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  • Wendy Bumgardner
    Feb 6, 2014
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      Vote for the Top 10 Walks
      The polls are open!
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      3/1/2014
      City / State: Baltimore, MD
      Event Name: BMoreHealthy Expo
      Event Type: Walk
      Event ID: 98329
      Distance - Trail Ratings: 5 K and 10 K - 1A
      Description: The walk distance includes walking through the exhibits at
      the Expo.
      Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes |
      Restrooms: Yes
      Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
      Start Times: 9 am to 2 pm, finish by 5 pm
      Location: Baltimore Convention Center, BMoreHealthy Expo
      Start Point / Driving Directions: Baltimore Convention Center, 1 W Pratt
      St, Baltimore, MD 21201 at the corner of Pratt and Charles Streets. The
      walk views the downtown areas of Baltimore through the eyes of a walker!
      It goes through the Inner Harbor and waterfront areas. It will pass the
      unique town houses that comprise Fells Point and Federal Hill. It will
      look at the Oriole stadium and some of the downtown museums and
      commemorative monuments.
      Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
      Comments: Dogs are welcome to participate in the walk but are not
      allowed in the convention center. They must be leashed and cleaned up
      after according to city ordinance.
      Host Club: Baltimore Walking Club
      Contact: Susan Kenyon (410) 870-6616
      Website: www.baltimorewalkingclub.com
      E-Mail Contact: suethewalker@...

