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VOWA Annual Conference and Awards Luncheon
Saturday, October 1,9:30 a.m.- 4 p.m.
DoubleTree Hotel, Charlottesville
You don’t want to miss the Virginia Outdoor Writers Association’s Annual Conference and Awards Luncheon at the DoubleTree in Charlottesville on Saturday, October 1 from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Camaraderie, great speakers, high school and collegiate essay and photography awards showcased, outdoor items raffled, networking opportunities, and excellence in craft awards presentations are among the day’s highlights.
The VOWA fee for the day is $20 and includes a delicious buffet lunch. You must register by September 26 so that the staff at DoubleTree can get an accurate lunch count. Register for the conference with VOWA Treasurer Milan Majarov at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DUES REMINDER: VOWA members are also reminded to make sure your 2022 dues are paid up before October 1. Your $20 membership dues can be sent to the VOWA Treasurer Milan Majarov at 104 Winnipeg Place, Winchester, VA 22603. Dues can also be paid at the annual conference on Oct. 1.
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Board of Directors
Chairman of the Board: Robert Thomas, Richmond Va.
President: Terry Lewis, Gloucester Va.
1st Vice President: Frank Mundy, Broadway, Va.
2nd Vice President: Marie Majarov, Winchester Va.
Secretary: Nancy Sorrells, Greenville Va.
Treasurer: Milan Majarov, Winchester Va.
Member-at-Large: Lynda Richardson, DGIF, Richmond Va.
Member-at-Large: Dan Genest, Midlothian Va.
Member-at-Large: Linda Mundy, Broadway, Va.
Member-at-Large: Jennifer Hensley, Grottoes Va.
Member-at-Large: Amanda Creasey, Chester, Va.
Member-at-Large: Patricia Poffenberger, Luray Va.
Member-at-Large: William Funk, Staunton, Va.
Member-at-Large: Ashley Unger, North Chesterfield, Va.
The Board of Directors meets three times a year. An Annual Membership Meeting and Conference is held each spring; other social and educational gatherings are scheduled periodically. The membership enjoys implementing their mission, learning from one another, and sharing experiences in the outdoors.
The VOWA Mission
The Virginia Outdoor Writers Association is a coalition of writers, photographers, and video/film producers who inform through various media on the out-of-doors and its enjoyment. Through this association, we strive to improve ourselves in our craft and increase our knowledge and understanding of the outdoors.
We pledge our support to the conservation of natural resources and to the best precepts governing their consumption and recreational use. Above all, we pledge to maintain the highest ethical standards in the exercise of our craft.
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