A tornado – yes, you read that correctly – destroyed the Vancouver Lake Crew Club equipment and facilities.
I got an e-mail last night from UPS crew alum and assistant coach Mike Willy.
“Today’s tornado ripped 2 boathouses off the foundations and destroyed most of the club’s 50 rowing shells as well as rowing machines, trailers and oars,” he wrote. “The club’s founder, Bill Kalenius, was the head coach at the University of Puget Sound for several years in the 1970s while the team was rowing down on Commencement Bay. … Bill has been battling cancer for years and recently finished chemo and radiation treatment.”
An account has been started for donations at the Bank of Clark County.
Donations should be attention:
Vancouver Lake Crew
8915 NW 21st Ave