2024 Best of Lake Anna Readers’ Choice Winners

Jen BaileyAll Articles, Best of Lake Anna, Best of Lake Anna Editorial, Best of Lake Anna Magazine 2024, Issue 109, Spotlight, The Breeze™ 2024

Auto Services Best Detailer Gold Mid-Atlantic Lake Anna Detailing Silver Gibson’s Auto Services Bronze Hawley’s Auto Care Fine Lines Detailing Foxbrook Auto & Aircraft Detailing Best Mechanic Gold Gibson’s Auto Services Silver Navarre’s Auto Services Bronze A&N Diesel Repair Weaver Services Inc Precision Wholesale Transmission Best Gas Station Gold Elk Creek Country Store Silver Sheetz Louisa Bronze Dickinson’s Store 208 …

Jet Boat Enthusiasts Unite: “It’s the Camaraderie”

Jen BaileyFeatured, Issue 110, The Breeze™, The Breeze™ 2024, Watersports and Boating

Carlos Wood has been hosting the jet boat community at Highpoint Marina’s Lighthouse Inn since its inception 25 years ago. Thanks to his warm hospitality, the annual gathering convenes at the High Point pavilion and picnic area for a country boil each year on a Friday night in June. After a full day of boating excitement, attendees say a prayer, …

The Man Behind the Fireworks Magic: Mike May

Jen BaileyFeatured, Issue 110, The Breeze™, The Breeze™ 2024, Wave Worthy

“It’s all part of the adventure,” said Mike May, referring to the little details that make up the whole show experience. May, chair of the Fireworks Committee at LACA, is the driving force behind the Lake Anna Fireworks Show. His passion and dedication have turned this event into a highlight of the year for the community, bringing joy to thousands …

The Flatwaters: 4th of July at Lake Anna

Jen BaileyIssue 110, The Breeze™, The Breeze™ 2024, The Flatwaters

Jen BaileyHi! I’m Jennifer Bailey and I partner with entrepreneurs who have massive ideas that could change the world. Most marketing is meaningless. Filled with empty promises, its only job is to bring in new traffic, new leads, and new customers. But I’ve drawn a line in the sand, and I’ve learned that marketing can do so much more than reach business goals and …

It’s Not the Heat, It’s the Humidity

Michael EckertIssue 110, Lake Anna Info, Lake Anna Weather, The Breeze™, The Breeze™ 2024

July into August are the hottest months of the year. Temperatures frequently peak in the 90s. On rare occasions, we experience temperatures at or above 100 degrees F. When high humidity is combined with the heat it can make for uncomfortable, and possibly dangerous, conditions. Heat-related illnesses and deaths can vary in the US every year. When we have prolonged …

A Harmonious Blend of Friendship and Music

Earl HartAll Articles, Entertainment, Issue 110, Meet the Musician, The Breeze™, The Breeze™ 2024

The quaint and melodic sounds of Sauna Mountain Valley emanate from local wineries and breweries, bringing joy and a sense of community to all who listen. This band, a delightful mix of seasoned musicians and enthusiastic newcomers, embodies the spirit of porch and parlor rock and roll—a genre as unique as the band members themselves. Their core of is a …