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Nite of Hope Richmond

Wings of Hope was the butterfly theme for Nite of Hope, an annual fundraiser for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. This was held on April 6th in Richmond at the River Rock Casino and twelve of the AIAB Richmond crew attended this fun filled evening. As usual, the speeches were excellent and there were many […]

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Dash at Deep Cove

Barnet at the Dash Abreast in Barnet arrived in good time for the races. The AIAB tent was set up quickly and Linda and Calvin set up their tent next door so we had lots of room. The weather was mixed but, amazingly, every time we went out to marshall the sun came out. In […]

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Water Safe Women

“What We Learned!” 1. Our new PFDs when tightly fitted work better than our old ones did. 2. You don’t swim with a PFD on, you scull: keep your arms closer to your body. 3. Our emergency kits are good, but the small ones are all we need for on the water. 4. Our flashlights […]

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Spring Fling

It was another lively social gathering at the Glenbrook Centre with 65 members in attendance. Our novices paraded the famous AIAB pink dragon, spring hats were modelled and the chocolate fountain was certainly a hit. In addition to the social event our beautiful pink PFD’s were fitted to new and returning paddlers.  Marcia Rempel gave […]

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Fitness Challenge, Part II

A Rip Roaring Finale Fitness Challenge Part II The second Fitness Celebration began much the same as the last for me. My husband kicked me out of bed again as I whined about the early hour. This time it was a beautiful sunny day and the crocuses were popping up everywhere. The caffeine kick started […]

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Fitness Challenge, Part I

A Day Beyond Fun! Our AIAB Fitness Celebration, Part I The day began with whining. As I crawled out of bed on a cold and frosty February morning, I complained and grumbled that I didn’t want to go to the fitness event. My husband did not say a word. He just kicked me in the […]