Membership Meeting – January 6, 2009

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM by President Bill Stine. There were 24 members and guests present.


  • President, Bill Stine acknowledged the presence of two guests, Doc and Terri who saw our notice in The Patriot-News and decided to check us out. Doc is a large animal veterinarian who took a job here locally three years ago. They moved here from Montana.
  • Bill also announced that the holiday party hosted by he and Sandy was a smashing success. 48 K‘nG members attended and had a great kick off to the holiday season. Our next gathering will be a social dinner at the Warwick Hotel in Hummelstown on Wednesday, 1/21/09.
  • Dave LeRoy reported that the first trip of the season to Craftsbury, VT, went very well. The weather cooperated, the skiing was great, the food was great and much fun was had sitting on the floor in the hall of the lodge sharing stories and laughing.
  • The next trip is Port Leyden, NY, run by Tim Musser, January 9 – 12 to ski in the Tug Hill area.
  • Dave LeRoy reported that the audit of financial records for last year is almost complete.
  • Tanya Richter reported that the speaker for the next meeting, Tuesday 2/3/09 will be Dr. Matt Silvis who practices sports medicine at Hershey Medical Center. He has worked in the field of wilderness medicine in Alaska and Wyoming. He will discuss injuries and exposure that skiers experience. Tanya says he is very enthusiastic and is looking forward to giving this presentation. K’n G members should not miss this program.
  • Articles for the next issue of The Easy Glider should be sent to Pete Oswald. Pete will advise the membership of the deadline to submit articles.
  • Peggy Hampton will be sending information soon to the participants of the Pulaski I trip.

PROGRAM: Fred Richter did his usual superb job of presenting a program of his and Tanya’s park ranger experience at Crater Lake, Oregon and also their backpack trip following the path of the miners up the Chilkoot Trail and Golden Stairs during the Klondike Gold Rush in Alaska and Canada. The program was quite entertaining.

Respectfully submitted,
David Powell, Acting Secretary