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April 16, 2019

Regular Chapter Meeting

At our first regular meeting for 2019, the Ashe County High School JROTC Battalion commander and lead instructor, David Hollis, LTC, USA, Retired and his wife, Melanie, a former Army UH-64 Black- hawk pilot will present our evening program. LTC Hollis and his wife are Appalachian State University graduates and were commissioned out of the universities ROTC program. After retirement, LTC Hollis returned to the Appalachian campus to teach in the Universities ROTC program and two years ago took over the battalion of nearly 100 students at ACHS. Melanie is the coordinator of in-school mentoring for a High Country NFP organization, Western Youth Network, reaching out to insure that young people can thrive regardless of their circumstances.

Apr 15, 19/ Douglas Ehrhardt/ Past Chapter Meetings/

April 21, 2015

Regular Membership Meeting

* John Reeves, a native Ashe Countian and President of the West Jefferson Centennial Celebration committee, will be our speaker and will bring us an update on the information that was shared last June by Phillip McMillan as well as get us caught up on events that are already underway in our 100th year!

* John will also have a video presentation that was prepared by the committee to showcase historical information on West Jefferson and has commentaries by local citizens who have been a part of the first 100 years in our community.

* The presentation will begin at 6:10 PM after attendees have had the opportunity to meet and greet other New River Chapter members as well as place their desired meal order with the Winner's Circle wait staff.

* Following the speaker, the Chapter will hold a regular membership meeting to share information on the status of the chapter and continuing plans for 2015.

- Everyone is encouraged to put April 21st on their calendar, join us for dinner and a period of social camaraderie and BRING A FRIEND!

- The speaker's topic, as well as the video, will surely be of interest to any and all Ashe County residents.

Feb 4, 15/ Anonymous/ Past Chapter Meetings/

April 15, 2014

The New River, An Ashe County Treasure

* COL Knapp, Program Manager for the New River Chapter, welcomed Mr. George Santuci, Executive Director and Ms. Carol Coulter, Director of Operations, National Committee of the New River to our regular meeting to educate our members and guests about the New River...our "namesake.".

* The presentation, intended to help make us better stewards of this Ashe County Treasure, was very educational and enjoyed by all who attended.

* The Board of Directors will meet at 5:30 PM at the Coffee House on the Backstreet. Open/read the BOD and regular meeting minutes under Documents.

Jan 24, 14/ Anonymous/ Past Chapter Meetings/

April 16, 2013

Regular Membership Meeting

* The regular meeting for the New River Chapter included attendance at the Garrison Keillor and his much beloved "Prairie Home Companion" show in Boone, NC on April 16th.

* Chapter members enjoyed a pre-show dinner outing at the Hunan Restaurant in Boone.

* Members attended the dinner and the show, just the dinner, or just the show, but everyone had a great time!

* See you in May.

Mar 22, 13/ Douglas Ehrhardt/ Past Chapter Meetings/