We had a great meeting to kick off our year at Gerrie Dippe’s house on Sept. 22 (see more photos below). The weather had cooled a little and we all enjoyed her lovely home. Gregg Sapp played a DVD and provided commentary about his trek to Machu Picchu It was an extraordinarily difficult trek, far beyond the traditional inca Trail version. Everyone had a good time and enjoyed networking with other members.
Our chapter is growing which is nice. Two members are traveling to Madagascar soon, and everyone seems to be coming and going and enjoying their travels. Our next meeting will be Feb. 16 at 3 p.m. at a member’s home. Ambassador Harold Norton will speak. The members have always preferred meetings at member’s houses, with specialty food and drink provided. The last meeting for the year will be in early April before it gets too hot.