Les Paul writes with news of the launch in June 2006 of the Appalachian Valley Chapter, an affiliate chapter of ITG:
Appalachian Valley Chapter, ITG
Contact Person: Les Paul (President)
106 Meadow Lane
Marietta, OH 45750, USA
Phone: (+1) 740-568-0295
Number of active members: 16
This chapter area includes Western West Virginia and Southeastern Ohio along the Ohio River.
"We plan to hold clinics each month. Our first two meetings featured clinics by Les Paul, freelance trumpeter and private teacher and Harry Rich, retired professor of brass instruments at Glenville State (WV) College."
ITG Handbook Appendix M (includes links to relevant parts of ITG constitution, byelaws and guidelines)