Annual Meeting 2019Annual Members Meeting — Volunteers Celebrated and Constitutional Amendment Approved:  The club held its annual members meeting on November 20.  Both the club and its members were honored for their volunteer work.  The amendment to the club’s constitution was approved.  Report and list of awardees

Jones Mt Cabin in winterHoliday Shopping Special — Free Shipping!  Shipping will be free for PATC merchandise orders at the online store through December 31 that total $60 or more for club members or $75 for non-members. (See terms in the store.) Do your holiday shopping now!

New Chapter: A group of folks in Round Hill, Front Royal, and areas near there are forming a proposed Blue Ridge Chapter.  If you want to join their cause, go to the group’s website or send an e-mail.

New Member Meeting: Meetings for new members are now the first Saturday of the month.  The next New Member Meeting will be held on Saturday, December 7, at 4:30 p.m. at PATC headquarters in Vienna, Virginia.  Please come and join your fellow new members to understand more about the club the the opportunities it offers. Questions:

Meetup logoMeetup Group: The club's Meetup group has been updated to focus on work trips and trail maintenance-related training. This is the place to find a work trip to join. Spend a day in the woods and have the satisfaction of improving the trails.  If you are a PATC work crew leader, list your activity here. For more information, contact the club's social media team



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