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Texas: Neches River Rendezvous set for June 5

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Texas: Neches River Rendezvous set for June 5

Posted on 28 April 2010 by Dan

Get your canoes ready and your life jackets on! The Neches River Rendezvous is Saturday, June 5th at Temple-Inland’s North Boggy Slough. This scenic 10-mile caonoe trip has something for everyone. Whether you’re a bird watcher, or just need a relaxing day out of the house, the Neches river Rendezvous is for you! This nature tourism event is designed to promote outdoor wilderness adventure in East Texas by framing a day of paddling with the panoramic Neches River and surrounding forests. The event is scheduled for an 8:00 a.m. start, with free shuttle service available to and from the river.

Registration is open!

If you know people interested in this nature tourism event who have not yet registerd, please have them contact the Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce with their contact information.

A special thanks to our 2010 Neches River Renezvous Sponsors: Platinum Sponsor – Temple-Inland; Gold Sponsors – Cherokee Industrial Fab., Lufkin Convention and Visitors Bureau, Morgan Insurance Agency, and What-A-Burger,  Silver Sponsors – Ainsworrh Duncan Homes, Best Buy, Buckeye Construction, Duncan-Two,  Ltd., and Haglund Law Firm; Bronze Sponsors – Angelina Excavating, Inc., Brookshire Brothers, Buddy & Ellen Temple, Merrill Lynch, Morris Air Conditioning and Heating, Office Depot, Regional Physical Therapy Center, Ross Motorsports, Security Guaranty & Abstract, and Texas Metal Casting; Other Sponsors – Angelina Beautiful/Clean, Boy Scouts of America, Deep East Texas Amateur Radio Club, Lufkin Coca-Cola, and Polk Oil Company.

For more information on the Neches River Renezvous, visit http://www.lufkintexas.org/ or contact Tony Moline at (936) 634-6644. 

Source: Press Release

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BSA Adventure Base 100 in Houston Texas

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BSA Adventure Base 100 in Houston Texas

Posted on 15 March 2010 by Dan

Take a peak around BSA Adventure Base 100 at its stop in Houston, Texas. Meet Eagle Scout, Jacob Pekarek, who is making a big difference protecting South Texas watershed areas with his ambitious Eagle Scout Project.

If you haven’t checked it out, http://adventurebase100.org takes you around the Adventure Base 100 exhibit and allows you to follow the cross country tour. Its a really great website!

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BSA Adventure Base 100 in San Antonio, Texas

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BSA Adventure Base 100 in San Antonio, Texas

Posted on 12 February 2010 by Dan

BSA Adventure Base 100 is in San Antonio, Texas. Take a peek inside the exhibit and meet Eagle Scout Anthony Trevino. Anthony describes his Eagle Scout project which supports the military men and women being deployed from Lackland Air Force Base, by providing them with a piece of home.

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