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Note Date Change for meeting 11/14/17

Meeting: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6-9 P.M.
Elma Senior Citizens Center, 3007 Bowen Road, Elma, New York
PLEASE do not send mail to the above address
Guests and Visitors Welcome

November 2017  Club Website:   Issue # 489

Click on the Link below for a printable version of November's Newsletter

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Election day falls on our original meeting day.  The meeting has been moved back 1 week to November 14

Club Project

Clinging Crosses and Comfort Birds will be the Club Project this year.  Finished pieces will be donated to Nursing Home and others who would appreciate them.

Elections of Officers And Club Auction

Elections of officers and Club Auction this month.  If you have something carving related that you would like to donate to the auction please bring it with you to the November meeting.

Upcoming Events

November 14 Election of Officers

December 5 Christmas Party

Christmas Party

Fred Bates has volunteered to chair the Christmas Party this year.  Please support Fred and plan your dish or desert to pass.  The party is December 5th

32 present at the October Meeting

Chris Kieber won $26.00 in the split drawing

If you have something of interest to the club that you would like included in the newsletter, see me at our meeting, contact me at 
716-689-6795 or e-mail at

Bill Scudder

Community Requests


name: Shirley Ploetz
topics: Hi. We have one black walnut tree that came down in a wind storm and figure someone might be interested in it. It's cut into logs. Thanks


Dennis Manikowski 716-799-5456 has some carving wood stock / rough outs that he would like to sell.  His Father was a wood carver and passed away.  If you are interested please call Dennis at the above number. Included are a few pictues of what he has





Display Table




Carvings by Joe Reimer


Sphere by Bud Stevens


Bob Miller's 2017 Halloween Collection


Spoons and cookie mold by Chris Kieber



Deb Barbour's Bark, relief and Fawn