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    TrashFest 2006

Saturday, October 7, 2006
New Braunfels, Texas

 

This year TrashFest collected 1,784 lbs of trash plus 8,898 cans/bottles and 80 shoes and sunglasses!  The folks who joined us for the BBQ took home over $11,000 in door prizes, as well. BAD collected 5200 cans. The BAD team consisted of 6 divers 2 ground crew. Rowe Henry was the Captain, Judy Rabren, Rodney (PeeWee) Dwire, Beverly Cutler, Jim Delane, Joe Pechacek,  Ken Ortlon and Ja Van Pruett. BAD had its own  cheering squad - Gloria Pechacek with Baby Moria and Cathy Schexnider. Cathy gave up her position on the team to let Jim Delane dive. Randy was the weight-in chairman. This year Bay Area Divers volunteered to man the food line and served brisket and sausage to the masses of hungry divers that did such a great job of cleaning up the river. It has not been confirmed but BAD may have broke the all time, 30+ year record of cans pulled from the river with over 5000 cans!!! We be BAD!!!

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Just for fun, the council gathers once a year in scenic New Braunfels to clean the crystal clear Comal River after a season of tubers have "lost" literally tons of trash. You can be proud that this is one of the oldest environmental clean up campaigns in the nation --- we taught the rest of 'em how to do it, Texas style!

Why wait? If you would like to brush up on your diving skills, practice diving in the shortest river in Texas, enjoy the underwater view or just need to get wet, New Braunfels just can't be beat. Be sure to wear your Trashfest T-shirt, and it wouldn't hurt if you pass this on to both your diving and non-diving friends.

For information, contact the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce at 800-572-2626
or online at http://www.nbcham.org 

For information on the Comal River visit http://www.exploreuw.com/sc04004.htm 

Schedule of Activities

8:00 - 10:00 AM Registration at Comal County Fairgrounds
10:00 - 10:45 AM Contestants Meeting
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Diving in assigned areas of the Comal River
1:00 - 3:00 PM Diving in any part of the Comal River
3:00 PM All Trash Due at Check-In Site (Prince Solms Park)
5:00 - 8:00 PM Dinner and Awarding of Door Prizes and Super Scooper Prizes
Entry Fee: $15/Person, Team of 8 - $100
 

This is a TEXAS GULF COAST COUNCIL OF DIVE CLUBS event

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