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2017 SORBA MTB Fall Social & Board of Directors Meeting

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Wilkes County Agricultural Center

416 Executive Drive

Wilkesboro, NC 28697

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Join fellow Board members, Executive Board members, chapter members and staff for the 2017 Fall SORBA Board of Directors meeting to decide policy and learn best practices. Plenty of great mountain bike riding, food, networking and beer!




Special thanks to the Northwest NC MTB Alliance for hosting this meeting!

“Bring on the Berms! Wilkesbermo is a bonafide destination for great riding. For nearly 20 years, the local mountain biking community in Wilkes has been advocating for and building great trails. In total, there are over 50 miles of mountain bike trails in Wilkesboro, including an IMBA Epic at W. Kerr Scott Dam & Reservoir.”

Lodging

Host hotel – Holiday Inn Express, 1700 Winkler St, Wilkesboro, NC 28697 336-838-1800

Hampton Inn, 1300 Collegiate Dr, Wilkesboro, NC 28697 336-383-5000

*Deadline to reserve a room at the special rate of $105 + tax ends Oct 18th. When reserving a room, mention SORBA to receive the special rate.

Camping -

The Town of Wilkesboro has generously allowed us to use the WFD Campground for Friday and Saturday night camping, including sites with electric hookups. This campground has showers. The campground is close to the meeting location, socials, and Cub Creek Trails. Note: Kerr Scott Reservoir does not have camping available due to renovations.

WFD Campground Info

Rate: $20 per night (cash or check only)

Address: 700 Snyder Street, Wilkesboro, NC 28697

Registration: on-site at office between 7am and 5pm on Friday and Saturday. If you will be arriving after 5pm on Friday, you can pay in the morning.

Gate Code: Very Important! If you plan on camping, please indicate this on your meeting registration form, or email info@rideNWNCtrails.com to get a gate code. The gate for the campground will be closed even when the office is open.


Meeting location

Wilkes County Agricultural Center, 416 Executive Dr, Wilkesboro, NC 28697

Fees

Each chapter (the president or proxy) and executive board member receives ONE free registration for the meeting. Additional guests (spouses, chapter leadership, members) are $25.

Schedule

Friday, Nov 10

2:00p Guided ride at Kerr Scott Reservoir, Warrior Creek – meet at Warrior Creek main entrance – Map - 7659 NC-268, Boomer, NC 28606

6p – 9p Social – Appetizers and Beer provided (dinner on your own)

Location – Holiday Inn Express, 1700 Winkler St, Wilkesboro, NC

Registration also available

Saturday, Nov 11

SORBA Board of Directors Meeting & Workshops

Location – Wilkes County Agricultural Center, 416 Executive Dr, Wilkesboro, NC

8:00 Coffee reception / Registration

8:30 Welcome – City of Wilkesboro (Ken Noland) Chamber (Linda Cheek)

housekeeping – Jack Brown, Terry Palmeri

9:00 Army Corps, Kevin Heape, Operations Project Manager, W Kerr Scott Dam & Reservoir

9:15 USFS, Deb Caffin

9:45 NC Trail Reps

10:15 Break

10:30 Meeting will be called to order

Overview of day’s schedule and introductions of Board, staff and Special guests – Tom Sauret and Brian Hann

  1. 2. Chapter Roll Call, Annabeth Purcell
  2. 3. Approval of March Minutes
  3. 4. Induction of new chapter – Tom Sauret
  4. 5. Election of SORBA Executive Board Secretary
  5. 6. Treasurer Report – 990 & SOS forms – Angela Allen
  6. 7. State of IMBA-SORBA partnership – Tom Sauret, David Wiens
  7. 8. New business?

11:45 Group Photo

12:00p Lunch/State Collaborations

1:00 Breakout Sessions

  • CiviCRM – can be your new best friend
  • North Carolina Advocacy & Access

2:00 Wrap up

2:30 Group rides – Cub Creek Trails – adjacent to meeting location

6p – 9p Social – Dooley’s Grill & Tavern, 102 E Main St, Wilkesboro, NC 28697

Sunday, Nov 12

10:00a Guided ride at Kerr Scott, Dark Mountain & OVT, meet at Dark Mountain Park - Map

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Wilkes County Agricultural Center

416 Executive Drive

Wilkesboro, NC 28697

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