May 2023 Newsletter
TAURUS 4/20 – 5/20
The most sensual sign of the zodiac.
Dependable friends, trustworthy and devoted. Most content when being pampered. Ambitious, focused and resilient. Some stubbornness.
HAPPY May BIRTHDAYS TO...
5/9 Anne Merritt, 5/9 Mark Bayuk, 5/11 Beth Garton, 5/26 Sara Backlund, 5/29 Mary Weber 5/31 Pat Hustings.
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
WELCOME NEW MEMBERS:
Linda Gondringer & David Schreifels North Oaks, Bonnie Wold Lake Elmo, Jane Boyer Maplewood
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
SPHC TOP HIKERS IN 1ST QTR OF 2023..
Sharon Heaton 89, Sandy Herlick 87, Vern Pearson 78, Bernie Wildes 78, Wendy Worner 77, Vic Fickling 76, Viv Fickling 76, Rose Nelson 73, Brock Herlick 72, Vicky Beutel 68, Rick Nelson 68, Don Crawford 67, Judy Nelson 67, Sue Crawford 59, Karen Land 48, Bev Lee 45, Patty Peterson 45, Bob Tholkes 42, Jean Boyd 40, Shirley Lee 35.
Average hike attendance on Sundays = 19.75 Average hike attendance on Tuesdays = 13.62 Five hikes started in zip code 55109 (most), Four in 55113. We have had 25 hikes so far in 2023. (None have been canceled)
SPHC MILES HIKED IN 1ST QTR 2023 = 1604
CHANGES ON THE BOARD:
Vern Pearson has resigned as Social Director. Thank you for your service!
Sharon Heaton has volunteered to be Interim Social Director and Wendy Worner has volunteered to be Interim Scheduling Director. Thank you both.
“May, more than any other month of the year, wants us to feel most alive.”
- Fennel Hudson