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Upcoming Events

Postby Harold T Durham » Tue Mar 22, 2016 8:54 pm

Houston Rod building Workshop is coming up on April 15 & 16, 2016. It will be at Fishing Tackle Unlimited in Houston, Texas.
April 30, & may 1, 2016 people of the southern part of the US have a chance to get some good crawfish at Lance's Swampland Tackle, best part is the sweets his wife makes. If you are in the area get in touch with Lance he will be glad to see you, and I promise you will have a good time.
Now if you happen to be up in the New York area RODgeeks is putting on an event in Troy, New York. They are going to have a good sale on rod blanks and components, meals will be furnished both days and we are not charging a fee. This is starting to really come together.

If you are making it to lances get in touch with him so he can get the crawfish ordered.
If you can make it to the Houston FTU show or the Troy RODgeeks show contact me at haroldtdurham@gmail.com

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Re: Upcoming Events

Postby Harold T Durham » Thu Mar 24, 2016 1:20 pm

This is information supplied by RODgeeks:

North East Rod Building Workshop – Custom Rod Builders Guild

Hotels near Troy:

Best Western Plus Franklin Square Inn Troy/Albany
1 4th St, Troy, NY 12180
(518) 274-8800
http://book.bestwestern.com/bestwestern ... MB-_-33144

Hilton Garden Inn Troy
235 Hoosick St, Troy, NY 12180
(518) 272-1700
http://hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com/en/h ... index.html

Cannon Suites
5 Broadway, Troy, NY 12180
(518) 266-9161

Hotels near Albany Airport:

Hilton Garden Inn Albany Airport
800 Albany Shaker Rd, Albany, NY 12211
(518) 464-6666
http://hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com/en/h ... index.html

The Desmond Hotel, Albany
660 Albany Shaker Rd, Albany, NY 12211
(518) 869-8100

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Latham
400 Old Loudon Rd, Latham, NY 12110
(518) 783-6161
http://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/ho ... EN-_-alban

Days Inn Latham Albany Airport
20 Airport Park Blvd, Latham, NY 12110
(518) 783-1900
http://www.daysinn.com/hotels/new-york/ ... :SM-dimatl

Restaurants in Troy:

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que
377 River St, Troy, NY 12180
(518) 308-0400

Brown’s Brewing Company
417 River St, Troy, NY 12180
(518) 273-2337

Illium Café & Bistro
9 Broadway, Troy, NY 12180
(518) 273-7700

Slidin Dirty
9 1st St, Troy, NY 12180
(518) 326-8492

Lo Porto Ristorante Caffe
85 4th St, Troy, NY 12180
(518) 273-8546

Troy is home to many small Bistros and Cafés, you will be able to find many other restaurant options in a close vicinity to the RODgeeks headquarters. We will be able to help with recommendations on more specialized restaurants or other options.
If you are staying near the Albany Airport, please ask your hotel about any take out options. Wolf Road is a short drive from the Albany Airport and there are many restaurants and shopping options along this road.
Please send any other questions about hotels or accommodations in the Troy/Albany area to info@rodgeeks.com.

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