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18 May 2010

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Don Park
Soon to be Past Commodore

Photo of Commodore

 Well here it is middle of May already...  Opening day was again well
represented by BYC with 9 boats including an Officers Boat as Captain Ray Norton
cruised Impressions down the Montlake Cut, and, following behind in the "P"
category, was the BYC Parade Boat with Captain Rob Bruins at the helm. I
would like to thank Mona Lisa Ryan and her crew (see Capt Ryan's article (?)
for names) for putting a float together on such short notice.

On May 7th, awards were handed out to the BYC members who stepped up when asked
and have a made a difference this year. 

NAMES of award winners:
	Yachtsman of the Year:  Rob and Bev Bruins , 
	Distinguished Service Award: Jerry Althauser
	Dedicated Service Award: Gunter Krumme 
	Golden Paint Brush Award: Donna Park
	P/C Carl Wilhelm Award: Dick Nelson / JD Weiner 
	Boating Family of the Year: Rob and Anita Albright 
	Exceptional Service Award: Rich and Leslie Hunt
	In a Pinch: Mona Lisa Ryan
	New Members: Delany and Bev Frye
	Golden Hammer Award: Gene and Martha Paxton
	B.Y.C. Service to the Club: Gary Anderson 
	Reo Mitchell Inspirational Award : Rich Hunt/ Mike Knight 
	Both Feet Award: Tony Frey  
	Out-Station Award: Dave Miller
	Environmental Award:  Dan Robinson
	Who Dat Award: Norm Smith 

Three years ago I was told if you run for a Bridge Office (Rear
Commodore) your time will go fast, and you will make great friends from
other clubs, not just the Grand Fourteen. I am here to say that all
information given to me stated above is true. Going thru the Chairs was
a great experience. Thank you all for your patience, forgiveness, and
your friendship.  

After 36 articles and countless editing my time on the front/home page comes
to a close. I have tried to keep the redundancy to a minimum as I wrote
my articles. 


The very first bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin during World
War II killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo. 

There are four cars and eleven light posts on the back of a $10
dollar bill

Ketchup was sold in the 1830s as medicine. 

Most lipstick contains fish scales. Yum. 

During the chariot scene in 'Ben Hur' a small red car can be
seen in the distance.

A rat can last longer without water than a camel.

Thanks for Reading.

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