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MBGA Holiday Party and Ultimate Food Championship

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Where: Fort Garry United Church, 800 Point Rd
When: Saturday, December 29, 2012
Time: 5 - 9 PM
What: Annual holiday gathering
Why: To swap gifts, eat some grub and talk cache, of course

Come one come all to our 7th annual potluck holiday gathering where we will have a gift exchange and chat about our favourite topic: caching!

Cacher of the Month - October 2012

G and J

G and J

G and J


I know that I have met G and J on more than one occasion. Or, it could be old age creeping up on me. Snooping around their profile I see that they have one event claimed, so I must be hallucinating. I know for sure that I did see them there and had a quick chat with them. Very lovely people. OK, back to snooping around their profile. (BTW, one of the perks of doing these right ups is that I get to check out everyone's profiles). Here's an interesting stat: Over 99% of their finds are traditional caches. I know you might not think it's interesting, but I would find it hard to hit a 99% milestone in anything! Read on to learn more about October's Cacher of the Month.

Cacher of the Month - September 2012

Sunny Owl and Hubby

Sunny Owl and Hubby

Sunny Owl and Hubby


When I was 8 years old, I became a Brownie as part of the Girl Guides of Canada. More specifically, I was a "Sprite". I had only spent one year with this group, but I remember our two leaders: Brown Owl and Tawny Owl. When I saw the name of this caching team, I thought "Sunny 'Owl'"... I wonder if she is any relation to those two ladies long ago. And sure enough, she was! Both the Girl Guides of Canada and Scouts Canada have embraced geocaching. Several units around the country have placed caches so they learn more about exploring, nature and conservation, and let other cachers learn about their groups. I love it when leaders and coaches also fully embrace geocaching and spread the word. Read on to learn more about September's Cachers of the Month: Sunny Owl and Hubby

October Hiding Contest



Hello Manitoba!

This is a quick announcement to inform you that October (and November) will be the Month of Ammo Can Hides! Otherwise known as M.A.C.H. 1


Rule #1: The hide must be an Ammo Can. Rule #2: If the cache container is bigger than an Ammo Can, we may be awarding extra points. (Just put the ammo can on the inside!) Rule #3: The hide may NOT be a micro Ammo Can.

Cacher of the Month - July 2012

torossi

torossi

torossi


Team Torossi has been on my Cacher of the Month radar for some time now, slowly climbing up to the top of my spreadsheet. I was pleased as punch to see the article "The Fastest Growing Outdoor Sport in the World" that featured them in the "Jewish Post and News" this year. It is well written, fun and very informative. It's fitting that Torossi found out about geocaching via the media and was then featured in an article. Perhaps, a few years from now the Cacher of the Month will have started caching because they read this article. Read on to meet July's Cacher of the Month ...

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