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Get Together At Gander Mountain

Join the Dayton Hikers group for an informal get together at Gander Mountain in Huber Heights. The Gander Mountain meeting room is reserved for our use from 6:30pm to 9:00pm.

6:30pm-7:00pm - Meet The Group. Come meet members of the group in a relaxed atmosphere. Mingle with your hiking pals. Meet new friends. New members are welcome to attend. Go shopping! Enjoy some coffee, hot chocolate, tea and snacks.


7:00 pm-8:00pm - Enjoy A Presentation.

Topic: A December Resolution: Hiking for a healthier year.

Presenter: Brian and Michelle Coleman

Presentation Description: After Brian and Michelle Coleman married 6 years ago, they decided to make a major change in their lives.  They have lost a combined total of more than 250 pounds while hiking their way through all of the Five Rivers Metro Parks and on trails around the country.  The Coleman's will share their experiences and give tips they have refined over the last six years for living a healthier life by being more active, meal planning, and learning to find grace in their everyday lives.


8:00 pm-9:00pm - Go Shopping. Get A 20% Discount! All Dayton Hikers members will receive a special 20% discount on their hiking gear, backpacking gear, camping gear, footwear and apparel purchases at Gander Mountain this evening. Stock up on outdoor gear. To get the 20% discount show a Dayton Hikers card to the cashier. If you don’t have a card you can get one the evening of the Get Together in the meeting room. This discount is not available to the public. Gander Mountain closes at 9:00pm. Discount applies to a maximum of $500 in purchases.

Suggested Donation
There is a suggested donation of $1 per person for this Get Together. Your donation will help offset the cost of the food and beverages provided and cost of running the  Dayton Hikers group. The donation is just a suggestion and is not required.

I hope to see you there!

Any Questions? Have an idea for a future get together? Contact Andy Niekamp.

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  • janet

    Great presentation!

    1 · December 11, 2013

  • Peggy N

    Interesting & inspiring presentation, opens up ideas and questions.

    1 · December 11, 2013

  • Jenn

    Brian and Michelle-- Thank you for taking the time to share your very inspiring story last night! Andy-- great Meetup event!

    1 · December 11, 2013

  • DiAnne D.

    Thank you, Brian and Michelle, for sharing your inspiring journey. Thank you, Andy, for organizing and the healthy snacks! Great shopping, also.

    1 · December 11, 2013

  • Terri

    Great informative meeting tonight, thanks Brian & Michelle for sharing your story. Thanks Andy for organizing the meeting & for ordering the shirts-I love all of mine!

    1 · December 10, 2013

  • Andy N.

    A great big THANK YOU for the wonderful presentation tonight. The program was informative, humorous, entertaining and motivating. A great mix of romance, banter and practical advice for someone wishing to lose weight. You have a great story to tell and thanks for sharing it with us.

    1 · December 10, 2013

  • Mary S.

    Very first meetup ever was at Gander Mtn.
    Neat place. See ya there.

    December 10, 2013

  • Todd C.

    Circumstances have come up ... have a great meetup and I am sorry I am unable to attend.

    December 10, 2013

  • Andy N.

    The Dayton Hiker shirts and hoodies you ordered are ready! They look great! You can pick them up at Gander Mountain in Huber Heights tonight.

    December 10, 2013

  • Michelle C.

    We look forward to seeing everyone this Tuesday! :)
    Enjoy the snow this weekend - I know it came just for us to play in! :)

    December 6, 2013

  • janet

    Had to choose....MetroPark class, Gourmet Cooking, conflicts.

    November 24, 2013

  • Bob B.

    I hope to make it if I am in town, It will be nice to meet Brian and Michelle Coleman.

    1 · November 7, 2013

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