Celebrate 40-plus years of paddling, preaching, teaching, encouraging, innovating, inspiring, advocating, leading, badgering, and making our state a better place for us paddlers. The Illinois Paddling Council Annual Meeting and Dinner, honoring Tom Lindblade, will be Saturday, Nov. 16, at Mullen’s Bar & Grill in Naperville. Social hour (cash bar) starts at 6 p.m., dinner at 6:30, and the festivities at 7:30 — the annual meeting, elections, racing awards, announcements and reports and the presentation. Lindblade is also a council member of the Rock River Trail Initiative. Mullen’s Bar & Grill is at 3080 Warrenville Road at the intersection with Naperville Road.
Don’t wait, do this now! Send a check to Jack Snarr, 2316 Prospect Ave., Evanston, IL 60201. Tickets are $34 each.
From the Nov. 13-19, 2013, issue