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Wednesday, May 03, 2006

May Club Calendar and other notes...(there is a lot here)

We still need paddlers to assist at the Grandman Triathlon, free t-shirt involved...contact Harriet Ingraham at
hvk1457@aol.com

BLUZ CRUZ KAYAK RACE RESULTS:
  • Julie - 1st Place in 16ft and under with a time of 2h 59m 2s
  • Roland - 1st Place in 17ft and under plastic boats...also first Australian across the line
  • Brint - 3rd Overall with a time of 2h 17m
  • Dick and Marylin - 1st place in mixed/tandem
The consenus was that this was a great race; a lot of fun, and a great beginners race too. If I missed anyone's race results last night, please let me know and I will post!

The wooden boat built by the Organic School will be on display and available by auction at this Friday's Art Walk...make sure you stop by to check it out!

Looking for water hyacinth, goldfish, duck weed, sunfish, frogs, turtles, papyrus, or anything else to put in a pond/pool, etc? Shoot an e-mail to ersmoore@bellsouth.net ...everything living/swimming in a 20x30ft pond must go before moving day on May 21st.

still with me? ok...

May Club Calendar

Club May Picnic and Paddle
Date: Saturday, May 6, 2006
Time: 3:00 PM into the evening
Place: Gary & Aven Warner's place on Dog River
Directions: Call Aven and Gary for directions to their house 251.473.1819
Comments: PLEASE RSVP TO AVEN (251)473-1819 to get a headcount and to let her know what you will bring for the potluck dinner, which will start at 6/6:30 PM. Bring your own beverages of choice.

The paddle will start at 3:00 PM and go into a nearby bayou, lasting for 1-2 hours or so, with other options for those who want to paddle a little longer. The paddle will be leisurely and most suitable for beginners with any kind of kayak or canoe.
This will be a great outing to meet your fellow club members and will be well attended, so make plans to come and call Aven and Gary, or you won't know how to get there!!!!

Wooden Boat Show Paddle (make sure to hit the show beforehand)
Date: Sunday, May 7, 2006
Time: 2:00 PM
Contact: delkers@bellsouth.net
Place: Pirates's Cove
Directions: check back soon...

Full Moon Paddle
Date: Saturday, May 13th
Time: TBA
Contact: Bob Andrews (251) 367-4144
Place: TBA


Evening Paddles on a Weeknight
Date: various, TBA


River Cleanup with the West Florida Canoe Club
Date: late-May
Check their website for details as they become available:
http://members.cox.net/wflccweb/index.html