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Southeastern Dry Kiln Club - Spring Meeting
« on: May 02, 2017, 08:34:29 AM »

WHEN:           Thursday, June 8 - Friday, June 9, 2017

WHERE:         Technical Session at Holiday Inn Express, 1350 W Atlantic St, Emporia, VA
SEDKC Sponsored Dinner at Carolina BBQ & Chicken, Emporia, VA
Virginia Carolina Forest Products, Lawrenceville, VA
Ontario Hardwoods, Keysville, VA
Planning for the 2017 Spring Meeting is nearly complete. 

Thursday - June 8, 2017
1:00 PM Technical Session

•   Wood-Destroying Beetles - a Boring Subject, by Mike Waldvogel, NC State University, Raleigh, NC.
•   Thermally Treated Wood: Properties and Process, by Dan Mathews, SII Dry Kilns, Lexington, NC
•   Hygroscopic Issues of Installed Hardwood Flooring, by David Paal, Premier Flooring, Gainesville, GA

4:00 Troubleshooting Q & A Roundtable
4:30 Southeastern Dry Kiln Club Business Meeting
6:00 Dinner at the Carolina BBQ & Chicken, 1395 Skippers Rd, Emporia, VA
Sponsored by the Southeastern Dry Kiln Club
Friday - June 9, 2017
Plant Tours

•   Tour #1 - Virginia Carolina Forest Products, Lawrenceville, VA
•   Tour #2 - Ontario Hardwoods, Keysville, VA

Meeting will adjourn from Ontario Hardwoods.

REGISTRATION: To preregister download the registration form (click here).   Cutoff date to register is May 31st.  The registration fee is $30 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 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 let Phil Mitchell (at 919-515-5581 or 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 where we will have dinner is the HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS, 1350 W. Atlantic St., Emporia, VA 23847.  The hotel's phone number is (434) 336-9999.  You must make your own hotel reservations if you plan to attend.  Ask for the SE DRY KILN CLUB rate of $103.00 per room per night plus tax.  The hotel cutoff date to get this special rate is May 20th.   Please make your hotel reservations now so you are not left without a room. 
This message will also be posted on the SEDKC website.


If you signed up last year as an SEDKC member and received the 2016 SEDKC membership directory your name and company details will carry over to the 2017 SEDKC Membership Directory unless you update it or let me know that I need to delete it.  Remember, there is no cost to be an SEDKC member.  Those who have not joined can sign up now for the 2017 SEDKC Membership Directory.  Simply fill out the form and tell us about your lumber drying equipment and capacity.  If you do not dry lumber but have an interest in lumber drying, you can still be a member...if you fill out the form.

To reach the membership form go to
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