2014 TU Mid-South Regional Meeting
Beavers Bend State Park, Okla.
Join fellow anglers and TU volunteer leaders from across the Mid-South for the 2014 regional meeting at Beavers Bend State Park near Broken Bow, Oklahoma on March 1.
Who should attend? Anyone committed to building effective TU chapters and councils.
What will you learn? Opportunities abound to develop your governance skills and practices, discover solutions to your leadership challenges, and increase your understanding of the key trends and coldwater conservation issues impacting the Mid-South region. TU regional meetings are occasions to be inspired — by the work of TU staff, lessons from leaders and conversations with newfound friends.
Thursday, February 27
∙Travel to Beavers Bend State Park.
∙Evening - Optional fishing
Friday, February 28
∙Hosted Fishing, 7:00 am (Hosted by 89ers Chapter)
∙Dinner at 6:00 pm - Pizza and Beverages around the campfire
Saturday, March 1
∙8:00 am - 4:00 pm TU Mid-South Regional Meeting at Beavers Bend Cabin Office Forest Heritage Center and Museum
∙Breakfast - Sponsored by Oklahoma Chapter TU
∙Lunch - Sponsored by the 89er Chapter TU
∙Dinner at 6:00 pm - Abendingo's Grill & Patio, 259 N Stephens Gap Rd., Broken Bow, OK
Sunday, March 2
∙Check out, travel home.
The Mid-South Meeting will be held at the Beavers Bend Cabin Office Forest Heritage Center and Museum.
Bend State Park is located off of highway 259, eight miles North of Broken Bow Oklahoma. From highway 259, turn east on highway 259 A, follow road for 3 (very twisty) miles to Beavers Bend cabin office located within the Forest Heritage Center and Museum.
Beavers Bend State Park features crystal clear Broken Bow Lake, 48 cabins (most with fireplaces), campgrounds, the Forest Heritage Center, Beavers Bend Nature Center, a restaurant and grocery and gift shop. Activities include hiking, biking, marina, boating, water skiing, trout fishing, swim beaches, canoe and paddleboat rental, horseback riding stables, train rides and miniature golf. Local communities provide many attractions to make any Beavers Bend State Park trip memorable. Enjoy discovering southeast Oklahoma amidst the towering timbers and clear waters of one of Oklahoma's most popular state parks.
Reservations: Cabin Reservations & Park information: (580) 494-6300
There are 14 Rooms (in multiple cabin configurations) for Thursday 27 Feb thru Sat 1 Mar (3 nights) - Tell them you're with the 89er Chapter of Trout Unlimited Chapter to get the group rate.
Other hotels/cabins are available in the area. Most are with 10 miles of meeting location:
- Microtel Inn, Broken Bow 1701 S Park Dr, Broken Bow, OK, (866) 460-7456 – 10 miles
- Charles Wesley Motor Lodge Broken Bow, OK, (580) 584-3303 – 9 Miles
- Best Western Broken Bow Hotel & Suites, 1699 S Park Dr, Broken Bow, OK (580)-584-7400 – 10 miles
- Hochatown Country lodge (at park entrance) Rt. 4, Broken Bow, OK (580) 494-6099 – 3 miles
Area Fly Shops (just in case you forgot something)
Beavers Bend Fly Shop – This fly shop is within the state park. Very small but has nearly everything you might need.
Three Rivers Fly Shop – This fly shop is off of highway 259 right across from the park entrance. Very nice shop much larger than the Beaver Bend Shop.
Registration and Cost:
The meeting is $15 and open to all TU members.