Paddles Available for Purchase

Artistically Decorated Canoe Paddles for Sale: $125.00

Supporting Friends of the Rivers Education Programs


Friends of the Rivers 2019 fundraising effort, Paddles Aweigh was a huge success.  More than 150 canoe paddles were sponsored and auctioned.

There is a limited number of paddles still available for purchase. If you are interested in purchasing  an artistically decorated canoe paddle, please email: or phone Irene Walters at: 260-341-4586.


View the video that Kathy Minnich created about the paddle she created for Sweetwater!




Paddles will  be available for pick up, December 2019. (All paddles are on display throughout the fort Wayne area until the end of 2019.)

Paddle displays may be seen at:


·         Allen County Public Library

·         First Presbyterian Church

·         Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Community Center

·         Sweetwater

·         Visit Fort Wayne

Artist: Teri Marquart
Artist: Special Olympics
Artist: Paint the Town Graphics
Artist: Pam Holocher
Artist: Levon Vojtkofsky
Artist: Keister Family
Artist: Julie Wall - SOLD!
Artist: Hannah Haines
Artist: Grace Harman
Artist: Grace Harman
Artist: George Morrison
Artist: Elizabeth Wamsley
Artist: Catherine Blyth
Artist: Carolyn Christleib & Pam Ramsey
Artist: Carlos Marcanos
Artist: Abeer Saeed
Arist: April Urban & Sharon Reitinger
Arist: Alan Grinsfelder