Updated Membership Meeting Info During Covid-19 Social Distancing
All General Membership Meetings for 2021 will be conducted via Zoom Meetings, and will be scheduled for February, March, April, and May. They will always be on the second Tuesday of the month.
Each zoom meeting will consist of a quick Club news update followed by an interesting speaker. Keep an eye on the calendar and look for future emails. These emails will contain the information on how members can connect to the Zoom Meeting.
2021 Club Meeting Details:
February 9 2021: Zoom General Membership Meeting.
The meeting will commence at 7:00 with John Gignilliat, author of "Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike: A seven-month log of Port & Starb'ard's adventures, tribulations, and joys hiking from Georgia to Maine" joining us at 7:30. John’s talk will address the question: "What is the one thing that most contributed to the success of our thru-hike?”
Robert Hanna with Blue Ridge Parkway will be speaking at the March meeting. He will discuss the history of the parkway and our section of the trail.
Club Treasurer Bill Beck has volunteered to lead a hike of about 4.5 to 5 miles. If you wish to join Bill's hike, meet at Shelter 3 down by the river at 1:30 PM. He plans to be back from the hike by 3:30 PM, in time for the club's 4:00 short meeting and 4:15 presentation on the park.
As was the case in last year's outdoor meeting, feel free to bring a picnic basket with your own goodies if you want to eat at the park. The club will provide water and snacks for all participants.
Powhatan State Park Address:
4616 Powhatan State Park Rd.Powhatan, VA 23139
How to Join the Zoom Meetings:
SEPTEMBER 14TH GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING AT THE TUCKAHOE LIBRARY
When - September 14 at 6:30 PM. The meeting will begin with a social time from 6:30 to 7:00.
Location - We will meet at the Tuckahoe Library, 1901 Starling Drive in Henrico County (the Science Museum is not yet open for meetings).
Masks are required. No snacks will be provided at this meeting.
Meeting Details – This meeting will begin with some club news followed by our guest speaker for the evening. We have a very interesting speaker. Dr David Kitchen will address the geology of the Appalachian Mountains.
Dr David Kitchen is the Associate Professor and Dean in the School of Professional and Continuing Studies at the University of Richmond, is a volcanologist and geologist with expertise in climate change, earthquakes, and natural disasters. He is the author of Global Climate Change: Turning Knowledge into Action and was recently awarded a NASA education award to help develop a new course in global climate change.