April 2023 Newsletter
ARIES 3/21 – 4/19
Upbeat, positive and playful when the
time is right. Loves a challenge. Instinct for organizing groups. Optimistic, healthier, warm, loving and trusting. Aries are lucky and like to win, will stick up for people.
HAPPY MARCH BIRTHDAYS TO...
4/2 Kieran Duncan, 4/6 Judy Smith, 4/8 Pam Atzmiller, 4/9 Leslie Mowery, 4/15 Charlotte Svobodny, 4/21 Barb Fitzpatrick.
SPHC MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL
Annual membership dues are due March 1st. $15.00 gets you a mailed copy of the Trailblazer and $7.00 an e-mailed copy. Make checks payable to: St. Paul Hiking Club and mail to: Rose Nelson, 2393 Eldridge Ave E., North St Paul MN 55109
THE SPHC SPRING SOCIAL
Will be Saturday, April 1st at Joseph’s Grill, 140 S Wabasha St. St Paul. (Wabasha & Plato) Social hour starts at 5:30 pm followed by a buffet at 6:00 pm. Entrees: Campers Walleye and Sliced Roast Beef, with salad, rolls and coffee. Do not bring desserts, club will provide cookies. Cost is $24. per person including tax, tip and gratuity. Reservation deadline is March 24th. Guests are welcome.
Bob Tholkes, president since 2014, has decided to give up his reign. Thank you Bob for your many contributions and the leadership you provided. The SPHC is looking for a president. Duties: Preside over meetings, appoint duties.
LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL...
CLEARWATER FOREST RESORT… New dates: August 13/14/15 2023. Cost is $80. per person. Save your spot by sending a deposit of $23.50, payable to St Paul Hiking Club to Vicky Beutel, 4658 Fable Rd N., Hugo MN 55038. Contact: Vicky Beutel 651.335.8079
STATS FROM OUR MILEAGE DIRECTOR:
Top 20 hikers through February:
Wendy Worner 59, Vicky Beutel 57, Sharon Heaton 57, Brock Herlick 57, Sandy Herlick 55, Vern Pearson 54, Bernie Wildes 54, Judy Nelson 48, Vic Fickling 47, Viv Fickling 47, Rose Nelson 46, Don Crawford 43, Rick Nelson 41, Sue Crawford 35, Bev Lee 32, Karen Land 30, Patty Peterson 30, Bob Tholkes 29, Mary Anderson 26, Shirley Lee 21.
Total miles hiked through February 2023 with the SPHC = 1028.
(Members hiked 998, guests hiked 30)