Neches River Rendezvous set for June 5

LUFKIN TX, (Press release) -  Get your canoes ready and your life jackets on! The Neches River Rendezvous is Saturday, June 5th at Temple-Inland's North Boggy Slough. This scenic 10-mile caonoe trip has something for everyone. Whether you're a bird watcher, or just need a relaxing day out of the house, the Neches river Rendezvous is for you! This nature tourism event is designed to promote outdoor wilderness adventure in East Texas by framing a day of paddling with the panoramic Meches River and surrounding forests. The event is scheduled for an 8:00 a.m. start, with free shuttle service available to and from the river.

Registration is open!

If you know people interested in this nature tourism event who have not yet registerd, please have them contact the Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce with their contact information.

A special thanks to our 2010 Neches River Renezvous Sponsors: Platinum Sponsor – Temple-Inland; Gold Sponsors – Cherokee Industrial Fab., Lufkin Convention and Visitors Bureau, Morgan Insurance Agency, and What-A-Burger,  Silver Sponsors – Ainsworrh Duncan Homes, Best Buy, Buckeye Construction, Duncan-Two,  Ltd., and Haglund Law Firm; Bronze Sponsors – Angelina Excavating, Inc., Brookshire Brothers, Buddy & Ellen Temple, Merrill Lynch, Morris Air Conditioning and Heating, Office Depot, Regional Physical Therapy Center, Ross Motorsports, Security Guaranty & Abstract, and Texas Metal Casting; Other Sponsors – Angelina Beautiful/Clean, Boy Scouts of America, Deep East Texas Amateur Radio Club, Lufkin Coca-Cola, and Polk Oil Company.

For more information on the Neches River Renezvous, visit or contact Tony Moline at (936) 634-6644.