Notes from January 29, ‘09 Model Train Display Meeting
Block, Robert Block, Richard D’Arcangelo, David Davis, George
Dell, Chuck Dugan, Bob Konnen, Tracy Maniner, Jim Mondok, Mark
Radkowski, John Takoch, Jeff Valentino
1. Plans for ‘09 Train Show:
A. Dates: Saturday, December 19: 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 20: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. B. Location: Buhl Community Recreation Center, second floor gymnasium. C. Set-up time for exhibiters: Saturday, December 19: 8 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. D. Tear-down time for exhibiters: Sunday, December 20: 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. E.
Cut off date for exhibiters registration: September 30 at a $5.00
entrance fee. $15.00 if registration comes after the cut off date.
2. Bob Konnen offered
to prepare a web site for the train show. Our committee to work
this out with Buhl C.R.C. web designer: Frank Weaver.
3. George Dell offered to take care of all copying + expenses
4. George Dell offered to prepare a logo for the train show.
5. NEXT MEETING:
Friday, February 27 from 7:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the Willson Room,
Buhl Community Recreation Center.
6. Favorable evaluation
from Jeff Valentino, Buhl director and Tracy Mariner, Buhl Program
director. All committee members felt that results were far
greater than expected.
7. Suggestions for next
year: Possible murals; use a “clicker” to
get an actual head count; better accessibility using second floor
gymnasium; Contact Robert Downing, former CSX employee to be on
our committee; Upgrade exhibit arrangement since we have the
luxury of a year to plan; more door prizes; allow
possibilities for exhibitors to share with each other; more
emphasis placed on ways to exhibit the club to show visitors; more
displays in hall ways using care not to block traffic flow; more
time/detail on holiday/train decorations.
8. Next meeting to include: election of officers.
Comments/ questions call David Davis: (724) 342-2821 firstname.lastname@example.org