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Re: February meeting

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  • mizbri1212
    Hi All! At the meeting I mentioned I was interested in the transhipper job. I live 8 minutes from Oakland Airport, I pass by it twice a day, so picking up our
    Message 1 of 5 , Mar 1, 2007
      Hi All!

      At the meeting I mentioned I was interested in the transhipper job.
      I live 8 minutes from Oakland Airport, I pass by it twice a day, so
      picking up our fishie friends would be a snap! Just let me know what
      I need to do!

      Brianna

      --- In CaliforniaBettas@yahoogroups.com, "Jeremy Bolanos"
      <jeremybolanos@...> wrote:
      >
      > The transhipper would be for fish the club orders - so it wouldn't
      be
      > a lot of fish and they wouldn't have to be repackaged and mailed
      off.
      >
      > Jeremy
      >
      > On 2/26/07, Declan Salsedo <mightygoten2002@...> wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > That stinks, they will be missed. what is in the
      > > judging thing? if its just judging the color, vents,
      > > caudal, dorsal, and anal, stunted rays, edges, body
      > > and such, i know how to do that and would like to help
      > > but i dont know if i can since im pretty young. as for
      > > transhipping...i warn whoever takes it up, it seems
      > > tiring. Every transhipper I know says it takes a whole
      > > day to get them and you are up late unpacking them. So
      > > im suggesting that anyone who takes up the job, has
      > > some time on their hands.
      > >
      > >
      > > --- Stephanie Bryant <mortaine@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > > Great writeup, Judy!
      > > >
      > > > --Stephanie
      > > >
      > > > On 2/25/07, Judy Latham <jlatham@...> wrote:
      > > > > It was a really good meeting. 14 people
      > > > attended. There were
      > > > > *lots* of auction items, in fact it took Lisa and
      > > > Kathy 30-40 minutes
      > > > > to check them in. And quite a few things were
      > > > discussed at the
      > > > > meeting itself. The actual meeting was called at
      > > > 2:15 by Jeremy.
      > > > >
      > > > > The first order of business was our planned IBC
      > > > International Show.
      > > > > There was a question as to whether we could get a
      > > > show date before
      > > > > May 1. The guidelines put out by IBC say May 1 is
      > > > the earliest. David
      > > > > Spector (Van Port Betta Fanciers) Had said not to
      > > > wait for May 1 and
      > > > > get our date booked earlier. It was decided to get
      > > > a date in September.
      > > > >
      > > > > Some sad news: Joe and Kathy Cooper will be moving
      > > > out of the area
      > > > > soon. They will be really missed. This will leave
      > > > our club without
      > > > > an active member who is an IBC certified judge.
      > > > Which means that we
      > > > > will most likely have to import a judge for our
      > > > shows. Joe asked that
      > > > > we start judging seminars to get members in the
      > > > judging program. When
      > > > > we get these started, anyone who is interested
      > > > should sign up.
      > > > >
      > > > > We need to find a storage place or unit as soon as
      > > > possible. Joe and
      > > > > Kathy have been storing the CBS stuff in their
      > > > storage unit. We need
      > > > > to store the show benches (the black risers the
      > > > fish are on), and
      > > > > many other items. It does not require a large
      > > > unit.
      > > > >
      > > > > Carol Noble had previously announced to this group
      > > > that she would not
      > > > > be able to keep being the club contact on our web
      > > > page. At the last
      > > > > meeting Jeremy asked for volunteers. At this
      > > > meeting Judy
      > > > > volunteered. She would like another person,
      > > > preferably someone with
      > > > > more fish care knowledge, to volunteer with her.
      > > > >
      > > > > Jeremy raised the idea of a member becoming a
      > > > trans-shipper. This is
      > > > > the person who accepts fish coming from overseas.
      > > > It does involve
      > > > > going to the customs office and housing the fish
      > > > until they can be
      > > > > delivered to new owners. The idea is that, if the
      > > > club imported
      > > > > overseas fish, we could not only order multiple
      > > > fish per shipment, we
      > > > > could save on the trans-shipper cost. We are
      > > > interested in doing this
      > > > > to bring fresh genetics into our local gene pool.
      > > > CBS will pay the
      > > > > cost of the application and certification.
      > > > >
      > > > > Stephanie asked for suggestions about meeting
      > > > programs that people
      > > > > would like to see this year. If you have
      > > > suggestions, please get
      > > > > ahold of Stephanie.
      > > > >
      > > > > And, Echo and Judy both had articles in the
      > > > January/February Flare!
      > > > > (the IBC journal). Echo's article is on raising
      > > > microworms, and
      > > > > Judy's is about the CBS flyer we give to fish
      > > > stores. Additionally,
      > > > > there is a fish picture that has been made into a
      > > > contest.
      > > > >
      > > > > The auction and raffle started. There were lots of
      > > > plants (Java Fern,
      > > > > Java Moss, Watersprite) and a lot of fish. There
      > > > were several nice
      > > > > items in the raffle, and almost everyone who won
      > > > went home with betta food.
      > > > >
      > > > > Submitted by Judy Latham, Secretary
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
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      > > >
      > > >
      > > > --
      > > > Stephanie Bryant
      > > > Author, Videoblogging for Dummies
      > > > mortaine@...
      > > > http://www.mortaine.com/
      > > >
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