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Gayne Sears

Time to get our boats maintained and set up for a FABULOUS seson of rowing! We need your help- please RSVP by 2 June.

Pend Oreille Rowing and Paddling Association

We are getting ready for the 2022 rowing season and for all of PORPA events. We hope that the season will not see any major weather or air quality issues, but being in the Inland Northwest, one never can be too picky and leave things to chance. With this in mind we have updated PORPA's Weather and Air Quality Policy to give clear levels to stop sessions or events in case it is required. Please download the latest version at www.porpa.org under Safety. Great Puddles!

Pend Oreille Rowing and Paddling Association

The 2022 PORPA Spring Newsletter is now available and ready to be downloaded under porpa.org ---> About ---> PORPA NEWSLETTERS Big Thank You to Sheila and Sean for the editing and production.

Pend Oreille Rowing and Paddling Association

The PORPA board of directors had their Winter biard meeting to decide on the 2022 budget and the membership fees amongst other topics. The minutes of the meeting are available on the PORPA website under the About Tab (you need to be signed in). Looking forward to a Great Season

Pend Oreille Rowing and Paddling Association

The selection of the person to be recognized with the Warren Foersch Award for 2021 was very easy. All members of the committee chose the same person which made the selection process short. The Warren Foersch Award was introduced in 2019 to honor our now departed friend Warren Foersch in recognition of his spirit of prevailing against all odds with never ending optimism and commitment. The selection process takes into consideration what the member has done for the benefit of our organization, the improvement of the personal technique or performance...

Gayne Sears

Nine POPRA members enyoyed a training row on the calm waters of the Pend Oreille this first Saturday of a spectacular Inland NW September. From bow: Gayne, Stan, Doug (1st time sweep), Okju, Erwin, Curt, Peggy, Val and cox Jace, rowed as fours, sixes and 2K all eight. We even rowed thoruhg some pretty rolling wakes. Not bad for the first big boat outing in two years! PORPA thanks the US Army Corps of Engineers for partnering with us to develop the sandy, shallow, and gradual non-motortized boat launch area...

Pend Oreille Rowing and Paddling Association

PORPA visors are available and for sale for $10.00 If interested send email to [email protected]

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.

GoMotion App

We are proud to announce that our new website is officially live. Pend Oreille Rowing and Paddling Association has partnered with GoMotion to bring our business a brand new look! Check it out and let us know what you think :)