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Lou’s 85th Birthday

HOPPY 85th BIRDAY TO LOU!

Fellow walkers, runners, food addicts and music lovers.  Hope you can come to the Lake Tapawingo shelter house This Sunday, July 23, at 5:30 for a run-walk evening jaunt around Lake Tapawingo, and a pot luck dinner .

“BJ THE DJ” will be here with music and his amusing patter.

Bar-b-q ribs, cheesy potatoes and beans are on the menu.
Please bring your favorite side dish like salads and slaws or fruit and dessert.

Weather being what it has been, bring your drinks- of- choice and bottled water in an icy cooler.  We have nixed putting 85 candles on the cake!

Directions to the lake for in-towners.  I70 east to Woods Chapel road .   Turn right (south) on Woods Chapel.   Drive one mile to rr tracks.. Turn right into lake entrance.  You will see the shelter house.

Parking should be available by the club house. And shelter house.  Do not park on the lake side of the road.

love you all and hope to see you on Sunday.

RSVP APPRECIATED: sonjajoline@aol.com
No Gifts

July – August schedule run at 7:00 AM

Sat Jul 1 Blue Springs Lake trail, back on Turkey Hollow road, from Liggett Admin bldg.
Tue July 4 Cameron 4 Mile – share a ride, tell them we are only bringing 8 people, wear blue
Sat Jul 8 Summer Sizzler runs will be on Little Blue Trace from trail head near Saints .
Sat Jul 15 Burger King, 291 & Woods Chapel, Lakewood
Sat July 22 Summer Sizzler, runs will be on Little Blue Trace from trail head near Saints.
Sun July 23 Lou’s birthday party, pivillion nr Lake Tapawingo Club House by Woods Chapel Road. Time: Sunday afternoon
Wed Jul 26 Wed Night run & bike ride 6:15pm, host Lou Joline, pot luck dinner.???
Sat July 29 Home Depot on Adams Dairy Parkway.

Sat Aug 5 Blue Springs Lake, meet at Admin Bldg on Liggett, run to lake entrance
Sat Aug 12 Summer Sizzler, runs will be on Little Blue Trace from trail head near Saints .
Sat Aug 19 Burger King, 291 & Woods Chapel, Lakewood
Sat Aug 26 Final Summer Sizzler series run, runs will be on Little Blue Trace from trail head near Saints .

Summer Party

It’s a  Summer Party

There will be live calypso music, cold drinks, Bar-B-Que, but that will all be for naught without your presence. So, please plan on coming to 4504 S.W. Hickory Lane, Blue Springs on Saturday June 24 at 7 PM for a memorable night with the best friends in the world. As a bonus we can congratulate runners Chad Zimmerman and Michelle Washburn on their recent marriage. For your comfort please bring a lawn chair.

RSVP
tlarmer2001@yahoo.com or
todd.hickam@graftoncompanies.com.

June – July Schedule, start at 7:00 AM

Sat June 3 Blue Springs Lake trail, back on Turkey Hollow road, from admin bldg on Liggett.
Sat June 3 Hospital Hill Run, KC

***** THE SUMMER SIZZLER BEGINS *****
***** More Information *****

Sat June 10 Summer Sizzler runs will be on Little Blue Trace from trail head near Saints .
Sat June 17 Adams Dairy Parkway from Home Depot
Sat June 24 Summer Sizzler, runs will be on Little Blue Trace from trail head near Saints

Sat Jul 1 Blue Springs Lake trail, back on Turkey Hollow road, from Liggett Admin bldg.
Tue July 4 Cameron 4 Mile – share a ride, tell them we are only bringing 8 people, wear blue
Sat Jul 8 Summer Sizzler runs will be on Little Blue Trace from trail head near Saints .
Sat Jul 15 Burger King, 291 & Woods Chapel, Lakewood
Sat July 22 Summer Sizzler, runs will be on Little Blue Trace from trail head near Saints .
Wed Jul 26 Wed Night run & bike ride 6:15pm like Sat July 2, host Lou Joline, pot luck dinner.???
Sat July 29 Home Depot on Adams Dairy Parkway.

May-June Schedule, Run at 7:00 AM

Sat May 6 Longview Lake Trail from the NORTH END of the park. Next to Marina.
Sat May 13 Home Depot on Adams Dairy Parkway (run South)
Sat May 20 Blue Springs Lake, meet at Admin Bldg on Liggett, run to lake entrance
Sat May 27 Lake Jacomo 5 Mile Loop on Lake Vista trail. Meet at Liggett Admin bldg

Sat June 3 Blue Springs Lake trail, back on Turkey Hollow road, from admin bldg on Liggett.
Sat June 3 Hospital Hill Run, KC

*****THE SUMMER SIZZLER BEGINS *****

Sat June 10 Summer Sizzler, runs will be on Little Blue Trace from trail head near Saints .
Sat June 17 Adams Dairy Parkway from Home Depot
Sat June 24 Summer Sizzler, runs will be on Little Blue Trace from trail head near Saints

April-May Schedule, run at 7:00AM

Sat Apr 1 Little Blue Trace from Highway 78 shelter (run North)
Sat Apr 8 Rock the Parkway
Sat Apr 8 Burger King, 291 & Woods Chapel, Lakewood
Sat Apr 15 Little Blue Trace from trailhead near Saint’s
Sat Apr 22 Lake Remembrance from Home Depot out and back 5.1 miles
Sat Apr 29 James Reed Nature Preserve Park 5 Mile Loop (or more with cul de sacs)
Sun Apr 30 Trolley Run

Sat May 6 Longview Lake Trail from the NORTH END of the park. Next to Marina.
Sat May 13 Home Depot on Adams Dairy Parkway (run South)
Sat May 20 Blue Springs Lake, meet at Admin Bldg on Liggett, run to lake entrance
Sat May 27 Lake Jacomo 5 Mile Loop on Lake Vista trail. Meet at Liggett Admin bldg

Deb Wood’s Breakfast Run Saturday March 4 – 8:00am

Where: 6920 Englewood Avenue, Raytown, MO (home phone number – 816-356-8290)

email: dwood107@comcast.net

Time: the main group will start running at 8:00; we plan to eat between 9:00-9:30

Course: the same as last year; 3.5 or 6.5 miles

Food: egg casserole, baked oatmeal, and coffee

What you can bring: cream for coffee, juice, fresh fruit, bagels, muffins, or something special

Please send me a note if you plan to come so I know how much food to prepare.

Directions from the north: I70 to Blue Ridge Blvd south; turn left or
south onto Woodson at the CVS, turn right or west at 67th Street, go 2 blocks, and turn left or south onto Englewood Avenue.

Directions for the west: I435 to Gregory; go east on Gregory until it runs into Raytown Road; go left or north on Raytown Road to the light at 67th Street; turn right or east on 67th Street to Englewood (about a mile); turn right or south onto Englewood Avenue.