EDITOR: Lt Elaine Cleary
T he Bilge Pump is the official publication of Hartford Power Squadron, Inc. It is published 7 times per year and mailed to members, associates, national and district officers and area commanders. Material in this publication may be reprinted in whole or in part by any other Squadron of USPS, with proper credit to the Bilge Pump and the Hartford Power Squadron, unless otherwise specified. Articles and opinions are those expressed by the writers and do not necessarily reflect the policy of, nor imply agreement of the Editor, HPS, District 1 or USPS. Any member may submit for consideration ideas and suggestions which he or she feels would be beneficial to the other members and to the Squadron. Mail contributions to Elaine Cleary, 306 Cherry Hill Drive, Newington, CT 06111. You can also reach her by phone at: (860) 561-0669 or by e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org.Copy deadline is the 10th of the month preceding publication.