Work Delayed at the Locks

The Army Corps has just extended their construction schedule for this season. Daytime closures at Marseilles and Starved Rock lock will continue through September 10. The locks will be open from Sep 10 to Sep 21, then completely closed through October 5.

Miss Riverbottom 2019

East Peoria Boat Club hosted Miss Riverbottom weekend 2019. SRYC was represented by our contestant, Neil Christopher, and members traveled to the event by car and boat. Several made a vacation out of the trip and stayed in the Peoria area for the entire week.

This year’s winner was Joliet Yachting Club. Congratulations!

Gala 85th Anniversary Dinner

SRYC members turned out in their finest garb to celebrate the club’s 85th Anniversary on May 18, 2019. A catered dinner of filet mignon and crab legs delighted the tastebuds and classy decorations helped make it a very special night. In honor of the 85th, 85 minutes of open bar was included.

Past commodores were honored, and three awards were given.

    • Best Boater: Bruce & Mary Kopecky for their extended trip around North America
    • 1st to RSVP: Todd & Renae Holingsworth
    • Longest Distance: Former Commodore Bob Fulwider for traveling from Florida to attend

Thanks to hosts Patrick and Tammy Feehan for an elegant and memorable event.