Please plan to join us on Thursday November 3 for the chapter's annual dinner meeting.
We are pleased to be holding our event for the third consecutive year at the Van Curler Room in Elston Hall on the Schenectady County Community College (SCCC) campus, where students of the Culinary Arts program will be preparing a three-course gourmet meal for us.
The 5:30 p.m. social hour kicks off the evening; the meal will be served at 6:15.
Following dinner, we will have a brief business meeting, election of chapter officers for 2017, and our featured speaker.
Nominations for 2017 chapter leadership posts:
Chapter Chair -- Dave Esmond
Vice-Chair -- vacant
Treasurer -- Martha Waldman
Secretary -- Deb Richards
Dr. Charles Boylen, formerly Director and Associate Director of RPI's Darrin Fresh Water Institute, will speak about some major environmental factors affecting the quality of surface waters in the northeastern U.S.
SCCC campus's Van Curler Room (right) in Elston Hall, 78 Washington Avenue, Schenectady, NY 12305. Directions to the meeting location are given
Send your check for $35.00 per person payable to AMC Mohawk Hudson Chapter to Kathleen Helfrich, PO Box 449, Wynantskill, NY 12198 by October 25. With your check, please include your choice of entrée -- Broiled Salmon, or Roasted NY Sirloin, or vegetarian option Rigatoni Pasta with Red Peppers (full menu will appear in the Fall 2016 chapter newsletter on our website the last week of September), and choice of no wine, red wine, or white wine; state if you have any dietary restrictions; and provide either an e-mail address or phone number in case we need to contact you.
NYS Museum geologist Dr. Chuck Ver Straeten will lead us on a geology hike through the Indian Ladder Cliffs and the gorges of the Mine Lot Creek and show us the caves and sinkholes at Thacher State Park. (This hike is rescheduled from 7/14).
This will be an easy to moderate hike--about 2 miles and 2 hours. Meet in the Paint Mine parking lot at 9:45 am for a 10 am start. Register with Kathleen Helfrich, email@example.com.