Friday, January 15, 2016

Bulletin: January 2016

by Bobby B2 Blue Pokorny

Welcome to 2016! We hope you had a happy, healthy and a safe Holiday Season. 2015 ended in a splendid manner. The Holiday Luncheon went well. The theme contest two dozen entries. Plenty of tasty treats and cheer to go ‘round!

December Meeting

NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK: The theme finally arrived and what a display of models! And the winners were:

Special Awards:
Air:                        Ray Whitton                   T-6
Armor:                 Bob Epley                          PA-11 Turtle
Sea:                        Russ Holcomb                  German Sub
Figures:               Bobby Pokorny              Xenomorph     
Sci-Fi:                   Frank Colucci                 Alpha Centuri

HM:      Angelo Tako                    USS Enterprise
                Ray Keegan                      Martian
                Don Illjes                            Avero Car
                Kosta Lukyanov            Fokker D.1       

3rd:          Tim Greeman                   Panzer II

2nd:         Charlie Nelson                Russian Plane

1st:          Joe Bergman                     Poker Players

We have to thank the sponsors: Ed Johnson, Jimmy Tissot, Jeff Eng and Kamila Lukyanova as well as all of the members who built for this theme!

HOLIDAY DESSERTS: Thanks to everyone who brought in some goodies, and there was plenty!

HOLIDAY DINNER: The weather was nice and warm and we had one of our largest groups ever!  

raffle: We had a kit sale and a raffle during the meeting. It’ll probably go the same way for the foreseeable future.

On the agenda: JANUARY

2016 Model Pledge: Looks like we got this working nicely now! Bring in an unbuilt model between January and APRIL 2016 to declare as your pledge model. Please have it finished for OCTOBER 2016, for a display. After October you may bring back your pledge for the November meeting for the last contest of the year. For your efforts you get an additional FIVE Super Raffle tickets for completing your pledge! Sweet! Easy enough!

AWARDS CEREMONY: The numbers are crunched. Time to award the winners of the BPMS Annual Contest. Who will be the TOP GUN of 2015, getting the Frank Tripoli Award?

BASIC BLACK THEME: We have the June theme contest. Find Details HERE.

Meeting Date:
January 15, 2016
Same time,
Same place!

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