Virginia TU announces 2014 award recipients

At its fall meeting, the Virginia Council of Trout Unlimited presented awards to a number of chapters and members for their work in advancing TU’s mission in 2014. We’d like to thank the following recipients for their outstanding contributions to coldwater conservation. Co
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Winchester Chapter wins “Best Newsletter” award from TU National

The Winchester Chapter snagged the Bollinger Award for Best Newsletter from Trout Unlimited at its recent national annual meeting in Wisconsin. The monthly newsletter, titled Lateral Lines, is produced by chapter member and treasurer Bill Prokopchak, a retired science teacher and scho
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Southeast Chapter member receives Distinguished Service Award

Bill Wills, a founding member of the Southeast Virginia Chapter of TU in Virginia Beach, was given the national Distinguished Service Award from Trout Unlimited at its 2013 annual meeting in Middleton, Wisc. Born in Yonkers, N.Y., Bill’s earliest days with TU were as a member of the C
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VCTU announces 2013 award winners

The Virginia Council of Trout Unlimited held its annual awards program on September 7 at Graves Mountain Lodge in Syria, Virginia. Several TU chapters and individuals were recognized for their accomplishments in the last year. Award descriptions can be found here. The 2013 award winne
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VCTU accepting nominations for annual awards

It’s time to solicit nominations for the annual VCTU awards and certificates of appreciation. Please send your nominations to Chuck Hoysa, Chuck.hoysa@nulldgif.virgin
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VCTU honors dedicated volunteers

The Shenandoah Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited was recognized as the Chapter of the Year and Marvin Gilbert of the Skyline Chapter was honored as the Conservationist of the Year at the Virginia Council of Trout Unlimited (VCTU) Annual Awards meeting. VCTU Council Chair Graham Simmer
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Tom Benzing inducted as first member of VCTU Order of the Kype Jaw

At the April meeting of the Virginia Council of Trout Unlimited, Tom Benzing (right) of the Shenandoah Valley Chapter was inducted as the first member of VCTU’s Order of the Kype Jaw in recognition of his membership in TU for more than 25 years. Benzing is one of 225 members who’ve re
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