Angela Maxwell Is Walking Around the World for Women

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On May 2, 2014, with $12,000 saved, Angela Maxwell left her best friend’s home in Bend, Oregon, to start a five-year walk around the world. There’s no pre-approved path for the small ranks of pedestrian circumnavigators, the dozen or so people who’ve claimed they’ve walked around the world —so Maxwell devised her own route. She traveled the 175 miles to Portland, and then across western Australia. She next headed to Vietnam, where she hiked 60 miles from Da Nang to Hue and then spent three weeks recovering from dengue fever. A year into her circumnavigation, she arrived in Mongolia. One night, a two weeks’ hike from Mongolia’s capital city of Ulaanbaatar, in a valley surrounded by mountains, a stranger entered her tent and raped her. “It was the moment that every woman is afraid of before they go out into the world,” the 37-year-old former business consultant says. After the attack—“it was over in minutes,” Maxwell says—her assailant left. Maxwell packed her gear, hiked a few miles

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar – Oct. 25, 2019 https://ift.tt/32HnqQ0

Banquets/Fundraisers.

Oct. 26: “Back to the 50’s Women for Wildlife Banquet, RMEF. 5 p.m., Cross Creek Resort. For more info call Tammy Mowry, 724-822-7390.

Dec. 6: Bear Hollow WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Sandy Creek Fire Hall, Franklin. For more info call Jeff Superak, 814-428-1534.

Jan. 11, 2020: Tioga River WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Tioga County Fairgrounds, Main Bldg, Wellsboro. For more info call Bill Bailey, 413-244-2304.

Jan. 18, 2020: Cumberland WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., West Shore Elks, Camp Hill. For more info call Chris Lowe, 717-636-0511.

Feb. 1, 2020: Pennsylvania Pocono WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., The Woodlands Inn, Wilkes-Barre. For more info call Bill Bailey, 413-244-2304.

Feb. 15, 2020: Courtney Miele WTU Banquet, 4 p.m., Genetti Hotel, Williamsport. For more info call David Huffman, 570-772-0312.

Season Dates

Oct. 12-Feb. 1: Porcupine season.

Nov. 2: Black bear archery season closes.

Nov. 2: Turkey season closed in select WMU’s.

Nov. 4: Elk season opens.

Nov. 9: Elk season closes

Nov. 11: Extended elk season opens.

Nov. 15: Turkey season (males and females) closes in select WMU’s.

Nov. 16: Mink & muskrat trapping season opens.

Nov. 16: Archery deer season (antlered/antlerless) closes statewide except WMU’s 2B, 5C & 5D.

Nov. 16: Extended elk season closes.

Nov. 23: Black bear season opens.

Nov. 23: Mourning dove season closes.

Nov. 27: Black bear season closes.

Nov. 28: Turkey season (males and females) reopens in select WMU’s

Nov. 30: Pheasant, ruffed grouse, rabbit, squirrel & bobwhite quail season closes.

Nov. 30: Turkey season (males and females) closes in select WMU’s

Nov. 30: Archery deer (antlerless) season closes in WMU’s 2B, 5C & 5D.

Archery/Shoot 

Limerick Bowmen, 65 Bragg Road, Schwenks-ville, PA. For more info call 610-287-8850.

1st Sunday: Every Month 3D Shoots 7-noon.

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Falls Township Rifle & Pistol Assoc. Shoots. 354 Newbold Road, Morrisville. For more info call Peter Olivieri, 215-584-0015.

Sundays: 1st Sunday of every month, 7-11 a.m.

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West Shore Sportsmen’s Association schedule of Firearms training & other shooting events. 500 Ridge Rd., Lewisberry, PA. For more info, www.shoresportsmen.org or call 717-932-2780.

Sun.: HP Rifle, 9 a.m., 1 Sunday a month.

Tues.: Air Rifle, 6-8 p.m. Starts second Tuesday in September through last Tuesday in July.

Swatara Archers Schedule of Events. Pine Grove, PA. For more info call 570-345-6254.

3rd Sun. of every month: Archery Shoots, 7-1 p.m.

Special Events 

Now-Nov. 24: Fly Fishing Instruction for Veterans, 2nd & 4th Sunday of each month, 2 p.m. For more info call 908-229-4727.

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Clark County Sportsman’s Club, 3450 Ballentine Pike, Springfield, OH. For more info call David McLaughlin, 937-631-9552.

Tues., Sun: Open to the Public year round.

Coshocton County Sportsmen’s Club Schedule of Shoots. For more info call Karl Steiner, 740-763-2243.

Every Tues.: Open Trap.

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Bolivar Sportsman’s Club Shoots, 11286 Bolivar Strasburg Road NW, Bolivar, 44612. www.bolivarsportsmansclub.org for more info.

2nd Sunday Sept.-April: Lucky X Shoots, 7 a.m.

Every Fri: Trap Shoot, 6:30-10 p.m.

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Allen County Archers, H. Kelley, 8 South Seltzer Street, Wapakoneta, 45895. For more info call Howard Kelley, 419-953-2861.

3rd Sat. each Month: 3D Archery Shoot.

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Beaver Creek Sportsman Club, Events, 14480 Washingtonville Road, Washingtonville, 44490. For more info call Glenn, 330-770-8027.

Every Mon.: Turkey Shoot, reg. 6 p.m.

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Hocking Valley Sportsmans Club Shoots. For more info call Victor Howdyshell, 740-753-3492.

3rd Sat. of every month: 3D Bow Shoot, 8 a.m. April thru Sept.

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Kill’um Buck Longrifle Blackpowder Muzzleloader Shoot Club, 2260 E. West Salem Rd, Creston, OH 44217. For more info call Carole Fry, 330-435-4408.

Sunday: Meets the 1st Sun. of the month, 11 a.m.

Shows

Jan. 23-26, 2020: Early Bird Sports Expo, Thur. 4-9 p.m., Fri. 10-9 p.m., Sat. 10-8 p.m., Sun. 10-5 p.m. The Bloomsburg Fairgrounds. 

Feb. 1-9, 2020: Great American Outdoor Show, Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg. https://ift.tt/MTSMvt for more info.

Feb. 14-16, 2020: Allegheny Outdoor Sport & Travel Show, Fri. noon-8 p.m., Sat. 10-8 p.m., Sun. 10-5 p.m., Monroeville Convention Center. www.sportandtravel.com for more info.

Feb. 21-23, 2010: Jaffa Sports Show, Jaffa Shrine Center, Altoona. www.jaffashrine.org/sportshow for more info.

Feb. 28-March 1, 2020: Erie Outdoor Sport & Travel Expo, Fri. noon-8 pm., Sat. 10-8 p.m., Sun. 10-4 p.m., Bayfront Convention Center, Erie. www.eriepromotions.com/erie-sport-show/ for more info.

Meetings

Uniontown Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 3rd Tues. 6 p.m., Farmington. For more info call Corky Johnston, 724-438-0309.

Oil City Chapter Izaak Walton League meets 3rd Mon. 7:30 p.m., Old Monarch Park, Franklin. For more info call Ray Swidorsky, 814-676-1961.

Red Rock Chapter NWTF meets the 3rd Monday of each month, 7 p.m,. Farmers Inn, Shavertown. For more info call 570-825-9744.

Izaak Walton League of America York Chapter #67 meets every 3rd Tues. of each month, 7 p.m. For more info call Don Robertson, 717-873-4171.

John Harris Chapter Izaak Walton League meets monthly, sons of Italy Lodge #2857, Harrisburg. For more info call Eugene Rosetti, 717-763-9025.

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