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#1 DiveGeek

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Posted 22 July 2016 - 09:41 AM

Join us for a South Florida Happy Hour!
 
Date:  August 27th, 2016
Time:  7:00 PM till we all leave
 
Location:
Deck 84
840 East Atlantic Avenue,
Delray Beach, FL 33483
(561) 665-8484
http://www.deck84.com/
 
Planning to attend:
1.  Mark aka DiveGeek - ATTENDED!
2.  Kamala aka WreckWench ATTENDED!
3.  Brad aka dive_sail_etc ATTENDED!
4.  Sylvie aka sylviescuba ATTENDED!
5.  Alan aka Racer184 ATTENDED!  along with Janice his more beautiful half!
6.  Kurt aka brat
7.  Michael aka Lutzms
8. Holly aka ?? from Delray Beach -ATTENDED!
9.
 
Hoping to attend (aka Maybe):
1.  Julie aka DiverDiva
2.
3.

 

Others Attending We Did Not Know Would Join Us:

 

1. David L and his lovely wife Susan whom we met diving!

2. Lureen - a So Fl member and one of our FB photographers! :respect:

3. Rachael - a gal we met diving!

 

 

OFFICIAL RECAP FROM THE WENCH'S PERSPECTIVE....

 

We had a blast at our first SoFL Happy Hour in several years! (True we did an informal one last year before our Best of Florida trip but this was more formal and certainly a blast!!!)

 

We had friends from the early days come and join us and friends from only 2 days prior come and join us! It was a great mix of new and returning and we were blessed to have several member's better halves join us as well! :cool1:

 

The venue was lovely but we never saw the water as we were too engaged in conversation. So our next venue will be more about facilitating conversation than the scenery.

 

We are already planning the next one for Oct or Nov so stay tuned for details and FOLLOW THIS POST for when and where!

 

I want to thank several people who have thru the years been so supportive of our club in general an for sure of our efforts in So Florida.

 

1. Lureen for all the amazing pictures she shares on our facebook page promoting trips we are going on Yes she has been nearly everywhere! She gives so graciously of her time and talents and we :wub: her!!!

 

2. Alan who has helped our club with Happy Hour promotion in his own newsletter for years and helps our members via expert advice from Reef Photo one of our corporate partners!  Heck he even provided us tel service back in the day....yeah...we go way back! :respect:

 

3. Brad who helped to organize the HH and managed to keep 2 women on track from airport runs and boat runs and meal runs and even Happy Hour runs and then at the last minute could not join us... .:( But was there in spirit!  Sylvie and I would have been lost without him.... :respect:

 

4. And last but not least Mark for organizing the Happy Hour and for years of love and support helping the club and who has jumped back in to help get the new So Florida group rev'd up now the wench is coming to town...permanently! :wakawaka:

 

I also want to thank Sylvie for coming in from TEXAS to join our Southern aka Southern Florida that is hospitality! And Holly for reading the Aug Newsletter and signing up for a trip and then coming to the HH that was only a few blocks from her house! And Rachael and Dave L who were dive buddies on the Starfish who met our group and wanted to learn more about us!

 

From the bottom of my heart I thank you all!

 

So come and make your own memories at the next HH...I promise you won't be disappointed! Kamala


Edited by WreckWench, 31 August 2016 - 03:38 PM.

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Posted 23 July 2016 - 07:11 AM

Looks like I will be there! So I'll add me to the list! And will put this in our monthly newsletter that goes out around the first of Aug!

 

Thanks DiveGeek for settig this up! :wakawaka:

 

 

ps. If anyone wants to set up a HH in their area just email me at kamala@singledivers.com



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Posted 23 July 2016 - 07:49 AM

Just Shared the Facebook Event that Mark aka divegeek created on the SingleDivers.com Page! Please help spread the word and Share on FaceBook! :dance:


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Posted 23 July 2016 - 03:02 PM

Just Shared the Facebook Event that Mark aka divegeek created on the SingleDivers.com Page! Please help spread the word and Share on FaceBook! :dance:

 

Thanks Brad! :wakawaka:



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Posted 24 July 2016 - 08:10 AM

This is also going into the monthly newsletter going out around the 1st of the mohth as well! And Brad let's do an email blast like we did for AZ.



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Posted 01 August 2016 - 12:11 PM

Sylvie aka sylviescuba and I will be in South Florida just in time to join Mark and Kamala for this Happy Hour! C'Mon, South Florida, represent! You gonna let a Happy Hour go down under your nose with a bunch of out of staters?? *grins*


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Posted 01 August 2016 - 01:03 PM

Sylvie aka sylviescuba and I will be in South Florida just in time to join Mark and Kamala for this Happy Hour! C'Mon, South Florida, represent! You gonna let a Happy Hour go down under your nose with a bunch of out of staters?? *grins*

 

LOL!!! Between the newsletter and email blast and FB we should start to get a great turnout!!!

 

Heck AZ is up to something like 20 people.... come on Florida! Time to represent!!!! 



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Posted 01 August 2016 - 01:43 PM

Wow...  we haven't done this in too long of a time.
 

Kamala, I would really like to go.   But the location you chose is dang near 5 miles from home.   Maybe I can catch a ride with Orcaman; it's less than 4 mile drive for him!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes, I will be there.  Put me down as definite.


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Posted 01 August 2016 - 03:25 PM

add me to the list I will be there!
aka brat
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Posted 01 August 2016 - 04:06 PM

Please add me to the list, I'll be ther to finally some of you.


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Posted 02 August 2016 - 05:45 AM

Hey gang...it has been too long! And thanks to Mark aka divegeek in Florida and Traci aka sqbagal in Arizona we hope to not only revitalize our local Happy Hours across the US but also revitalize participation on the site!

 

Its a great resource and its a lot of fun!  So splash around the forums... revitalize an older topic or start a new one... the water is perfect and we want you to feel at home! ;)



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Posted 02 August 2016 - 05:47 AM

Please add me to the list, I'll be ther to finally some of you.

 

 

:welcome:  Please do an intro on the site HERE and I look forward to meeting you in person SOON!!!!   ;)



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Posted 02 August 2016 - 07:51 AM

Is everyone aware that in the last 2 or 3 weeks we got 2 new artificial reefs within 15 miles of here?
 

I have not dove either of them, yet.



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Posted 02 August 2016 - 08:56 AM

Is everyone aware that in the last 2 or 3 weeks we got 2 new artificial reefs within 15 miles of here? I have not dove either of them, yet.

Yep - was lucky enough to be in town for the one just outside Lake Worth Inlet, Ana Cecelia if memory serves. The Lady Luck out of Pompano looks a lot more fun (I know she is about twice as long as the Lake Worth Inlet wreck) is on my "Git 'er Dun" list when I am in town for the HH. Maybe a splinter topic discussing arrangements for a dive day on Lady Luck (maybe 27 August before the HH) is in order?


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Posted 03 August 2016 - 07:36 AM

Ok South Florida peeps.  The Arizona HH has 11 participants, and I know there are more SFL SDers.  We can't let those landlocked landlubbers show us up!  Put August 27th on your calendar and join us at Deck 84.


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