The Trip Leader is: Alex Fassas and can be reached by telephone or text to (859) 582-1600, email to webmaster@bluegrassdiveclub.com or using the Contact Us and selecting Webmaster as your message recipient.
Any questions regarding this trip should be directed to the Trip Leader.

EFFECTIVE August 24, 2022: All restrictions for travel in to the Cayman Islands have been lifted. We look forward to welcoming all visitors back to Cayman–regardless of vaccination status.
Cayman Islands Travel Requirements (VisitCaymanIslands.com)

There may still be room for YOU on this trip.
Trip registration is still open.
Room space is not guaranteed, please verify that we have the requested room available before booking airfare.

Trip details are here: 
Trip page: Compass Point, Grand Cayman club dive trip – 11/12 to 11/19/2022 | Bluegrass Dive Club
Compass Point website:
Home (compasspointdiveresort.com)



Club Meeting Details

Join us for an in person club meeting and program.  Meeting is Tuesday, 8/9/2022.  Social time starts at 7:00PM, Business meeting and program at 7:30PM EDT.  We will also include a ZOOM meeting for those not able to be with us in person.  Meetings are open to members and non-members.

In Person Meeting location details:
Roosters (formerly the Chop House)
2640 Richmond Rd.  [there are 3 Roosters locations in Lexington, this is the former Chop House restaurant location]
Lexington, KY 40509
– We will meet in their back event room.
– There will be snacks provided at the meeting.
– Full food and beverage service is available.
– Come early and have supper.

Program: History of the Bluegrass Dive Club
Our program for the meeting will be a trip down memory lane, guided by Billy Forbess, a founding club member, on the history of our Bluegrass Dive Club.  For those that know Billy, you know that time in his company and stories will be entertaining.  For those that don’t, here is your chance to be a part of an evening to remember.  Celebrating 50+ years of supporting the love of diving with the Bluegrass Dive Club.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88213559721?pwd=cEx2bFd5djEzTzY3ZGs0S3RlR25MUT09

Meeting ID: 882 1355 9721
Passcode: 790610

One tap mobile
+13017158592,,88213559721#,,,,*790610# US 

Dial by your location
+1 301 715 8592 US
Meeting ID: 882 1355 9721
Passcode: 790610

Put it on your calendar.  Hope to see you in person at Roosters or on ZOOM.

Update on the 11/12-19/2022 club trip to Compass Point, Grand Cayman

Club deadline to release unreserved rooms is Friday, August 12, 2022.

You must be fully registered and your $100 per person deposit and membership dues paid by 8/12/2022 to be guaranteed a room.

The club will release any unreserved rooms on 8/12/2022.  The club is contractually bound to pay 100% of any reserved rooms after that date. 

Any trip registrations and deposits received after 8/12/2022 are subject to room availability.

Registered for the trip as of 8/8/2022

Alex Fassas & Kathryn Bowers
Gavin Gerondale & Terri Anderson

Noel Hall 
Randy & Susan Dague  (friends of Noel Hall)
(looking for a 4th or more in a 2 bedroom condo)

Alan Stubbs & Tracey Combs

Those saying they are going but still need to register as of 8/8/2022

John Geddes & Leigh Ann Bowe-Geddes

Bart & Sandra Bertetto  (Bart is probably going to need ankle surgery, timing unsure for trip)

Jump on this trip and let’s go diving!

 

July 2022 edition of the Undercurrents newsletter is published.

In this months edition:

  • Details of our recently announced club dive trip to Compass Point, Grand Cayman, 11/12-19/2022 Compass Point, Grand Cayman club dive trip – 11/12 to 11/19/2022 | Bluegrass Dive Club
  • Recap of our June 14, 2022 in-person club meeting and program presentation by Beth VanPelt, Store Manager for Diventures Diving Center (old New Horizons) in Lexington, KY.
  • Pictures and recap of the Annual Pig Roast hosted by Charlie Denham
  • ILADSFT – SCUBA Hand Signals, The Ultimate Guide

Next Club meeting will be August 9, 2022. In-person & Zoom.
Enjoy this month’s newsletter.
Your club Officers will be considering a return to monthly in-person meetings when we meet next. How about that, having a meeting about meetings!!
Check out the Club upcoming calendar either at the end of the Undercurrents or online at Club Calendar | Bluegrass Dive Club.

