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Organizer Bi-Annual Dues to Meetup [I hate asking for money but ....] - Good Sunday Afternoon to all my Trailblazers!!! In a month is when the bi-yearly organizer dues need to be paid to the Meetup group or the individual Meetup groups are removed from the main Meetup web page. So I am Lynn Jul 23, 2017 3:26 PM
Part time employment pet walking - Trail Blazers, I have been asked to post a part time employment opportunity for any of you who need extra income and enjoy walking dogs. Here is the information I received from the company. I do not have any affiliation or have been involved wi Lynn Aug 16, 2016 4:31 PM
DOG DIES ONE HOUR AFTER HIKING WITH HIS OWNER .... Water Hemlock - This is a very important message for dog owners because this poisonous plant is all over our forest preserves. So please read and watch your  dogs when walking. It was a routine walk for one Colorado woman and her dog, but it ended in tr Lynn Jul 27, 2016 6:34 PM
Hikes under 5 miles in Illinois - options for a weekend or vacation get away ..... - Found this on Facebook. An option for Trail Blazers who want to hike in a totally new environment different than forest pressures. 11 Incredible Hikes Under 5 Miles Everyone In Il Lynn May 19, 2016 11:17 AM
New information added for each hike - Hi Trail Blazers, I have been asked on several occasions the exact distance of a given hike. I have added the approximate distance in the description of each hike. I thought it would be easier for all Trail Blazers to see the approximate distan Lynn May 6, 2016 9:19 AM
Organizer Dues are due in March for $89.00 every 6 months - Howdy Trail Blazers , I hope all my trail blazers are cross country skiing or snow shoeing between our scheduled hikes. The snow is falling to remind everyone we are still in the middle of winter. Lynn Feb 14, 2016 7:06 PM
REMINDER: There still is time to RSVP to attend the Irish Legend Pub on Sunday - Hi all my Trail Blazers, I would like to extend a personal invitation to all Trail Blazers to come out this Sunday to listen to authentic Irish music on authentic Irish ins Lynn Dec 17, 2015 8:07 PM
Reminder: Winter Season: One Hike per month pending weather conditions - Howdy Trail Blazers, I hope this email finds you warm and dry from the rain this evening. I wanted to take this opportunity to remind all trail blazers that we will be entering the winter hiking schedule after our last hike this month. Lynn Nov 11, 2015 7:55 PM
The September 26th Hike - Why this Hike is different than any hike this group has had?? - Hello once again my busy Trailblazers, As I'm sure many trailblazers reviewing upcoming hikes have seen that the hike scheduled on September 26th is different from all hikes I have ever scheduled for our hiking group. That is because it is not Lynn Jul 1, 2015 5:36 PM
Poll posted regarding scheduling of future hikes - TGIF!  My busy Trailblazers, I would like to invite each of you to take a moment and review and vote on a poll I have just posted. I am attempting to determine the best day and time that would fit the busy schedules of all my trailblazers. I h Lynn Jul 1, 2015 4:57 PM
Puppy up Walk on September 26th at Danada Forest Preserve District Head Quarters - Howdy my Hearty, Energetic Trail Blazers, Hopefully, my third attempt at writing this message will work. As many of you who have attended hikes with me know, I throughly look forward to organizing and hiking with all my trail blazers at the var Lynn May 30, 2015 6:20 PM
Forwarding an Invite for a 20-30 mile one day cancer hike for childhood cancers - Good Friday Morning my Trail Blazer friends, I received this message this morning, and I thought it is only fair to forward this invite to the group. Each of you can decide if you would want to participate in this cancer walk for childhood canc Lynn May 29, 2015 9:50 AM
Fund Raiser Event this fall - September 26th [Saturday] - Hi Freezing Trail Blazers, I thought I would share an adventure I have decided to participate in this fall. One of my passions is hiking that is why this meetup group exists. Another passion of mine is dogs. I have had 4 dogs and presently have Lynn Feb 5, 2015 6:45 PM
An Update on Organizer dues and determination of who is an active participant - Good Afternoon my hearty Trail Blazers, I wanted to clarify the recent changes has placed on all meetup groups. I have updated our page that people interested in our group will see so they can decide if they want to become a trail bl Lynn Jan 22, 2015 1:18 PM
