August 1st, 2018 Meeting Recap
August 1, 2018 –
Special Announcements: Happy Birthday, Jerry!
Total Attendance: 53
- Three new divers this month! Welcome to MOD!
- Hawaii with the “Holbrooksi’s” – Jack’s Dive Locker, Big Island Divers, Manta Ray Dive, Lots of Snorkeling!
- NY Tech Wreck Diving with Richard Johnson and TC Huang.
- New England Aquarium with Corey Davoll: Amazing aquarium in Boston. Also went humpback whale watching and saw a breach!
- Gilboa: Temps in high 60’s. Thermocline below 20ft platform and dropping!
- Dive Hope – August 4th: Whitestar Quarry. Register here: https://goo.gl/4Gbjui
- MOD BBQ
- Our plans are coming into focus and we’re looking forward to an exciting day of food, water, and YOU!
- We’re looking for volunteers for DSDs (DMT’s Ok!), and setup/tear down. Please send us a message if you can help!
- Still looking for auction item donations of all kinds. Diving & Non-diving items are great!
- Please spread the word. Tell 10 people about the BBQ. You are our word of mouth and promotional support! Please bring more people into our family!
- Shipwrecks and Scuba: November 10th – Special Guest: Jill Heinerth! More Info: https://goo.gl/gDRqXr
- New MOD Website has launched! More features and content coming soon!
- Kroger Community Rewards.
- More than $50 earned last quarter!
- More info and sign up!: https://goo.gl/z3Xetp
- Sign in, scroll to ‘Ohio, Columbus’, click ‘Request Kroger Plus Card’, navigate to page 10, click ‘Enroll’ under Mid Ohio Divers (org #:FP628).
- Shipwrecks and Scuba – we’re donating $100!
- Dive Hope – we’re donating $300!
Disadvantaged Diver Opportunity
- Cari Stahlman presented on a possible disadvantaged diving opportunity.
- Certifying veterans – 3/8 Veterans of Fallujah and Ramadi – Justin Carlisle – will be here at September meeting.
- CSI to provide air and gear.
- Need MOD volunteers – Need 4 Pro numbers minimum.
- 4 day session in Sept/Oct.
- This could be a similar event to the Wounded Warriors event we have done in the past.
- May be possible to do this in tandem with a grant as well for future events.
- More details to come.