At the March 2007 General Assembly the first annual Achievement Awards were distributed. Following is a list of all the winners. Click here for photos of the highly successful event.
The following members led 50 or more hikes during 2006:
Rich Peck 105 hikes Tom Patterson 80 hikes Rick Kinnaman 64 hikes Ed Wright 55 hikes Rena Elsner 54 hikes Reba Wooden 53 hikes
Pat Lawler won this award for leading more than 20 different hikes.
The following members hiked more than 1,000 miles in 2006:
Tom Patterson 2,304 miles Glee Crowder 2,090 miles Jerry Heidenblut 1,663 miles Ed Wright 1,495 miles Jill McFall 1,458 miles Anna Lee Johnson 1,442 miles Allan Roberts 1,262 miles Rick Maxwell 1,240 miles Kathy Burch 1,199 miles Bobbie Mattasits 1,058 miles David Kincaid 1,053 miles Rita Bymaster 1,037 miles Tom Hollett 1,013 miles
The following members completed the longest scheduled hike in 2006 - an incredible 62 miles. They also set a new Club single day distance record.
Cathy Bridge Frank Bymaster Rita Bymaster Bonnie O'Connor Anthony Povinelli Sukhbir Singh Cindy West
Trail Maintenance Award
There was no winner of this award in 2006 since records were not kept until 2007.
Mary Ann Layman contributed the most photos and articles to the Club web site during 2006.
Junior Hikers Award
Since this was the first year of this award, Awards were given to children or grandchildren of active members who achieved this award in prior years.
Collin Shields 109 miles Gavin Shields 153 miles Ryan Shields 241 miles Jacob Wistendahl 130 miles
Since this was the first year for this award, all active members who have achieved 10,000 miles with the Club in prior years were recognized. No new members achieved this significant milestone during 2006.
Thomas Patterson Jill McFall John Behrmann Mary Lester Majorie Begeman Bill Larrison Robert Begeman Allan Roberts Rick Kinnaman Michele Kestle Thomas Bowers Jim Griffin Tom Hollett Dennis Taft Avis Shipman Ben Shipman Genie Waltz Mary Hodges Charles Hodges Marsha Hutchins Mary Kidwell
Bill and Nell Larrison Pinnacle Award
There was no winner of this award during 2006. However, the first award was bestowed on Bill and Nell Larrison, whom the award is named after, for a lifetime of service to the Club.