Increase in Organizer dues has just been announced... - Good Afternoon Trail Blazers, I thought I would share this email I received from the administrators regarding an increase in organizer dues. I previously paid $72.00 every 6 months or $144.00 every year. Now not only have they come u Lynn Jan 21, 2015 2:12 PM
Dressing appropriately for winter weather and collection of member donations - Howdy my hearty winter Trail Blazers, I would like to welcome all our new trail blazers who have decided to join us. I would also like to thank all our seasoned trail blazers for staying with us as we trek on the trails all year round. Our grou Lynn Jan 20, 2015 3:53 PM
Happy Holidays!! - Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all our Trail Blazers, Just wanted to wish all my trail blazers a wonderful holiday with your families. I look forward to many hikes in the new year and with three co-organizers hopefully there will b Lynn Dec 25, 2014 11:08 AM
Error in my previous message regarding yearly organizer dues - I apologize to all my Trail Blazers, I typed in $174 for the yearly organizer dues. T he correct yearly organizer dues are $144.00. Sorry I was tired when I went into my emails and found the email; so I immediately se Lynn Dec 16, 2014 10:38 AM
Change in receiving donations/dues because has made changes - This is a duplicate email because some people would like to reply privately, so I made this email so your replies will go directly to me and not to the trail blazer meetup group site for public viewing. I look forwa Lynn Dec 16, 2014 10:10 AM
Membership dues/donations - has made changes - Trail Blazers, I wanted to explain how has decided to change how I can collect meetup dues/donations. As of January, I will no longer be able to ask for donations/dueson our trail blazer meetup page. The meetup wants all dues and donat Lynn Dec 15, 2014 7:58 PM
Thanksgiving - Happy Thanksgiving to all my Trail Blazers!! May all our trail blazers have a wonderful and tasty Thanksgiving celebration with your family and friends today. I am very thankful for each trail blazer who has joined this meet up group and who have taken Lynn Nov 27, 2014 10:07 AM
Autumn has arrived finally [I would prefer a few more weeks of summer]..... - Happy Autumn to all my Trail Blazers, I thought I would take a moment to mention a few things. First: As the cooler temperatures arrive with possibly damp conditions: you may want to consider what you wear when hiking in this form of we Lynn Nov 2, 2014 2:06 PM
We now have 500 trail blazers in out meet up group!! - Good evening Trail Blazers, I just wanted to share a mile stone our meet up group Cook & DuPage County Trail Blazers has reached this evening....500 trail blazers! Now I just hope that I don't have all 500 trail blazers show up for one spec Lynn Sep 27, 2014 8:32 PM
Organizer dues - Good rainy afternoon to all my trail blazers, We had a hot and humid hike today at Herrick Lake but I know everyone definitely got a workout. I always enjoy finding new friends as new members come out on these hikes. I also must say that I thro Lynn Aug 23, 2014 3:39 PM
Hiking Makes you Healthier - Located on Facebook - American Hiking Society 21 mins ·  Lynn Aug 23, 2014 1:54 PM
Organizer dues - Hi Trail Blazers, The next time the organizer dues are September 6 and I am short $20.00 to pay the $72.00 dues. If you have already contributed thank you for helping keeping this group on the meet up site. If you have not donated an amount you Lynn Jul 23, 2014 9:20 AM
Would like to introduce the leadership organizers for the Trail Blazer hiking group. - Howdy my Trail Blazers, I have wonderful news I would like to share with the Trail Blazers. Since we are constantly adding new members, I would like to make sure everyone knows who is on the leadership group. I previously asked via emai Lynn Jul 13, 2014 6:32 PM
Organizer Dues to Keep this Meet up group on this site - Happy Spring to all my Trail Blazers, The organizer dues are paid every 6 months and is $72.00. The next time the dues are required is September 6th. I know that seems a long time away, but with all the sumer activities we all tend to stay busy Lynn May 18, 2014 6:00 PM
Re: [Cook-Dupage-County-Trail-Blaz­ers] Reminder concerning dogs on the forest preserve trails. - Like I stated in my email, I strongly believe that the trail blazers are dog peopl Lynn May 15, 2014 1:13 PM
Re: [Cook-Dupage-County-Trail-Blaz­ers] Reminder concerning dogs on the forest preserve trails. - Hello Trail Blazers, My name is Douglas Chien and work for Friends of the Forest Preserves. We are an independent non-profit and work in Cook County.  We do advocacy, policy, free tours, run a large paid intern program, and generally t Forest P. May 15, 2014 11:04 AM
