Girard’s First-ever Canoe/Kayak Launch

Sponsored by the Friends of the Mahoning River and the City of Girard, and, guided by members of The Mahoning River Paddlers…

 Girard’s historic first-ever canoe/kayak launch was a success!…no rain and calm water…from the city’s Front St. launch site to Youngstown’s B & O Station!

 

(Photos provided by Don Rex)

(L-R) Don Rex (organizer) Dave and Joanne Sura, Chuck Miller, Ed Hahn, Steve Bartell, and Tom Maraffa.

(L-R) Don Rex (FOMR organizer) Dave and Joanne Sura, Chuck Miller, Ed Hahn, Steve Bartell, and Tom Maraffa.

 

Dave and Joanne Sura of Girard paddle under a railroad trestle on their way from Girard to Youngstown

Dave and Joanne Sura of Girard paddle under a railroad trestle on their way from Girard to Youngstown.

 

 

Celebrating a successful launch are (L-R) Chuck Miller, Don Rex, Ed Hahn, Joanne and Dave Sura.

Celebrating a successful launch are (L-R) Chuck Miller, Don Rex, Ed Hahn, Joanne and Dave Sura.

 

The 10 pictures below were provided by fellow paddler Tom Maraffa.

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