April 2014 Team Meeting Recap

It was really great to see everyone again at our April Team Meeting!  New members, visitors, and veterans alike showed up for a great time talking diving, getting an update on Team happenings, and getting a great presentation from our guest speaker, Chris Goldblatt of the Fish Reef Project.  For those of you who couldn’t make it out, here’s what you missed…

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  • April Boat Dive Recap
    • Charter of the Conception out of Santa Barbara
    • Diving at Santa Cruz (San Miguel blown out)
    • 13 Team Divers made it out:  Sam B., Ann B., Andrea and Doug E., Jay F., Nick M., Lois R., Jim R., Mike S., Ron S., Doak S., Kellen T., John W.
  • April Beach Dive Recap
    • Spring Cookout at Leo Carrillo
    • Challenging surf conditions – build up during the dive
  • May Look Ahead:
    • Boat Dive:  May 4th, Oil Rigs
    • Beach Dive:  May 17th, El Matador
    • Chamber Day (support the recompression chamber at Catalina):  May 7th
    • Team Meeting:  May 28th
  • Long Look Ahead:
  • Team Surf Furs
    • First run ordered!
  • Team Shirts
    • New styles ordered, delivered Apr 30th
  • Diver of the Month
    • Feb Recount – Still goes to John W.!
    • Mar – Doug E.
    • Congratulations to our Divers!
  • Raffle
    • 3rd Prize – Brian F.
    • 2nd Prize – Jim W.
    • 1st Prize – Mike S.
  • Guest Speaker – Chris Goldblatt
    • Fish Reef Project
    • Chris is working to establish artificial reef systems in Southern California and Hawaii.  The project uses specially engineered “reef balls” to create artificial reefs that are balanced in their ability to support kelp and fish species.  Check out the website, and see what you can do to help and get involved.

Again, it was great to see all of you again.  Looking forward to diving with you soon!

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