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Hands Around the Lake

Information Flyer

Registration information - updated 09/05/06

PowerPoint presentation

T-shirt pick-up information - advance pick-up

T-shirt pick-up information - day of event

Participant Event Day Information

Press Release July 13, 2006

Fremont's 50th anniversary - give 'em a hand! - Fremont Argus, July 21, 2006

Unite by Joining Hands Around the Lake - Tri-City Voice, July 18, 2006

Proudly Sponsored by

Get a team of friends, family, or co-workers together! Join these local groups:

  • Sikh Gudawara Sahib Fremont - 250

  • Citizens for a Better Community - 125

  • Niles Rotary - 44

  • Centerville Business Association - 40

  • Rotary Club of Mission San Jose - 37

  • American Muslims Helping the Community - 37

  • Irene and Friends - 36

  • Fremont Bank - 29

  • Stewart Family - 26

  • Sue's Crew - 25

  • South Bay Chinese Club - 23

  • Irvington Business Assoc. - 20

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  • Friends of Margaret - 20

  • North American Taiwanese Women's Assoc. - 20

  • Team Anu - 20

  • Leon Family - 20

  • Dutra Family - 19

  • Dawoodi Bohra Group - 18

  • Fremont Community Church - 18

  • Palo Alto Medical Foundation - 17

  • Lincavage Family - 16

  • Troop 317 - 15


  • Coldwell Banker Real Estate - 15

  • GCA of Bay Area - 15

  • Niles Congregational Church - 14
    FUN Club - 13

  • Niles Canyon Mobil Estates - 11

  • American Muslim Voice Foundation - 10

  • Dominican Sisters - 10

  • Taiwanese American Federation of NorCal - 10

  • Leprince - 10

  • Warm Springs Business & Community Association - 10

  • Girl Scout Troop 1123 - 10

  • Fremont Sunrise Rotary - 10


General Information

  • The event will begin promptly at 9 a.m., Saturday, September 9, Central Park/Lake Elizabeth.
  • Registration fee is $5, which includes a commemorative t-shirt. If space is still available the day of the event the registration fee will be $7.
  • Registration is limited and will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.
  • Note: participants who register after July 31 may not be guaranteed availability of t-shirts in all sizes. If your requested size is no longer available, you will receive the nearest available size.
  • All participants must arrive and be checked in by 8:00 a.m. to allow time to walk to a position on the path.
  • Wheelchair-bound participants or those that cannot walk long distances will receive priority for placement on front side of lake near check-in area.
  • All participants are requested to wear the event t-shirt to form a solid line of color around the lake. The shirt color is orange. If you wish to participate, but must wear clothing or head scarf associated with your religious belief please wear a shade of orange if possible.
  • The event is scheduled before the heat of the day, but it is recommended you bring a hat, sunscreen, water and if you wish a folding or collapsible chair.
  • At 9 a.m. one blast of an air horn will signal participants to join hands; two blasts will signal raising linked hands collectively and three blasts will signal the end of the event.

How to Register

Individual Registration:

  • Print Registration Form
  • Complete the registration form and fax or mail to address on bottom of form. Payment can be made by credit card or check. Payment must accompany registration form.
  • Important: Keep a copy and bring to the Hands Around the Lake Participants Tables to receive your t-shirt. Your form will be cross-checked with a main database of entries received. if you are not on the main database you will not be issued a shirt.

Group Registration: (requires a contact person to be responsible for group’s shirts)

  • Print Registration Form
  • Collect your total number of participants
  • Complete the registration form and fax or mail to address on bottom of form. Payment can be made by credit card or check. Payment must accompany registration form.
  • It is highly recommended that individuals and groups pick up their shirts prior to the event day. This will alleviate standing in line to get your shirt and allow you to choose your own entry point to the lake path via the Fremont Police Department path, softball complex path, soccer complex path, Gomes Park path or the south end/Lagoon entrance.
  • Watch this web page for more information and a list of times and dates for shirt pick-up at the Celebrate Fremont office at 4589 Eggers Drive

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