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Current Club Coordinator: Tracy Lannie
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Wednesday, September 04, 2002

SEPTEMBER CALENDAR OF EVENTS

We are strongly encouraged to call the trip "contact" before showing up for a paddle. If the leader doesn't know we are coming, the leader cannot keep us informed of important changes in trip plans, including time, place, and cancellation. Trip leaders can also provide information regarding the skill level of the paddle, whether to bring food, etc.

September 7, Saturday: Caring Cup Regatta
Contact: Carolyn Boothe 928-1107
Place: Fairhope Yacht Club
Cost: $15 to benefit the kids of the Eastern Shore
Comments: Times and other information are posted on the bulletin board at the Fairhope Yacht Club, or contact Carolyn for additional information. After the days events, including paddling and sailing, there will be a party with entertainment by Rondell and the Kit-Kats.

September 10, Tuesday: Delta Paddle
Contact: Carl Haywood 689-3935
Place: Meet at Tensaw Eco Tours on the Causeway, next to the Blue Gill
Comments: Contact Carl for further information.

September 18, Wednesday: Boiling Creek
Contact: Bob Andrews h/w 344-8664 cell: 367-4144
Comments: This paddle is a club favorite. You will need a current recreational permit for Eglin Air Force Base to participate in this paddle. Instructions for obtaining such a permit appear below, in our club "FAQs."

September 20, Friday: Full Moon Paddle
Contact: Bob Andrews h/w 344-8664 cell: 367-4144
Comments: This will probably be in the Delta. Stay tuned to this web page and/or contact Bob for further details.

September 20, Friday: Johnson Beach
Contact: Larry McDuff, 928-1582
Place: Johnson Beach, in the Gulf Island National Seashore, on the eastern end of Perdido Key, in Florida. Put in will be on the bayside, at the last walkway on the left.
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Cost: There is an $8 fee to enter Johnson Beach, or $25 for an annual pass to the Gulf Island National Seashore.
Comments: Call first. Bring lunch. Camping is permitted on Johnson Beach, so you can also spend the night before and/or after the paddle on the beach. Larry plans to spend the night of Thursday, September 19 on the Gulf side.

September 21, Saturday: Little River
Leader: Mark 458-7574
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Place: Stagecoach restaurant in Stockton
Comments: A downriver float with a shuttle. The Little River is very pretty this time of year. Expect to be out of the water by about 3:30 or 4 p.m.

Lisa also plans flash paddles off Dauphin Island and at Big Creek Lake during the month of September. Stay tuned to this web page or contact Lisa for further details: 689-3934, ersmoore@bellsouth.net

Our next meeting will be on October 1, same time, same place, and will include a presentation on the Rio Grande.