CLUB MEETINGS ARE HELD THE FIRST TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH AT THE

5 RIVERS DELTA RESOURCE CENTER (map) AT 7PM. SEE THE POSTS BELOW FOR MORE DETAILS!

To post information to this website or for further information about this website, just ask Tracy at tracy@thelannies.us
Current Club Coordinator: Tracy Lannie
MBCKC would like to express our appreciation to 5 Rivers and it's staff for all they do.

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Thursday, August 22, 2013

September Meeting
The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 7pm in the Tensaw Theater of Five Rivers Delta Resource Center.   Jenny Manders,  the host and  coordinator this month's meeting, has arranged for Dr. Gregory Waselkov to present on the Bottle Creek Indians.
 

Dr. Gregory Waselkov, Professor of Anthropology, received his Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and has taught at the University of South Alabama since 1988. Professor Waselkov teaches courses in anthropology, archaeological methods and theories, and courses involving North American Indians, Professor Waselkov is also Director of the Center for Archaeological Studies and the Archaeology Museum at the University of South Alabama.

 Notes:
 *Volunteers wanted to lead/conduct MBCKC meetings. Presently, November is the next available opening. If you would like to conduct a meeting or suggest a guest speaker, please contact Tracy Lannie, MBCKC coordinator, at 463-4233 or tracy@thelannies.us

*If you would like to present a "mini-slide show paddle report" during one of the monthly meetings, please contact Tracy Lannie. Members are encouraged to share their paddle trip in this style. Time allotted for these presentations are 5-7 minutes 




October Meeting Topic:  Safety on the Water and Laws You Should Know (USCG Auxiliary) 


Upcoming Paddles and Events The below paddles and events have been added to the MBCKC Calendar.   Click on the Calendar tab on the right for details.



Paddles
Brooks Park Paddle w/ option of fish dinner afterwards- Saturday, Aug 24 at 8am, call Paul Taylor 648-2962

Brooks Park Paddle- Sunday Sept 8th

Full Moon - tentatively set for Sept 18 or 19, will announce at a later date
 
Events:
Perdido Kayak, BBQ & Blues Festival - Saturday, Aug 31 For more info:  http://www.visitperdido.com/kayak-barbeque-blues 

Gator Bait Kayak Race - Saturday, Sept 14    For more info:
 http://www.gatorbaitrace.com/

Trek and Trial Project Fish River Cleanup - Sunday, Sept 15   Go out and help make our paddling world a more beautiful place!  For more info:  https://www.facebook.com/trekandtrailproject or call (251) 300-7489

26th Annual Coastal Cleanup - Saturday, Sept 21 
for more info:   http://www.alabamacoastalcleanup.com/clean-up.html

Paddle Bayou La Batre - Saturday, Oct 5th - good paddling, good food, door prizes and you get a t-shirt!    For more info:  http://www.paddlebayoulabatre.org/

Phatwater Kayak Challenge - Saturday, Oct 12     for more info:
 http://www.kayakmississippi.com/

Pumpkin Paddle - Saturday, Oct 19    For more info and to register:
http://www.obparksandrec.com/images/Pumpkin_Paddle_Flyer_Registration.pdf