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-Hog's Back Swing Bridge Update-
-Pan Am Games Hardware-

Last weekend the EOD Qualifiers and Masters Regatta was a success thanks to all the volunteers who came down to the club to help!  We had our best volunteer turnout, with many new officials and volunteers trying out new roles. THANK YOU!
In this newsletter there are updates about the bridge closing, the paddle-a-thon, and the medals Rowan and Drew and bringing back from Lima!
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This Thursday, August 1st, from 5 pm to 7 pm, we'll have our annual Paddle-A-Thon. 

The Annual Rideau Canoe Club Paddle-A-Thon will see all club members paddle as many 200 meters sprints on canoes and kayaks as possible on August 1 from 5 PM to 7 PM while raising money for RCC programs. The minimum donation to participate is $20. Registration starts at 4:30 pm.

There will be prizes awarded at the end of the Paddle-A-Thon to the top fundraiser, the athlete that paddles the most 200 meters sprints and the athlete that paddles the fastest 200 meters sprint.  

Download your pledge form and ask your family, friends, co-workers to support your sprint racing!

Bridge Update

Hog's Back Swing Bridge closing to cars Aug. 12

Starting planning your new route now if your car commute is via the Hog’s Back Swing Bridge.

The swing bridge will closed Aug. 12 for about eight months of “critical” repairs, Coun. Riley Brockington said.

For more information read the Ottawa Citizen note...

Pan American Games

Rideau Athletes Claim 3 Medals at Pan Am Games

Hodges wins Silver and Bronze in Men’s Canoe, Hardy-Kavanagh takes Bronze in Women’s Canoe.

Rideau Canoe Club athletes Rowan Hardy-Kavanagh and Drew Hodges had a banner day on the water in Lima, Peru, winning Bronze medals in their C2 and C1 races respectively, at the Pan Am Games. For more information follow this link...
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