Re: [Cook-Dupage-County-Trail-Blaz­ers] Reminder concerning dogs on the forest preserve trails. - After reading this note, I better understand why you raised the issue. Bea M May 14, 2014 11:02 PM
Re: [Cook-Dupage-County-Trail-Blaz­ers] Reminder concerning dogs on the forest preserve trails. - Responsible people pick up after their dogs. Most people I know are very cons Bea M May 14, 2014 4:10 PM
Reminder concerning dogs on the forest preserve trails. - Happy Spring Trail Blazers, Just as we thought spring would never return it has arrived!! I hope that many of you will come out of hibernation and join all the trail blazers on upcoming trail hikes. If any one would like to offer suggestions of Lynn May 14, 2014 3:56 PM
Re: [Cook-Dupage-County-Trail-Blaz­ers] Lyman Woods Hike tomorrow. - p { margin: 0; } I will be attending the walk but will be walking from home since I live close by so that should free up one Sandy C. Apr 4, 2014 8:37 AM
Lyman Woods Hike tomorrow. - Hi Trail Blazers, If any one has changes in their plans and will not be able to attend the hike, please update your RSVP since we do have a trail blazer on the waitlist. Thanks, I look forward to seeing everyone tomorrow at the Lyman Woods.  L Lynn Apr 4, 2014 7:47 AM
What are the duties of the Organizer and the Co-Organizer? - Howdy trail blazers, It has been brought to my attention by one of the new co-organizer that she only wanted to organize and lead hikes. So I would like to clarify for all trail blazers the duties of the Organizer and the Co-Organizers. Lynn Mar 24, 2014 6:54 PM
Re: [Cook-Dupage-County-Trail-Blaz­ers] Lyman Woods Trail and Interpretive Center Hike - May I suggest??? There are lots of nearby businesses where you could meet up and park, then car pool to the Lyman Woods lot. Right around the corner from Highland/31st/Butte Carol Mar 22, 2014 11:11 PM
Lyman Woods Trail and Interpretive Center Hike - Hello a third time this afternoon, Those trail blazers who have RSVPed for this hike, please double check your schedule and make sure that you will be able to attend. I have two trail blazers on the waiting list for this hike. Unfortunately, th Lynn Mar 22, 2014 3:19 PM
Great News! We have another volunteer to Co-Organize Hikes - Howdy Trail Blazers, This is a day of great news for our hiking group. I have been approached by two individuals with experience organizing hiking meet up groups. I figure with more people who can offer to lead more hikes the group will have mo Lynn Mar 22, 2014 2:53 PM
Great news!! - Hi there Trail Blazers, I am excited to announce that one of our members, Carrot has offered her expertise as a organizer of a hiking meet up in the past. Carrot will become the co-organizer for our hiking meet up group. Because there will be t Lynn Mar 22, 2014 1:12 PM
Re: [Cook-Dupage-County-Trail-Blaz­ers] Hey trail blazers I have a request…. - I sincerely understand. My daughter has figronilagia. susan Mar 21, 2014 8:49 PM
Hey trail blazers I have a request…. - Good evening Trail Blazers, It has been my pleasure being the organizer of many hikes and I am very grateful for the high level of participation even during the winter. But as I have mentioned to some of you, I have fibromylagia so I am limited Lynn Mar 21, 2014 7:35 PM
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie Hike - Changed Date - Hello Trail Blazers, It was recently bought to my aattention that I accidentally scheduled this hike on Easter Sunday, April 20th. I'm sure many of our trail blazers have family events scheduled for this holiday. So I have moved this hike back Lynn Mar 11, 2014 11:05 AM
Greetings for this New year, 2014!! - Happy New Year to all my fellow trail blazers!! I hope to see all of our trial blazers hiking the trails throughout 2014 together. If you are new to our hiking meet up group over this past year, I would like to extend a welcome and hope to see Lynn Dec 31, 2013 8:45 PM
Holiday Greetings - A loud cheer goes out to all our Trail Blazers, May each of you and all your families have a wonderful holiday filled with happy memories and plenty of new memories to be create Lynn Dec 24, 2013 8:51 PM
Future Hikes added - Good Autumn Trails to all my Hikers, I have gone ahead and added some more hikes so everyone has plenty of time to check their social calendars. Be aware that some of the hikes are on Sundays since some members work on Saturdays. If enough hike Lynn Nov 21, 2013 5:55 PM
Scheduling of Future Meet up Hikes - Good Evening my fellow Trail Blazers, Upon checking our hiking meet up page I noticed someone has added two more hikes for December. One hike scheduled was at Palos/Sag Valley Forest Preserve for Saturday, December Lynn Nov 20, 2013 7:17 PM
