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Gulf Branch Nature Center & Park

Friends of Gulf Branch

 

Board members and committee chairs can be reached at:

bgopinfo@gmail.com


Board of Directors:

 

President:

Danny Clark

 

VP:

Marnie Dollinger

 

Treasurer:

Keith Kuck

 

Secretary:

Mike Briskin

 

Tie Breaker:

Gari Jimenez

 

Darius Johnson

 

Phil Heath

 

Josh Fikentscher

 

Eric Johnson

 

Committee Chairs:

 

Newsletter Editor

Marnie Dollinger

 

Membership Chairman

Danny Clark

 

Web Master

Gari Jimenez, Eric Johnson

 

Librarian:

George Anderton

 

Shopmaster:

Josh Fikentscher

 

"Friends of the Gulf Branch Nature Center" Representatives:

Josh Fikentscher & Eric Johnson

 


The Blacksmiths' Guild of the Potomac, Inc.
Gulf Branch Nature Center
3608 North Military Road
Arlington, VA. 22207

Contact Us!

bgopinfo@gmail.com

 

 

       Announcements

NEW! (1/1/2022):

Hello Everyone! Happy New Year!
My PC died shortly after the last update and due to password and confirmation email issues we have just gotten back in control of the webpage. I will be updating the webpage with information about the forge at Gulf Branch, Spring Fling, and other info soon.
Thanks,
Eric


Updated as of 1/2/2022:
Board Members and Officers
Calendar
Spring Fling is April 22-23, 2022. Please note that food and drinks will not be served this year. More info will be posted soon.

Notes and things you might have missed:
Regular Meetings have restarted! See the calendar page.
Western Members meetings are also starting back up. 1:00pm the second Sunday of the month.
Board meetings are currently being held as Zoom Meetings
Marnie Dollinger has been making amazing newsletters! Contact us if you are not on the email list to get them.

 

 

 



BGOP Members!
We finally got the good news that the County will allow us to re-open the shop in the Gulf Branch Nature Park. We are currently only open for general member use on the weekends, but hope to soon re-open more broadly (in the coming month or so). In order for members to use the shop, members must be current (please click here to Join or email bgopinfo@gmail.com for instructions on joining or submitting dues), and follow both the regular shop rules and a COVID protocol.

Members must reserve slots to use the shop on SignUpGeninus: https://tinyurl.com/BGOP-SHOP-SIGNUP

The COVID protocol and the regular shop rules are available on the SignUpGenius page. We look forward to getting back to work!






 

Rules for Sound Control (as of August 2014)

 

Safety is your responsibility!!
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      Spring Fling Information

Spring Fling 2022

April 22-23

Demonstrators: AISLINN LEWIS, MARK SPERRY & RICHARD SULLIVAN

 

Location:
Clear Brook, Virginia.

Invites & Registration forms

Invite (coming soon)

Registration (coming soon)


       Guild Members' Work and Events


   

 

Old Traditions in a New World from Laura Rush on Vimeo.

Shop Meetings

7:30 PM 1st and 3rd Fridays
of each month.

In the Forge at the Gulf Branch Nature Center

3608 North Military Rd.,  Arlington, VA

Get Directions
Visitors Welcome!

 

      Last Updated:1/2/2022

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