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Last meeting before the show! 5th August 2017

So, unless you’ve lived under a rock for the last few weeks, or otherwise been in the modelling boondocks, you’ll have noticed that there is a modelling show this coming Sunday in Ballarat.

Before we get there though there’s the chance to come and hang out at the club’s new meeting rooms at the Eastwood Centre (right behind Woolies and Coles on Dana Street).

Plenty of parking, warmth, tea and coffee, friendship and a fresh and raring to go committee. So come along and hang out with your fellow modellers for the evening. Meeting starts at around 7.30-ish, runs for some time and there’ll be lots of talk, and fun.

See you there.

 
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Posted by on August 2, 2017 in Club, Monthly Meeting, News, Updates

 

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August newsletter available now for members

It comes around so fast I can barely keep up. The newsletter for August is up online.

AND – I note – I missed putting up the July newsletter so I put that online tonight too. Bad Andrew!

Later gator.

 

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First meeting at our new home – Eastwood Centre Ballarat Central tomorrow night

Just a reminder that the club meeting has moved. So if you head over to the Kohinoor Centre on Saturday, and wonder why the lights are off, and the place is really quiet, don’t say I didn’t warn you.

New address and details are on this website, the Facebook page and in the newsletter.

See you there on Saturday.

 
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Posted by on June 2, 2017 in Club, Monthly Meeting, Site, Updates

 

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Out of space, and no one can hear you scream

It’s been a wild ride for the members of the club the last few months. Our meeting home for some time, The Kohinoor Centre, is to be closed. Costs to host a show ballooned and we’ve been forced to delay our show while we put things together. It just seems that we could not find the luck.

And then everything changed.

Beginning next month (June 2017) we’ll be moving to a new space, in the centre of Ballarat, easy to get to, lots of parking and plenty of space. As Gary Zimmer our President said today in a statement from his house: “In case you didn’t already know, we are no longer meeting at the Kohinoor. The June MoB meeting, and those for the foreseeable future, will be at the Eastwood leisure centre, 20 Eastwood St. Times are unchanged, still 7-ish on the first Saturday of the month, except January.”

So there you have it. Our accommodation woes have passed. A new chapter has begun for the club. The club’s thanks go out to both Dom and Gary for the work they’ve put in to find us a new home.

 
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Posted by on May 11, 2017 in Club, Monthly Meeting, News, Updates

 

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April newsletter online & meeting tonight

Tonight 7:30 PM and it’s meeting time. FOr those unaware our time at the Kohinoor Centre is coming to an end. THis is due to some government program doing something to someone … blah, blah, blah.

Short version is we have to move. Your team of dedicated managers have met over fine beer and vittles trying to come up with a plan; a cunningly crafted plan. When that failed we came up with the next best thing, and that will be presented tonight. So if you want to hear about it all, make some decisions and ensure the future of the club then come along.

The newsletter is also online for those who get their newsletter via download.

Short of a Zombie apocalypse I’ll see you there tonight.

 
 

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Annual Show Date set for 2017

At our meeting last night we set the date for 2017’s Scale Model Exhibition & Swap ‘n’ Sell Annual Model Show. Originally we had planned to hold the show in late April. With a conflicting Melbourne show however, we would have struggled. Rather than struggle, we have shuffled the deck again and chosen Sunday the 6th of August for the show. This will allow us the time to get through all the work required to make the show happen; a lot of steps are involved and there are many dependencies involved.

We have a site chosen and it was available for the late April show. We need to see if we can swing the venue to the date, which should be completed this week. There’ll be more information coming during the month of February as we get through the process.

 
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Posted by on February 5, 2017 in Annual Shows, Monthly Meeting

 

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MoB meeting – this Saturday evening

It’s the first Saturday of the month and that means that it’s time to gather your thoughts and part built kits and head on over to the Kohinoor Community Centre at the cnr Sebastopol Street and Errard Street. Start time is about 7:30 pm, finish time is when you are the only one left.

See you on Saturday.

 
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Posted by on September 1, 2016 in Club, Monthly Meeting, Updates

 

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