Official Grand River Expedition Cancelled; Neely Brothers Still Hope to Complete Their Quest This Year

Joe Reports . . . 

Every ten years since 1990 an organized expedition to paddle the length of the Grand River has taken place, most recently under the auspices of Middle Grand River Organization of Watersheds.  That organization has announced that the Grand River Expedition planned for the summer of 2020 has been cancelled due to concerns occasioned by the COVID-19 virus pandemic. The expedition has been tentatively rescheduled for the summer of 2021.

My brother and I still hope to complete our quest this year, God willin’ and the creek don’t rise too much more. Tom is still recovering from surgery and I am without a job, but we’ll try our best. God Bless us all.

From left: Joe Neely, Tom Neely, December 2018 view from the Billie V’s bow.


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