The Bilge Pump
Volume 2 Issue 4 May 2005
Message from the President
Our next meeting will be Thursday, May 19th at 7:30 p.m. Directions to our meeting location can be found on the website www.woodenboatassociation.com.
The event everyone has been waiting for is nearly here the North Texas Classic Car and Boat Event at Grapevine Lake on Saturday May 21st. Were looking to have a minimum of 10 boats in the water. If you havent registered yet, do it now! A catered BBQ will be set up at noon and the cost is $10. Make your reservation-checks payable to "CCCA/NTR" and send it to:
13109 Halwin Circle
Dallas, TX 75243
Please indicate whether youll be bringing a boat, and whether you need a slip. Full registration forms are included in this Bilge Pump emailing.
Congratulations to the ACBS-Southwest Chapter for its involvement in the wonderfully successful Keels & Wheels Concours d Elegance. WBA members that held key rolls in the event included *:
Bob Van Guilder - Chief Judge (Boats)
Robin McGeorge - Launch Master
Troy Gately - Show Photographer
Dave Parker - Excursion Coordinator
* (Many other WBA members participated in the event and helped with certain functions, but these individuals held specific positions, as reported in the Sou-Wester newsletter).
We are looking to develop a page on the WBA website to feature member boats. So, dig out your photo album, find your best shot, and send it with a caption/description to Phil Wolff @ email@example.com.
If anyone would be willing to bring refreshments to this months meeting, please give me a call @ (214) 265-1135. I look forward to seeing everyone at the May meeting.
Upcoming WBA Meeting Dates & PresentationsThursday May 19th "Pictures from Paradise A Review of the Hot Springs Boat Show at Garvan Gardens." Les Burton
"Highlights from Keels & Wheels". Richard Haug
Thursday June 16th "Everything You Always Wanted to Know
About Alternators and Generators,
But Was Afraid to Ask." Stan Lehnhardt
Upcoming Boating Events
Saturday May 21st North Texas Classic Car and Boat Event
Silver Lake Marina @ Lake Grapevine
Joint Event Sponsored by the CCCA & WBA
Contact David Kanally @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday June 4th 17th Annual Boat Show
Eagle Mountain Classic Boat Club
Contact Kathy Snook @ email@example.com
Fri.-Sun. June 10 - 12 Summer Solstice Ride n' Show - Conroe, TX,
Contact Dr. Jacob Deegan - 713.796.2269
Pre-Meeting GatheringFor a light meal, libation, and tall tales, join us @ 5:30 p.m. at
The Midway Point
12801 Midway Rd., 75244
(SWC Midway & LBJ)