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, January 01, 2015

February Meeeting
The next meeting is Tuesday, February 3rd at 7pm in the Longleaf room at Five Rivers Delta Resource Center.  There will be a short presentation on Merritt's Mill Pond (Jackson County, FL) in hopes of generating interest on a future Spring paddle. 

Events and Paddles

Paddles
February 16th - Styx River President's Day Paddle -Rescheduled to Saturday Feb 21st   Contact Bob Strader for more info at (269) 365-6866 or rcstrader41@gmail.com

Events
Saturday, March  28 - Battle on the Bayou      - Registration is open!
http://battleonthebayou.com/

April 11  -  BluzCruz Canoe & Kayak Race
http://bluzcruz.com/

April 9-12 - Paddle Bayou La Fourche    -registration opens Feb 9th
http://www.btnep.org/subsites/paddle/paddlehome.aspx

April 18 - Dog River's Scenic Blueway Great Drift
Come out and paddle the beautiful Dog River Scenic Blueway and support Dog River. 4 mile fun paddle from the Schwarz Park Scenic Blueway launch site. There is no cost to participate (donations welcome).
Drop your boat with the volunteers at the launch by 12:20pm, drive your car to the River Shack Restaurant and get a free ride back to the launch site. Last boat leaves at 12:40pm. Bring your own boat (nothing motorized) or, if you need a boat, call Sunshine Canoes at 251-367-4144. Reserve early. Remember your life vests!!
Launch meeting at 1pm, launch to follow. Paddlers will leave from the Halls Mill Creek Launch at Schwarz Park.The DRIFT will end at the River Shack at 3pm with live music and discounted food for registered paddlers. Questions? Email bruce@brucecoldsmith.com 

April 25th - 2nd Annual Chickasha Bogue Paddle from Brooks Park


Notes
*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



January Meeting
Happy New Year!  Our next meeting which is Tuesday, January 6th at 7pm.  We will have our annual pot luck dinner (bring a dish to share) as we make plans for paddles and meetings for 2015.  We will have a sign-up sheet available for those that want to sign up to host/present a meeting this year, to make suggestions for guest speakers and/or topics, and for paddle ideas.  We will also have the swap/sale that was canceled in December.  If you have items that you would like to sell, bring them with you.

Events and Paddles

Paddles
January 24th -Paul Taylor's "4th Saturday Paddle" 10am from Brooks Park

Events
Saturday, March  28 - Battle on the Bayou      - Registration is open!
http://battleonthebayou.com/

April 11  -  BluzCruz Canoe & Kayak Race
http://bluzcruz.com/

April 9-12 - Paddle Bayou La Fourche    -registration opens Feb 9th
http://www.btnep.org/subsites/paddle/paddlehome.aspx

April 25th - 2nd Annual Chickasha Bogue Paddle from Brooks Park


Notes
*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