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Lightload Towels Will Sponsor Applachian Mountain Club Annual Meeting

Lightload Towels will sponsor in part the
134th Annual Meeting of the Appalachian Mountain Club which will be held on Saturday, January 30, 2010, at the Crowne Plaza Boston North Shore (formerly the Sheraton Ferncroft Resort) in Danvers, MA.

Below is the information flyer about the event.
“This event is open to members and non-members alike. Throughout the day exciting, diverse workshops will be offered as well as an AMC Showcase Expo highlighting AMC Chapters, destinations, and volunteer opportunities.

At night, we will have the opportunity to enjoy dinner and a fantastic keynote speaker. This year’s speaker will be author, adventurer, photographer Jonathan Waterman. Jonathan’s latest book, Where Mountains are Nameless — Passion and Politics in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge relates his journeys into the Arctic Refuge.

Since 1983, Jon has taken eighteen trips into the far North and has spent over two hundred days in and around the embattled Arctic Refuge. While paddling or trekking cross-country, Jon has encountered howling wolves, British petroleum workers, Inupiat hunters and the oil-ravaged Prince William Sound.

Schedule of Events:

•Registration Opens: 7:30am
•Committee Meetings: 8:00am – 3:30pm
Meeting Schedule
•AMC Showcase Expo: 8:30am – 6:00pm
•Workshops: 1:00pm – 3:50pm
Conservation, Education, & Recreation Workshops
•134th Annual Business Meeting: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
•Dinner and Keynote Speaker (pre-registration required): 6:00pm
Registration Details:

Option A: Full Event Program — includes daytime workshops, committee meetings, entry into the Expo, dinner and keynote speaker. $50 per person.

Option B: Day Program Only — includes daytime workshops, committee meetings, and entry into the Expo. $15 per person.

Kid’s Option: Full Event Program for kids 12 and under – includes daytime workshops, entry into the Expo, kid’s dinner and keynote speaker. $15 per person.

Added Bonus: Book 10 seats for the Full Event Program and we will reserve a table so you and your friends can sit together. Call Cindy at the number below for full details.

Registration is now open! Register now >>

Overnight Accommodations:

Hotel reservations can be made directly with the Crowne Plaza Boston North Shore (formerly the Sheraton Ferncroft Resort) by calling 978-777-2500 and speaking to their in-house reservationist. To receive the discounted rate of $119 per night, mention that you are attending the AMC’s Annual Meeting.

Online reservations may be made at the following link:
To receive the AMC discounted rate, enter Group Code: AMC in the ‘Check Availability’ section.

Note: Please do not call the 800 Sheraton reservation number or use the Sheraton website to book your overnight accommodations.

If you have any questions regarding the 2010 Annual Meeting, please call Cindy Martell, Event Coordinator, at 617-391-6603, or e-mail her at

Greg Mortenson, 2009 Keynote Speaker

See the keynote speech from the 133rd Annual Meeting held on February 7, 2009. Greg Mortenson, author of Three Cups of Tea, was the keynote speaker.”

Hotel Directions

2009 Volunteer Award Recipients

Workshops & Meeting Agenda

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Lightload Towels Bug Repeller Video Demo

Lightload Towels  are the only towels that are survival towels.  View this demo of the lightload Towels as a bug repeller.

lightload Towels Mask Video Demo

Lightload Towels  are the only towels that are survival towels.  View this demo of the lightload Towels as a mask.

Cycling Around the World blog Reviewed the Lightload Towels

This morning I received a set of three Lightload Towels. The manufacturer claims  that these towels are the lightest( 5 oz. or 140 gr.)  and most versatile towels around. Even better, they say these are not just towels but can be considered as a multi-pupose survival tool. The towels are made of 100% viscose, quick drying and wickable.

For a travelling cyclists one of  the rewards after a long , and hot adusty day on the road is a (hot) shower. To dry yourself you’ll need a towel. A towel that is as lightweight as possible but on the other side can absorb plenty of water. Can the Lightload towel stand ” The Cycling Around the World Test” ?