The Bluegrass Dive Club return to diving trip and a return to Compass Point on the East End of Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. Trip Registration is OPEN.

Any questions regarding this trip should be directed to the Trip Leader.

The Trip Leader is: Alex Fassas and can be reached telephone or text to (859) 582-1600, email to webmaster@bluegrassdiveclub.com or using the Contact Us and selecting Webmaster as your message recipient.

EFFECTIVE August 24, 2022: All restrictions for travel in to the Cayman Islands have been lifted. We look forward to welcoming all visitors back to Cayman–regardless of vaccination status.
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*** Please RSVP by leaving a comment on this post with your name and number in your party. Be sure to click Post Comment. ***

What:  The Bluegrass Dive Club annual Pig Roast.  2022 Edition.
Extra attraction:  Charlie Denham’s dive equipment yard sale.

When:  Saturday, July 9, 2022 beginning at 4:00PM EDT
NO RAIN DATE.  If weather threatens we will move into the garage.

Where: The home of Charlie Denham
1695 Adios Dr.
Lexington, KY 40511
Spindletop Estates
Google Maps Link:  https://goo.gl/maps/odkhRHU2yRAHRyTK7
The last shindig at the Denham home before Charlie puts the property up for sale.  Charlie is downsizing and staying in the Lexington, KY area.

Who:  Current dues paid club members and their guest.
You may pay your dues at the event.
2022 dues are $10.00; this year only for all membership types.

What To Bring:
– Club is providing The Pig (BBQ from Sonny’s BBQ), sodas and water.
– Please bring a dish to share.  Either an appetizer, side dish, or dessert.  Plan for 12 servings.
– You may bring your own beverage.

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Join us as we return to in person club meetings and program.  Meeting is Tuesday, 6/14/2022.  Social time starts at 7:00PM, Business meeting and program at 7:30PM EDT.  We will also include a ZOOM meeting for those not able to be with us in person.  Meetings are open to members and non-members.

In Person Meeting location details:
Roosters (formerly the Chop House)
2640 Richmond Rd.
Lexington, KY 40509
– We will meet in their back event room.
– There will be snacks provided at the meeting.
– Full food and beverage service is available.
– Come early and have supper.

Program: CONFIRMED
Our program for the meeting will be a presentation by Beth VanPelt, Store Manager of Diventure Dive Center, in Lexington, KY.  She will share what Diventures and our local dive center have going on.  Come feel the excitement for what is planned for the Lexington diver community.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88213559721?pwd=cEx2bFd5djEzTzY3ZGs0S3RlR25MUT09

Meeting ID: 882 1355 9721
Passcode: 790610

One tap mobile
+13017158592,,88213559721#,,,,*790610# US 

Dial by your location
+1 301 715 8592 US
Meeting ID: 882 1355 9721
Passcode: 790610

Put it on your calendar.  Hope to see you in person at Roosters or on ZOOM.

Club Pig Roast, hold the date Saturday, July 9th, 2022.  More info coming soon.

May 2022 edition of the Undercurrents newsletter is published.
BGDC May 2022 Undercurrents newsletter

In this months edition:

  • Return to in-person club meetings & new meeting location
  • June 14th, 2022 club meeting program: What’s New at New Horizons Scuba Diving Center by Beth VanPelt, Manager, New Horizons Scuba Diving Center / Diventures
  • Remembrances of Helen Denham, wife of Charlie Denham
  • ILADSFT – How To Deal With Panic While SCUBA Diving

Index to previous Undercurrents newsletters.

Next Club meeting will be June 14, 2022. In-person & Zoom.
Enjoy this month’s newsletter.
Check out the Club upcoming calendar either at the end of the Undercurrents or online at Club Calendar | Bluegrass Dive Club.

Helen Denham, longtime club member passed from this life peacefully and suddenly, on Monday, 4/18/2022.

Services will be held for Helen Denham on Friday April 22 at Hall-Taylor Funeral home in Shelbyville, Ky Visitation is from 10;00 until 1:45. there will be a brief service at 2:00 and internment will follow in the Pleasureville Cemetery. Friends are asked to make a donation to the Salvation Army in lieu of flowers.