February 2017 Meeting

Our February meeting will be Monday February 20, 2017 at the ACME store located at 1474 North Main Street, North Canton. ACME is in the same shopping area as Ollie’s across from McDonald’s fast food. Suggested entrance is on the North side (facing Main Street) doorways. Veer left as you enter the store and proceed to the back where you will see a glass sided meeting room. The store Manager and security is aware that we will be carrying in boxes/containers of our models. Meetings start at are usual time of 6:30 PM. Be aware that no food or drink is allowed to be brought into the store facility. Hope to see you there.

There is a Theme Contest this month ‘Anything British Empire’ sponsored by member Ralph Nollan.

The contest themes for the rest of 2017 currently are:

March – ‘No Dust’ – Meaning anything new built sponsored by member Mike Guest
April – ‘Anything Mustang’ sponsored by member Chris Vandergrift
May – North Africa – Any Era’ sponsored by member Mike Guest
September – ‘Anything USMC ‘– Club is sponsoring in memory of Ed Kinney
October – ‘Monstrous’ sponsored by member Mike Leach
November – ‘Tanks A Lot’ anything armored sponsored by member Larry Davis.

Non-Theme Contests
There is a non-theme contest every month, whether or not a theme contest is planned. So bring whatever you’ve got and let’s fill up those tables!
Upcoming Demos
If you would like to present a demo, or if you have a demo subject you would like to see presented, talk to one of the officers at the meeting. Odds are, many of the rest of us would be interested, also!

February 18, 2017 is the date for BlizzardCon held annually in Columbus, Ohio. See this link for the website for the contest – ipmscolumbus.com/blizzcon hosted by IPMS Colunbus. It is always a pretty good show to attend and is located at 680 Jack Gibbs Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215 and is open at 9 AM and closes at 4 PM.

Website
Our web site needs content! Send your photos and other items of interest to John Shimek: jjshimek@yahoo.com. Check out the site at www.famecities.com .
Hope to see you there and if you have a friend or young one interested in the hobby, bring them along.

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