Sioux City Journal article on 2015 Iowa Convention

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The Sioux City Journal has an article in its March 14, 2016, talking about the Highpointers Convention in 2015 at Hawkeye Point. The article begins, “For the first time in years, a national convention came to Osceola County…”

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Highpointers Convention August 12-13, 2016 at Red Lodge, Montana

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The 30th annual Highpointers Convention will be held August 12-13, 2016 at Red Lodge, Montana. John Mitchler will be hosting. Here’s a summary.
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2016 Highpointers Calendar at Merc


The 2016 Highpointers Calendar is available at the Merc.
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Congratulations Frank Sutman on Winning Facebook Photo Contest


Congratulations Frank Sutman for winning the Highpointer Facebook photo competition. BTW this was one of the first projects of Fallon Rowe who is working on increasing the club’s social media presence.

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“American Highpoints” Film Fundraising Campaign on Indiegogo

Own a DVD of the first feature film about Highpointing!

At the Iowa Konvention, we had a chance to see a draft of the film American Highpoints and it looks like producers Gary, Kathleen and
Mackenzie Scurka are off to a great start.

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2015 Frank Ashley Award Winners

2015 Frank Ashley Awards to non-club members for service to highpoints were handed out at the 2015 Highpointers Convention. Award winners this year are:
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Frank Ashley Award

The Frank Ashley Award goes to members for significant work in the year prior (it is different from the Vin Hoeman and Jack Longacre awards which reflect cumulative work).
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KTIV Television Coverage of Highpointers Convention

KTIV News 4 Sioux City IA: News, Weather and Sports
KTIV in Souix City has a nice piece on the Highpointers Convention focusing in particular on the father daughter visit of Gary and Eleanor Szelc.
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Club Shout Out on Welcometoamerica.us


Thanks Roger Johnson from welcomtoamerica.us for the shout out about the club in a story on climbing Whitney. Roger is
weeking to earn a “Best Trippy Award” for the video.
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