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July 2023 Newsletter

“Hello, July! Let the summer HEAT begin!”

CANCER 6/21 – 7/22

Lots of feelings. Emotional, creative, intuitive and very attuned to the rhythms of the moon. Super compatible with other signs. Very successful, great bosses. Endless sparkle! A little shy or moody at times.


HAPPY July BIRTHDAYS TO...6/6 Don Crawford, 6/9 KC Cox, 6/21 Jean Boyd, 6/23 Lynn Mahnke 6/30 Wendy Worner, 7/10 Vic Fickling, 7/12 Gayle Stucky, 7/14 Dave Baker, 7/14 Viv Fickling, 7/18 Marlys Donaldson, 7/19 Bob Tholkes, 7/25 Wendy Chen, 7/28 Lyle Mowery, 7/30 Patty Peterson, 7/31 Mary Anderson.


Bob Tholkes wishes to express his appreciation for the card he received, signed by many SPHC members, thanking him for his service as president.


will be held Sunday, July 9th at Keller Regional Park Shelter #3. The shelter is just north of Roselawn off Hwy 61. From Hwy 36 go South on 61 to the 3rd (last) driveway on the West side of the highway and left to the shelter. Bring food to share, beverages and chairs. Compostable plates, napkins and utensils will be provided. Picnic begins at 1pm, hike to follow at 2:30. Contact: Sharon 612.581.4638. 


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 Mileage leaders thru May 2023 ...

Mileage leaders thru May 2023...Rose Nelson 135, Sandy Herlick 133, Sharon Heaton 132, Rick Nelson 130, Wendy Worner 130, Bernie Wildes 129, Judy Nelson 123, Don Crawford 118, Brock Herlick 118, Vic Fickling 116, Viv Fickling 116, Vicky Beutel 111, Sue Crawford 110, Patty Peterson 91, Bob Tholkes 75, Karen Land 72, Shirley Lee 61, Bev Lee 60, Jean Boyd 54, Jane Boyer 54.

Fun Stats from our SPHC Mileage Director, Rick Nelson:
Judy Nelson’s hike on Sunday May 14th from Prescott WI (the starting point) had the lowest elevation 686 ft, lowest zip code 54021, farthest south point 44.7498 degrees N and the farthest east point at 92.8035 degrees W.

Attendance average: Sunday hikes 18.7, Tuesday hikes 15.2

No scheduled hikes have been canceled.



(Members 2525, Guests 189, Women 1885, Men 640)

“Don’t let anyone ever dull your sparkle.” – Marilyn Monroe

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