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Annual Dinner Banquet
"Dive Destination Theme"
Saturday March 2, 2019
MWDC Annual Dinner Banquet

Dinner Dance Ticket Ordering Page

The Columbus Club
11 Fountain Street (Jct. of Rt. 135)
Framingham, MA 01702

Saturday March 2, 2019
6:30 - 11:30

It's time to buy your tickets for the annual Dinner Dance! Tickets will be on sale using PayPal, at every meeting through January, or you can order them from Rich Palanzi at (508) 797-7027 or via email. Tickets are priced at only $30!. So get those Dive Logs signed off for diving awards, and choose your pictures or artifacts to enter in the contest! If you missed the Banquet last year, don't make the same mistake twice.

Banquet Photos

Cocktail hour is from 6:30-7:30. Listen to those tunes that remind us of warm days and nights while having a drink and voting. Voting will take place from 6:45-7:30 so be sure to bring your entries early before the voting begins. Diver of the Year will also be awarded. Please bring some kind of raffle item, the raffle seems to have evolved into a fun combination of prizes for all. Any item will do, and it does not have to be dive related. Mark your calendar now so you'll be able to join the limbo contest!! See you there!!

Check out our photos!
Check out our photos!

We?re now regularly adding pictures of club members dive experiences! Check them out here. Want to submit photos you?ve taken? Just send an email to Jeff Wagner.

EVENT CALENDAR
DIVES
Join us for a Date@8 shore dive!
Date @ 8 (Date @ 10 During The Winter!!!)

Join us for a weekly Date @ 8 shore dive. We meet at the Burger King on Rt.128 in Beverly every Saturday morning and head to one of Cape Ann's numerous dive sites for a dive or two. Dive sites are decided on the spot to accomodate the experience and skill levels of those who show up, and everyone is welcome - members and non-members alike.

Click for photos of past shore dives

Please contact the coordinator (listed on the Date @ 8 page linked above) a day or two before Saturday if you'd like to join us, to make sure the group doesn't leave without you if you're running a little late.

Also, please note that during winter months we meet at 10am! See you there!


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Please join us at 7:30pm
at the
Courtyard Marriott on Speen Street in Natick.

Mike Carvalho:
"Antarctica: Lessons from the Bottom of the World"

This presentation covers scuba diving, icebergs, sea birds, whales and penguins. It will close with a discussion of climate change and its impact to the Gulf of Maine.

Michael Carvalho is an environmental lawyer specializing in the federal Clean Water Act, Coastal Zone Management and construction law. Mike has litigated and arbitrated over one hundred of cases in state and federal courts the over the last 25 years. He is also involved in the redevelopment of Brownfield sites throughout the US. In March 2019, Mike served as a Delegate to the United Nations Environment Program for North America at the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4) in Nairobi, Kenya. He is an avid scuba diver, and a PADI Divemaster with over 3,000 dives on 6 Continents, including a 2018 Expedition to Antarctica. He lives with his wife and children (all divers) in Manchester by the Sea, MA.



Upcoming Speakers and Topics*

February Evan Kovacs Marine imaging technologies
March Stephen Bigelow Diving North Carolina
April Vincent Malkoski Hunting regulations for divers
May Ryan King Story of the Eagle 56
June Mark Potter Diving the Maldives
July Susan Copelas Diving Grenada

*All speakers and topics subject to change without notice.

The MetroWest Dive Club (MWDC) is dedicated to promoting fun, safe diving, and introducing and familiarizing members with new dive sites. We are committed to encouraging good relations with our coastal neighbors through courtesy and good diving etiquette, and getting involved with community activities.

The MWDC is not affiliated with any retailer, vendor, or manufacturers. We are a large group of sport divers with a wide range of scuba diving interests. Club members can help direct you to the many training classes locally available.

MetroWest Dive Club meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at the Courtyard Marriott on Speen Street in Natick. Meetings are free and guests are welcome, divers and non-divers alike. MWDC meetings start at 7:30 pm but members often meet socially at the bar from 6:30 to 7:30pm.