July 2014 Blog Posts (3)

GVM Deli TAke down of July hanging

The take down of our July hanging will occur on Wednesday, July 30, 2104 at 7 PM instead of the regular  month end routine we have been used to. In this way we are accommodating our own members and the other group for and their respective upcoming holiday weekend plans. 

Added by Cliff Kelly on July 22, 2014 at 3:50pm — No Comments

Minutes July 9th, 2014

SSI Photography Club Minutes

July 9, 2014

 

Announcements:

  1. New member: Bob Fenske
  2. Lavender festival Sunday, July 13th: Jaqueline Sutton invites all members to attend, with admission fee waived. French theme this year featuring Can-Can dancing, talks by Carolyn Herriott, and lavender based foods. 
  3. Bernadette announces the upcoming  Summer Painters Guild Show at…
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Added by Gwen McDonald on July 13, 2014 at 10:33pm — 1 Comment

Mac needed to borrow

As you may know, the photo club has been working with Ag Alliance and GISS in a farm photo project.  The project is nearing completion, but due to the teacher strike/lockout, there is no access to the GISS MAC computer.
Do you have an extra MAC which can handle Adobe Creative Suite 4 or higher?  This would be a loan to the Ag Alliance for the balance of the summer or less;  may be only 30 days..  It would be used by a student under Ag Alliance coordinator, Elizabeth…
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Added by Curt Firestone on July 7, 2014 at 7:14am — No Comments

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August minutes

Pierre introduced the new team who will help shape the Club in the future.

Simon Henson

Larry Citra

Maggie Vancik

Roger Brooks

Maureen Milburn

Ellen Vesterdal

Justene Tedder

Plus returning executive members:

Pat Page

Kahsia Hartwell

Wendy Rosier

Anna McColm

This group will infuse some new energy and direction into the Club. Feedback from club members indicates that people would like more interactive educational activities (workshops, classes, small field trips etc.) and maybe a schedule of educational opportunities ahead of time so that people can plan to attend.

The Victoria Camera Club has an external speaker every month and are willing to share their list of speakers so we can participate, at a cost of $5 a person. The club has funds to cover this at the moment. This would require using the  Zoom format (which has worked so well during this Pandemic).

Club meetings will resume in October, giving this new group time to work out their ideas for new directions.

Some people are cautious about in person meetings (because of health issues) and others are ready and able to jump back in. Maybe in person meetings and Zoom meetings can co-exist. Something to talk about.

Maureen has offered to look into a monthly newsletter with, possibly, more coverage than the website offers such as emails, using facebook etc.

Avril would like to see an improved use of the website: more posts, more comments, more helpful critiquing. We might need a refresher course to remind us how to give constructive feedback.

Doug has a show about Covid in September at the library -  in the Community Program Room. He will give a talk on September 7th at Noon. This will be previously unseen material, not the triptychs we have seen on the website.

Photosynthesis has a virtual show coming up, starting on August 31st. Some club members also belong to this photography group.

There is no theme yet for the photography challenge in October but when that is decided it will be communicated to everyone.

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