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Meetings and Events of the NFH.

Fall Convention Still Scheduled For September 25th and 26th, 2020

At the spring meeting held August 2 in Albion, it was decided that the convention should still be held in North Platte.  This decision was unanimously voted on by the attending members at the meeting.  The convention is still contingent upon the approval of our event plan by the West Central District Health Department.

Please keep checking the facebook page and website for the most current information on the convention.  Also, keep in mind, as these crazy times seem to change day-by-day, current events of the day could cause the convention to be cancelled up to the day of.

Looking For Committee Members

A great way to get involved and help our cause is to serve on a committee. The Nebraska Fur Harvesters Association is going to put together some committees to help get more things done faster and we need your help!

Being a committee member isn’t hard. All you have to do is be a current member and have a desire to help make us a better organization.

At the fall meeting (Bassett, NE) this year we are going to assemble some committees to break down tasks to get done instead of trying to cover all of our activities in 2 one hour meetings a year.

Committees will meet whenever and wherever needed. Most committee business can be accomplished over the phone or email, conference calls or group emails.

If you are interested please let us know. We need your help and we need more voices!

The following committees will be assembled at the Fall meeting. The chairpersons will be chosen by the board of directors.

EDUCATION – scheduling trapper ed classes, facilities, personnel, resources, food
CONVENTION – vendors, facility, demos, table layout, etc
BANQUET – Spring banquet, location, food, speaker, activities, donations
MEMBERSHIP – adding new members, putting together membership material, sending out membership cards, ordering membership cards (for example, Donna could chair this committee, and the members could assist her)
BYLAWS – Keeping the bylaws current.  Proposing changes
COMMUNICATIONS – website, facebook, youtube, communications with our members on anything of importance, including writing our column in the Trappers Post.
AWARDS – Nebraska trappers hall of fame, any other awards, ordering plaques, trophies, etc.
SCHOLARSHIP – promoting and reviewing and awarding the NFH scholarships

Looking for members to be district directors

The Nebraska Fur Harvesters Association has always had districts, but as of the last 10 years, they have not been active. We are looking for members to serve as directors in the district that you live in.

To be a district director isn’t a difficult task. What it means, is you are the contact point in your area for the Nebraska Fur Harvesters. If there are any activities in your area, you can represent the NFH. You also promote membership in your district.

You can see the district map by clicking here.

If you are interested, and are a member with current dues, please see a Nebraska Fur Harvesters officer, or anyone at the front table during the upcoming convention, or message us on our facebook page.

NFH Logo Contest!

The Nebraska Fur Harvesters Association is looking for a new logo that will better identify the organization. In order to engage our current members, and attract new members, we announce competition to design a new logo.

The new logo should identify the organization and what we are all about.

If you are interested in submitting a logo, send it as an attachment to Jessica Power at powerhouse.trapping@gmail.com.

Submissions must include the full name(s) of the person(s) who designed the logo, name, email address, postal address, and telephone number. One or more submissions per person is acceptable. Each submission must be sent in a separate e-mail.

The prize for the winning entry is “first release” of the new logo on one hoodie, one t-shirt, one hat, one coffee cup, and one decal. In addition to four years free membership to the Nebraska Fur Harvesters Association, with twenty-four issues of the Trapper’s Post, and $ 100.00 cash. This prize remains the same regardless of the size of the team submitting the winning entry.

Contest ends September 21, 2019. There is no fee to enter the contest.

Please see below for the official contest rules and details.

Looking forward to seeing all the submissions!

NFH LOGO CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES CLICK HERE

Seeking 2020 Convention Host

We are looking for bids for the 2020 convention location. 2020 is scheduled to be held in western Nebraska from highway 83 west.

Some of the requirements are….

Vendor building, preferably one or two within close proximity, minimum 12,000 sq feet.

Motels, preferably 2

A variety of places to eat

Camper hook ups on site and shower

The local host person will need to be responsible for being the local contact for the facility, lining up a food vendor for both days on site, auctioneer for the Saturday night auction and a vendor to supply bbq for the Saturday night dinner.

Vendors, demo schedules, T-shirt’s, raffle firearm and Friday night fish fry will be taken care of by the association.

If you are interested in hosting the 2020 convention or have questions please contact Eric Stane, 402-658-8012 or ericnfh@gmail.com.

If no bids are received the association will look for a location in the eastern third of the state.