The mailing list address for our group, Cook & DuPage County Hikers, has been changed. - The mailing list address for our group, Cook & DuPage County Hikers, has been changed. The new mailing list address is now [address removed]. If you are using an address book or filter with your e-mail client, you may Lynn Nov 18, 2013 4:52 PM
Pages Section of site - Fellow Hikers, Please take a moment to review the updates I have added to the pages section of the site. Also check out the newly added hikes that are now scheduled into March. I received some suggestions for the hikes in January through March. Lynn Oct 12, 2013 8:41 PM
Suggestions for Future Hikes - Howdy Fellow Trail Blazers, I have had a hiker suggest organizing a future hike at Starve Rock which is located near Utica, Illinois. I have not considered Starve Rock State Park due to the distance it would be for all our hikers to travel just Lynn Sep 27, 2013 8:22 PM
Discussion Forum - Happy trails to all our hikers, Just wanted to remind everyone that there is information posted on the discussion forum section of this site. There is valuable information you may find of interest. For instance, my cell phone number is listed i Lynn Sep 17, 2013 11:12 AM
Re: [Cook-Dupage-County-Hikers] Meetup details changed: St. James Farm -  Hi Lynn,   I will bring a donation to the meetup.  Can I have a cell # to call if I can't find the group since I am unfamiliar with the area?  My cell # is 630.570.1434.   Mary Ann Mary A. Sep 17, 2013 10:08 AM
Meetup details changed: St. James Farm - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­-DuPage-County-Hikers/events/1­35415772/ When Lynn Sep 15, 2013 10:17 AM
Settings have changed for Cook & DuPage County Hikers - Lynn, the Organizer of 'Cook & DuPage County Hikers' Meetup Group has changed the settings for the group. Members can add Meetups. Meetups are announced by an Organizer or when 3 people say they are attending. Post a Meetup at ht Lynn Aug 24, 2013 10:35 AM
Re: [Cook-Dupage-County-Hikers] Meet up Organizer Fees - Glenn, I don't know what occurred before I took over as organizer. If you paid Enid recently, I would Lynn Aug 24, 2013 8:19 AM
RE: [Cook-Dupage-County-Hikers] Meet up Organizer Fees -  Glenn Aug 24, 2013 2:12 AM
Meet up Organizer Fees - Howdy fellow Hikers, It's wonderful weather for hiking and there are several hikes scheduled along with lots of rsvp's coming in each day. I know that many of you have probably read my first message to the group after I assumed the organizer po Lynn Aug 23, 2013 5:31 PM
We will hike on ….. to explore many places near and far - Good afternoon Hikers, As you may have received and opened your recent email from Enid, she has decided after 5 years to step down as organizer. I was honored by Enid to be nominated to take over as organizer of this active group. Lynn Aug 18, 2013 2:51 PM
Re: [Cook-Dupage-County-Hikers] Stepping Down as Organizer - Good Sunday morning to you, Enid, Lynn Aug 18, 2013 11:53 AM
Stepping Down as Organizer - I am stepping down as organizer of the group.  I have asked Lynn if she is interested in being the organizer of this group. If she is not interested I will leave it up to the members to step up and be organizer of the group.  I have been the organi user 5. Aug 18, 2013 10:49 AM
No Show policy - I am instituting a  no show policy. If you RSVP attending, and do not change it before the date and time of the event, I will mark you down as a no show.  Members with 3 no shows, will be removed from the group.  Please take the time to be user 5. Aug 11, 2013 6:55 PM
Membership Dues -­-DuPage-County-Hikers I pay $72 every 6 months to have this group.  Next payment of $72 is due August 7, 2013.  I have allowed for user 5. Aug 1, 2013 1:02 PM
Group Information - This group was created by me on November 2, 2008.  It was called Downers Grove Walking and Hiking  Group originally.  I left from August 2011 to December 2011 to Puerto Rico and stepped down as organizer.  The group has been managed by several o user 5. Jul 14, 2013 7:04 PM
Group Name Change - I have changed the name of the group from Downers Grove Walking and Hiking Group to Cook and DuPage County Hikers.  We will still continue to hike, bike, and play tennis.  user 5. Jan 5, 2013 5:20 PM
Organizer and Assistant Organizer - Christine has made me the organizer of the group, and I have made her assistant organizer of the group.  Nothing has changed. We will continue to schedule events throughout the year.  If any one is interested in becoming an event organizer, please le user 5. Aug 31, 2012 5:24 PM

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