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Meeting-Monday, May 9, 6:30 pm, NEW LOCATION-Shawnee Park, between Dunbar and Institute, Shelter 4.  This is our traditional covered dish dinner picnic.  Bring a meal item and your own plate and utensils.  Drinks provided.


News-North American Migration Count-For the 58th year, Handlan Chapter will conduct a spring migration count.  This is our effort to help with the goal of “taking a snapshot” of the local bird populations, both resident and migrating species. For checklists, group locations, and other information call 586-4135 or send message to


(Century Day –1990,Donnally Hollow)


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Our books-Library Committee members Jim Waggy and Marilyn Morton are finalizing arrangements with the South Charleston Library for placement of our core books there.  The members are commended for an excellent solution to our placement dilemma.

Logo and brochure-The team of students from Putnam Career and Vocational Center have finished a design project for us.  A logo (seen on this newsletter) and brochure are being burned on CD’s and the brochure project heads for the printer very soon.  The Handlan brochure committee greatly enjoyed working with these talented young people!

(Pictured: Mark Johnson, Jesse Lewis, Sara Hedrick, and pres. Cindy Ellis)



Happy news-Congratulations to Doren Burrell on his upcoming wedding!

Thanks!-To Bob Ruckle for establishing our orig. website and to Jim Smith for manning our new one.  Looks great!


CALENDAR---May 7-8, Warmup Warbler Weekend.  Sponsored by Jim Waggy, this count offers freedom and flexibility of counting.  925-6379

*Spring Hill Cemetery Walks, 8 am, May 8, May 15, Russ Young 925-5668

*May 9-Handlan picnic

*May 14-Century Day/North American Migration Count

*July 18-Midsummer meeting, home of Bev & Chuck Wright, details later



Handlan Chapter, contact:  Cindy Ellis 586-4135


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