Doc Fritchey TU generally holds its membership meetings on the fourth Tuesday of each month, except for one month during the spring (Annual Banquet), some summer months, and December (no meeting).
Our business meeting, which is open to the entire membership, starts at 6:30, followed by the featured program of the month. Members who would like to present something to the board are asked to contact the chapter president before the meeting to schedule time on the agenda.
Guests are always welcome at our chapter meetings!
MONTHLY MEETING PLACE
Our current location for monthly chapter meetings is the Giant Food Community Center, 2300 Linglestown Road (Rt. 39), in Susquehanna Township just north of Harrisburg. This location is 1.7 miles east of Rts. 22/322, on the north side of the road between Crooked Hill Road and Progress Avenue. Our meetings are held in one of the Community Rooms on the second floor, and food service and beverages are available before or after our meetings in the Beer Garden & Eatery on the first floor.
UPCOMING CHAPTER EVENTS
Sunday, October 18 – 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM: State Game Lands #211 Tour
The tour will start at the end of Stony Creek Road 7 miles east of Dauphin Borough in Middle Paxton Township. Follow the road along Stony Creek to the gated entrance to the interior of the game lands, which will be staffed by PA Game Commission personnel. The one-way 17-mile trip will be made along an abandoned railroad bed, and will exit on to Goldmine Road in Lebanon County. Additional Game Commission personnel will be on hand at the tour stops, along with DFTU personnel who will be available at the Rausch Creek diversion well site to answer questions.
Tuesday, October 27: Monthly Chapter Meeting
This month we will have a business meeting and social beginning at 6:30 PM. Brenden Miller, who was sponsored by our chapter this year, will be on hand to tell us about his experiences at the TU Rivers Conservation & Fly Fishing Youth Camp at the Allenberry.
2015 CHAPTER MEETING DATES
January 27 July 28
February 24 August 31
March 24 September 22
April 11 (Annual Banquet) October 27
May 26 November 24
June 23 December (no meeting)
Sundays @1:00 PM: Weekly Maintenance on Rausch Creek Diversion Wells
Meet in the parking lot at the north gate of the Stony Creek trail off Gold Mine Road. For more information and directions to the diversion wells, see the Projects/Diversion Well page and/or contact Steve Long at 717-652-1421.
Saturday, October 31: Streambank Restoration Project on Manada Creek
NOTE: THIS EVENT WAS ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 3, BUT WAS POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER & STREAM CONDITIONS.
We will meet at 8:00 AM on Furnace Road to continue our work started a number of years ago to restore eroded streambanks and improve habitat on the lower reaches of the Delayed Harvest Artificial Lures Only (DHALO) section of Manada Creek. PA Fish & Boat Commission (PFBC) employees will be on hand to supervise and lend a hand with the project, but we need chapter volunteers to sign up to ensure a successful project. Lunch and beverages will be provided, so please contact Dennis Coffman at 717-350-8817 or email@example.com for additional information and to sign up.