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Date Change for January Meeting

The January flotilla meeting will be held on Thursday, 25 January, rather than the normal fourth Wednesday of the month. The location will be 101 Arabian Drive in Lafayette.

Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall

The Walter Kidde Company has announced a recall of 134 models of their fire extinguishers. The Coast Guard advises everyone who owns a Kidde extinguisher to check it to see if it has been recalled. The recalled models can fail to activate in an emergency. Details on the recall can be found on Safe Boating Resources/Product Recalls section of the web site.

Unit Patches Received

We've received the unit patches authorized at the 25 October flotilla meeting. They will be distributed at the January flotilla meeting.

2018 Flotilla Officers Elected 

At the flotilla meeting on 18 November, Robert Sonnier was elected as Flotilla Commander for 2018, and Thom Brennan elected as Vice Flotilla Commander. Both take office on January 1.

Web Site Updates (last three months) 

  • Winter issue of The Log uploaded (5 January)
  • New "Product Recall" sub-page added to Safe Boating Resources section, with information on Kidde fire extinguisher recall (16 December) 
  • 2018 flotilla elected officers added to What's New page (19 November)
  • Minutes from 25 October meeting added to Flotilla Documents (18 November) 
  • Info on unit patches added to What's New. (17 November)
  • Added holiday party and Change of Watch info to Members Only (2 November)
  • Created section for flotilla awards and certificates, as a part of Flotilla Documents  and uploaded the 2017 Ocean Commotion Exhibitor Award. (26 October)
  • "Flotilla Documents" section moved from "About Flotilla 4-4" to "Members Only" section (26 October)
  • Minutes from 27 September meeting added to Flotilla Documents (25 October) 
  • Fall issue of The Log uploaded (10 October)