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About Mayor Bernie Hovey

Mayor for the Village of Silver Lake

Brick Sales Continue

By | 2018-02-08T10:47:49+00:00 February 8th, 2018|City News|

Centennial brick sales are increasing; total bricks sold thus far is 168. Still a ways from our goal. Several "in memory of" bricks have been sold in the last couple of weeks. What a great way to remember and memorialize a loved one! Brick sales will continue through March, but, please, buy your brick(s) now.

Centennial Things

By | 2018-02-01T11:56:44+00:00 February 1st, 2018|City News|

Thank you for your continued support of centennial events. We have had increased interest in buying bricks over the last couple of weeks. 30 bricks have been purchased in that time. Please buy yours at your earliest convenience; sales will continue through March. I hope to have a sketch of the project posted online within [...]


By | 2018-01-26T11:40:32+00:00 January 26th, 2018|City News|

Bricks are still being sold for the landscape project at the gazebo, and will continue through March. Buy yours now. So far, we have sold about 150 bricks, with a goal of at least 500 to be sold. Details on the Village web page, under the "centennial" tab.

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Raffle Tickets Now Available

By | 2018-01-26T11:38:01+00:00 January 26th, 2018|City News|

Print #1 of the official centennial art piece is being raffled off. Tickets are $10 each, or 3 for $20. Tickets are available in my office during regular business hours.

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Brick Sales Continue

By | 2018-01-19T10:55:47+00:00 January 19th, 2018|City News|

The sale of centennial bricks for the gazebo landscape project is now in full swing. Brick sales will continue in earnest through March 2018. If you plan to buy one (or more), please do so as soon as possible. We cannot fully determine the scope of the project until we know how many bricks we [...]

Centennial Painting Now Available

By | 2018-01-19T10:49:47+00:00 January 19th, 2018|City News|

Resident artist Jack Mulhollen has completed the official centennial painting. It is a beautiful collage of 12 different whiskey painting postcard drawings of events commemorating Silver Lake during its 1st 100 years. The original is now on display in Village Hall. 50 giclee prints will be made of the painting, and are available for purchase [...]

Buy a Brick…………now

By | 2018-01-16T13:28:49+00:00 January 16th, 2018|City News|

The centennial brick sale is in full swing. We hope to sell at least 500 bricks, though I'm hoping for 1000. Sales will continue through early April, but please buy a brick now. Buy several - for yourself, your family, loved ones, or in memory of someone else. Perhaps you know a former resident who [...]

Centennial Booklets

By | 2018-01-16T13:14:16+00:00 January 16th, 2018|City News|

By now, a centennial booklet should have been delivered to your home. If you don't have one see if it's still at your front door. We also have a limited number of booklets available for pick-up at Village Hall. The booklet is chock full of useful information. Read it, keep it all year, preserve it [...]

Break in the Weather?

By | 2018-01-11T11:43:06+00:00 January 11th, 2018|City News|

Today and yesterday have been quite mild. It's 59 degrees outside as I write this blog. But winter is not over, and it appears it will be back this weekend. Be safe, stay warm, watch out for each other - especially your elderly neighbors. By the way, if you know any house-bound senior citizens that [...]

Centennial Booklets Have Arrived

By | 2018-01-06T13:55:22+00:00 January 6th, 2018|City News|

The centennial booklets have arrived, and will be delivered to your home within the next week or so. Volunteers are going door to door to make the deliveries. These booklets contain information on all planned centennial activities, and are being given to all residents free of charge. Enjoy! Brick order forms accompany the booklets. We [...]