from walking path
Marina view from walking path

Send Us Your HVL Photos!

We are always looking for photos of HVL scenery and activities for our website archives. Please submit your best shots to:

Hints: Landscape (horizontal) orientation works better for galleries. Newer smart phone cameras work fine, but photos should be in focus.

Check out our Summer Gallery now!

Thank You!
HVL Website Staff

To all of our Hidden Valley friends, we are collecting clothing and Gift Cards or cash for Hidden Valley residents, James and his son Stephen Hall, who lost their home Sunday morning in a tragic fire. They lost everything in the fire. We have talked to Stephen Hall and he gave us the following sizes of clothing and shoes needed for himself and his father, James.

The father, wears a size 42” waist, 30” length and 2XL shirts. Shoes size 11 ½ and prefers slip on shoes. Stephen wears a size 38” waist, 28” length and size XL Shirts. Shoe size 9 and prefers sandals or tennis shoes.

Please drop any donations off at the POA Office during business hours. We will be contacting James and Stephen Hall to let them know that they can pick their donations up there.
James and Stephen thank you in advance for your kind generosity!

Debbie Damon   

Please Be Responsible!

Important message from the Community Manager

The Hidden Valley Lake recreational season is in full swing. We are seeing record crowds at the beach, at the pool, and on the lake. Unfortunately, we have already had multiple complaints about the behavior of certain property owners and their guests. Read more…

HVL Spillway Bridge
Current Spillway Bridge

Spillway Bridge Project

GoFundMe account tops $1000.
Please donate now!

HVL resident and Girl Scout Jamie Morman is working on project that will benefit the HVL community. The plan is to completely replace the aging bridge spanning the spillway between the Hidden Valley Lake dam and marina parking lot. A new, wider bridge design that meets ADA requirements will allow double strollers, wheelchairs, and bikes to cross.

Jamie has already raised about $6,000, but with the estimated cost at $20,000, there is still a long way to go. Any size donation is very much appreciated!

View the plans: Bridge PlanWernke Steel Proposal page 1Wernke Steel Proposal page 2. For larger donations ($1,000 or more), please contact

Bruce Keller, HVL Community Manager
6/12/17; updated 7/12/17

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Casey’s Outdoor Solutions & Florist
Workshops & Seminars

CREATE A MINIATURE FAIRY GARDEN — July 22 | 11 a.m. – noon | $20
No green thumb required! Join us for our fun make and take fairy garden workshop where you will learn how to create your very own enchanting garden. Cost includes: Container, soil, 1 plant and moss. Extra plants and accessories may be purchased.
Refreshments provided. Reservation deadline: July 18.

CASEY’S ROCKS —  July 23 | 1 – 2 p.m. | $7.00
Be a part of the rock painting craze! Adults & kids will enjoy painting rocks for hiding or exchanging. You might even find a rock or two around our garden center. Each person will get 2 small rocks and 1 medium rock to paint. Refreshments provided. Reservations required by  July 20.

BEE HAPPY! Celebrate National Honey Bee Day — August 19 | 11 a.m. – noon | FREE
This informational seminar will educate you on how you can help save the declining population of honey bees. Our guest speaker will discuss how to start your own bee hive and the health benefits of honey. A local vendor will have honey available for purchase. Honey-inspired refreshments provided. Reservations required by August 15.

To reserve your seat, call 812-537-3800, or register at

Lawrenceburg Public Library
July/August Events

Friday, 7/21/17
7-9 PM – Lawrenceburg Public Library
A murder mystery at the library for ages 17-30. Registration required.

Saturday, 7/22/17
1 PM – Lawrenceburg Public Library
Don’t miss this chance to get up close to a variety of trucks and meet their drivers. All ages welcome.

Monday, 7/31/17
10:30 AM – Lawrenceburg Public Library

Tuesdays, 8/1, 8/8, 8/15, 8/22, 8/29/17
12 PM – Lawrenceburg Public Library
Bring a lunch and listen in as Dan Toon reads aloud during the lunch hour.

Thursday, 8/3/17
10 AM – North Dearborn Branch
ALL IN is designed to encourage adults with intellectual/developmental challenges to participate in their library.

Friday, 8/4/17
10:30 AM – Lawrenceburg Public Library
No green thumb? No worries! Create cute paper cactus and desert grass from paper! Registration required.

Saturday, 8/5/17
2 PM – Lawrenceburg Public Library
Join DC Genealogist Cassie Blankenhorn as she explores search strategies to locate those elusive orphan and adoption records.

Tuesday, 8/8/17
2 PM – North Dearborn Branch

Tuesday, 8/8/17
6 PM – Lawrenceburg Public Library

Tuesday, 8/8/17
6:30 PM – North Dearborn Branch
Tuesday, 8/15/17
6:30 PM – Lawrenceburg Public Library
LEGO builders, come to the library to create a design based on a given theme.

Monday, 8/14/17
6 PM – Lawrenceburg Public Library
Bring your favorite deck for an evening of Epic Card Games!

Tuesday, 8/15/17
6 PM – Lawrenceburg Public Library
Learn what type of habitat is needed for our native bugs and animals, then take a tour of a local property that has everything our native friends need.  Registration required.

Wednesday, 8/16/17
6 PM – Lawrenceburg Public Library
Your choice!

Thursday, 8/17/17
2:30 PM – North Dearborn Branch

Thursday, 8/17/17
6:30 PM – North Dearborn Branch
A hands-on introduction to essential oils with Carisa Bunten. Registration required.

Saturday, 8/19/17
10:30 AM – Lawrenceburg Public Library

Saturday, 8/19/17
11 AM – Lawrenceburg Public Library & North Dearborn Branch
Children are invited to read aloud to a therapy dog.

Saturday, 8/19/17
1 PM – Lawrenceburg Public Library
Fill your own dream pillows, made from oversized sachets, with herbs, flowers, and crystals to suit your own dreams. Registration required.

Monday, 8/28/17
10:30 AM – Lawrenceburg Public Library

Call or check our website to register for programs.
Lawrenceburg Public Library – 812-537-2775
North Dearborn Branch – 812-637-0777
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