June 2007

Itís A Guy Thing

Fathersí Day Brings Thoughts Of Honoring, Of Cruising, Of Pirates

Outdoor Dad Of The Year

Do you know a father who created a legacy by teaching the importance of enjoying the great outdoors?

The Arizona State Parks' Outdoor Dad of the Year contest is looking for a dad who has passed on their knowledge, skills, experience and appreciation of the Great Outdoors.

Go to www.azoutdoordad.com to nominate a father for the Arizona State Parks' Outdoor Dad of the Year. Complete a 200-words-or less description explaining why your dad or another special father should be recognized as the Arizona State Parks' Outdoor Dad of the Year.

Grand Prize is a one-week vacation for the whole family aboard a 59-foot houseboat on Lake Mead, courtesy of Forever Resorts; a seven-day ski-boat rental to be used during the houseboat trip, a seven-day Harley-Davidson rental from Chester’s Harley-Davidson, and a $500 gift card from Chester’s Harley-Davidson.

Ten runner-up winners will each receive an Arizona State Parks Premium Annual Pass.  

Nominations must be received by Wednesday, June 13 at 11:59 p.m. The winner will be announced during the Doug & Wolf Show between 5 and 9 a.m. on Sports 620 AM, Friday, June 15.

Dana Wharf Offers Perfect Celebration For Dad

DANA POINT, Calif. – Dana Wharf Sportfishing offers a Father’s  Day
celebration for the whole family, Sunday, June 17, 6:30 – 8:00 pm,  with its
Fathers Day Dinner Cruise that takes passengers from Dana Point  to Laguna
Beach and back as they enjoy a memorable barbecue-style dinner.  

The cruise aboard Dana Pride, features live music, cash bar and a  price of $49.00
for adults and $29.00 for children to age 12. Children aged five and under are free.

To book the Fathers Day Dinner Cruise, log on to www.danawharf.com
<http://www.danawharf.com> , or call (949) 496-5794, ext. 7.

Dana Wharf Sportfishing and Whale Watching is located at 34675 Golden
Lantern in Dana Point, and parking is free.

Pirates On The Salt River!

MESA, Ariz. — Yo Ho Ho and a bottle of water!  Salt River Tubing kicks off its first “Pirates on Salt River” event on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17 at 9 a.m.  Celebrate a unique Father’s Day with a floating picnic on the Salt River and join in the merriment as costumed river employees and pirate warships (shuttle buses) ferry Salt River pirates to and from the river. 

The company will be awarding free tubing passes for the best tuber pirate costumes.  Please visit www.saltrivertubing.com for event details.  Celebrate Father’s Day with a splash and extra sizzle at Salt River Tubing’s first Pirates on Salt River event!
For more information about Salt River Tubing, please visit www.saltrivertubing.com or call (480) 984-3305.   Daily operating hours are 9 a.m.–6:30 p.m.  The cost of tube rental is $14 per person/tube, which includes inner-tube rental, free parking, and shuttle bus service. Children must be eight years or older and at least 4 feet tall for tube rental and shuttle bus service. 

Glass containers are prohibited by law in the Lower Salt River Recreational Area and will be confiscated.  Ice chests and coolers will be inspected for glass containers before tubers board the shuttle buses.
Salt River Tubing is located in northeast Mesa on Power Road, 15 miles north of U.S. Hwy. 60 East in Tonto National Forest or seven miles from the 202 East on Power Road.