Gung Haggis dragon boat team update & future events

Congratulations on a great Wednesday practice
in the infamous “teak” dragon boats. Very historically significant – as
these boats are the ones that started dragon boat racing in 1986, when
they were donated by the Hong Kong Tourism Bureau for Expo 86… and
the rest is history… oh – and lovingly restored by Bob Brinson!


Saturday Night…
Kilt night at Doolin's Irish Pub
Wear a kilt and recieve a free pint of Guiness Beer
I have an extra kilt – be the first to reply…
Natalie… can you find your York House kilt?
dinner starts at 6:30…. fireworks afterwards???

Sunday practice – 1:30pm August 7th.
215 West 1st Ave.  DBA dock
We will have special guests from San Francisco. Race organizers Andrew
Yan and Linda Chiu. Linda really enjoyed our Sunday night party with
her team Dragon Warriors when she was here to paddle Alcan.

And finally…
Congratulations to Dan Seto for
organizing a GREAT BBQ at Spanish Banks last Sunday on the Long
Weekend. Wonderful kudos to Keng and Gerard for helping out and minding
the bbq. It was a wonderful way to socialize and have some fun. I am
grateful to have a team full of wonderful people who have been
developing as friends… and for me not to have to organize
something…
…And I loved the dogs… really I did!
So much food… too stuffed to play frisbee…
 
Pick a date for kayaking… how about next Tuesday or Monday? 2 for 1 coupons… regular price is $33 for 2 hours for a single, $48 for a double.

Next BBQ?

Friday August 12th – Deer Lake
with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra….
This is a great picnic site. I will get there early to reserve a spot.
Bring food to share… bring an extra blanket as it gets cool in the
evening

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