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                                        Reminder, our temporary offices are located at 27 E. Home Street, Westerville, Ohio 43081
                                       We are no longer located on Bethel Road.
                                          Everything else remains the same.

COP Board Member Feature


Jeff Sherman

COP's newest member of the board is an avid jogger who participates in many local running events. He also serves as a volunteer for many COP events such as TOSRV and GOBA.

Favorite place to run? Any where outside.

Do you run in all weather? Yes -- except when there is ice and/or snow on the roads.  The colder, the better.

How many miles per week? 30 

How many events do you participate in each year? Five or so. 

What's your go-to meal before a running event? I run on an empty stomach.

Last good book you read? Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari

If you could be any super hero, who would it be? Krypto -- Superman's dog.   :-)

Have you ever baked a cake and if yes, what was the occasion? I only bake meat loaf and turkey.  The occasion(s):  I was hungry!


Jeff is a certified public accountant (inactive status) and admitted to the practice of law in New York and on Ohio, Mr. Sherman has served as a legal counsel for the Ohio Department of Taxation.  .

He is an instructor for all four parts of the Becker CPA Review Course in Columbus, Gainesville, Raleigh, Boca Raton, Houston, and Atlanta.  A yearly presenter at the Ohio Tax Conference, he recently was a guest speaker at the Columbus chapter of the Association of Government Accountants.

You'll probably have a chance to meet Jeff at the next cycling or running event you participate in with us, so be sure to introduce yourself to our newest board member!



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December board meeting will be Monday, December 11th, 7PM at our temporary office.

All are welcome and encouraged to attend!

Please RSVP here



50th ANNIVERSARY!

Saturday, December 17th

Fifty years ago, Red Davis decided to celebrate his December birthday by paddling a river in Southeastern Ohio. Charlie Pace, of TOSRV fame, agreed.  The Flocking to the Hocking was born. This year we will commemorate this long time tradition with a celebration. 

Join us under a heated tent across the river from the Natural Rock Bridge for coffee and donuts 8:00-9:00; then head to the put-in or stay and hang out with your friends. Then we will have lunch ~1:00 -  Soup and chili, followed by cake!  Or - meet at the put-in at 9:30 and paddle to lunch under the tent.   Did I mention the heated tent, food, plenty of parking AND a raft to ferry across to the Rock Bridge Natural Preserve?  Suggested donation $20.

Directions to the party tent: from Columbus  33 South thru Lancaster  Left into Rockbridge at the gomart/Burger King,  At the stop sign, go right.  At the "T" go left.  Cross the river and railroad tracks, then immediate right onto Dupler Rd.   Go 1 mile (historic canal lock on left, festivities on right).

For those meeting us at the put-in, it is where the Clear Creek flows into the Hocking.  There is a sign pointing to the right for Clear Creek Metro Park.  Do not turn right.  Turn left into the field between the river and the highway.

Please Register Here

and then RSVP Mike Wadkowski at 614-746-4700  or  mwadkowski226@gmail.com 

 Let me know if you would like to join us and whether you need a boat or equipment.  Equipment rental $10


Winter Pool Practice



The Winter Pool Practice Sessions give kayakers an opportunity to practice their paddle strokes, bracing and Eskimo rolls.

All Registrations handled at the door by the Event Leader

Cost: $12 for COP Members & $18 for Non-Members (Please bring the exact amount. Credit Cards are not accepted)

Rules:

  • Boats must be spotlessly clean inside and out. This includes vacuuming out all sand.
  • Helmets are required in the pool.
  • No Swimming or other non-boating activities.
  • You may arrive early to unload, pay, and sign the waiver, but no one may enter the water until the designated start time for the session.
Bring your own boat and gear. If you don't have equipment, you can make arrangements in advance to get what you need from http://www.outdoor-pursuits.org/boating.rental.  No formal instruction is provided but folks are usually willing to help. For more information on pool practice or to volunteer, contact John Black by email using jd(dot)black2(at)ymail(dot)com.
Locations:
Groveport Rec Center Westerville Community Center
    7370 Groveport Road      350 N Cleveland Avenue
    Groveport, Ohio 43125   Westerville, Ohio 43082
Time: 10 am to Noon Time: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Dates:
Saturday, December 17, 2017 Sunday, January 14, 2018
Sunday, January 7, 2018 Sunday, January 28, 2018
Sunday, January 21, 2018 Sunday, February 11, 2018
Sunday, February 4, 2018 Sunday, February 25, 2017
Sunday, February 18, 2018 Sunday, March 18, 2018
Sunday, March 4, 2018 Sunday, April 8, 2018
Sunday, March 11, 2018
Sunday, March 25, 2018
Check the Events Calendar for details on these or other events




Upcoming events

01/30/2017 • Varies
12/11/2017 7:00 PM • 27 E. Home Street, Westerville, Ohio 43081
12/15/2017 9:00 AM • OSU Outdoor Adventure Center
12/17/2017 9:00 AM • Logan Area
12/17/2017 10:00 AM • Groveport Rec Center, 7370 Groveport Rd, Groveport, OH 43125
01/07/2018 10:00 AM • Groveport Rec Center, 7370 Groveport Rd, Groveport, OH 43125
01/14/2018 5:30 PM • Westerville Community Center, 350 N Cleveland Ave, Westerville, OH 43082
01/21/2018 10:00 AM • Groveport Rec Center, 7370 Groveport Rd, Groveport, OH 43125
01/28/2018 5:30 PM • Westerville Community Center, 350 N Cleveland Ave, Westerville, OH 43082
02/04/2018 10:00 AM • Groveport Rec Center, 7370 Groveport Rd, Groveport, OH 43125
02/11/2018 5:30 PM • Westerville Community Center, 350 N Cleveland Ave, Westerville, OH 43082
02/18/2018 10:00 AM • Groveport Rec Center, 7370 Groveport Rd, Groveport, OH 43125
02/25/2018 5:30 PM • Westerville Community Center, 350 N Cleveland Ave, Westerville, OH 43082
03/04/2018 10:00 AM • Groveport Rec Center, 7370 Groveport Rd, Groveport, OH 43125
03/11/2018 10:00 AM • Groveport Rec Center, 7370 Groveport Rd, Groveport, OH 43125
03/18/2018 5:30 PM • Westerville Community Center, 350 N Cleveland Ave, Westerville, OH 43082
03/25/2018 10:00 AM • Groveport Rec Center, 7370 Groveport Rd, Groveport, OH 43125
04/08/2018 5:30 PM • Westerville Community Center, 350 N Cleveland Ave, Westerville, OH 43082
06/16/2018 12:00 PM • Event starts and ends in Delaware, Ohio at the Delaware County Fairgrounds, 236 Pennsylvania Ave, Delaware, OH 43015
06/15/2019 12:00 PM • Starts and ends in the same town in Ohio, TBA 11/19/18


  


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