This Week at the EYC August 3-12

This week is the culmination of the EYC’s summer season, with the Ephraim Regatta this weekend, and next weekend the Commodore’s Party and annual meeting of the EYC’s members.  Plus, the usual group lessons, private lessons, Flying Scot races, Flying Junior races, Laser races, Optimist races, yoga, Teen activities, open bridge, couples bridge, bridge lessons, bunco, grilling, picnics, beverages and swimming.  You name it, it’s probably happening at the EYC this week:

The EPHRAIM REGATTA WELCOME PARTY begins at 6:00 P.M. TODAY, Friday, August 3, at the Olga Dana Green (the park across the street from the EYC).  Admission (payable at the head of the food line or in advance with your Ephraim Regatta registration) is $10/person, $5 for children under 11.  Adults and children alike are invited.  The EYC will provide pulled pork BBQ sandwiches, side dishes and lemonade; BYO soda and / or adult beverages.  All EYC members, their guests, and non-member regatta participants are invited. Please attend and welcome our regatta competitors!  To see the invitation go here:

The EPHRAIM REGATTA AND FLYING SCOT MIDWEST DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP will be held on Saturday, August 4 and Sunday, August 5.  Racing begins at 11:00 AM on Saturday and 10:00 AM on Sunday.  For more information on the Regatta, see the Notice of Race at  To register online go to

The BRATFEST hosted by the Klein and Claypool families is the evening of Saturday, August 4.  All EYC members and guests are invited, no reservations necessary!  The Bratfest will begin at 6:00 PM. $12 adults, $6 children 11 and under (children 5 and under are free), payable at the door.  Famous grilled brats, grill-roasted sweet corn on the cob, beer and soft drinks, volleyball, music, and great company.  Parents are reminded not to leave children unattended at the Bratfest.  Location: 3282 Gibraltar Road, Fish Creek.   Directions from the EYC:  South on Hwy. 42 to intersection with Maple Grove Road. Left (east) on Maple Grove to intersection with Gibraltar Road. Right on Gibraltar Road to 3282.  Look for the flags on the side of the St. Vincent’s Hospital, Patient Bill Hoag, 835 South Van Buren Street, Green Bay, WI 54301

The THURSDAY TEEN ACTIVITYon August 9 will be volleyball at the Town of Gibraltar volleyball courts on Cty. Hwy. “A”.  Drop off at 6 PM, pick up at 8:00 PM.  Bring a dessert to share.  Soft drinks provided.  Sign up on the poster at the EYC.  For more information see the poster or contact EYC Teen Activities chair Heather Andersen [email protected].

The EYC’s ANNUAL MEETING OF THE MEMBERS will be at the EYC clubhouse at 9:00 AM on Saturday, August 11.  If you are a Family, Single, Senior or Life member, please attend the meeting so that we can have a quorum to elect four new members of the Board of Directors and to conduct other official EYC business.  The Annual Meeting is also one of many opportunities for the EYC’s members to provide feedback and ask questions of the EYC’s Directors and officers.

Help end the EYC’s social season in style! Come to the COMMODORE’S PARTY, Saturday, August 11 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the pavilion by the ballpark at the Sister Bay Sports Complex.  EYC members and guests of all ages are welcome at this EYC fundraiser!  Bring your favorite appetizer; the EYC supplies wine, beer, and soft drinks. Admission is $15 (adults and children age 9 and older) or $8 (age 8 and under). Your personal check is preferred.

Directions: from Hwy. 42 in Sister Bay, take ZZ east to Woodcrest Road. Turn left and park by the ball field, or go in the main entrance and park by the tennis courts.

There are some CHANGES TO THE RACING SCHEDULE as a result of the annual meeting.  The Flying Scot races normally scheduled for the morning of Saturday, August 11 will be held instead on the morning of Sunday, August 12.  The Optimist races normall scheduled for the morning of Sunday, August 12 will not be held.  The last races of the EYC’s 2o12 season will be the Laser and Flying Junior races on the afternoon of Sunday, August 12.

The DEADLINE TO ENROLL IN SESSION F SAILING GROUP SAILING LESSONS is noon on Sunday, August 11.  Session F lessons begin Monday, August 13 and run through Friday, August 17.  This one-week session is a good way to introduce a new sailor to the sport at a lower cost, or to provide additional lesson time to a student who has already taken lessons in 2012.  The EYC has a limited number of instructor staff available during this week, so enroll now before your preferred lesson level and time are full!  For more information, and to enroll, go to