SISKA's 7th Annual Christmas Paddle and Party - Dec 6, 2014

The 7th Annual SISKA Christmas Paddle and Party, December 6th, 2014, was a great success! The morning paddle around Cadboro Bay featured a number of creative boat and paddler decorating efforts that resulted in multiple prizes being awarded! More than 80 members later enjoyed a terrific luncheon at the Royal Victoria Yacht Club, with Santa (Doug Linton) and Mrs Claus (Lynne Parten) gifting the best-dressed diner and many lucky prize draw winners. We all had lots of fun with the skill-testing “Heads and Tails” game developed by Debbie Leach. Sheila Porteous gave an inspiring President’s address, and several members shared paddling tales both humorous and cautionary, before Lorraine Nygaard led us in singing kayaking Christmas carols she had written for the occasion. Many thanks to our hard-working SISKA elves for planning another great event: Alan Campbell, Odette Dantzer, Debbie Leach, Heather Jones, David Maxwell and Jennie Sutton. Special thanks also go to Mary Sutton for helping with the busy luncheon registration, and to Fred Pishalski for his many great photos of the day!

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