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There will be no meeting in February – come back in March for good friends and great stories!

GENERAL MEETING: Tuesday March 14th, 7:30 PM

Nancy Bain will share her stories and photos of cycling Vietnam!

The public is welcome to all our general meetings!  Bring a friend!

Kerry Wood Nature Centre
6300 – 45 Avenue, Red Deer, AB

The Alberta Cup and Bob Johnstone Loppet were a huge success this weekend! Thanks to all the volunteers for their tireless, cheerful efforts! Thanks, too, to the clubs and skiers who came to share a lovely winter weekend with us! We love having you all here! A special shout out goes to the groomers and hosts of River Bend Golf and Recreation Area – you made this a memorable weekend for all!

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Excerpts From Newsletters of Yesteryears What Has Changed What Has Not

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A self-imposed duty, as club secretary, has been that of reviewing the mass of paper that arrived at my house, turned over to my keeping by the previous secretary.  Thus, I am sorting and reading and reading. Most fascinating are the old newsletters.

However, before I share from them, I need to say my reading of the club history left me in awe of and full of admiration for the many club members who contribute to the success of the club year after year after year often simultaneously wearing multiple “club hats”.

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Excerpts From Newsletters of Yesteryears The Parkland Poets

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A self-imposed duty, as club secretary, has been that of reviewing the mass of paper that arrived at my house, turned over to my keeping by the previous secretary.  Thus, I am sorting and reading and reading. Most fascinating are the old newsletters.

However, before I share from them, I need to say my reading of the club history left me in awe of and full of admiration for the many club members who contribute to the success of the club year after year after year often simultaneously wearing multiple “club hats”.

Now, some excerpts from the many poems that were part of yesteryear’s newsletters.

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