Posted by Brian Reed
THE 2012 DETROIT APBA GOLD CUP RACE JULY 13-15, 2012-----------------------------------------------------------------DETROIT RIVER REGATTA ASSOCIATION Regatta Review #161 (4/23/12)
*** THE DYC FUNDRAISER IS THIS FRIDAY! One last reminder to join us at the DYC Auction, this Friday evening! It is sure to be a great event, with top-notch auction items, entertainment and strolling supper as well as Master of Ceremonies Frank Beckmann.
From the DYC: "A talented culinary staff is headed by Executive Chef Ken Dixon along with an outstanding team that includes Executive Sous Chef Craig Deck and Banquet Chef Michael Lange." "Chef Ken's commitment to utilizing fresh ingredients, showcasing local, sustainable products has proven to keep him ahead of the trends in exceeding guest expectations. The creative menus and commitment to quality have distinguished Detroit Yacht Club over its' long history of epicurean excellence since 1868." Tickets to the fundraiser, which is open to the public, can be purchased by calling (313) 824-2788 or (313) 824-2887. While tickets will be available at the door, we encourage you to RSVP as early as possible. For more information see the flyer on our home page.
*** RACE-SITE CLEAN UP CREW - THIS SATURDAY Our next race-site cleanup day is April 28th, this Saturday. We need your help in cleaning up the Dodge pit area and more! We are looking for any volunteers that are interested in donating a few hours to help prep the race event areas. Please bring any garden tools that you can for the day. Lunch will be provided at 1pm for all helpers. If interested please call the office at 586-774-0980 to let us know,this way we will be able to order the correct amount of food and drinks for the lunch. Need: Lawn/weed/whatever Clean Up Crew Location: Under the Pit Tower (enter thru Roostertail restaurant or park behind the pit tower fence line)Time: From 9am to 1pm with Lunch at 1pm (water, drinks, lunch and snacks will be provided)
*** VINTAGE RACE BOATS AT THE 2012 GOLD CUP EVENT The 2012 event will host on-the-water action by Vintage and Historic race boats. Members of the Vintage and Historic category are invited to submit a request to attend - open to all V&H classes. Send an email to Tom Bertolini for more information.
*** THANK YOU! "I would like to thank everyone who voted for me for H1 Unlimited's Vic Nelawake Unlimited Spirit Award". "I came in second place but it was indeed a great honor to be nominated and see the support from so many people." - Carole Swain Simons
*** SOME SAD NEWS With a heavy heart, we share the news that John Sedrowski, a DRRA Volunteer and lifetime supporter of our sport in so many ways,passed away Sunday morning from complications following a surgery he had last week. John has been around "forever" and has two sons that are also very active in hydroplane racing. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers.
- Brian Reed - DRRA Volunteer-- Detroit River Regatta Association- Mail: DRRA - 17640 E. Nine Mile Road - Eastpointe MI - 48021- Phone: 586.774.0980- Web:http://www.gold-cup.com-