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Southeastern Dry Kiln Spring Meeting
« on: April 27, 2018, 08:06:32 AM »
First Notice for Spring 2018 Meeting of the Southeastern Dry Kiln Club
SPRING 2018 MEETING                                                                       
WHEN:           Thursday, May 24 - Friday, May 25, 2018
WHERE:         Technical Session at La Quinta Inn & Suites-Hickory, located at
1607 Fairgrove Church Road, Conover, NC  28613
Tour #1 - Select Hardwoods, Millers Creek, NC
Tour #2 - TBA
Tour #3 - Boldesign, Hudson, NC
Planning for the 2018 Spring Meeting is nearly complete. 

Thursday - May 24, 2018
1:00 PM Technical Session
•   Regional Log and Lumber Exports, by Clay Altizer
NC Forest Service, Raleigh, NC.
•   Saving Steam Energy by Better Steam Utilization, by Thomas Monroe,
Monroe Sales Company, Shelby, NC
•   Using and Investing in an In-Line Moisture Meter is Like Having Fire Insurance - Would You Do Without?, by Claus Staalner, Brookhuis-America, Suwanee, GA
4:00 Troubleshooting Q & A Roundtable
 - Bring your problem samples
4:30 Southeastern Dry Kiln Club Business Meeting
5:30 Social - La Quinta Inn & Suites, Conover, NC
6:00 Dinner - Both Social and Dinner sponsored by the Southeastern Dry Kiln Club
Friday - May 25, 2018
Plant Tours
•   Tour #1 - Select Hardwoods, Millers Creek, NC
•   Tour #2 - TBA
•   Tour #3 - Boldesign, Hudson, NC.   Lunch will be served courtesy of Boldesign!
Meeting will adjourn from Tour #3

REGISTRATION:  To preregister download the registration form (click here).   Cutoff date to register is May 18th.  The registration fee is $40 per person.  This includes the meeting space and dinner.   There is no registration fee for spouses (or significant other) of members, or retired and lifetime members.  Please prepay by sending a check payable to the Southeastern Dry Kiln Club and mail it to Phil Mitchell, NC State University, Campus Box 8003, Raleigh, NC  27695-8003.  You can either FAX the completed form to (919-515-6302) or email the form to Phil Mitchell ( to let us know you are coming so that we can plan the dinner. You can still pay (cash or check) at the door, but it makes our job easier if you pay-in-advance. 
HOTEL: The meeting hotel will be the LA QUINTA INN & SUITES,1607 Fairgrove Church Road, Conover, North Carolina.  The hotel's phone number is (828) 465-1100.  You must make your own hotel reservations if you plan to attend.  Ask for the SE DRY KILN CLUB rate of $92.00 per room per night plus tax.  The hotel cutoff date to get this special rate is May 10th.   Please make your hotel reservations now so you are not left without a room. 
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