The natural beauty of Lake Glenville for the enjoyment of our residents and visitors



The structural integrity of the lake, to maintain both the safety of individuals and the vital role it plays in our local ecosystem



Residents, vacation home owners and visitors to the lake so that we can all be mindful and work towards its overall protection and preservation

Help Us Reach Our Goal!

Our Doug Odell Scholarship Fund helps area students further their educations. Each year, we award scholarships to qualifying candidates attending a four or two-year program at an institution of their choosing. This year, we have an aggressive goal of $30,000. Your contributions, no matter the size, are greatly appreciated.


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Founded in 1985, the Friends of Lake Glenville is a non-profit association of residents, property owners, member businesses and concerned individuals organized to benefit Lake Glenville. Our Mission is to preserve and protect the natural beauty and integrity of Lake Glenville. Our efforts focus specifically on water quality, lake ecology and environment, lake clean up and boating safety.


The Latest from FLG

2023 River Bypass Release & Recreation Flow Schedules Announced

The following river bypass releases and recreation flow schedules have been announced for the West & East Fork Tuckasegee Rivers. Schedules are also available for download below.

FLG Receives Glenville Community Development Club Grant

GCDC LogoFriends of Lake Glenville is honored to have received a grant from the Glenville Community Development Club. The grant, in the amount of $1000, has been awarded in support of FLG’s Water Quality Program and will help fund our water testing program in 2023.

FLG Scholarships Feature in NC Living Magazine

Entering its 3rd year, FLG's Doug Odell Scholarship Program awards area students money towards their advanced learning at a college of their choice. Now it's gotten a great write-up in the Fall 2022 Issue of NC Living Magazine, courtesy of Silver Creek Real Estate Group. Read on for more information and links.


In Memoriam: Don Hansen

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The FLG Board was recently notified about the passing of Don Hansen, one of our longtime members and responsible for the original work on FLG's Water Quality Program. Along with Doug Odell, Don created a program to collect water samples, conduct testing and report on the results. He and Doug along with other volunteers did this for FLG for many years and was instrumental in guiding what is our current program today.

Congratulations to FLG's First-Ever Gala Boat Parade Winners!

Our first-ever Gala Boat Parade celebrating the 25th anniversary of FLG's Fireworks Over Lake Glenville was a huge success! Despite a light rain, more than twenty boats participated. They were greeted by enthusiastic crowds along the shoreline.

Get to Know FLG

What's FLG all about? Our brochure will tell you a bit about us, our mission, and the work we do to preserve and protect Lake Glenville. Download the brochure or click here to learn more.

Download the Brochure

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