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. Until then, please let us know your interest in this trip by leaving a comment on this post.

Continue reading “Compass Point, Grand Cayman club dive trip – 11/12 to 11/19/2022”

*** 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.

*** Please RSVP by leaving a comment on this post with your name and number in your party.  Be sure to click Post Comment. ***

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

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Dial by your location
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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.

The 2022 edition of the Bluegrass Dive Club Kentucky Derby party is looking for a new host this year.  The past several years have been hosted by Alex Fassas at their home; but with scheduled renovations they will be unable to host in 2022.

The Derby party would be on Saturday, May 7th, 2022 from approximately 4:00PM EDT until after the Derby race 12, post time 6:57PM.  Guests will bring appetizers and snacks to share.  Non-alcoholic beverages provided by the club, guests are welcome to bring their own beverages as well.

Host should have television space for viewing the race by the guests.

Please reach out to Alex Fassas, club Webmaster if you would like to host or need more details about hosting via Contact Us | Bluegrass Dive Club, or email to webmaster@bluegrassdiveclub.com, or call at (859) 582-1600.

Don’t ask what this can club do for you, but what can you do for your Club.  If we have No Host, we have No Club Derby party.  

 

Join us via Zoom for our meeting and program.  Meeting is Tuesday, 4/12/2022 via ZOOM only.  Social time starts at 7:00PM, Business meeting and program at 7:30PM EDT.  Bring your own snacks and beverage.

We are hoping to have a program for our meeting on 4/12/2022 from Beth VanPelt, Store Manager of New Horizons/Diventure Dive Center, in Lexington, KY.  She will share what Diventures and our local dive center have going on.  

If our program from New Horizons/Diventure does not materialize our backup program is a professionally produced video of SCUBA Diving the Egypt Red Sea.

We are looking for suggestions for a location to host in-person club meetings in the future.  Host venue would need to be open until 9:00PM.  Beverages and some food would be a plus.  Send suggestions to Kris Harn, club Vice President via our Contact Us | Bluegrass Dive Club, or email to vicepresident@bluegrassdiveclub.com, or call her at (859) 333-6911.

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 on ZOOM.

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

In this months edition:

  • Non-club sponsored sailing / diving trip opportunities
  • Pictures from Club trip to the Phillipines in 2016
  • 2022 Only Revised Dues are $10
  • ILADSFT – How To Avoid Scuba Diving Headaches

Index to previous Undercurrents newsletters.

Next Club meeting will be April 12, 2022.
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.