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Saturday, October 28, 2006


!!!Anniversary Party Urgent Notice!!!

Notice - MBCKC 6th Anniversary Party Location Change
Aven and Gary have had a conflict arise, so the 6th Anniversary Mobile Bay Canoe and Kayak Club party has been moved to:

Marilyn and Dick's home on Fowl River & Mobile Bay.

Same time, new place - November 11th, 2:30ish for a paddle up the river to the Osprey nests, back to eat around 5:30ish - BRING a DISH. Call Marilyn so she can coordinate food.
Home Phone: 973-0129
Cell Phone: 605-6453
Come once, come all - it will be great fun as usual at their place, BUT you won't know how to get there if you don't call Marilyn...........SO.............CALL HER!

Sunday, October 08, 2006

October News and Notes

Boiling Creek Paddle
Date: October 15th
Time: Call.
Place: Call.
Contact: Bob Andrews @ 367-4144
Launch Fee: None.
Directions: Call.
Comments: An Eglin AFB Recreation Permit is required, see notes below for details.

6th Annual MBCKC Birthday Party and Paddle
Date: November 11th
Time: 2:30
Place: Aven and Gary Warners house on Dog River
Contact: Aven and Gary @ 473-1819
Launch Fee: None.
Directions: Call.
Party starts at 2:30ish, with a light paddle at 3. Dinner
will follow at or after sunset. Everyone is asked to bring a dish
BUT, you must coordinate this with Aven. They will supply the main
dish. You must call Aven to accept, coordinate what to bring, and get
directions to their house. She is asking that everyone coordinate
this with her BY November 5. They have launching facilities on their
property and always a wonderful time is had at their house.
Come celebrate MBCKC 6th Birthday.

Watch the website for other paddles this month, it's a great month to hit the water, enjoy the fall blooms, and enjoy the cool air. If you need to renew, or get your first, Eglin Air Force Base Recreation Permit, here is the information. You can obtain the permit by mail (recommended) or you can drive yourself to the Jackson Guard at Eglin and obtain it in person (they will make you watch a movie about unexploded ordnance). The information below may be dated, please call the the number listed below to confirm that you enclose everything they need in your request.

When ordering permits by mail, please allow three weeks for delivery. Send your requests to:

Eglin Air Force Base
Natural Resources Division, ACC/EMSN
107 Highway 85N
Niceville, FL 32578

Specify the number and type of permits desired together with the proper payment and proper identification, or a copy of anything with a date of birth on it. Payment of $7 should be made by money order, certified or cashier's check payable to AFO Eglin AFB, Florida. Personal checks are also accepted, with proper identification.

The Natural Resources Branch of Eglin is open Monday through Thursday from 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. only. They are closed on Sundays and all Federal Holidays. Information may be obtained by calling Jackson Guard at (850) 882-4164.