Lions Club canoe rally set for June 19

Come join the Oregon Lions Club in their 15th Annual Rock River Canoe Rally Saturday, June 19. Rally will start with the Lions’ all you can eat pancake and sausage breakfast at Oregon Park East between 8 and 11 a.m. Canoes will be launched below the dam, and your trip down the scenic Rock River is under way. Take out locations will be at Castle Rock State Park, approximately 4 miles, Grand Detour, approximately 11 miles, or Lowell Park in Dixon. Canoe rentals are available, but arrangements must be made in advance.

Cost, excluding canoe rental if necessary is $12 for adults, $6 for children 12 and younger. This includes breakfast, assist in canoe launching and take out as well as transportation of the driver to and from take-out points.

Proceeds will be donated to Camp Lions, a camp for sight and hearing-impaired persons. Enjoy a relaxing day on the Rock River and help Camp Lions at the same time. Info: contact Lions’ Chris Martin 732-6650 or Dick Adams, 732-2385. See for application and other information.

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