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Rockport Yacht Club's Change of Command Dinner on January 22nd, 2018 January-14-2018
Commodore Vice Commodore Rear Commodore Treasurer Secretary Board of Directors 
Rockport Yacht Club's Change of Command Dinner
 
January 22nd, 2018
 
Paradise Key (Cove Harbor)
Arrival 5:30 pm for cocktails (cash bar)
 
Salad/Soup Served 6:30
All entrees include your choice of a garden salad with balsamic vinegar or blue cheese on the side or a cup of tomato bisque soup.
 
Entree Choices
  • Bacon wrapped Tenderloin served with red potatoes and sauteed green beans.  Specify medium or medium rare
  • Chicken Cordon Bleu served with rice pilaf, green beans and Dijon mustard
  • Grilled Red Snapper with Shrimp/Crab buttercream sauce served with rice pilaf and green beans
 Dessert: Key Lime Pie or White Chocolate Bread Pudding
 Iced Tea, Sodas, or Coffee included
 
$35 per person
Cash Bar
 
***RSVP with your Choices of***
Soup or Salad
Entree (Beef, Chicken or Fish) 
and Dessert (Key Lime Pie or Bread Pudding)
Please make your reservation no later than January 19th! 
Email Heather Bywater at:
or call/text Dianne Nielsen at 210-861-0269 
 
We look forward to seeing everyone there to reminisce about 2017 
and see what our new bridge has planned for 2018
Past Commodore 

 

 
Somewhat Annual RYC Chili Cookoff January 12th - 5 PM Happy Hour January-10-2018

Somewhat Annual RYC Chili Cookoff - January 12th - 5 PM Happy Hour

 

 

Chili Judging at 6:00 PM

Dig through your cookbooks, dust off your chef hats and bring your favorite chili in a crockpot.

Blind judging by all the members present!

Fabulous prizes for the top three winners.

Hope to see everyone there!

 
The January 22nd Change of Command Dinner will serve as our regular monthly membership meeting. No meeting on the 11th! January-10-2018

This n That ...

The January 22nd Change of Command Dinner will serve as our regular monthly membership meeting.  No meeting on the 11th!  

Annual Membership Meeting and dinner will be held at the club on February 8th.  Plans are in the works for a fabulous Cajun-themed meal!

If you have photos of club activities during the past year, please email them this week to Terry and Dianne Nielsen at twooldbears@hotmail.com so they can be included in a presentation at the 

Change of Command Dinner.  

 

 
On The Water Activities

Change of Command Dinner 2012

This is a annual event to relieve the previous Bridge Officers and Directors of their command and install new officers. Held on January9 this year, the event was a huge success with70 of our local members in attendance. We had a slide show by Dave Davis highlighting the past year at RYC. Awardswere plentiful with kudos all around. It was a great evening.

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Entertainment Nights 2011

On 2 Saturday Nights Trip Hunt has entertained with a medley of songs and stories that thrilled the crowd. Trip not only had a variety of songs but also played several instruments. What a talented guy!

Super Bowl Sunday! 2011

Just look at the food spread out on the bar and you know these folks had a good time. Lots of food, big screen TV, friends to share, life doesn't get any better than this!

June 2011 Dinner Meeting

The May Dinner Meeting was catered by Stevie Lew's Bar-B-Q. We were joined by several couples from TMCA who had arrived early for the weekend festivities. A general Membership meeting followed dinner. The membership approved Jim Ronay's resignation and the move of Pat Rios to Vice Commodore. The membership also approved the appointment of Jim Paxton to Director of Finance and Planning.

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Awaken the Artist March 2011

Darlene and Tony Taylor kindly offered to conduct an acrylic painting class over two Saturdays beginning March 12th and ending March 19th 2011. The intent of the sessions is to help students focus on the basics of color, design, and composition. Darlene brought 30 years of higher education art teaching background and Tony offered 30 years of architecture professional experience to some 16 students. Darlene started with the fundamentals of the color wheel and a break down of color issues such as warm (aggressive), cool (receding), hue, tint, tone, shade, intensity and value. She had class members paint in primary and secondary colors on a color wheel exercising color schemes including triad, split complementary, complementary, mono-chromatic, analogous achromatic, and diad. She touched on the elements of design including line, shape, form, value, color, space and texture. She offered a guide line of steps to creating a great acrylic painting. Then for three hours we all painted an abstract from a picture we individually brought to class. She provided the brushes, paints, and paintable sheets along with other support materials. She provided detailed instructions a week before the first session regarding what we should do and bring to the first class. Everyone enjoyed the learning, fun and joking about our individual talents or lack there of. It was a great contribution to club members and guests.

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Happy Hour - June 24th

Happy Hour this week featured Race #3 of the Summer Series and a special tribute to Bob and Joann Martin, members since 2003, who have sold their house and are moving to Katy Texas where their daughter lives. We wish them well and hope they will come back to visit.

Halloween Party 10/28/2011

What a great party!† Spooks and characters all around.† And, we had carny games such as ring toss, dart ballons, cake walk and even a fortune teller. The music and decorations by Valarie and company were spot on. And the food by Marsha and her team coundn't have been better. Even if you don't come in costume the club is the place to be on Halloween.

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Texas Mariners Cruising Association (TMCA)

TMCA comes to Rockport for a visit every year. The TMCA members arrive Thursday evening for our regular monthly dinner meeting. RYC hosts a Friday Evening Happy Hour party with burgers and TMCA responds with a shrimp boil on Saturday. RYC hosts a Sunday Brunch before our guests leave. It's a great time to renew old acquaintances and make new friends.

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Game Nights

Feel like trying your luck at cards, cribbage, backgammon or the game of your choice. You bring the game¬† even Monopoly† and we'll play it. Of course there is no betting but what better way to have your Las Vegas fix without taking a trip.

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