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Dungarvan CC celebrates 10th anniversary

We have recieved this notice from Dungarvan Camera Club Secretary.

On behalf of our Chairman Ludovic Martin I am delighted to release the following information on a really superb weekend to be held in Dungarvan; Together with the SACC Annual Competition & Exhibition.

Events take place on the weekend of 7 & 8th. February 2009 at the Park Hotel
Dungarvan, Co. Waterford

Saturday 7th. February
Two Top Photographic Seminars; which I am delighted to present to you for your improvement and entertainment

Morning Session 10am to 12.30pm; Estuary Suite
The one & only ‘Tom Lawlor’ a first class photographer of international repute and a great orator. He will make you laugh & cry as he relates his dramatic and most interesting life behind the camera. His CV would take up a couple of pages, newspapers, books, radio, television, etc

Afternoon Session 2pm to 4.30pm.
The highly commended and versatile Tony Murray for your further entertainment. Another master of the art of photography with an international reputation, who is both modest and unassuming, but nevertheless very interesting and witty. Tony can speak with authority on most aspects of photography, generally laced with humour.

As a very special Anniversary Gift from the Dungarvan Camera Club to all SACC Members, there is only one ticket for this event which is an all day ticket at a very special price of €20. Therefore it’s a first come first served situation, and have the advantage to book now by telephoning me on 051 293838 or 087 1236810 or e-mail dccsec@eircom.net and pay by the next meeting.

Saturday Evening; Gala Dinner at 8pm in the Hotel Dining Room

A Night Full of Fun & Surprises for You and Your Partners

Fine Fare selected by our Chairman Ludovic Martin & Maura Curran with table wines. I cannot reveal too much about the proceedings without giving away the element of surprise. This is a night not to be missed
Tickets €35 per head, which at first view may seem expensive, but I can assure you that the Club is making a very large subsidy on the evening to ensure this is a bumper celebration for all attending.

Sunday 8th. February; The Southern Association of Camera Clubs Annual Competition & Exhibition to held in the Main Banqueting Hall.

Open for exhibitors from 9am. Judging from 11am
Open to the public from 12 noon Admission €4
Judges Results & Prize Giving in all classes from 4pm.
Bumper Raffle tickets on sale all day

Lunch available from 12.30 a decent & reasonably priced bar menu is available including soup & sandwiches, or
A la carte in the restaurant (if you are still flush)
Several other options are available in Dungarvan.

Important Panel Mounting Information
We have hired the mounting panels from another SACC Club. The method they recommend for fixing mounted prints is with Velcro which is removable without a tool. Therefore we would most politely request that all member clubs competing in the panel competition only use this method.
For those who have never used this method of mounting. You need 2 types of Velcro to enable them to lock together, namely the hook & mesh. These should be cut into 2 to 3 inch strips and fixed diagonally in each corner on the back of the mount. Firstly fit the hook Velcro removing the tape covering the adhesive, then press the mesh Velcro into the hook section, keeping the adhesive tape intact until ready for mounting. But not to worry there will be plenty of help on the day if you are unsure.
We also politely request that the boards be totally cleaned when you remove your prints.
We would also appreciate that all prints remain in position until after the judging results, as this exhibition will be open to the public and will be extensively publicised in the Local & County press, also on local radio stations.

For the Photographers Partner (if a non-photographer); If the weather is fine Dungarvan & County Waterford holds a wealth of Scenic Walks & Drives, in fact far too many to detail here, but we will ensure there is literature available in the Hotel and B&B.
If poor weather there is a multiplex cinema close by, showing the latest film releases.

The Last Word (for the moment).
Should you have any problems or queries you may contact me on 051 293838 or 0871236810

Richard Cutbill
Dungarvan Camera Club Secretary
Email dccsec@eircom. net

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