March 2019 Newsletter
SUNDAY hikes start at 2:30 P.M. go approx. 5 miles, and last approx. 1 ½ to 2 Hours.
TUESDAY hikes start at 11:30 a.m. (Nov.-Mar.) go approx. 3 miles, and last approx. 1 hour.
Happy Birthday to: Marty Nelson on 03/09, and Susan Schmidt, 03/25
Welcome: Dennis Engebretson, Hafizan’s husband, and our 100th member- Laurie Greeninger, and number 101- Karen Land. It will be interesting to see how many of you renew this year. Hopefully we will stay at 100 or more.
THE NEXT BOARD MEETING
Will be held Monday, March 11, 2019 at the Sun Ray Library, 2105 Wilson Ave, in St. Paul at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
Dues are due by March 1st.
The membership rate is: $15.00/year for the paper copy of the Trailblazer. It’s $7.00/year when you receive the Trailblazer by email. Mail your dues checks to: Phyllis Swenson,
3706 Linden Ave., White Bear Lake, MN 55110. To change to email contact either Phyllis, when you mail in your dues, or Charlotte at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Phyllis and I keep in touch with each other.
Our Awards/Spring Banquet will be held on Sunday, April 14th at Joseph’s Restaurant, 140 S. Wabasha St. (Wabasha at Plato Ave.) Social hour starts at 4:00 p.m. (cash bar), dinner at 4:30 p.m. The menu will be their Harvest Buffet of: ham, au gratin potatoes, tossed salad, vegetables, roast turkey breast/herb stuffing and more. The cost is: $19.00/person. Reservations are due by: Monday April 8. Mail your checks made out to the St. Paul Hiking Club to: Viv Fickling, 2254 Jennifer Lane, North St. Paul, MN 55109
The dates for the 2019 Clearwater Forest Weekend in beautiful Deerwood, MN are: August 23-25. The cost of $85.00/person includes 5 meals. We need at LEAST 20 people for it to be a go. The Lodge can handle up to 32 people! The deadline for money is: May 20, 2019. Make checks payable to: the St. Paul Hiking Club and mail to: Vivian Fickling, 2254 Jennifer Ln., N St. Paul, MN 55109. Participants in the weekend will be asked to help prepare one meal coordinated by: Carol Isaak. Bring your own set of sheets and towels. Contact Viv Fickling, 651-777-6103 for more information.
QUOTE FOR ST. PATRICK’S DAY
St. Patrick's Day is an enchanted time — a day to begin transforming winter's dreams into summer's magic. ~Adrienne Cook