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  BQR ~ Fall 1999

hale Foundation

Hey everyone! It's getting to be that time of year again, trips are winding down and we are all looking forward to fall and winter. For some of us this can be the scariest run of all. We are caught in that empty eddy void and post river season blues and there is no way to get around it. We miss the place. Let's face it, some of us can make that run just a little easier than others. If you need a little help, talk to the Whaler: call 520/773-0773.
If you can help, send a donation to:
The Whale Foundation
c/o Bob Grusy
7890 S. Ave. Bonita
Tucson, AZ 85747

All donations are greatly appreciated and are going to a good cause. Building strength in this community. Taking care of one another.
You can also check us out at:www.theWhaler.org

Wilderness First Aid Courses 2000
Wilderness Advanced First Aid (wafa) Date: March 23–27, 2000 (5 days)
Cost: $285
Wilderness Review Course Date: March 28–30, 2000 (2 1/2 days)
Prerequisite: Must be current wfr, wemt, wafa or Review by Wilderness Medical Associates (wma)
(If your previous course was not with wma you'll need to make special arrangements.)
Cost: $165
Gcrg reserves the right to cancel any classes due to insufficient enrollment.
Place: Arizona River Runners (arr) warehouse, Flagstaff, AZ.
Lodging: On your own. Camping in the arr warehouse is ok.
Meals: On your own.
Both courses include 2-year cpr certification.
Class size is strictly limited. Guides and private boaters welcome. Send your $50 nonrefundable deposit with the application below to Grand Canyon River Guides to hold a space. The courses are already filling, so act now.

Downstream News
Ellen Tibbetts (gcd) has a solo show of new ceramic works at the Main Street Gallery in Cottonwood, Arizona, running from October 20th through November 27th. Call the gallery at 520/634-1688 for directions or more information.
Guides Training Seminar
Gcrg Spring Meeting — Friday, March 31, 2000
Gts Land Session — Sat. & Sun., April 1–2, 2000
Gts River Session, Upper Half — April 4–10, 2000
Gts River Session, Lower Half — April 10–18, 2000
The gcrg Spring Meeting and the gts Land Seminar will be held at the Old Marble Canyon Lodge. The Land Seminar is open to all gcrg members, general as well as guide, and to any interested folks of the boating community and the general public. The River Session is open to guides and trainees who have work for the upcoming season in Grand Canyon. Mark your calendars! Look for more specifics in the Winter bqr issue and for the gts announcement flyer in your mailbox after the new year.

PRO is looking for river-wise individuals to fill three positions. These include a full time year-round office person with computer and basic bookkeeping skills, a full time 8-month season food packer, and a full time year-round receptionist with good people skills. Please submit resume to:
Professional River Outfitters, Inc.
Box 635
Flagstaff, AZ 86002
Silver ankle bracelet at mile 192-L
contact Jon Baker, 823 1/2 W. Aspen #4

Watch at lower Beaver Falls on the week of August 23rd. Call Dennis Carty at 510/548-6406 to identify.
Small white ammo can containing 8mm movie film. Lost below Pumpkin Springs around July 25, 1999. Please contact:
Steve Keselik
Rte 3, Box 263VK
Bastrop, TX 78602

Ricoh Camera (mirra) in grey case with black strap. Film and batteries were also in the case. Please contact:
Janie Roos
2070 S. Joliet St.
Aurora, CO 80014

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