There is too much rain in the forecast Saturday morning, so we’re cancelling the planned ride. However, if we don’t get too many inches of rain, the trail should be useable within a day or two afterwards, so enjoy!!

Time to Renew TTPA Membership

It is that time of year for Membership Renewal. The annual cost for the family membership is $35 and the membership year starts over on Jan 1. (You can renew in Dec for 2020.)

Here are three easy ways to renew:

Renew online through PayPal on the TTPA web site under the How to Join tab.
Renew in person at the annual TTPA party Jan 11 at the Heard Museum in Fairview, Tx. We will have a booth to collect dues.
Print out a membership form (found at Trinitytrailriders.org under the “how to join tab) and mail the form and your payment to:
Sharon Berryman
2 Woodview Ct
Lucas, TX 75002

Your TTPA membership includes:

TTPA Newsletter – Here’s where you get a recap of what’s going on with the trail. Our newsletter arrives in your inbox and lets you know about upcoming events. In addition to the newsletter, we have an active Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/TrinityTrail/) and website (http://www.trinitytrailriders.org/)

Monthly trail rides – a great way to meet new riding buddies and to socialize with longtime friends. It is not required to ride to join in…many members come out to visit or enjoy chuck wagon meals that we often have as part of our rides. In addition to the trail rides, we host clinics and fun events for you and your horse.

CareFlite (www.careflite.org) insurance for your entire household for the year 2020. This benefit is good both on and off the trail in the DFW metroplex. If an accident occurs, call 911 and ask specifically for CareFlite.

Almost every month we have work parties, normally scheduled on a Saturday, where we work on the trail to keep it maintained…anything from weed eating around the rest areas, trimming tree limbs to putting in new culverts across the ditches. Work days are important to maintain the trail in good condition. Work parties are strictly volunteer, but we encourage all members to participate when they can. When we are working on a Grant project at the trail, our volunteer hours are extra important as the hours count as money against the “matching funds” Grants that we have received.

Membership in a non-profit organization that allows you to give back and make the world a better place. Trinity Trail gives you a location where you can relax and enjoy nature – but that doesn’t happen by itself. Your membership strengthens the organization to ensure there will be a trail in the future. We appreciate your support and hope you will become more involved.

Thank you again for your membership support of the TTPA.

We look forward to riding with you on the trails!!

TTPA Annual Dinner Party
Saturday 11 Jan 2020
6 PM to 10 PM
Dinner at 7 PM

Join us Saturday, the 11th of January 2020 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
Science Resource Center
(at the back of the museum property – follow the TTPA signs)
1 Nature Place
McKinney, TX 75069

Cost: $20 per person (adults and teenagers). If you have child(ren) 12 and under attending, we can accommodate them at $10 per child (paying at the door).

BYOB
Water and ice tea will also be available

Gift Exchange
Bring a gift for the gift exchange, if desired. $20 limit

Silent Auction
Bring something to donate to the auction or just bid on donated items. This is a favorite fundraiser

Renew Membership
We will have a table to renew TTPA memberships. If you are interested in getting more active in TTPA this is a great time to start. We are always looking for new members to play an active role.

Meal will be served buffet style and is being catered by Truly Delicious Cakes and Catering (Carol Barrett & Cheryl Reeves). Dinner menu is:

Brisket and Sauce
Marinated Chicken Breast Strips
Green Beans
Garlic Roasted and Buttered New Potatoes
Garden Salad with Ranch and Italian Dressings Available
Rolls and Butter
Black Forest Chocolate Fudge Cake

Please pay in advance for the dinner at http://www.trinitytrailriders.org/2019-2020-annual-dinner/. You do not need to have a PayPal account to pay, but can use your credit card.

Please include a head count in the PayPal Comments and/or contact PR Head Chris Churchill at 214-263-6904 to let us know a head-count (even if not purchasing tickets online).

Hope to see you at the dinner!

Gallery Snippets
Horse watering hole Charlie visiting with friends Heading out Lunch time East Fork Ribbon Ceremony Charlie Gaines on Spirit
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