Surfers Cruise Alaska

September 10, 2014
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Surfers Cruise Alaska

Barbara VanAlen and Larry Rand conducted another outstanding cruise for Word Game Players, then followed it up with the 25th annual Portland tournament – Surf and Turf.  Here are the intrepid Surfers as they returned from Alaska.   Here’s a poor fellow that missed the boat.   Photos from the VanRand photo gallery, vanrandtravel1.smugmug.com.
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Winners of the 25th Annual Portland, Oregon Tournament

September 2, 2014
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Winners of the 25th Annual Portland, Oregon Tournament

Third division winners Phil Seitzer, Orhan Orgun, Heidi Hugli, and Leesa Bergeron.  Second division Kolton Koehler, Marc Levesque, Gunther Jacobi, Chris Tallman, and Paula Catanese.  Not pictured, Alan Meyer.  First division Conrad Bassett-Bouchard, Noah Walton, Jon Shreve. High loss Noah, Gunther, Heidi.   High win Conrad, Kolton, Phil. Larry Rand won the raffle. Late...
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Party Time in Portland

September 2, 2014
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Party Time in Portland

Even though this was the Turf portion of Surf and Turf, we enjoyed dinner and companionship at the Newport Seafood Grill, a restaurant that is anchored on the Willamette River.     
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We’re One Thousand Strong!

September 2, 2014
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We’re One Thousand Strong!

WGPO has reached a milestone.  Our one-thousandth member joined last month.  Tom Campbell added his name to our roster in preparation for the Portland Labor Day Weekend tournament.  Executive Committee members Larry Rand (left) and Keith Hagel (right) presented Tom (center) with a commemorative certificate and a new OWL .
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Word Cup 2015 – Still working on schedule

August 23, 2014
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Word Cup 2015 – Still working on schedule

Based on feedback, I’ve made minor revisions to the Word Cup 2015 schedule, most notably in the food allocation.  Additional comments are welcome.  You may do so on the WGPO Facebook page.  There’s a link above.  Or you may email me, ruthhamilton@q.com.  I’ll entertain suggestions until September 27.       Firm: To be...
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