Colorado River Walkers
Prior to the start of the official meeting, members celebrated three big events with champagne provided by Linda D.:
a. the start of a new year, 2023;
b. the completion by Debra G. of a walk in all 254 counties in Texas. Whew!
c. the birthday this month of Larry J., a long time CRW member.
President, Carol O. called the meeting to order at 3:10 pm at Central Market upstairs dining area. There were 12 members present.
MINUTES: The 12/11/2022 meeting minutes were previously sent by e-mail and not read. The minutes were approved as sent.
TREASURER’S REPORT: Sam H. e-mailed a report of a total of $3,000.05 in the checking account at this time.
YRE REPORT: DECEMBER
Austin Historical – 1w
Lady Bird Lake – 2w
Fairview Park – 0w
Georgetown – 2w
Belton – 2w
Brushy Creek – 1w/0 bike
Pflugerville – 0w
Round Rock – 0w
Salado – 1w
Total = 9w x $3 = $27
If you walk any of CRW’s YREs and find any route changes that need to be made, please let Carol O. know.
1. The Olympiad/IML events in San Antonio are fast approaching. In conjunction with these events, two groups will be coming to Austin to walk a CRW YRE:
a. Saturday, February 18, a group from Germany and France will walk the Capitol route. Helen H., AVA Southwest Regional Director, will lead the group with assistance from Linda D., Debra G., and Nelli A.
b. Walking Adventures International will be in Austin on Saturday, February 26, as part of their Heart of the South Tour. They will walk the Capitol route. Deb P. will assist with registration
Many volunteers are needed for various tasks for the Olympiad/IML. Call AVA or sign up on line, if you would like to help. As in past years, CRW has volunteered to staff the checkpoint at Mission Espada.
1. The next CRW sponsored walk will be March 4, 2023, at Roy G. Guerrero Colorado River Metro Park. The walk routes are being developed by Carol O. with assistance from Stephanie K.
2. A notification was not received from AVA thanking CRW for their donation of $250.00 to the Big Give as in past years. Stephanie will investigate.
3. The next TVA meeting will be held in Boerne 2/3-5/2023. A YRE or event walk will be featured each of the three days. A new TVA president will be elected as David R. is not running for another term.
UPCOMING EVENTS: For info, please see the AVA and CRW websites.
The Meeting adjourned at 4:03 pm
Mary Z., Secretary