ANNUAL CHAPTER 8 WILBRAHAM PICNIC
Wilbraham & Monson Academy in Wilbraham, MA
9AM, AUGUST 28, 2005
(Indoor space in case of rain, shaded areas in case of high heat)
BARBEQUE PICNIC HOROLOGICAL DOOR PRIZES TOWER CLOCK TOUR
INFORMAL SHOW AND TELL
WE HAVE MADE PROVISIONS THIS YEAR TO HAVE SHADE TREE AREAS AVAILABLE OR INDOOR FACILITIES FOR INCLEMENT WEATHER
IF YOU BRING ITEMS TO SELL, PLEASE BRING ALONG A PLASTIC TARP OR BLANKET TO DISPLAY YOUR ITEMS, ALSO ANY TABLE YOU WISH
Because the barbeque is catered by the Academy, we are asking for a registration to be mailed in as we normally do for meetings.
COST: $15.00 / per member, $18.00 walk-in, children 13 and under are free.
The planned program is as follows:
9:00 Tailgate Mart ( indoors in case of rain)
11:00 Show & Tell Show & Tell -- Items of horological interest. No special theme.
Bring an item of interest to you for a short presentation. Make it informal-brief and fun!
11:45 Horological door prizes
12:15 Barbeque Picnic Lunch
Clock Tower Tour- Jeff Wood will conduct tours for those interested. Sign up sheets available at 10:00 am. Wear rubber soled shoes.
DIRECTIONS TO REACH THE ACADEMY
From the North:
Route I-91 South to Mass Turnpike East. Mass Turnpike to Ludlow Exit 7.Turn right onto Route 21. At first set of lights, turn right onto Chapin St. Continue straight for about 3 miles through next set of lights and until the road ends. Turn right onto Miller St and go over a bridge. At the stop sign, turn right onto Route 20. Go under the railroad overpass and pass two gas stations and the Wilbraham Fire Dept on the right. Diagonally opposite the fire station is Main St. Turn left onto Main St, to straight through the stop sign and follow 2 miles to campus.
From the South:
Route I-91 North from New Haven-Hartford to Exit 2, Forest Park/Route 83, which is the first exit after crossing into Mass from CT. Turn left at the first set of lights and at the next set of lights turn right onto Sumner Avenue. Continue on that same road (name changes from Sumner Ave to Allen St to Bicentennial Highway) for about 5 miles until you come to the end of the road. Turn left at the lights onto Cooley St (changes to Parker St) and continue until you reach the first major four-way intersection. Fleet Bank and a Pride gas station on the right corners) Turn right onto Wilbraham Rd for about 3 miles (changes to Springfield St upon entering Wilbraham). Continue straight through the next set of lights, crossing Stony Hill Rd. Pass the Wilbraham Town Hall on the right and, shortly thereafter, bear left onto Faculty St at the fork. The campus is a short distance beyond on your right.
From the East:
Mass Turnpike West to Palmer Exit 8. Turn right. At the second set of lights, turn right onto Route 20 West. Continue on Route 20 for about 4.5 miles. You will pass a river on your right and then go under a railroad overpass. You will then pass two gas stations and the Wilbraham Fire Department. Diagonally opposite the fire station is Main St. Turn left onto Main St, to straight through the stop sign and follow 2 miles to campus.
From the West:
Follow North directions from the Mass Turnpike north.
SUITCASE CLOCK REPAIR COURSES
Victor Kozakevich who handles the Field Suitcase program announces that there are two openings at this time for F201, Lathe Skills for Clock Repair. The course will be given at the Grafton Masonic building in Grafton MA. from Oct 21-24. Cost is $275. Jeff Adams is the instructor. See info on NAWCC website. Prerequisite is F200 ( formerly F100)-Basic Repair Skills. BYOL - bring your own lathe!! Contact Victor at 617-491-4608. or by E-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you any of you have a question or wish to contact someone in the chapter, get in touch with any of these people and they will get your message to the right person if they cannot help you.
President Burton Kassap
112 Bullough Park, Newtonville, MA 02460
1st Vice Pres. VACANT
2nd Vice Pres. Harold Lincoln
5 Ringbolt Road, Hingham, MA 02043
Treasurer Wayne Paskerian
5 Warren St., Winchester, MA 01890
Past President Dave Deutemiam
81 Kingman St., Lakeville, MA 02347
2007 Director Joe Brown, 7 Pheasant Ave. Sudbury, MA 01776 978-443-2284
2007 Director Larry Chelmow, 399 Chapman St., Canton, MA 02021 781-828-1626
2007 Director Peter Nunes, 4 Hopkins Lane, Peace Dale, RI 02879 401-789-3639
2009 Director Frank Menez, 2 Bernier St, Somersworth NH 03878 603-692-0499
2009 Director Les Tyrala, 28 Curtis St. Quincy, MA 02169 617-479-2140
2009 Director Martin Cohen, 21 Dunbarton Rd, Belmont, MA 02478 617-484-8725
Associate Dir Victor Kozakevich, 44 Sherman St., Cambridge, MA 02138 617-491-4608