Friends of Crescent Beach


Mission Statement: To promote through advocacy, education and activities the improvement, support, protection and enjoyment of Crescent Beach.

Vision Statement: Our vision is to see Crescent Beach transformed through government and citizen cooperation into a vibrant, healthy destination beach that is enjoyed by residents and visitors alike and recognized as a model for best beach management practices

Accomplishments: Formed as a program partner of LNRP in Spring 2015 and developed an Action Plan with strategic planning. Organized first Soar on the Shore kite festival and other events.

Partners: The partnership includes the Algoma Chamber of Commerce, the City of Algoma, Friends of the Lighthouse, and interested citizens.

Financial Support: Corporate and Foundation Sponsorship; Event Registration Fees

Contact Information:



August 19, 2017
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Kite Show and other family friendly activities on the beach.
Presented by Friends of Crescent Beach and the Algoma Area Chamber of Commerce.
Crescent Beach, Algoma WI
For more information call Cathy at 920-487-8136.


Past events:

Restoring the Ahnapee River: Navigating the Steps to Improved Water Quality,  Thursday, March 31, 6:00 p.m., Algoma City Hall, 416 Fremont St. Wisconsin Assembly Representatives Scott Krug (72nd District) and Joel Kitchens (1st District) will share information related to the Ahnapee River’s Impaired Waters Listing and the procedural steps that follow. Rep. Krug will offer insights and advice based on his home district experience with Wisconsin River water quality issues. Call 920-487-8136 with questions.  The Ahnapee River is on Wisconsin’s Impaired Waters List. That listing is the first step in a process intended to lead to improved water quality.

Lake Michigan in Motion: Ecological Changes in the 21st Century, with Titus Seilheimer, Ph.D., fisheries specialist, UW Sea Grant Institute, on April 27th at 6:00 p.m.  Algoma’s Farm Market Kitchen

Crescent Beach Health: A Summer Water Quality Monitoring & Beach News Update,  May 18th at 6:00 p.m. with Cindy Kinnard, Kewaunee County Public Health Nurse, and Sara Robertson, Algoma Parks and Recreation Director. Algoma’s Farm Market Kitchen