September 29, 2012

The Winnipeg Model Railroad Club: Dennis Rietze - FREE!!

October 5, 7:30 pm 
Westworth United Church, 1750 Grosvenor Avenue
Free admission!

Dennis Rietze will hold a powerpoint presentation about the 
National Model Railroad Association Thousand Lakes Region's 2012 Convention, 
which was held during the Victoria Day weekend in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  

Dennis Rietze is the Superintendent of the #1 Northern Division 
of the Thousand Lakes Region of the NMRA.

This is a great way to see what a Winnipeg Model Railroad Club meeting 
and what a National Model Railroad Association National Convention are like!
A two-fer!!
And did I mention that you can attend for free!!!

The #1 Northern Division of the Thousand Lakes Region of the NMRA will have 
a display table where they will be taking new memberships. 

Membership is required to attend their upcoming division meet at 
Whyte Ridge Baptist Church on November 3. 

You can get a full year's membership for $30.
Or you can get a temporary "rail pass" for only $10, which entitles you to 
all the benefits and privileges of NMRA membership for 6 months, 
including a 6 month subscription to the NMRA magazine, The Fusee.

Usually on the second Friday of each month at 7:30 pm, from September to April, 
The Winnipeg Model Railroad Club (WMRC) holds monthly meetings. 

Want to join the club? 
The Winnipeg Model Railroad Club will be taking memberships. 
The annual fee for a regular member is $30. 
The annual fee for a junior member (under 18) is $10. 
This will entitle you to a year's subscription to their publication, 
The Lantern, in which you'll learn about upcoming events, and library privileges. 

Or an additional membership can be bought for someone in the same household 
as a regular member (no Lantern) for $1.

They're always happy to welcome new members!! 

A few upcoming meetings planned by The Winnipeg Model Railroad Club:
January - Klinic Karnival: Dozens of "How to" seminars led by expert model railroaders
February - Auction: Great deals on model railroad equipment
Spring -  Annual Spring Open House / Model & Photo Contest 
                 with displays and exhibits

Afraid you'll be overwhelmed by lots of techy jargon? 
Not to worry. 
There are members of all ages and skill levels. 
There's also a lending library (books and videos) for members.

Travel and photos are more your speed? 
Each meeting features a slide presentation or two, the subject matter ranging from professional model railroad displays to scenes from a rail-fan's ride. 

For more information contact Morgan Turney

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