Friends of Bendix Woods & Spicer Lake

Volunteering & Support

The Friends of Bendix Woods and Spicer Lake provide support of the programs, facilities and staff of Bendix Woods and Spicer Lake County Parks.

Through volunteer projects, assistance with programs or special events and with fundraising activities, members of the Friends are valuable contributors to the quality of the county parks.


Friends of Bendix Woods and Spicer Lake member Jim Rahilly received a Hospitality Award from the South Bend-Mishawaka Convention and Visitors Bureau during Tourism Week, May 2010. Jim was recognized for his commitment to a number of area attractions, including St. Joseph County Parks and his outstanding customer service as a gatehouse attendant at the parks. Thanks Jim for all you do!

2017 Officers

  • President: Carol Goodall
  • President Elect: Patty Fowler
  • Secretary: John Bentley
  • Treasurer: Nancy Beall