January 6, 2018

NAPLES WALKING CLUB
SATURDAY, JANUARY 6, 2018

Due to the weather, our January 6, 2018 meeting was cancelled.  The following information was emailed to all members by our President, Gail Risner:

Beginning next month, monthly meetings will be held at the picnic tables near the entrance to the Greenway. (Feel free to bring a chair if you want).
After the meeting, we will have breakfast at Panera Bread.

January Birthdays:  Jane Baker 1/11, Dorothy Burgess 1/1, Padraic Ivins 1/9

New Member:  Leela Bolla, MD
We would like to focus on attracting new members this year.  If you are on Facebook, please share any information that we post on the Naples Walking Club’s Facebook page.   Other ideas are welcome.

NEW –  North Naples Walking Group!  We are looking for someone to volunteer to organize a group for regular walks 2-3 days a week in the North Naples area.  Of course, we will all continue to meet on Saturdays at the Greenway.  If you are interested in doing this, please contact Gail Risner 239-398-9920, or gailrisner@yahoo.com.

Tee Shirts – (Debbie Vallante)  – Debbie needs six more shirts in order to meet the minimum of twelve for the next order.  Shirts are $11.00 each.  Also, she has some of the warmer white, pink and blue cotton shirts and wind breaker coats on hand if anyone needs them.  E-mail her at debbiev1@comcast.net with questions or orders.

Mileage:  (Joanne Dempsey)

Here is the mileage we have reported for 2017 so far. (Last month you reported is in parentheses). Please get in your final mileage to Joanne.  We’ll be honoring winners at the February Meeting.

Bonnie Vaughan 636 (Oct)
Deborah Stevenson 1780.46 (Nov)
Ginny MacDonald 872 (Dec)
Jane Baker 1605.15 (Nov)
Joanne Dempsey 597.34 (Dec)
Linda McNerhany 1201 (Dec)
Lucy Sparrazzo 756.56 (Nov)
Marj Robins 300 (Jun)
Mary Moran  668.90 (Dec)
Nadine Kelly 799 (Dec)

Winter Party – we may possibly have a location for a party!  If someone would like to organize it, please contact Mary Moran.

Walks
January 14 NAPLES DAILY NEWS HALF MARATHON –  Water Station
Meet at 6am Sunday at Gordon Drive where we set up on the
west side of the street.
Park on the median between 18th and 21st Avenues
S, right across the street and on the grass.  We are the first and
last water/Gatorade stations for the 1700+ runners.  Race
begins at 7am.  We will provide coffee and bagels for the
volunteers.
Sign up with name and shirt size (give this info to Mary)
Bring trays, long handled spoons, plastic pitchers
(Label all with your name!)
We need someone to volunteer to bring coffee & bagels!
(please call Mary Moran if you are willing to do this)
Important:  Invite friends and neighbors to
help  – sign them up, they will receive a free shirt too!

NEW! January 20 NAPLES PATHWAYS FUN/RUN WALK 10:15
BRUNCH  11:15-1:45   $15.00  -REGISTER AT:
www.naplespathways.org/event-2669616

February 17 NAMI walk, Cambier Park, 8:30-9:30.  Fun food &
entertainment begins at 8 (if same as last year) with 2.5 mile
walk at 9

March 10 PSP, Mackle Park, Marco Island, 10:30-1:30 $25

EVERYONE PLEASE GO TO OUR WEBSITE AND CHECK FOR ERRORS
& UPDATE YOUR INFORMATION!!

 

This entry was posted in Minutes. Bookmark the permalink.

Comments are closed.