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About Us

Finding Inspiration in Every Turn

The Black Bart Hoo-Hoo Club #181 is a fraternal organization of people representing all facets of the forest products industry. We encourage and promote friendly relations and cooperation in the forest products industry through social interaction. We educate, instill confidence in and support people and communities within our sphere of influence. We believe that supporting the welfare and promotion of our industry keeps it healthy and able to continue to provide valuable benefits to society.

Our Story

Our geographic birthplace and charter location is Ukiah, CA in Mendocino County, CA. We serve the North Bay of San Francisco our geographic range includes Sonoma, Napa and Mendocino Counties. Our club charter was granted on May 2nd, 1956, calendar of the Rameses 65th cycle, by the Concatenated Order of Hoo-Hoo and officers Dave Davis #37575 Snark of the Universe and Rameses 48, Ben F. Springer #34265, Secretary and Rameses 37 and R.E. Gallagher #52499, Supreme Officer of the Jurisdiction and Rameses 51.


We exist to unite the forest products industry by providing a professional and fun platform that promotes fraternity, fellowship, networking, and goodwill towards others. We strive to be a service to the forest products industry and our communities by educating the next generation of lumber people and through charitable contribution. We preserve the heritage of this great lumber industry and Hoo-Hoo by passing on valuable industry knowledge and tradition. 

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