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Pend Oreille Rowing and Paddling Association

PORPA Membership fees can now be paid on-line at www.porpa.org Just click on the Membership Dues picture of the slideshow or click on the MEMBERSHIP AND SCHEDULE REGISTRATION tab in the menu. It is a similar process to the scheduling of sessions. Membership fees are due before the end of May. Members can also send a check with the fees to Pend Oreille Rowing and Paddling association PO Box 842 Priest River, ID 83856 Looking forward to a great season. If you no longer wish to receive these news, contact...

Pend Oreille Rowing and Paddling Association

The minutes of the meeting of the Board of Directors of PORPA has been uploaded to the PORPA.ORG website. to view or download you need to sign in and then go to About Us > Board Meeting Minutes. Great Puddles Erwin If you no longer wish to receive these news, contact secretary@porpa.org

Pend Oreille Rowing and Paddling Association

The 2020 Warren Foersch award was presented during our New Year’s zoom toast meeting. The plaque and individual trophy was given to the persons that were the recipients of the award. Val, Riley and Jace Thompson were the ones chosen by the committee this year. They showed their commitment to the sport of rowing by having the highest number of registrations in our system and showing the most improvement in their rowing abilities, the boys learning to row in singles and also in a double with Val. Riley managed to...

Pend Oreille Rowing and Paddling Association

Join us to toast 2021 in a PORPA Zoom meeting this Tuesday January 5th at 7:00 pm. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7787568217?pwd=T21EbFVzeWo5cGxkaSs3MERvc1lTdz09 Meeting ID: 778 756 8217 Passcode: 2NySb0 Trailer and Arthur Ericsson being looked after by winter-guard and guard-dog.

Pend Oreille Rowing and Paddling Association

Thanks to Sheila for writing this press release which made it to several local newspapers. 2020 posed many challenges for rowing clubs everywhere. Using the USR owing guidelines, PORPA members adapted and continued to row in 2020. New guidelines allowed individuals to row single shells with double shells reserved for multi-member family rowers. Aditionally PORPA adjusted membership fees to better serve member ’s budgets through financial uncertanty . The PORPA board of directors are confindent that the club will continue to adapt in order to continue to support members in...

Pend Oreille Rowing and Paddling Association

As the season is winding down, we did manage to get two outings to Spirit Lake. The first one was just before the snow storm and the second one after the snow cleared and we got some sun. The first one was with Okju on the Star, Erwin on the Maas and Gayne with her newly acquired Peinert 26 (now known as the Kaniksu). We rowed about 7000 mtrs and then stopped for burgers at Meesy's (best in N. idaho according to their sign). The second one came as a...

Pend Oreille Rowing and Paddling Association

PORPA visors are available and for sale for $10.00 If interested send email to secretary@porpa.org

Pend Oreille Rowing and Paddling Association

A local resident offered two Alden shells on loan to PORPA. These two singles are in excellent conditions and are available to be taken out from the Mudhole starting August 9th, 2020. We now have a total of six singles and two doubles available for sessions. Great Puddles!

Pend Oreille Rowing and Paddling Association

At the beginning of this year a committee to review our current by-laws was formed. At the PORPA Annual Membership Assembly on June 7th, 2020, the new by-laws were approved. To download the new by-laws go to https://www.gomotionapp.com/team/idporpa/page/home, sign in, click on View organization website at bottom left or go to https://www.gomotionapp.com/team/idporpa/page/home again, then go to ABOUT and click on by-laws. You can download our current and previous by-laws . If you have issues getting it, please contact Erwin Muller. Stay Healthy!

Pend Oreille Rowing and Paddling Association

The Spring 2020 Newsletter is here. If you want to download it, click here SPRING 2020 Newsletter Thanks to Sheila and Sean for the grea work.