March 2022 Newsletter
HAPPY MARCH BIRTHDAYS!!
Yvonne Madison 03/06; Susan Schmidt 03/25
SPHC annual membership dues are due March 1st. $15.00 gets you a mailed copy of the
Trailblazer and $7.00 an emailed copy. Make checks to: St Paul Hiking Club and mail them
to: Rose Nelson, 2393 Eldridge Ave. E., North St Paul, MN 55109
WHO’S WHO ON THE SPHC BOARD :
President: Bob Tholkes,
Secretary: Sara Backlund,
Treasurer: Vicky Beutel,
Communications: Bernie Wildes,
Mailing: Jim Lossing,
Membership: Rose Nelson,
Mileage: Rick Nelson,
Scheduling: Sharon Heaton,
Social: Vern Pearson,
Webmaster: Nancy Duffrin.
Margie Meyers & Mike Meyers,
OUR NEXT BOARD MEETING is...
Monday, March 14th , 6:30 pm.
Sun Ray Library, 2105 Wilson Ave. in St. Paul.
All members are welcome to attend.
HIKERS IN THE LEAD... (thru 2/8/22)
Don & Sue Crawford, Vic Fickling, Sharon Heaton, Sandy Herlick & Judy Nelson – 45 miles,
Vern Pearson – 43 miles,
Viv Fickling & Bernie Wildes – 42 miles,
Wendy Worner Wendy Worner – 32 miles.
Total SPHC miles hiked = 725
Spring Awards Banquet, Sunday, April 10
Joesph's Grill, 140 S. Wabasha St. (Wabasha at Plato)
Social hour starts at 5 pm, followed by a buffet at 5:30.
Entrees are Roast Lemon-Thyme Chicken with Kansas Rice &
Campers Walleye with Roasted Potatoes.
Salad, rolls & coffee included.
DO NOT BRING DESSERTS. Cookies will be provided.
Cost is $22. per person. (includes tax and gratuity)
Reservation deadline is April 3rd. Spouses/Guests welcome.
Make checks to: St. Paul Hiking Club and mail to: Vicky Beutel, 4658 Fable Rd. N., Hugo, MN 55038.
FLAGS AT FORT SNELLING:
The SPHC is exploring the possibility of replacing the hike on May 29 (Memorial Day
weekend) with participation in the annual placement of flags on the graves at Fort
Snelling. If interested in, please call Sara Backland: 612-578-6546.
“What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness”
- John Steinbeck