Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Penn State Extension Gathering September 22, 2017

Formerly known as"Retiree Annual Party", September 22, 2017

    It's time to think about the annual retiree party.  Hope to see you there!  The steak dinner is scheduled for 4:00 pm with the meeting starting at 3:30 p.m.  There will be a light lunch available at noon. Directly after lunch (1pm) the shooting sports will take place.  Paul Craig, Laura Watts, Jim Welshans, Stan Mckee, Chris Houser, Del Voight, Ric Smith, Earle Robbins, Chet Hughes and Bill Henning will be working jointly to organize the event.

   The White Deer hunting camp located in northwestern Huntingdon County will be open at
10:00 a.m. for early arrivals.   We will be the offering an opportunity to participate in some shooting sports just after lunch untill 3:30pm.   A member of the Penn State Wildlife blog will discuss the current work being done with wildilife in the department.  An alternative speaker will be a 4-H representative Ric Smith will be offering a discussion for professional development on the "Youth development Olympic Success".   All are encouraged to participate in the discussion and learning opportunity.
    All active Agriculture and 4-H agents and specialists are invited and encouraged to attend.  (Retirees, please make a special effort to invite active current Agriculture extension workers to attend).  The party will be held at White Deer hunting camp two miles from Mooresville.  The approaches to the camp are:  Route 26 from State College to the Huntingdon side of  Pine Grove Mills mountain, then take Charter Oak Road to Mooresville and turn right on Play House Road, turn left on Eberly Road and then right on White Deer Road.  Approaching from Route 22, take Route 305 from Alexandria to Mooresville and turn left.  Any questions email phcraig8@gmail.com or call .
   We will have a professional development opportunity in the evening for active educators that qualifies for update training.  There will be a "brief" meeting before dinner, come prepared to discuss pertinent issues for the good of the cause.  Bring up names of people who should be attending but are not.  It may be a shortcoming of our mailing list.  It always needs updated regarding additions and deletions.
   Cooks must have your reservation by September 18th, 2017.  Please fill out the form below and mail with your check payable to Paul Craig.  Thank you and see you at White Deer.  (Bring a lawn chair).  
   If you don't want your name on the mailing list for future notices please return the form and check the line to have your name dropped.  It will save us the postage and other costs.  If you receive this notice by U.S. mail but have an email address, please send it to Paul Craig phcraig8@gmail.com (717) 433 0212 .  If you know Extension retirees who do not get this notice, invite them, they are welcome.  We do not send notices to those who never attend. Please email Pau lphcraig8@gmail.com your plans to attend if you cannot get this in the mail and or it is easier for you to do. We can collect the fee when you arrive.


Mail before Sept 18th to:
Paul Craig,458 Harman Rd
Halifax, Pa  17032
______ I will attend the retirees party, September 8, 2017

_____I will not attend the Retirees Annual Party

Steak Dinner - $20.00    Enclosed is $________ for my reservation

I will participate in:  Handgun/rifle range___ Skeet shoot___(bring your gun and shells Corn hole contest__ Chat and Visit___