August 2013

 “MUD Club”

Next Meeting: Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Andrews University, Biology Amphitheater, Price Hall, Berrien Springs, MI

Meetings start @ 7:30 p.m. 
(Every 3rd Tuesday of every month except December)

August Meeting:
Welcome visitors, present club information & general dive related news, identify upcoming dive related events, present any Show & Tell, discuss current diving experiences & lessons learned, then Open Session.

Key items for August & September:

MUD club picnic is Saturday, August 24, at 12:00 in Niles Michigan at River Side Park.

  • Bring a plate to pass, your own drinks and table service. The club will provide the Steak & Chicken.
  • You can help:

We need a head count of those planning on attending.

Who will volunteer to bring a gas grill?  We’ll need at least two!

Who will volunteer to pick up the Steaks & Chicken and bring them to the park?

  • Diving contingent on river conditions:  Come early and dive before we eat or afterward.

Cheboygan Trash, Treasure & Wreck Diving Weekend is set for September 6 thru 8th. Many  members will be there beginning August 31. Most Muddies are staying at the Birch Haus Motel.  1-888-543-3099

Overview of July Meeting highlights:

There were 17 members in attendance at last month’s meeting and most of the meeting involved discussing  dive related events on wrecks or in local lakes to include Mac’s Wreck, Ironsides, Ann Arbor #5, Rockaway, Crane & Barge, Havana, and inland lakes which included Gull lake at both the Parrieville & Ross Township parks, Lee Lake, Paw Paw Lake and the South Pier in Saint Joseph.  Referenced SASS Wednesday dives and that the Havana is buoyed,

Summer is almost over so if You are NOT diving, what’s WAS Your excuse? 

Southwest Michigan Underwater Preserve   (SWMUP) http://www.diveswmup.com/index.html

Sass Dive – Only two remaining Wednesday evening dives scheduled   http://www.sassdive.com

Wolf  Marine & Scuba    http://www.wolfsmarine.com/ Fifth Annual Flea Market – September 14.

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