Lightload towel in use
My initial reaction after unpacking, what initially looked like a set of three  pill boxes, was: “Are these towels, where are my towels?”  It took me a little while to figure out that dipping in water softens the towels up and gets the wrinkles out.  The “pill box” quickly then transforms into a 30 x 60 cm towel that absorbs a lot of water. The towels dry quicky and feel soft on your skin. According to the FAQ pages on the Lightload Towels website, they last for about two months.

The initial package The initial package

But are these towels useful for cyclists travelling and trekking around the world? Well, on a very long trip I would typically use a more durable towel. But as an extra “emergency supply”  these towels could be useful. The manufacturer claims that the Lightloads can also be used as “pot holder, seat or pack padding, water of coffee filter, First Aid supplement or even as fire starter”.

Add some water and seconds later your towel is ready Add some water and seconds later your 30 x 60 cm towel is ready

I wouldn’t use it as a serious water filter but for the rest it’s probably ok.  And of course you could use it as a pot holder or pack padding, but anything soft can do such a job. I also tried my luck to use it as a fire starter. I was not too impressed. Ok, I was able to set in on fire but it petered out after a few minutes.  I’ve had better results with dry paper and a few drops of (car)gas from my camping stove to get a fire going.

So what’s the verdict?
Good for use as an extra disposable towel (very lightweight and very compact) on bike and camping trips. The Lightload towels seem less suitable for the alternatives mentioned on the pack.

A Clean Dry Cloth When You Need it Demonstration

For a demo of our great product please click on the above link. The video was produced swamp City Productions for their TV show segment “What the Stuff Outdoor Adventure.”

They are

1. easy to mail

2. Easy to store

3. Very useful

4. Many Uses

5. No shelf life so can be used any time.

6. More aborbent than cotton

7. Dries quicker than cotton.

8. much easier to manage when wet than cotton.

Pocket Sized Beach Towels are Great Holiday Gifts Demonstration

Lightload Towels( are the only towels that are pocket sized beach towels. They make great holiday gifts. For a demo of our great product please click on the above link. The video was produced swamp City Productions for their TV show segment “What the Stuff Outdoor Adventure.”

They are

1. easy to mail

2. Easy to store

3. Very useful

4. Many Uses

5. No shelf life so can be used any time.

6. More aborbent than cotton

7. Dries quicker than cotton.

8. much easier to manage when wet than cotton.

Lightload Towels Survival Tool Demonstration

Lightload Towels( are the only towels that are survival tools. Use them as a wind scarf, fire starter, first aid supplement, insulation, a mask and much more. For a survival demo click on the Swamp City Production’s video above.

Dyna-E International Receives Best of Cambria Heights Award


Dyna E International Inc Receives 2009 Best of Cambria Heights Award

U.S. Commerce Association’s Award Plaque Honors the Achievement

WASHINGTON D.C., June 8, 2009 — Dyna E International Inc has been selected for the 2009 Best of Cambria Heights Award in the Towels category by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA).

The USCA “Best of Local Business” Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the USCA identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and community.

Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2009 USCA Award Program focused on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the USCA and data provided by third parties.

About U.S. Commerce Association (USCA)

U.S. Commerce Association (USCA) is a Washington D.C. based organization funded by local businesses operating in towns, large and small, across America. The purpose of USCA is to promote local business through public relations, marketing and advertising.

The USCA was established to recognize the best of local businesses in their community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations, chambers of commerce and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to be an advocate for small and medium size businesses and business entrepreneurs across America.

SOURCE: U.S. Commerce Association

U.S. Commerce Association

Military Gear For Special Forces- Lightload Towels Are The Ultimate Tools

change-back-and-forthMilitary Gear For Special Forces- Lightload Towels Are The Ultimate Tools

Military gear for Special Forces provide additional comfort and protection. From tactical holsters to special belts, there are hundreds and thousands of military gears available in the market today. Military gear for special forces- lightload towels are the ultimate accessories as these towels can easily fit in one’s pocket and are also appropriate for any outdoor or indoor activity.

Lightload towels are much more absorbent when compared to cotton beach towels. These towels can be used in various forms, such as flags for signaling, ground cloth for sleeping over or as a blanket to cover. The lightload towel is considered to be an essential accessory for survival kit packing. The most common size of the towel is 30 x 60 inches.

