Community Workday at Fonta Flora State Trail @ Fonta Flora State Trail
Jul 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Community Workday at Fonta Flora State Trail @ Fonta Flora State Trail | Morganton | North Carolina | United States

Join the Alliance for a Community Trail Workday at Fonta Flora State Trail! This event is free of charge. Pre-registration is required, and attendance is limited.

We are planning another workday on the Fonta Flora State Trail (FFST) for Saturday, July 15th. This will be a community effort with our partners: Friends of the Mountains to Sea Trail (FMST) and Friends of Fonta Flora State Trail (F3ST) volunteers serving as partners and leaders. We hope to have a great turnout!

Please bring a daypack with water and snacks. We will provide TOOLS and experienced CREW LEADERS. No experience required. Work will include trimming and beginner trailwork to help control water on the trail.


PLEASE RSVP to Doug Veazey at 828-433-9289 or

**RSVP NEEDED for tools, crew assignment, and contact if cancellation due to weather. WEATHER CANCELLATION WILL BE SENT VIA EMAIL BY 8PM THE DAY PRIOR. We’ll post on Alliance social as well


9:00 am – Meet at Burke County Park trailhead
9:00 – 9:15 am – Safety talk, crew assignment, and explanation of tasks (Tim Johnson)
9:15 am – 12:15 pm – Work
12:15 – 12:30 pm – Return to trailhead and collect tools

2nd Annual High Country Gear Swap @ Tsuga Headquarters
Sep 9 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2nd Annual High Country Gear Swap @ Tsuga Headquarters | Boone | North Carolina | United States

Friends we’re excited to announce the 2nd Annual High Country Gear Swap Sept 9th. We’re humbled to be chosen along with the Hunger and Health Coalition as the featured Charitable organizations.

Tsuga is inviting local businesses and individuals out to swap, sell, or donate their gently used outdoor gear and enjoy a day of good vibes with food trucks, cold beverages, a Tsuga sample sale, and a raffle featuring prizes from businesses throughout the region.

Details on how to sign-up for a table to sling your gear is on the ticket details. Looking forward to seeing you there.

SORBA Fall Board Of Directors Meeting @ Anniston, AL
Oct 21 all-day

The SORBA Fall Board of Directors Meeting will be hosted by NEABA  in Anniston, AL Oct 21st, 2023 in conjunction with the yearly Coldwater Mountain Fat Tire Festival. The schedule of events, registration link, lodging and camping details, and other info will be posted soon. Our Chapter will be represented and give us a shout if you’re heading down.

Annual Chapter Meeting
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for our Annual Chapter Meeting on Friday, December 8. Location TBD. Doors open at 6. Meeting will start promptly at 6:30.

During this meeting we will take care of some quick annual business. We’re holding our annual elections. We’ll provide some information on the state of the Alliance. Lastly, but most importantly there will be plenty of time for conversation. Details on food and beverages are forthcoming. If you’re interested in joining our board please reach out to  We’re always looking for passionate folks to help us drive our mission

Meeting is open to everyone, including non-members.

We continue to have lots to talk about. Whether you’ve already joined the Alliance or just wanting some information, stop on by to find out what we are all about.