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Mickey Calantropio
Jul 16, 2023
Mickey Calantropio
Jul 14, 2023
In General Discussion
River Runners Hello BMMC’rs going to Cody.  I am coordinating a whitewater rafting trip for a small group on Thursday.  This is the day that no spoke rides are planned.  The trip is in the morning and we should be back by lunch time so you will still have some time to explore Cody.  The company we are using is River Runners which was established om 1967 by Buffalo Bill’s great grandson.  They offer and unforgettable vacation experience on your tri through Yellowstone Country. Beautiful scenery and local wildlife away your trip down Cody's Shoshone River, so grab you comfy clothes and get ready for some whitewater! Trip Details Date: Thursday, August 3rd, 2023 Arrival time: 9:00am Departure time: 9:30am Rafting Trip Route - Family Whitewater Adventure Description: This dynamite Shoshone River trip is perfect for the adventuresome group. You’ll experience a shower of nature with exciting cascades and lots more rapids. !!! Rapids – Class 1 or 2 mainly.  We could experience a class III but nothing higher.  The more intense rapids are in the North fork which will be too low at the end of July so they cannot run that part of the river. Duration: 2.5 hours Cost: $47+tax Seats – we have a full boat which fits up to 12/13 people   What They Provide Round trip transportation to and from the river, foul weather gear (rain jackets), and Coast Guard-approved life jackets – which must be worn at all times. Action photographs of the trip are available in the office after the trip so you do not need to worry about bringing your phone (additional purchase). ·         What to Wear or Bring Wear shorts, t-shirts, swimwear, Tevas/sandals/tennis shoes, and sunglasses. Of course, you’ll want to bring sun protection and a sweatshirt or windbreaker. Waiver – a waiver is required.  If you want to fill it out ahead of time and bring it, you can or you can do it when you pay onsite – see form attached. Payment – you just need to pay the morning when we arrive. Cancellation – If you choose to join us but decide later you will not, please just be sure to let me know by 8/1 so that I can let the company know or we can find an alternate for your spot.  Otherwise they will still expect full payment for your seat.   Getting there Their office is just a quick 8-minute walk from the Best Western Sunset Inn – map below   The following people are signed up already:   Mike & Mickey Calantropio Dave & Sandy Mast Ed & Tanya Sarkisian Chuck Biehn & Carleen Bobrowski Phil & Leslie Jenson Wendy Dickerman & Ray Given   We are 12 now in the first boat & 4 that I am working to get another boat for.  If you are interested, please let me know. 2nd boat so far: Roddy & Ruth Levy Mark & Margo Boster
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Mickey Calantropio
Feb 21, 2023
In Impromptu Rides
-----UPDATED ----4/26 Volunteer time was canceled, but we are still meeting at 10 for a ride. See you at the Creek. -------------------------- Hey BMMC, My childhood bestie runs the MidWest Food Bank in Gilbert and they need our help! I am organizing a ride and volunteer day and hope you can join. Date: Saturday, April 29th 2023 (Updated from 4/8 due to Easter weekend) Time: Meet at 10am, kick stands up at 10:15am, lunch at 11:30-12:30, then 10 min ride to the food bank to help out from 1-3pm Location: Meet up at the Creek, Ride to Matty G’s in Mesa for lunch, and then to Midwest Food Bank. I hope you will consider joining for a great ride and heartwarming day of service. Please let me know if you can make it. You will need to sign up for the volunteer time at: Volunteer projects vary depending on the day and supplies. Some of the more frequent tasks include: labeling cans or plastic bags, repackaging bulk food, creating food packs, and reclamation (removing bar codes/de-branding products).
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