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MEETING NOTES - MARCH 13, 2018

Monday, March 19, 2018

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National Geographic Explorer Jon Cox presents to the club at West Chester University.

CHESTER COUNTY CAMERA CLUB

MEETING NOTES - MARCH 13, 2018

West Chester University, E.O. Bull Center for the Arts, JP Adler Theater

 

 

Meeting ~ Bob Kelly called the first “field trip” meeting of the Chester County Camera Club to order.

 

New members and guests ~ There was 1 new guest at tonight’s meeting.

 

 

Committee Chair Reports

 

Nominating Committee ~

 

Betsy Wilson, chair of the Nominating Committee, announced that the election for 2018-2019 officers is coming up soon.  If any club members are interested in running for office, please let Betsy, or Members at Large members, Peter Gunman or Jennifer Guidaro, know soon.

 

Outings ~

 

Saturday, April 14, 10:00 - 12:00 noon ~ Antique Ice Tool Museum  - Housed in a beautifully restored 1834 bank barn just a few minutes from downtown West Chester, the museum houses thousands of unique artifacts that tell the story of the natural ice trade, with special emphasis on its role in Chester County history.   There will be a carpool leaving from Exton at 9:30 or meet at the museum (parking is limited there) at 10:00.  Please let Howard Sundwall know if you plan on participating.

 

Members Forum ~

 

Anita Bower announced that Helen Wagner will discuss Lightroom at the next Members Forum on Tuesday, April 10 at 6:30 pm.  Let Anita know if there is something you would like Helen to address at that meeting.

 

 

Next Meeting ~ Tuesday, March 27, at 7:00 pm ~ competition night!  The theme for the evening is “Fill the Frame”.  A maximum of 3 entries per paid club member may be submitted no later than 11:59 pm, Sunday, March 25.  The judge will be announced on Monday, March 26.

 

 

Carol DeGuiseppi introduced tonight’s speaker, Jon Cox, National Geographic Explorer and no stranger to CCCC.  Jon presented his time with the Ese’Eja people of the Amazon.  Afterwards, club members had an exclusive opportunity to preview of his Ese’Eja exhibit.

 

The Ese’Eja People of the Amazon: Connected by a Thread

As Amazonia loses many of its indigenous cultures, their deep knowledge and wisdom of the interconnectedness of nature is also disappearing. The Ese’Eja, one of the few extant foraging societies of Peru, have been stewards of the lands in the Amazon basin for many generations. This exhibition tells their story in the hope of influencing public policy and empowering the Ese’Eja in determining their future. The Ese'Eja offer us a unique perspective on the complex political, environmental, and social issues at play in contemporary Peru, and indeed, throughout the world. 

 

Minutes submitted by Stephanie Vacek, Secretary



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