We are grateful to the following companies and organizations for their help and support:


William Preston Gates (Bill Gates) – teacher, author and steamboat captain for the Mohican, Bill was a very significant contributor to our show, both as a participant and though the books he has written documenting the history on Lake George. They include Old Bolton, Millionaires Row, Lake George Boats and Steamboats and many more. To order books by Bill contact him at his office; 1 Glenwood Avenue, Queensbury, NY 12814 or call him at (518)-798-3609. He would love to hear from you. Or visit http://adirondackminute.com/william-preston-bill-gates for more information.

Carl Heilman II is an award winning outdoor photographer who specializes in nature panoramas, murals and nature photography. Carl lent his considerable talent to “On the Lake” by hosting the “Picture It” segment of the show. To see more of Carl’s brilliant work, please visit his website at www.carlheilman.com. His photos are awesome.

Special Thanks to Lonnie Lawrence of Levitt Realty – Lonnie grew up on Lake George and has been selling real estate here for close to four decades. It was her enthusiasm for a show that would cast a bright light on her home lake that allowed “On the Lake” to gain a foothold with the project. Our warmest appreciation goes out to Lonnie. She can be reached though Levitt Realty at 518-668-3333 or email info@levittrealty.com.

Our Sponsors

Please support the sponsors of “On the Lake”, Lake George, NY

Adirondack Tire Centers has 12 locations throughout the Capital District of New York and Rutland, Vermont. The best overall value of car service in the area for tires or car repair and maintenance – guaranteed. Visit them on-line at www.adirondacktire.com.

Adventure Family Fun Center, Queensbury, NY is 40,000 square feet of fun. Go-Karts, Lazer Tag, Arcade, Bumper Cars and more, this is the Lake George area’s best family thrill center. Please visit www.gocartslakegeorge.com for more family fun information.

Barret RV – 674 Quaker Road, Queensbury, NY – For sales, service and repairs. Barrett RV is your RV Headquarters. Visit them on line at www.barrettrv.com.

Boats by George – is a great place to buy, service or quick launch your boat. The boats we used to shoot “On the Lake” were purchased and launched from George’s Marina in Sandy Bay. They carry Cobalt and Four Winns boats and a wide array of boat gear. For more information visit www.boatsbygeorge.com. George’s delivers customer service second to none.

CSEA, the civil service employees association is a labor organization run by members representing members regarding all matters to their employers. For more information please visit www.csealocal1000.org.

Depe Dene Resort – located in beautiful Lake George, Depe Dene has the variety and fun for any family and budget. It is a fun family resort with over 700 feet of shoreline and an awesome beach. For more information visit www.depedene.com. They make vacation great!

ElliptiGO is an awesome workout and transportation machine. It’s powered like an elliptical machine but travels like a bike. With eight speeds it is easy to use and lots of fun. I (Paul Rutherford) have had one for three years now and it is a great aerobic workout. For more information visit www.elliptigo.com. Now available in 3 different models, find the one that’s right for you.

Homestead Funding Corp.  is the mortgage specialist. If you are looking to refinance your current residence or buy a new home, Homestead Funding is your one stop mortgage bank. Service, Integrity and Reliability are the cornerstones of over two decades in the mortgage business. Please visit www.homesteadfunding.com for your mortgage financing needs.

Visit LakeGeorgeNY.com for information about the Lake George area. Water recreation, boating on beautiful Lake George, over 300 eateries, great shopping, things to do with the kids and more are just some of the reasons to visit New York’s Adirondacks and the Lake George area. For more information and coupons visit www.lakegeorgeny.com. The Lake George Area is a favorite any time of year destination.

The Lake George Steamboat Company  offers a variety of cruises on their three large cruise ships. Parts of “On the Lake” were shot from near the wheelhouse of the Mohican captained that day by Author, Historian and Captain William Gates. From one-hour cruises to the only complete tour of the lake, it is one of the best ways to experience this Queen of American Lakes. For more information visit www.lakegeorgesteamboat.com and when buying a ticket get $2 off when telling them “Bubba sent you”.

Leavitt Realty has been selling real estate on Lake George for over 84 years…that’s experience. If you are buying, selling or looking for that special summer rental contact Leavitt Realty for the information you need to make the right property decision. For more information visit www.leavittrealty.com. Leavitt Realty has been selling Lake George property since 1928.

NYSUT is more than 600,000 people who work in or are retired from New York’s schools, colleges or healthcare facilities . A grassroots organization dedicated to improving working conditions and the professions they represent. For more information about NYSUT please visits www.nysut.org.