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The 2024 Ohio Chapter Convention will be held May 31-June 2, 2024.


This years location will be the Salt Fork State Park Lodge,

14755 Cadiz Road in Lore CityOhio, 43755.


There are 148 rooms and 53 cabins along with RV and primitive camping options. The park offers trails, pools, a marina, disk golf, fishing, a nature center and much more.

Salt Fork State Park Lodge is nestled within southeast Ohio’s largest state park, near Cambridge Ohio. The property offers rustic and stone décor. It is alongside the shores of a nearby lake and a beach within the state park. 


The room rate for Salt Fork Lodge standard room is May 30, $119, May 31 -June 1 is $159. Standard cabins are available May 30 for $169 and May 31-June 1 for $262. Salt Fork Lodge has 148 rooms all with a balcony or patio, mini fridge, microwave and coffee maker. There are 53 cabins that include 2 bedrooms chalet, lakeside, and hillside cabins. All cabins have a full kitchen, fire ring, AC and wi-fi. 



 Enjoy these photos taken by the First Timers at the 2023 chapter convention.

The following photos are from Friday at the 2023 convention

Join your fellow postmanagers and managers at our 2023 Chapter Convention

please click on the links for the convention schedule and convention program

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below is a list of activities during the chapter convention.  Advance booking and payments by May 1, 2023, or until tour has been filled. If minimum persons are not met, tour may be cancelled. Send Tour Choice and Payment to:  Andrea Leyes  994 Hampton Ct  Lebanon OH 45036  Call with any questions or for more information.  Tracy Canby, 937-725-4191  Andrea Leyes, 513-702-1630  Ohio UPMA State Convention Co-chair

Things to do at the 2023 Convention


●Experience the Magic of glassblowing at Jack Pine Studio: Work one on 
one with an instructor to create a glass ornament of your own. Enjoy the art 
gallery featuring the work of numerous artists. Your glass art can be picked up
on Sunday or mailed to you. Friday June 2, 2:30 pm, 2 hours; Cost $49.
Maximum 10 persons per tour

Breweries and wineries

●Cork and Tap Excursions Winery Tour: Visit 3 of the best local wineries and 
distilleries in Hocking County. Friendly gathering places for visitors to enjoy 
family-produced, quality wines or beers. Try a sample and stay to enjoy a glass 
or bottle by the fire or patios. Saturday June 3, 1:15 pm, 4 hours; Cost $25 
includes transportation from and to the Lodge. Cost does not include drinks
consumed at each location. Maximum 10 persons per tour.

Scenic Railway

I●Hocking Valley Scenic Railway: Take a leisurely round trip journey ride 
through the Hocking Hills in a historic train. Trains depart Saturday from the 
Nelsonville Depot to East Logan. Along the way, you’ll pass by the remains of 
Hocking Canal Lock No. 19 and follow the Hocking River. Onboard narration will 
provide the history of the area and railroad and point out other interesting views 
and landmarks. Saturday June 3, 2:30 pm, 2 hours; Cost $21, $19 senior.

Guided Hikes

●Guided Hikes with a Naturalist. Free Sign-up at Lodge on Friday, June 2. 
A path behind the Lodge leads to the popular hiking trails to Old Man’s Cave,
Cedar Falls and Whispering Cave. Ash Cave Gorge and Conkle’s Hollow Gorge 
are wheelchair accessible trails.

Please enjoy the photos from our Chapter's 2022 convention 


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