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SWPA November get together

Paddle or sail in, or however, and join us. SWPA monthly dinner meeting at Argyler Lodge 6 p.m. Tuesday Nov. 12th Note: 1) change of date for this month. 2) Our meetings are open. Bring guests! PROGRAM: Vernon Doucette will … Continue reading

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Minutes Exec Meeting 10/29/19

South West Paddlers Executive Meeting October 29th, 2019 Sip Coffee Shop Present: Sandra Phinney, Dan Earle, Sue Hutchins, Elaine Howatt, Karlyn d’Entremont, Vernon Doucette, Verna Wirth, Ken Pothier, Kerri Pothier and Barrie MacGregor Welcome to new directors: Karlyn d’Entremont, Kerrie … Continue reading

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SWPA meetings resume

Resuming SWPA monthly gatherings starting Tuesday Oct.1 with dinner at The Argyler Lodger, 6:30 pm. *** Please let Sandra know if you plan to attend so she can make reservations with Jonathan … ([email protected] or call 902 648-0462. Brief semi-annual … Continue reading

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SWPA new owner of Garmin inReach SE+

Southwest Paddlers Association now has a Garmin inReach satellite communicator. This is a safety device that can be used by SWPA members who are planning wilderness trips or ocean paddling expeditions. In a nutshell: in the event there’s a serious … Continue reading

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PADDLE! … a success

Thanks to the presenters and everyone who came out Tuesday night for PADDLE! at the Yarmouth Co. Museum. Over 40 people attended; it was a great way to showcase what’s going on in our region. We are now taking a … Continue reading

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Note from the Pres…

I normally don’t post anything that is not related directly to paddling … BUT … We all need to be concerned about clear cutting; it affects all paddlers. There’s a section on the books to be clear cut in Shelburne … Continue reading

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April meeting

Our next meeting is Tuesday April 2nd at at the Tusket Falls Brewing Co. (across from Par en Bas school in Tusket). Please arrive by 6 pm so we can socialize and have something to eat together. SWPA member Will … Continue reading

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Up-coming events

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Grants available

SWPA has allotted four grants of $75 each to assist its members taking a 3-4 day Wilderness First Aid course. First come-first served! See below for dates/information about spring courses in HRM. Contact Dan Earle at <[email protected]> to express your … Continue reading

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Latest News

Here are a few things that may be of interest. Only 52 days left to spring. Not that we’er countin’.  1. SOUTHWEST PADDLERS ASSOCIATION.  Please consider joining. It’s only $15 a year (simple e-transfer to Dan Earle <[email protected]> or mail a cheque … Continue reading

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