Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet: The club's annual meeting celebrated its first 90 years on November 29 at Meadowlark Gardens.  President Jim Tomlin pointed out that Myron Avery wanted to create a "permanent" club. He succeeded! Read about the event, Jim's remarks, and the list of award winners at the  90th Dinner Report.

Remember the PATC in the Giving Season: 
“Giving Tuesday” was the start of a season of charity. Your gift to the PATC will help ensure our ability to maintain trails and promote outdoor opportunities in our region going forward – just as we have been doing since 1927.  Give now

PATC Comments on Proposed SNP Entry Fee Increase: The PATC filed a comment with the National Park Service on its proposal to raise the entry fee for 17 parks, including Shenandoah, to $70.  PATC Comment [pdf] | More Information

PATC President Jim Tomlin was quoted in the Richmond Times-Dispatch on this issue. Members of the public may comment until December 22.  Information on how to comment is here.



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