We were excited to have Tampa Bay Times reporter Ben Montgomery as our speaker this month. Ben’s book, Grandma Gatewood’s Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail, was published last year. Grandma Gatewood was the first woman to hike the entire Appalachian Trail alone. Ben was given unprecedented access to her diaries, trail journals and correspondence and also interviewed surviving family members and those she met along her hike. We held a longer than normal business meeting to discuss past and upcoming trips. Then Ben shared with us his adventure of writing about Grandma Gatewood. It was interesting to hear about her experiences and some of the material he acquired to write the book. Thanks very much Ben!
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Monthly MeetingStarts: 6:30 pmEnds: October 20, 2021 - 8:30 pmLocation: 9501 U.S. Highway 19 North, Pinellas Park, FL
Our monthly meeting is at Bill Jackson's, located at 9501 U.S. Highway 19 North in Pinellas Park.
Monthly DinnerStarts: 6:30 pmEnds: October 27, 2021 - 8:30 pm
Each month we have dinner at a different restaurant in Pinellas County. Contact Carolyn for details.
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The Adventurous Woman: Playing and Giving Back2013 Meeting 2013 Monthly Dinner 2013 Trip 2014 Trip 2015 Meeting 2015 Monthly Dinner 2015 Trip 2016 Meeting 2016 Monthly Dinner 2016 Monthly Meeting 2017 2017 Monthly Dinner 2017 Monthly Meeting 2017 Trip 2018 Meeting 2018 Monthly Dinner 2018 Monthly Meeting 2019 Monthly Dinner 2019 Monthly Meeting 2019 Trips Baseball Caladesi Island camping fishing Fishing Tournament flood insurance food Fort De Soto Hiking homosassa Hooked on Hope Jeff Klinkenberg Kayaking KOTB Fishing Tournanment ladies fishing tournament Lido Key Neil Taylor Pets Rays scalloping Scallop Scurry scavenger hunt Terry Fortner Volunteer Work Weeki Wachee River