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Palm Beach Sail & Power Squadron Chartered

20 November 1944

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      Second Tuesday is our monthly Dinner Meeting at North Palm Beach Country Club.                                 

Greg Reynolds ~ Lagoon Keepers Association was the speaker at our Dinner Meeting.
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1>Greg Reynolds makes a point while addressing our squadron.  2> Our members engaged in conversation before the programs start. 3&4>Viewing presentations is much more pleasing with the large screen at Evergrene. Following Greg's talk, there was a 15 minute slide show of our "Squadron Fleet" produced by Lt Jim Tedesco.  It featured photos of our members boats . 5>Cdr Lesly  McWhorter conducts the regular business meeting. 6>McWhorter presents Lt Jim Tedesco with the Website Award. 7>Cdr McWhorter displays a  framed Boat Safety Week Proclamation that was presented us by the County Commissioners.        
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~~ Wednesday was a cruise aboard the Palm Beach Princess ~~ 
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8>Hmmmm . . . Janice Tedesco reads a brochure about the Titanic just before the Palm Beach Princess leaves the dock.  9>We must get in the usual line to check-in through security. 10>Our own Tamara Aull (center), Guest Relations for the line, greets Lt/C Dick Hoffman, our Commander for 2008 and wife Phyllis as they board. 11>Here we see an unknown serious Bingo player with a hand full of cards - she didn't win either.
The stage show was, as usual,  very good. 13>The show included a very well done number from the Phantom of the Opera.
While strolling the decks you could see the old Coast Guard station and the Maritime Museum being renovated for use again, and in the background the entrance to the Kennedy Bunker.
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~~Every Thursday is our Lunch Bunch at Duffy's ~~
15> At our Lunch Bunch get together Scott Clinton operates the computer, showing slides of coming events.  Scott was filling in while
 Hans Heynau  is on vacation.
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~~  Saturday the Squadron Raft-Up off Old Port Cove  ~~ 

On a usual sunny day in south Florida our members board their boats for a Squadron Raft-Up
in Lake Worth off Old Port Cove.  What a nice relaxing day. 
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We gather at the Ports O' Call docks and board Captain Bob Malone's pontoon boat for the cruise to the Raft-Up off Old Port Cove.
With our burgee flapping in the breeze on a sunny day we approach and join the Raft-up.
Diane Clarke views the "gathering fleet" as we approach and she notes John Worssam's "anchor boat", Euphoria, as
Ole Sail course teacher Bud Green hails a greeting.

Big and small they arrive.  David Cross secures his Jet Ski after arriving for the Raft-Up as Anchor Boat Capt John Worssam and
Verena Flanders look on. 

Dick Clarke chats over the rail with Michael Stern . . . naturally about boating stuff or the big one that got away.
Boat hopping during raft-ups found Rowena Randle (adjusting her hair), a smiling Verena Flanders, Janice Tedesco, Bill Flanders (cap)
Dot Blackburn, and Al Casanova (blue shirt) all engaging in pleasantries

Janice Tedesco (r) and Dot Blackburn (L) display some of their nice cold fresh fruit pass-a-rounds.
Cdr Les McWhorter, Verena Flanders (center) and Donna McWhorter look over the bridge photo that will be displayed in our
headquarters building.  Looking on (l to r) P/C Barbara Roemmele, Al and Fran Casanova, Michael Stern and Jim Palmer.

Jim Tedesco enjoys some (many) of Kathy Eldridge's yum, yum home made pickles.

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