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Monday, October 13, 2008

October Notes and Paddles

November Meeting
The next meeting will be Tuesday, November 4, 2008 in Delta Hall. Delta Hall is the middle building, immediately west of the Tensaw Theater which we usually meet in.
The Second Annual MBCKC Paddling Photo Contest will take place during this meeting.
Categories : 1. Flora 2. Landscape/Waterscape 3. Boat (with or without Paddlers) 4. Birds/Wildlife
Photographs must be taken while on a paddle. Photographs may be in color or black and white and must be NO Larger than 8x12 No digitally enhanced/altered photographs please. For judging purposes please title your entry. Awards will be given for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each of the four categories listed above. Bring your mounted or framed photograph to the November 4th meeting. Entries will be judged by MBCKC members. Attach the following information to the back of your entry: Name, Subject/Category, and Title

MBCKC T-Shirts - ORDERS FOR SHIRTS NO LONGER BEING ACCEPTED Place your order with Harriet King-Ingraham on or before the November 4th meeting. Shirts will be ordered after the meeting with delivery on or before the December meeting.
All checks MUST be made out to Harriet King-Ingraham – the club has no treasury and checks made out to the club cannot be cashed and will not be honored.
$12 per t-shirt. This covers the cost of the shirt. There is no up-charge. As the quantity of total club shirts ordered increases in increments of 36, the cost will go down and you will be refunded the difference.
Brand: Authentic Pigment – these run slightly large and do not shrink.
Color choices: Bay Blue, Willow Green and Goldenrod Yellow – lettering black
Our traditional club design will be large on back and our logo of crossed kayak/canoe paddles and club name will be on the front pocket area (these are NOT pocketed t-shirts)
Please provide me with a first and second color choice, in the event your first choice is not available at time of production.
!!! I need your money prior to my ordering the shirts please. !!! Don't miss this opportunity, We only order shirts every three years or so!
Harriet King-Ingraham
251.928.4568 home
251.604.3741 cell
Call for address if you want to mail a check.

October Paddles

Sunday, Oct 19th - Boiling Creek Paddle
Leaders/Contacts: Harriet and Fritz-928.4568 hm; H cell 604.3741; F cell 680.8928!!!!
Important Note: MUST HAVE CURRENT EGLIN AFB RECREATION PASS !!!!!!!! MUST CALL IF YOU ARE COMING !!!! NOT beginner friendly - moderate skill level required due to the twists and turns of the creek and the fast movement of the water. Number of paddlers limited to 12.
Meet: Meeting at Wilcox Exit (north side) on I-10 at 8:15 a.m. - will caravan to the put-in. We will be running a shuttle from put-in to take-out.
More Notes: Paddle length will be 5-8 miles depending on route. Don't miss this opportunity - blooms and beauty should be peak at this time. Bring all normal paddling gear, plus a Dry change of clothes in the event you spill. Bring drinks, lunch and snacks. Due to distance traveling, time spent shuttling, and time on the water enjoying the creek, this will be an all-day event. !!! MUST CALL IF YOU ARE COMING !!!

Bottle Creek - October 19 ***This paddle is now full
Leader: Gene Boothe
Time: 8:00 am Place: Rice Creek Landing
This trip is inconjunction with the trip being led by Dr. Greg Waselkiv, Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Center for Archaelogical Studies to see Indian Mounds. This will be a day long trip and is not for beginners.

Thurs. Oct 30 - Juli's Early Evening Paddle
Leader:Juli Day 377-0054
Launch: 5:00pm Thursday 30th Place: causeway Put in: TBA
easy paddle beginner friendly call Juli to let her know you will be coming.