WHAT IS SOLAR? SOLAR is a non-profit club with 400-plus members dedicated to the intelligent enjoyment of nature and outdoor pursuits.
MEMBERSHIP Membership is only $40 a year per person ($55 per family) and includes discounts to a number of retail outfitters, access to club-owned equipment, a monthly newsletter, and a chance to meet hundreds of other like-minded adventurers drawn together by a common love of pristine lakes, breathtaking vistas, virgin forests, scenic shorelines, and the experiences to be found there.
MEETINGS Our monthly meetings are held the first Tuesday of every month in Southfield at the Colony Hall, 21780 Evergreen (between 8 & 9 Mile Roads) at 7:30 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend.
SOLAR RAY NEWSLETTER The SOLAR RAY is a monthly publication of SOLAR and is available online at www.solaroutdoors.org. To receive a copy in the mail, please contact Mary Price at hmprice@ ameritech.net.
STEERING COMMITTEE President: Lou Szakal Secretary: Heather Hall Activities: Kevin Cotter Education: Mike Banks Historian: Dick Ebenhoe Programs: Karl Overheul Ray Editor: Rebecca Sweeton
Vice President: Moe DeFrance Treasurer: Carol McCririe By-Laws: Cindy Taylor Equipment: Dave DeFrance Membership: Mary Price Public Relations: Pam Szakal Webmaster: Dave Sweeton
PRESIDENTS AT LARGE Mike Banks | Leslie Cordova | Moe DeFrance | Al Fylak Steve Gardner | Bill Halvingis | Cindy Harrison-Felix | Tom Hayes Doug Lanyk | Larry Martin | Joan Hettinger | Tom Oloffo Joan & Bob Westbrook
STEERING COMMITTEE MEETINGS The Steering Committee meets on the last Tuesday of every month at 7:30 pm. These meetings are usually open to the general membership. Anyone who is interested in learning what topics are discussed, the decisions being made or contemplating running for a position on the Steering Committee, is welcome to attend. If you are interested in attending the Steering Committee Meeting, please contact Lou Szakal at email@example.com.
SUBMISSION GUIDELINES Submissions for the SOLAR Ray are due on the Friday two weeks prior to the monthly Steering Committee Meeting (November 17 for December issue). Electronic
documents only. contact Rebecca org.
If you have any questions, please Sweeton at rayeditor@solaroutdoors.
FOR MORE INFORMATION Visit our website at: www.solaroutdoors.org.
SPECIAL THANKS TO THE SOLAR RAY ASSISTANT EDITORS Winnie Chrzanowski, Kathy Drewyore, Sheila Hardy, Schmelzer, Carol, McCririe, and Elizabeth Schwab
33228 W. 12 Mile Road P.O. Box 220 Farmington Hills, MI 48334