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Mission Statement

LUFC Mission Statement:

Lakes United Futbol Club is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote the physical, mental, and emotional development of area youth through the sport of soccer.


Annual General Meeting Held Last Sunday Evening 9/21/2014

Thank you all who took part in our annual meeting.

President Tom Hallberg laid out a vision of the next six years as LUFC continues to grow. The following points highlight that vision such that by the summer season on 2021 Lakes United will have:

A C1 team at every level U13 and up.
At least two teams at every level of play including boys to age u16
Annual 10% growth measured every two years when jerseys are ordered
85% retention of players
A Goalkeeper Academy that is the envy of MYSA. One where young players can feel out the position in a fun nonthreatening way.
A outdoor facility of our own and an indoor place to allow for year-round training opportunities
A club Powered by Eight very active and passionate committees Driven by an engaged Board that is focused, on our mission.

  Club vice-president Joe Lefto presented the parent survey from this past year. The survey can be found just below.
 

Board positions up for election this year included: Vice President, Secretary, Recreation Program Coordinator, Fundraising Coordinator, and Field Coordinator.

Secretary Dani Brink, Field Director Ban Nguyen, and Recreation Director Eric Rich have stayed on the board in their positions while Vice President Joe Lefto and Fundraising Director Kevin Callahan have left the board effective October 1st.  Also wrapping up her term as one year member at large is Christina Long. When you encounter them, please take a minute to say a big "Thank You" to these Champions of soccer fun!

Also, Maggie Seibel has become club Vice President and begins a two year term on October 1st. Thank you for accepting this important position Maggie! 

Volunteering builds community! There is much work to be done; please consider joining one of the two LUFC committees we have made priority of establishing this upcoming year - the Competitive Play Committee and the Communications/PR Committee. LOOK AT THE DIB PAGE!!


Survey Results

As we go from season to season, it is vital to evaluate and, when necessary, adjust the way LUFC operates. One significant way we do this is by listening to what we members have to say through a member survey. Responses are taken seriously by the board and we value them very much.  Below are this year's results. If you have difficulty opening the file and want the results emailed to you, please email Tom Hallberg who will send one out to you.  The board wishes to thank Joe Lefto for creating and mailing the survey and compiling the results.  


Need to volunteer? Don't know how?

Check out the Lakes United FC DIBS page for all the current opportunities and get signed up today!  Please use the link below or click on the DIBS tab on the upper right hand side of this page.

DIBS


Reaching our 20/20 Vision

~~LUFC Members!!! Who do you know who has the ability and possible desire to gift Lakes United $5000 a year of appreciated stock?

Parents!!! Who do you know that is PERHAPS A GRANDPARENT to your beautiful soccer star(s) who isn't spending the distribution they are required to take from their Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) once they have turned 70 1/2?

Please help these special people get in touch with the club leadership. We are actively seeking TWENTY donors, both loud ones and  anonymous ones, to pledge a gift of at least $5000 per year indefinitely in the form of appreciated investments or cash. These gifts should be tax deductible, but one ought to check with their tax advisor to be sure it would be for them.

These annual funds will be used in three primary ways: new soccer facility/complex, additional staff, and club operations.



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