NEWS
Annual Dinner Banquet
"Dive Destination Theme"
Saturday, February 7, 2015
MWDC Annual Dinner Banquet - "Dive Destination Theme"

Dinner Dance Ticket Ordering Page

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

Saturday Feb 7, 2015
6:30 - 11:30

It's time to buy your tickets for the annual Dinner Dance! This year, we have picked a new theme- Dive Destinations. Wear a t-shirt or other attire from one of your favorite dive trips. 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!! Again, this year we have invited other local Dive Clubs to join us. Last year's banquet was such a success we just figured???why not? 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 8:00pm
at the
Courtyard Marriott on Speen Street in Natick.

Chris Schenker - Diving the Red Sea

The Red Sea is an inlet of the Indian Ocean located in the heart of the Middle East, lying between Africa and Asia. Covering over 169,000 square miles, the Red Sea reaches depths of over 7,200 feet, yet there are extensive areas within diving range which are home to more than 1,000 invertibrate and 200 coral species - making the Red Sea a worthy destination for divers all over the world.

In January, Chris Schenker will cover the logistics of getting to the Red Sea, accommodations while there, and then of course the diving. He will show plenty of topside and underwater pictures, and Chris will talk about what makes the diving in the Red Sea so great and why it deserves more attention from Americans as a dive destination.



Upcoming Speakers and Topics*

Feb 10 Eric Rosenkrantz and Alex Dulavitz CCR and SCR night
Mar 10 Michael Lodise (Backscatter) Getting started with underwater video
Apr 14 Andy Martinez Photographing the Philippines
May 12 Matt Lawrence (NOAA) New projects in Stellwagen Bank
Jun 9 Round table Gear tips and tricks

*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.