Plans are well underway for the opening of the Club’s major Annual Exhibition next week – for which many thanks are due to all those who have already given their time and skills in this complex fete of organisation. BUT!!! We still need volunteers to ensure everything runs to plan, so please do check out the list below and see where you can assist.
The ‘Strong Arm Gang’ – for setting up and dismantling the exhibition stands we need helpers at 4pm at Tangmere Village Centre on Thursday 3rd August. This is to load all the equipment onto the van, and to collect stands from Oving ready for taking to Chichester.
On Friday 4th August at 8.40am at the Assembly Room in Chichester, we need plenty of volunteers to help unload and to set up the gear ready for mounting the prints. During the evening we’ll also need strong arms to reset the exhibition after the presentations. Don’t worry – Sheila Tester, our catering supremo, takes very good care to ensure you won’t miss out on the buffet (or the wine!).
Dismantling on the Saturday 12th August also needs helpers to undertake the set up in reverse from 5pm – please don’t forget!
All Members – all Members who are able to should attend the Assembly Room to put up their own prints on Friday 4th August from about 9.45am. Everything you need and guidance on mounting the prints will be available, but it’s helpful if you can bring your own tape measures and levels. Similarly, please do be there on Saturday 12th August at 5pm to take away your own prints.
Stewarding – there are still gaps in the Stewarding rota, please contact Wojtek Boden for the latest situation if you can find an hour or two to help.
Buffet – Sheila Tester will be pleased to receive finger foods for the buffet from 5pm on Friday 4th August, or, if you prefer, cash donations to Sheila so she can supplement the buffet for the evening.
Raffle – donations for the raffle to Carmel Lynch for Friday 4th August please. These can be left at the Assembly Room during the day or brought along in the evening.
It is the sterling efforts on the part of Club Members that mean our Preview on Friday 4th August at 7pm for 7.30pm, for all Members, our guests and friends, is always an excellent social occasion and a chance to promote our Club, acting as it does as a curtain raiser for the highly regarded exhibition. So it’s many, thanks thanks to everyone for all the contributions – not least the 450 plus images themselves without which the exhibition would be rather flat!