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Listed below you'll find this month's schedule of dives and other activities.
Contact the coordinator listed if you'd like more information on the particular event.
PLEASE NOTE: All certified divers are encouraged to attend San Jose Flipper Dippers' dives. Non-club members will be required to show proof of certification to the dive coordinator prior to entering the water with our group. Please sign up for dives at the General Meeting or contact the coordinator. This is needed in case of cancellation or changes.
What can You do with Your Unused Dive Gear?
Recently a donation of $125 was made to the Wounded Warrior Project in exchange for some used scuba diving equipment. Looking for a way to put your unused dive gear to work? Offer to donate the money to this worthy cause in exchange for the dive gear. It's that simple!
Wounded Warrior Project Website
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2019 Abalone Fishing Closed
The state Fish and Game Commission voted to suspend the harvest of red abalone in 2019, shutting down the last viable abalone fishery in California for at least another year. The shutdown will be revisited at the end of 2019 to decide whether the fishery would be viable for sport hunters in 2020.
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Strange Fish in Weird Places - Calif State University Monterey Bay
An influx of warmer water along the California coast has brought unprecedented sightings of marine organisms found outside their typical habitats and/or ranges. California Undersea Imagery Archive is initiating a crowd-sourcing effort to document the observations of organisms in new and unusual places, including movements north from Mexico into southern California and movements from southern California north of Point Conception. Divers can report observations by submitting an on-line form.
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Want to learn to SCUBA Dive?
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TUESDAY, JANUARY 1
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2
BUSINESS MEETING 7:30 PM Meeting will be held at Teresa Hanson's home (408-966-6433, email@example.com). All members are invited to attend. This is a good time to share your new ideas for dives and entertainment. Refreshments to share are welcome.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 5
NO SCHEDULED DIVE
SATURDAY, JANUARY 12
SECOND SATURDAY SCUBA (S3) -- BREAKWATER
Coordinator: Manuel Mangrobang, 408-813-5139, manuel.a.magrobang.iv @gmail.com. Manuel is planning a dive. Meet in the Upper Parking at Breakwater. Bring 2 tanks and plan on making 2 dives. Please RSVP in case the dive gets cancelled or moved due to weather or surf conditions. Please have your waiver if not submitted already.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16th
GENERAL MEETING 7:30 PM
At the Knights of Columbus Santa Maria Hall, 2211 Shamrock Dr., Campbell. Map/Directions
Come Celebrate 54 Years of the San Jose Flipper Dippers at our General Meeting
o Social Hour - Bring your tails
o BIG Raffle
o The Door Prize is now $10!
SATURDAY, JANUARY 19
ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET
Viva Los Gatos, 15970 Los Gatos Blvd, Los Gatos, No host bar 5:00 PM, Dinner: 6:00 PM. LAST CALL! Contact Carl Tuttle for dinner tickets 408-829-3660, firstname.lastname@example.org. See front page of Newsletter.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23
ANNUAL PLANNING MEETING
Annual meeting to plan the Club's calendar for the coming year is being hosted by Teresa Hanson, at 6:30 PM. Come share your ideas for dives and other Club events. All new and continuing officers and committee heads should plan to attend. Other members interested in being involved in planning Club dives and activities are encouraged to join us.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 26
NO SCHEDULED DIVE
UPCOMING IN FEBRUARY
06 Business Meeting
09 Second Saturday SCUBA (S3)
16 Panther Beach Clean-Up
20 General Meeting
28 Van Damme Reservations for Labor Day Weekend (Aug. 29)
Come join us at our monthly meetings and dives!
Need more info? Contact: clubinfo @ SJFlipperDippers .com
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