Richmond Dive Club

January 8, 2019

Mark called the meeting to order.

2019 Officers

Mark Vaughn-President

Holly Law Eve-Vice President

Debi Moir-Treasurer

Reenie Kennedy-Secretary

Members/New Members

  • Chuck Smith -family membership
  • Laura -first dive Blue Heron bridge

Scuba Travel

The Dive Shop

Florida Springs & manatee trip February 15-18

Key Largo -March 2 - 8

Cozumel -April

Cooper River -Memorial Day Weekend May 25 - 27

Cozumel late -June

Bora Bora & Tahiti -July 20-29

Guadalupe Great White Cage Diving -July 31 - August 5

St. Lucia - Sandals September 14 21

Morehead dates to be determined

Tri-City Scuba

Baltimore/DC Dive ShowFebruary 2019

Florida Springs Trip – Feb 21 - 24

Florida Keys -March 22 - 29

RDC Membership Dues

2019 Dues (due February)

Singles $35

Family $55

Corporate $125

Surface Intervals

Let Mike know if you have ideas

Shop Classes

The Dive Shop

Enriched Air (Nitrox) Class

Open Water (e-Learning/Pool)

Tri-City Scuba
Visual Inspection Class -Feb 16

Chris Chaffin

            Memorial -Saturday February 2, 2019 2:00pm

            Christ Church, Glendower Scottsville, VA

            More info to follow for those interested in carpooling

Featured Speaker:  Michaele Bergan -SS Thistlegorm

Michaele shared photos from her trip to the Red Sea aboard the Red Sea Aggressor II.  Vibrant colors, sea life, soft coral she captured it all!  While aboard the Aggressor II, Michaele had opportunity to make three dives on the Thistlegorm.  The wreck is considered one of the top wreck dives in the world.   She again shared photos and talked about the importance of the site which is considered a war memorial and underwater museum of WWII wartime artifacts.

50/50 ($140) -Jim Young

Statue -reenie (donated by Debi Moir)

Next Meeting:

February 12, 2019 -Socializing begins at 6:00 our program begins at 7:00 pm.

O’Toole’s 4800 Forest Hill Ave. Richmond, VA 23225

Mark Vaughn, President, adjourned the meeting.

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