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The disivion is going to have a show during Brookville's Victorian Christmas.
December 5 banquet canceled, alternative meeting plan in the works.
Final decisions to be made Saturday at the meeting.
Watch this space for news.
Division meeting at Rolly's
At its formation in 1994, the Allegheny Plateau Division consisted of seven counties; Venango, Clarion, Forest, Elk, Jefferson, Clearfield, and Cameron, all in Pennsylvania. In 2008, Clinton county was added to the division. Most recently, in September of 2015, five more counties were added. Those were Warren, McKean, Potter in Pennsylvania; Cattaraugus and Alleghany in New York.
The Allegheny Plateau Division holds 12 meetings each year, usually on the second Sunday of the month, often at the home of a member. The usual meeting includes an operating session, a Bring and Brag contest, and a business meeting. The meetings in summer months are often held in conjunction with special events, a pattern which is likely to continue in future years. Persons who are not members are welcome to participate as guests, although that welcome does not extend to holding elected office or voting on business matters. December is reserved for the division banquet. Lately it has been held on a Saturday. The date of the banquet depends strongly on the availability of a hall.
In addition to the monthly formal meetings, members of the division customarily gather at a member's house on Thursdays; to pursue projects, assist the member in building or revising his layout, or simply to discuss matters of mutual interest. Often the Thursday gathering in the week immediately preceeding a meeting is at the house of the member hosting the up-coming meeting to assist him in preparing for the meeting. Coordination of these informal gatherings, insofar as there is coordination, is by e-mail.
The Allegheny Plateau Division publishes a monthly newsletter, the
Keystone Corridor. A printed copy is available by subscription, see Keystone Corridor page for rates. At one time, the division had been considering exclusive electronic distribution of the newsletter. That is no longer being considered. However, subscribers may receive their copy electronically, as a pdf file by e-mail. See the newsletter page for more detail.
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