End of Year Competition & General Meeting Night: June 21, 2016

End of Year Competition & General Meeting Night: June 21, 2016
Douglas Wade, our President, welcomed 45 members to our General Meeting and special “End of Year” Competition.  Also included in the evening’s agenda were the PSA Youth Showcase photos, PSA Interclub Entries, member recognitions, Installation of Officers, and cake.

The 1st place digital winners and print EA winners competed for the 2015-2016 End of Year – Members Choice Awards.  View all of the entries and winners on the LPA website.        

While waiting for the results, Nan Carder shared a presentation about the PSA Youth Showcase program and photos submitted by our local high school photography students. Nan also shared LPA’s PSA Interclub Entries and winners for 2015-2016.

Douglas Wade presented Certificates of Appreciation to retiring board members Bill Liberto, Bonnie Matthews-Franke, and Sue Craft.  Also recognized were our numerous LPA chairpersons who all help make the LPA function so well!

Wayne Staley recognized 2 long time LPA members: Norma Boggs, for photographing events for the AV Senior Center and Tylene Trout for providing numerous workshops on Basic Photography.  

Next was the Installation of 2016-2017 Officers – Nominating Chairperson Bill Peake installed the officers and new board. President: Douglas Wade, Vice President: Shane Walters (absent), Secretary: Kathy Newman, Treasurer – Don Sullivan, Voting Board Members: Dale Taft and Don Goeschl (absent), and Past President: David Wilkins.  

And finally, announcement of the 2015-2016 End of Year Award Winners Novice Digital: Light up the Sky by Dale Taft, Amateur Digital: Miners Cabin by Terry Dickerson, Advanced Amateur Digital: Hay Fever by Kathy Newman, Master Digital: Horses in Aspens by Helen Henry, Intermediate Print: Honey Bee Delight by Denis Lust, Accomplished Print: Milky Way with Windmill by Helen Henry.  Congratulations to all of the winners!  Each received a certificate and will be awarded an acrylic plaque bearing the LPA logo along with their name and title of their photograph.

Announcements – Douglas Wade
July 1st - New LPA year.  Please renew your LPA membership.
Membership Chairperson needed
LPA Name Tags w/new logo available.  Order forms on website. $7.50 each

Upcoming Programs – Shane Walters
August 16th - Miscellaneous Ramblings around Bharat (a.k.a. India) by Richard Wood
September 20th - TBA
October 25th (4th Tuesday) – LPA’s 50th Anniversary Celebration
November 15th – Ken Skulte Canon Explorer of Light

Upcoming Workshops – Shirl Airov-Bieling
June 28th - How to Enter Photography Exhibit for AV Fair
July 26th - Help you Mount your Prints for the AV Fair

Upcoming Competitions – Bonnie Matthews-Franke
July 19th – Macro – Updated definition
October 18th – Human Interest

Upcoming Field Trips – Christine Wilkins
June 25th – Pirate Invasion at Belmont Pier, Led by Douglas Wade

S4C Report – Bonnie Matthews
See website

PSA Report – Nan Carder
See website

AV Fair – Douglas Wade & Sue Craft
Registration open until July 9th
Volunteers needed. Sign up on scroll.

Newsletter – Douglas Wade
June 24th - deadline for July newsletter

Librarian – Ron Yagi
See LPA website for list of materials that members can check out

Friday Night Discussion Group – Glenn Olson
2nd & 4th Friday of month (June 24th & July 8th) - Denny’s 2005 West Ave K @6:30pm

Sunday Monthly Breakfast – Dale Ware
Sunday July 17th, 7:30am Patty’s Cafe, 43943 Sierra Hwy, #A Lancaster

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