November 2021

Sunday hikes start at 2:30, go approx. 5 miles, last approx 1 1⁄2 – 2 hrs. Tuesday hikes start at 7 pm, go approx. 3 miles, last approx. 1 hour. Hikes start on time.


TO THE SCHEDULERS, HIKE LEADERS AND MEMBERS OF THE BOARD (PAST AND PRESENT):
As Thanksgiving Day approaches,
Our blessings we recall.
The things we are most thankful for,
we recollect them all.
You really are special in the time
you give and things you do.
You’ve made a difference in our
lives. We’re thankful now for you.


HAPPY NOVEMBER BIRTHDAYS TO:
Janet Cass 11/01 Beverly Lee 11/3 Joan Lossing 11/3 Jeanne Shankle 11/3 Steve Mahnke 11/07 Rick Nelson 11/12 Jackie Lallier 11/13 Nancy Duffrin 11/14 Larry Rippe 11/16 Patricia Maher 11/21 Donna Erickson 11/24 Vern Pearson 11/25 Tom Still 11/25 Tish Kutz 11/30

 

OUR ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY will be... Tuesday, December 7th at Joseph’s Grill, 140 S Wabasha St. (Wabasha at Plato)

Social hour will be at 5:30, followed by a buffet at 6:30.

Dinner entrees are Beef Stroganoff and Campers Walleye with salad, rolls and coffee.

DO NOT BRING DESSERTS, Cookies will be provided.
 

Cost per person is $22. including tax and gratuity. Make checks payable to: St Paul Hiking
Club and mail to: Vicky Beutel 4658 Fable Rd N., Hugo MN 55038.

Reservation deadline is Dec 3rd.
 

We will be collecting hats, mittens and scarves for the Salvation Army. Spouses and guests are welcome.
Contact: Barb Fitzpatrick 651.645.7149

NEW MEMBER(S): Jean Boyd,  Vadnais Hts. Jeannine Emery,  St Paul MN 
 

TOP 20 HIKERS 2021 (through Sept)
Vern Pearson (225)

Sharon Heaton (223)
Sue Crawford (220)

Vicky Beutel (218)
Judy Nelson (215)

Don Crawford (215)
Rose Nelson (215)

Rick Nelson (207)
Patty Peterson (202)

Sandy Herlick (201)
Lyle Mowery (197)

Bernie Wildes (188)
Vic Fickling (184)

Viv Fickling (181)
Liz Miller (180)

Bob Tholkes (180)
Wendy Worner (175)

Nancy Duffrin (132)
Brock Herlick (127)

Wendy Chen (117)


TOP 5 HIKERS OF THE 3RD QUARTER
Patty Peterson (97)

Judy Nelson (94)
Vern Pearson (90)

Vicky Beutel (90)
Sharon Heaton (89)


HIKES WITH 30 OR MORE HIKERS
April 18 – Jeanne Shankle’s, hike from Gabes to the fairgrounds, 33 hikers
April 11 – Bob Tholkes, Tour of downtown St Paul, 32 hikers
May 30 – Rick & Rose Nelson, hike through North Maplewood parks, 31 hikers
May 16 – Vic & Viv Fickling, hike around Lake Hiawatha, 30 hikers

 

SPHC miles hiked through September - 5399

May your stuffing be tasty and your turkey be plump.
May your potatoes ‘n gravy have nary a lump.
May your yams be delicious and your pies take the prize.
May your Thanksgiving dinner stay off of your thighs!