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MEETING SCHEDULE

Beginning in 2018 the Doc Fritchey Chapter will hold its general membership (social) meetings on the fourth Tuesday of the months of February, April, June, September and October. The chapter’s business meetings will be conducted on the fourth Tuesday of January, March, May, July, September and November. There will be no meetings in December. Unless otherwise noted, general membership and business meetings will begin at 7:00 PM. All members are welcome to attend the chapter’s business meetings.  

Guests are always welcome at our chapter meetings!

 

MONTHLY MEETING LOCATION

Unless otherwise noted, our current location for monthly membership 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

Next Membership Meeting – Tuesday, August 28 at 5:30 PM

Our chapter meeting this month offers a rare opportunity for members to see firsthand how the Rausch Creek diversion wells function to neutralize acidity in the Stony Creek watershed. Located in State Game Lands #211, the original well was built and put into operation in 1987, with a second well added in 2000 to handle high water events. Weekly maintenance to ensure the wells’ proper performance is conducted year-round by a devoted group of chapter volunteers.

Please consider coming out on Tuesday, August 28 to enjoy a picnic dinner, followed by a drive on the Stony Creek Trail into the well site. We will meet at 5:30 in the parking lot adjacent to the northern gate of the trail, just west of Gold Mine Road. See  https://www.dftu.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Map-to-Div.Well_.pdf for directions. We would appreciate your contacting Russ Collins at 717-580-3958 or russthepres@dftu.org  by August 27 so that we can get a head count.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

2018 CHAPTER MEETING DATES 

January 23 (Business))                                       June 26 (Social)    
February 27 (Social)                                           July 24 (Business)   
March 24 (Annual Banquet)                                August 28 (Social)
March 27 (Business)                                           September 25 (Annual Meeting)
April 24 (Social)                                                  October 23 (Social)
May 22 (Business)                                              November (Business)                                           

WORKDAYS

Mondays at 6:00 PM: Weekly Maintenance on Rausch Creek Diversion Wells

All are welcome to meet in the parking lot at the north gate of the Stony Creek trail off Gold Mine Road to assist with weekly maintenance. For more information and directions to the diversion wells, see the Projects/Diversion Well page and/or contact Dennis Coffman at 717-350-8817 or dcstreamwalker@comcast.net

Please note that the maintenance normally scheduled for Monday, August 27 will take place instead on Tuesday, August 28 in conjunction with our chapter meeting.

 

 

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