Richmond Dive Club meeting minutes: O’Toole’s Restaurant Forest Hill Avenue Meet and greet 6:00 until 7:00 -
Holly Club President call meeting to order@7:00. Welcomed guess and new members.
Members asked to share Dive adventures/accomplishments - no new certifications Holly suggested members sign up for classes. Several members enjoyed some great dive trips and wonderful sites.
Invitation to new quarry in Maryland with the DC dive club. Remember to renew dive insurance. New membership cards switched out for the old ones see board members. Tee shirts for sale membership dues can be paid online or during club meetings. Share & Connect via social media.
· Monument Avenue 10K April 14th
· RiverRock May 18 – 20 Beer tag
· Squirrels Game May 10th and August 5th
Brief sharing about Beneath the Sea. Fun time had by all in attendance.
Thank you extended to corporate sponsors. Tri-City Scuba in Colonial Heights would like to become a corporate sponsor… check out their web-site @ Tricityscyba.com or tricityadventurecenter.com
Diver Days posted on the web-site. Check with shops for classes and dive trips. May meeting will be at Bella Luna, speaker Jay Haigler with Diving with A Purpose Washington DC will be the speaker.
Tonight’s speaker - James Sinclair, MA. James a marine archeologist and ocean explorer for about 30 years. “Growing Dreams.” Shared about his experiences with Mr. Mel Fischer. Jim talked about how he ended up seeing and going to some cool places. Each ship presented him with the opportunity to travel back in time. Some of those included the Odyssey Explorer, SS Pulaski, and the Titanic. Jim is also on the Discovery Channel “Cooper’s Treasures.” Watch and let him know what you think.
James Sinclair ended with dreams can come true if you take action to make dreams Real.
Act on Them
50/50 Won by Jim McNeal
Door Prizes (maps) won by several members
Meeting was adjourned by Holly Eve
Next meeting will be at Bella Luna , located at 1212 Concord Ave. Richmond, VA 23228. Socializing begins at 6:00pm and the Meeting/Program begins at 7:00pm.