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River Rat 6th Anniversary Party
Hey guys I figured while I was in the party mood, I would schedule our 6th Anniversary Party, for everyone to put on your calendars. As of now we'll have it at our place and hopefully it will be decent enough for a bonfire that night as well. We'll do a potluck as usual, but I plan on cooking up a storm as well, so if you all want to bring something small I think we'll be fine. Once we get closer to the date, I'll provide more detail. If I don't see some of you until then, Happy Holiday's! :)

Sami and Amy's

2692 Jordan Road, Minerva Park 43231 · Columbus, OH


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    What we're about

    Welcome to The Ohio River Rat Society. If you decide to join this meetup, you're not only joining a group, but yet a family of kayakers/rats all with one focus in mind; and that's having fun. From the first paddle you'll feel like you've been with this group for years; as we are the most nonjudgmental group of misfits you'll ever grow to love!

    This is a group for anyone interested in kayaking central Ohio and surrounding areas. The trips will provide opportunities for paddlers of all skills levels to get their "paddle on"; from passive river and lake trips to adventurous whitewater excursions. Please do not let the name deter you as we offer trips for all ages and skill levels as stated. With the exception of a few higher classed rivers, all the rivers we paddle can be enjoyed by even beginner paddlers. If you have a special need just let us know and we'll see what we can do to accommodate your request.

    In addition, we enjoy group gatherings at our homes, around campfires, a local pub or even a popular movie. In other words, we enjoy multiple activities as a "family of rats"

    Bottom line is this. If you are looking to have a summer of fun and excitement on the water, exploring new things and in different areas, be yourself and act like a kid again; then you need to join the River Rats.

    We look forward to seeing you on the river.


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