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!

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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, February 19, 2015

March Meeting
The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 3rd in the Longleaf Room at Five Rivers Delta Resource Center.   We will discuss an exciting opportunity for MBCKC and the paddling area which could also possibly draw in new club members / new paddlers.  Come prepared to share your February Paddle Tales!

Events and Paddles

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

Saturday, March 14 - Merritt's Mill Pond Paddle. Marianna, FL  (weather permitting) - organized by Tracy Lannie - details to be announced

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
http://cityofchickasaw.org/chickasha-bogue-paddle/

May 2nd - 4th Annual Battle of the Bay Date has changed to July 25
BLUEGILL Restaurant      BATTLE OF THE BAY is the fourth annual Canoe and Kayak Race benefiting the South Alabama Volunteer Lawyers Program. It is a canoe, kayak and SUP paddle in beautiful Mobile Bay along with a shrimp and grits brunch at the BLUEGILL, live music, great prizes, kids activities and MORE. See www.facebook.com/BattleoftheBayCanoeandKayak for more details as they come available.       
     
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