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Richmond Dive Club

Founded in 1999, the Richmond Dive Club has grown to become one of Virginia's premiere dive clubs. Our membership consists of individuals (and families) who have a wide variety of dive experience and interests and share a common purpose: to go divin'!


 

JUNE Meeting 

Tuesday, JUNE 14, 2022

RDC Monthly MeetinG AND

SWAP MEET*

 

THE SALMON SHARK

Sabrina Garcia 


The salmon shark, a close relative of great white sharks, makos, and porbeagles, is found in the North Pacific Ocean from Japan to the Bering Sea and south to Baja California, Mexico. In Alaska, salmon sharks are common seasonal visitors that concentrate in areas where Pacific salmon are found. But although these sharks are large, charismatic animals, there is a lot we don't know about them. What do they eat when they aren't eating salmon? Where do they mate and give birth? Where do they go throughout the year and how do we study their migration? This presentation will shed some light on what we know and don't know about these amazing animals.



Sabrina Garcia grew up in Miami Beach, Florida where she fostered a love for the ocean and its inhabitants, especially sharks! During her undergraduate degree at the University of Miami (UM), she got hands-on experience working with these amazing animals at the Shark Research Program at UM and at the Bimini Shark Lab. She received her Masters studying skates (flat sharks) and through an unexpected twist of fate, she found herself moving to Alaska in 2012, where she currently lives, works, and plays. She is a marine biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game primarily studying the lives of salmon and salmon sharks in Alaskan waters.                                 

For those joining in Person:
Socializing begins at 6:00 our program at 7:00pm.

O'Toole's Restaurant & Pub
4800 Forest Hill Ave, Richmond, VA 23225 

* FROM 6 - 7 THERE WILL BE A SWAP MEET IN THE ROOM BEHIND WHERE WE MEET.  IF YOU HAVE GEAR IN GOOD CONDITION THAT YOU WANT TO MAKE AVAILABLE/ SELL AT REASONABLE PRICING TO OTHER CLUB MEMBERS, FEEL FREE TO SET UP ON ONE OF THE TABLES.  $10 CASH FEE FOR NON CLUB MEMBERS TO SELL ITEMS.  RICHMOND DIVE CLUB MAKES NO ASSERTIONS TO SAFETY/USABILITY OF EQUIPMENT, AND ALL GEAR SHOULD BE APPROPRIATELY CHECK OUT BY A QUALIFIED PROFESSIONAL PRIOR TO USE. 


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2022 RDC BOD

President - Jim Dacey

Vice President - Larry Knorr

Treasurer - Debi Moir

Secretary - Bart Drummond


The program will begin at 7:00 pm.

2022 Membership Dues -
Benefits of Single and Family Membership:

(3.1.2022 - 2.28.2023)

  • Free local diving at designated RDC hosted events
  • Parties, guest speakers, and special events
  • Great diving with folks at all levels of diving certifications
  • Voting privileges
  • Richmond Dive Club window decal

Dues:
The fiscal health of the Richmond Dive Club is only one aspect that makes our Club as strong as it is. Your dues help to support Diver Days at Lake Phoenix and arrange for great speakers at our monthly club meetings.  

Beginning March 1, 2022, dues are $40 for a single membership, $60 for family* memberships, and $130 for corporate memberships. Dues are based on the fiscal year beginning March 1, 2022, and ending on February 28, 2023.   
Join/Renew RDC membership:  https://richmonddiveclub.wildapricot.org/membership

*Family members must be resident at the same address and includes dependents under the age of 18 and/or a full-time student living at home or away at school
 


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