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
Tuesday, May 24 – Monthly Chapter Meeting
Our meeting will begin at 6:30 PM, and following a brief business session a program (to be announced) will be presented to the membership. Please check back here later to find out what will be presented.
Saturday, June 11 – Home Waters Disabled Veterans Fishing Day
This annual event will once again be held at Ed and Nichole O’Gorman’s property on Clarks Creek north of the town of Dauphin. Volunteers are needed to instruct the vets how to use a fly rod and serve as guides on the stream. Contact RoseAnn Viozzi at firstname.lastname@example.org or 717-566-7920 for more info and to sign up.
2016 CHAPTER MEETING DATES
January 26 July (TBA)
February 23 August (TBA)
March 22 September 27
April 9 (Annual Banquet) October 25
May 24 November 22
June (TBA) December (no meeting)
Mondays at 6:00 PM: Weekly Maintenance on Rausch Creek Diversion Wells
Beginning April 4, 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, May 7 – Adopt-a-Highway Cleanup on Clarks Valley Road
DFTU will be conducting an Adopt-a-Highway cleanup on Clarks Valley Road in conjunction with the Capital Region Water (CRW) “Consider the Source” event. For complete details and to sign up by May 4 for the CRW activities, click here. Contact Nate Kepp at 717-991-3882 or email@example.com for more info.
Friday, May 13 – PFBC stocking of Manada Creek
Volunteers should plan to meet at 11:00 AM on Furnace Road at the lower end of the Special Regulations section to assist with the PA Fish & Boat Commission’s stocking of Manada Creek. Contact Dennis Coffman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 717-350-8817 for more info.
OTHER CHAPTER EVENTS
Thursday, May 5 – Trout in the Classroom Release at Ned Smith Center, Millersburg
Harrisburg’s Math/Science Academy will be releasing their TIC fry in Wiconisco Creek and learning about the aquatic creatures that the fish depend on for their survival. If you would like to participate in teaching the kids, please contact Cyndi Camp at email@example.com or 717-545-2460 for more info.
Monday, May 9 – Trout in the Classroom Release at O’Gorman’s on Clarks Creek, Dauphin
Commonwealth Connections Academy’s TIC release will take place on Ed & Nichole O’Gorman’s property in Clarks Creek north of the Borough of Dauphin. Contact Cyndi Camp at firstname.lastname@example.org or 717-545-2460 for more info.
Wednesday, May 11 – Trout in the Classroom Release at Ned Smith Center, Millersburg
A third TIC release will take place for the Harrisburg Sci Tech and Harrisburg Catholic Elementary schools at the Ned Smith Center. Contact Cyndi Camp at email@example.com or 717-545-2460 for more info.