May 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 7:00 P.M. NEW START TIME!!!, go approx. 3 miles, and last approx. 1 hour.
WARNING! DUES ARE PAST DUE!!!
If you haven’t sent in your dues yet, better get them in by May 1st or you will NOT receive any form of the Trailblazer for June! We have a lot of maintenance to do! 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. Times a-wastin’!
Happy Birthday to: Liz O’Toole-05/01, Anne Merritt-05/09, Jessica Widmyer-05/12, Barbara Vrioni-05/18, Sara Backlund-05/26, Mary Weber-05/30, Pat Hustings-05/31
Add to your roster: Jim Dowling, 1168 Breen St., #2, St. Paul, MN 55106, 651-771-5134
THE NEXT BOARD MEETING
Will be held Monday, June 3, 2019, at the Sun Ray Library, 2105 Wilson Ave, in St. Paul at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend.
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 sheets and towels. Contact Viv Fickling, 651-777-6103 for more information.
TOP HIKERS 1st QUARTER (Jan.-Mar. 2019)
Donald & Susan Crawford–84 miles
Sharon Heaton-78 miles
Vicky Beutel & Vic Fickling-77 miles
Vivian Fickling & Judy Nelson-74 miles
Charlotte Svobodny-72 miles
Rick & Rose Nelson-67 miles
Lyle Mowery-61 miles
Bernadette Wildes-58 miles
Sandra Herlick-53 miles
Phyllis Swenson-49 miles
Doug Renier-48 miles
Bob Tholkes-47 miles
Pat Peterson-43 miles
Barb Fitzpatrick-41 miles
Jacque Lindskoog-36 miles
Hafizan & Dennis Engebretson-35 miles
A HIKE ISN’T OVER ‘TIL IT’S OVER!
Lesson to be learned from one hike. Don’t loop too close back to the starting point of your hike, (especially if you’re by a brewery!) or you’ll lose a lot of people!
If the leader has a co-leader to finish the hike, follow the co-leader!