Emcee for the evening will again be Cindy Dunn, Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR). Secretary Dunn will also deliver remarks. Music will be provided again by Randy "Windtalker" Motz. Windtalker’s music is described as "Native SoundScapes", a unique blend of traditional and contemporary Native American-style flute.
Jim Foster, chair of the Appalachian Trail Hall of Fame selection committee, said a 6 p.m. reception will precede the dinner, which begins at 7 p.m. The cost of the reception and dinner is $30 for museum members and $40 for others.
Complete information on the Hall of Fame Banquet is available at https://2016athalloffamebanquet.eventbrite.com Tickets may be purchased either at that website, or directly from the Appalachian Trail Museum by sending a check to:
Appalachian Trail Museum
1120 Pine Grove Road
Gardners, PA 17324
The Hall of Fame Banquet will be the kickoff of the Museum’s Hall of Fame Weekend. Questions about the Appalachian Trail Hall of Fame Banquet may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Allenberry has reserved a block of rooms for banquet attendees. For more information on Allenberry and to reserve a room, call 1-800-430-5468 or (717) 258-3211, or go to http://www.allenberry.com/
More than 9,000 visitors experienced the Appalachian Trail Museum during the 2014 season. Larry Luxenberg, president of the Appalachian Trail Museum Society and founder of the museum, said since opening in 2010 the museum has had more than 48,000 visitors from across the United States and at least 20 other countries.