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I realized when I posted the winner of the quilt at this year's bowling fundraiser, that I had not posted last year's winner.   The child's quilt was made and donated by Pearl H. from Greenwich, NS.  The winner was Lucille S. from Gaspereau.
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The fundraising bowling, held on Nov 4th was a great time.  Seven teams participated, with food, and laughter shared.  The winning raffle ticket for the queen size quilt (made and donated by Faye S.) was won by Nancy H.
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Saturday, Nov 4th, 2:00-4:00pm The team is having its annual bowling fundraiser in Windsor.   We have eight lanes reserved at the Bowling centre at 120 Centennial Dr.   Come out and support your local dragon boat team
Here we are after the Bridgetown race in July.
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This is a photo of how lovely and clean 'baby' was before the Regatta.  The head is on and the crew members at the back, are putting on the tail.  Both the head and tail, have wooden 'pegs' that go into slots built into the structure of the hull.  The Regatta this year was on the 15th of Oct.   Usually, it is on the Sunday, ( the day) before Thanksgiving,  but this year it was moved to the next weekend.  We paddle before the race, while the 'pumpkin boats' are being put into the water on the Falmouth side of the lake.  The weather was lovely, even though a bit windy.   We moor the boat before the race starts. That was the last paddle of the season.   We are having a bowling fundraiser on Nov 4th, in Windsor.
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This is a  photo of us putting the boat in the water for our paddle before the start of the Pumpkin  Regatta.  That was on the 15th of Oct. 
Here is a good photo of John N. our alternate coxswain, and Ruth W., our captain.
On Monday Sept 25, we cleaned 'baby' and had a pizza party afterwards.   We hauled her out of her 'lair' on her trailer and cleaned her bottom.   Sue R. 's grandson Luke, crawled underneath her and scrubbed the part that was still on the trailer.   I scrubbed the rest of her hull, while other members of the team scrubbed her inside.  When we where finished, she looked beautifully clean.  But unfortunately, we did not take any photos of her.  But there were comments about how clean she was,  when we took her out for the last time at the Pumpkin Regatta.
Thursday the 14th, we did paddle.  It was a lovely evening.  I think that we had 12 paddlers, as an e-mail had gone out that it might be the last paddle.   In the boat, we asked if there was interest in paddling on Monday the 11th, and there was.  We thought that we would clean the boat and have a pizza party to celebrate the end of the season.   We could not get the upper room at the canoe club so we have put it off until Monday the 18th.   Thursday the 21st,  is the kick off concert for Deep Roots with Lennie Gallant, so we were going to lose at least 3 paddlers.  Therefore, that paddle was cancelled.   We are running out of daylight,  but it is sad to see the season end.