The featured speaker at the Aug. 16 meeting will be Kathy Wine, executive director of RiverAction, which sponsors the annual Floatzilla Aug. 18-19.
Floatzilla is described on the RiverAction Website as "the largest paddlesport festival on the the nation's greatest river, the Mississippi! Help us set a new world record for the Largest Flotilla of Man-Powered Crafts and new this year, the Largest Simultaneous Kayak Launch.
"Compete in the water balloon launch and kayak races during Packet Pick-Up on August 18 at Credit Island! There will be food and live music presented by Daytrotter.
"Floatzilla 2017 will be two days packed with music, food, and paddling fun!"