The USRC is a member of the Illinois Paddling Council. Scott Hays serves as the USRC’s representative on the Illinois Paddling Council Board and serves as their Advocacy Chair.
Oct 20 from 5-9pm
AT THE HISTORIC WARRENVILLE TAVERN
3 S 530 Second Street, Warrenville, Il. 60555
IPC Annual Dinner Presentation: Mr Canoe
MR CANOE – A film directed by James Forni on the incredible story of Ralph Frese – Blacksmith – Canoe Builder – Environmentalist – Entrepreneur – Founder of the Chicagoland Canoe Base – Founder of the 61-year old Des Plaines River Canoe & Kayak Marathon – Historian – Intrepid adventurer – Inspirational Instigator behind countless Canoe Journeys through the heart of the country.
Experience the inside stories from his many canoe disciples, including the epic 3,000 mile history journey from Montreal to New Orleans.
Ralph was a Chicagoan, an American, but above all, he embodied the name he was known as around the world. MR CANOE
For a wonderful article about the film by WTTW/Channel 11, as introduced at the Chicago Maritime Museum, click here https://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2018/01/25/documentary-showcases-renowned-chicago-canoe-builder-ralph-frese