A sign that spring and a new boating season is not far away is the annual installation of officers of the LaSalle Yacht Club in Niagara Falls. The event was held Saturday, Jan. 12, at the clubhouse on South 68th Street and included an installation ceremony, dinner and dancing.
Flag officers installed (pictured from left) are Fleet Capt. Michael P. Dallessandro of Grand Island, Rear Commodore Marty Houck of Orchard Park, Rear Commodore Tim Phillips of Grand Island and Commodore Robert Downs of Niagara Falls. Other officers installed for 2013 include Secretary Mike Sheppard, Treasurer Ken Argona and board members Paul Merletti, Sal Moreno, John Petrishin, Tony Rogers, Don Boland and Gene Swanson.
The LaSalle Yacht Club promotes social and boating camaraderie and is open to both boaters and non-boaters. Those interested in membership can contact the club at 716-283-3080.