      2014 Atlantic Region Conference
      Three Walks and One Swim
      (also available – Eight Year-Round Walks in Lancaster County)
      DATE: Friday, March 14 – Sunday, March 16, 2014
      SPONSOR: Keystone State Volkssport Association
      START LOCATION: lower level of Lancaster Host Resort, 2300 Lincoln
      Highway East, Lancaster, PA 17201. Registration is on Friday, 9 am - 5
      pm; Saturday, 8 am - 2 pm; Sunday, 8 am to 1 pm. IVV books must be
      stamped by Sunday, 4 pm.
      Walk #1: AVA Event # AT14/96224 5K & 10K Trails, Rated 1A
      Shop ‘Till You Drop Walk – This is the featured walk on Friday, March
      14. This walk starts from the resort and features the two extremes of
      Lancaster County. The first part of the walk is in the commercial,
      tourist oriented Lancaster County, and passes the Rockvale Square
      Outlets and the Tanger Outlets. The second part is along rural roads
      bordered by Amish and “English” farms and homesteads.
      Special Programs: Honoring Our Flag, S.N.O.B
      Walk # 2: AVA Event # AT14/96178 6K & 10K Trails, Rated 1A
      Strasburg Walk – This is the featured walk on Saturday, March 15. After
      registering, you must drive 5 miles to the start at the Strasburg Rail
      Road in Ronks. This walk will pass the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
      and visit the village of Strasburg.
      Special Programs: Fraternal Organizations, Grist Mills, Honoring Our
      Flag, Main Street, National Register of Historic Places, S.N.O.B., Water
      Towers
      Walk # 3: AVA Event # AT14/96390 5K & 10K Trails, Rated 1B
      East Lampeter Walk – This is the featured walk on Sunday, March 16.
      After registering, you must drive 1 mile to the East Lampeter Township
      Community Park. The walk goes on paved trails in East Lampeter Township
      Community Park, Bentley Ridge Apartments and Condominium Development,
      and in the Amish Farm and House Complex. You will pass Amish farms, the
      Willow Hill Covered Bridge, and the American Music Theater.
      Special Programs: Honoring Our Flag, S.N.O.B., Trekking with the Trees
      300m Swim: AVA Event # AT14/96177
      Consider doing the swim event each day
      The indoor pool is open daily from 7 am – 11 pm. Due to insurance
      reasons, only guests of the Lancaster Host Resort may use the swimming
      pool. Therefore in order to do this swim event, you must be a guest of
      the Lancaster Host Resort.
      Saturday Afternoon Activities
      3:00 pm Workshop #1:: ”AVA: Past, Present and Future” (How can AVA help
      clubs and how clubs can help AVA) by Chuck Blische, AVA Marketing Director.
      4:00 pm Workshop #2:: “The Perfect Event” by Bob & Suzanne Wright,
      President, Loudon Walking & Volkssport Club.
      5:00 pm Atlantic Region Meeting.
      Volunteers are needed. If you want to help at the conference, please
      attach a note and let us know when you are available and which jobs you
      are interested in!
      SANCTIONED BY: This event is sanctioned by the American Volkssport
      Association (AVA), a member of the International Federation of Popular
      Sports. This event counts towards the acquisition of IVV Achievement awards.
      PROCEDURE: AVA policy requires that every participant, fee or non-fee,
      sign the insurance waiver and obtain a numbered start card which is
      stamped at control points along the course. At the Finish, the validated
      card is turned in and IVV books are stamped for official credit, if the
      credit fee has been paid. The trail may be walked a second t me on the
      same day using the same start card at no additional cost.
      ELIGIBILITY: Everyone is welcome to participate. Children 12 and under
      must be accompanied by an adult. Walk at your own pace. Runners are welcome!
      REGISTRATION and FEES: IVV credit is $3.00. IVV credit w/ “A” Award is
      $6.00. There will be no refunds. Preregister using the form enclosed
      with this brochure or on the KSVA web site: www.ksva.net
      CONDITIONS: The event will be held regardless of the weather. There will
      be no littering. Wildlife and plant life are not to be disturbed. Pets
      must be on a leash at all times and are not permitted in any buildings.
      AWARD: The “A” Award for each of the three walks is one of the 1” hat
      pins that are featured on the cover of this brochure. We have 100 of
      each hat pin; there will not be a reorder.
      RESTROOMS: Restrooms are available at the start and at least one other
      location on each 10K trail.
      REFRESHMENTS: Water and hard candy will be available at the start/finish
      and checkpoints.
      DISCLAIMER: The American Volkssport Association or its subsidiary clubs
      are not responsible for theft or loss of personal belongings or
      property. All participants must sign a waiver.
      Directions to the Lancaster Host Resort:
      2300 Lincoln Highway East (Route 30), Lancaster, PA 17602 Phone: (717)
      299-5500. It is located on US 30 just east of Lancaster.
      From I-76; take the Route 222 Exit, follow Route 222 to US 30 and
      follow US 30 East. After passing Dutch Wonderland on the left, Lancaster
      Host Resort will be on the right.
      From I-83 at York: follow US 30 East After passing Dutch Wonderland on
      the left, Lancaster Host Resort will be on the right.
      From Coatesville: follow US 30 West. After passing the Rockvale Square
      Outlets, the Lancaster Host Resort will be on the left.
      Parking: Follow the signs and park on the right side of the hotel where
      there is plenty of parking.
      Join us for the Friday Meet ‘n Greet Buffet at 7:00 pm. Instead of the
      usual finger foods, a buffet will be served which includes salad, Beef
      Bourguignon with noodles, grilled Tilapia with mango chutney and breast
      of chicken Veronique There will also be risole potatoes, carrots, a
      squash medley, rolls and bread, and assorted desserts. Cost is $27.00.
      There will be a cash bar.
      The Saturday night banquet will begin at 6:30 pm and will feature a
      “Pennsylvania Dutch Buffet” consisting of roasted pork and sauerkraut,
      Pennsylvania Dutch style chicken potpie, honey baked ham with raisins,
      salad, freshly baked breads, mashed potatoes, green beans and ham,
      buttered corn, shoo fly pie, Dutch apple pie, chocolate cake, and
      whoopee pies. The guest speaker is Jeff Bach, Director of the Young
      Center for Anabaptist & Pietist Studies at Elizabethtown College. His
      topic is “Wanderers to Pennsylvania”. Cost is $33. A cash bar will be
      open prior to seating.
      In lieu of a registration fee, there will be a silent auction to raise
      funds to support the conference. We encourage every attendee to
      contribute an item and make a bid on the items contributed.
      FOR MORE INFORMATION: Joan Lampart at home phone (215) 529-5686). Email:
      jmlampart@...
      HOTEL RESERVATIONS can be made at the Lancaster Host Resort at the rate
      of $99.00 plus tax. Reservations must be made by Feb 14, 2014. Call
      (717) 299-5500 and ask for “reservations”. Tell them it is for the
      American Volkssport Association block of rooms. There will be a drawing
      for free lodging during the conference for some lucky person, but only
      those registered at the Lancaster Host Resort are eligible.
      2014 Atlantic Region Conference
      Registration

      Name:_____________________________Club:_________________

      Address:________________________________________________

      City:____________________________State:_______Zip:_________

      Phone:_______________Email:______________________________
      Emergency
      Contact:_____________________________Phone:______________

      Conference Package: $80.00 _____________
      The package includes the three walks w/ “A” Awards, the conference
      patch, Friday Meet ‘n Greet Buffet, and Saturday Night Buffet.

      Individual Items:

      Meet ‘n Greet Buffet: $27.00 _____________

      Saturday Night Banquet $33.00 ______________

      Conference Patch: $6.00 ______________

      Walk #1 Credit $3.00_______ Credit w/ “A” Award $6.00 _________

      Walk #2 Credit $3.00_______ Credit w/ “A” Award $6.00 _________

      Walk #3 Credit $3.00_______ Credit w/ “A” Award $6.00 _________

      Swim Credit $3.00 ______________

      Total Enclosed: ______________
      Checks should be made payable to “KSVA”
      Mail registration and check to KSVA, c/o Pat Eby, 19 N. 27th St, Camp
      Hill, PA 17011

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