The Brewster-Kent ringers will host a fall area meeting in Kent on September 28, 2019 starting at 12pm and running until 5pm. We will provide a light, early lunch starting approximately 11:30 and snacks & drinks through the afternoon. Please RSVP by Sept 1 to Matthew Austin (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Young Ringer Award
Below please find the registration for the Central Council's Annual Meeting for 2019. If you are interested in going, please contact myself or Beverly Faber who is on the organizing committee for additional information. Bruce
Register now for the Tornto 12 bell weekend. Registration form available on the calendar site.
The 2018 Annual Report has been posted on the website. It is found under Resources and Links --> Member Services --> Guild Documents --> Annual Reports and then scroll down to the end!
The registration form for the 2019 AGM in Boston (21-25 Aug) is now up. We would like each ringer to fill it out individually, but non-ringing +1s can be included on a ringer's form.
A ringing course will be held at Southminster Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh, on 2–4 August 2019.
The registration for the Toronto 12 Bell Weekend is now available. Please go to the Calendar site and click on the Toronto 12 Bell Weekend listing for June. The registration form is a writeable PDF which can easily be completed and forwarded to our Tower Secretary, Pauline Smith.
Our correspondent in France reports on the first service ringing at the new tower in Vernet-les-Bains.
Jeff Smith died yesterday, 20 April, at home in Kalamazoo, of a heart attack, aged 88. Their son Andrew is with Carol now, and I presume Megan will be there shortly, as soon as a flight from California can be arranged.
Althought it is Holy Week this request has come from the Central Council.
Please see calendar listing for information and registration form for Rochester's Tower Open Day, Saturday, June 15!
Cathy Booth has been interviewing bellringers for her Fun with Bells podcasts. She has just interviewed Bruce Butler. Listen to Bruce as he talks about ringing tours, ringing in America, ringing around beds and flower arrangements and much more.
Check out our website: https://bostonagm2019.wordpress.com/, where we will continue to post updates as we know them. Stay tuned!
STEEPLEKEEPER’S DIARY: What you do when the clapper falls out of one of your bells. Originally published in the Winter 2019 issue of The Clapper; this version also includes an account of how we fixed it. (Yes, we fixed it!)