Some of the major benefits of using lightload towels are:

• Lightload Towels Save Space: Keep an ample amount of lightload towels with you and then you can have enough space for your money and keys. Lightload beachside towels are full-size towels, which also fit conveniently within a pocket. These towels free up loads of room in RVs, suitcases and backpacks, which makes them a crucial travel accessory and outdoor gear.
• Lightload Travels Are Survival Accessories: Lightload towels offer a number of uses. lightload towels can form an important component of a survival kit. Utilize them as fire starters, insulation, wind scarves, sun block, bug repellent, masks, and strainers or use them any way you want. With emergency awareness in mind, individuals can include the lightload towels in their first-aid kits, camping equipment, toiletry kits, boats, autos, RV’s and hiking kit. You can individually buy a wind scarf, fire starter, first aid gauze and shell out extra money for them or simply carry around lightload towels that fulfils almost all these purposes and save that amount.
• Lightload Towels Are Money Savers: During a hard financial times, why spend extra for the pricey outdoor and travel towels available in the marketplace, when you can get multipurpose lightload towels for a fraction of the amount? For a small amount of money, you can get a grand size towel that is extremely porous, and you also obtain additional accessories rolled into one. Purchase additions, such as the first-aid cloth, pot holders, blister padding, wind scarves, strainers and spend more or buy the lightload towel that does all plus more and save money.
• Lightload Towels Are Game Accessories: Lightload towels can also be used in the form of game pieces or props in different types of playing activities. Using lightload towels, you can play hockey, catch and checkers or try out your own innovative games.
• Lightload Towels Are Reusable: Military gear for special forces- lightload towels are the ultimate accessories that can be washed in machines and still last for some time. Because they are disposable, they can also be thrown after a tour.
• Lightload Towels Are Biodegradable: The lightload towel is a product which is biodegradable. These towels easily break down in nature.
For all these user-friendly reasons, lightload towels certainly deserve to be on every individual’s military gear and backpacking gear list. Contact

Carrying Lightload Towels On Your Missionary Travel

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    lightload towels three pack
    Carrying Lightload Towels On Your Missionary Travel
    If you are the one of those people who are interested in interacting with others, knowing about different cultures and at the same time working for the service of mankind, then you must be going for missionary travel to different parts of the world. One of the most important advantages of going on such tours is that you always have a purpose in mind and continuously work towards achieving your goal of eradicating drug addiction, poverty, prostitution, pagan practices and gang violence from this world.
    If your missionary travel has been organized by your church, then you will not need to worry about housing and food and generally travel with tension free. But there are still some basic necessities of life that you may have to take care of yourself. Because you may need to visit several places at a time and you might never know how large distances you will have to cover on foot, you will obviously try to keep your luggage as light as possible.
    One of the best travel articles that you should include in your luggage in this case is a lightload towel. These towels are not only light in weight but are also very small in size. We all know that towels consume a lot of space in our travel bags and contribute to a lot of weight too. A lightload towel, on the other hand, can be easily put in your pocket along with other articles, such as your keys and wallet and loose change. Just imagine how much space you will save!
    When you reach your destination, you can easily turn this small piece into a full size towel and throw it away after use. Throwing them away will not be difficult because these towels are very cheap. t is better to dispose them off rather than carrying them along with you all through your travel. If you are planning to stay at a single point for some time, you can even re-use this towel for a number of times and throw it away when its time to move on. You do not need to wonder about what you will use after throwing one away because you can carry many towels with you in your pocket and turn them into full size towels one after the other.
    With a lighter weight on your shoulders, you will be able to concentrate more on your missionary travels and achieve your goal of serving mankind. In this way, you will not only gain peace of mind and get rid of all your sins of the past, but you will also gain respect and have an opportunity to meet new people , make new friends, and understand new cultures and traditions.
    To serve people wholeheartedly, you have to be at ease and this can only be done if you do not have heavy weights to carry around. You will not be able to work for the service of people if you yourself are tired and exhausted. So switch to lightload Towels today and ease the burden on your shoulders on your next missionary trip.