At the last meeting the club decided we should print our own TFCB shirts. We need some designs to choose from, please submit your designs by April 1 and we will pick one at the April 10th meeting. Rules are HERE. Winner gets a FREE shirt!
I will have them with me at the BOD meeting Tuesday night (1/7) and at the TFCB meeting on Thursday night (1/9). $6 each, photos from TFCB members, get yours now!
TFCB meetings are held at the VFW Hall in Essex Junction, on the second Thursday of the month at 6:30PM
Jan 9 – TFCB meeting, members presentations
Feb 13 – TFCB meeting, 25th anniversary party
Mar 13 – TFCB meeting, video, Cristel Kasselmann, new plants ( 2005 NEC conv )
April 10 – TFCB meeting, Peter Izzo, Uraguay
May 15 – TFCB meeting, Les Wilson, topic TBA
June 6-8 – TFCB 25th Anniversary Event, Holiday Inn, South Burlington.
Speakers include: Eric Bodrock, Regina Spotti, Stephan Tanner, Rachel O’Leary
Sept 11 – TFCB meeitng, Steve Lundblad
Oct 9 – TFCB meeting, TBA
Nov 13 – TFCB meeting, Paul Loiselle
Dec 11 – TFCB Holiday meeting, location TBA
Thank you to the following for their support of TFCB:
San Fransicso Bay Brand
The Pleco Feeder
Tropical Science Biolabs
Ecological Laboratories, Inc
Amazonas and Coral Magazine
E G Danner Manufacturing
North Jersey Aquarium Society
Florida Aquatic Nurseries
Cobalt International, Inc.
United Pet Group (Tetra, marineland, Perfecto, and others)
Drs Foster and Smith
The Pet Advantage
Please support them!
Pet Advantage is offering members a 15% discount. Details here.
Thanks to Pet Advantage for supporting TFCB by offering this discount!
Please support the store.
There is an email mailing list on Yahoo Groups that we use to send meeting announcements and the newsletter. You can also use the mailing list to ask questions or share any news that you have.
To join, simply go to the Yahoo Groups website and sign up for the TFCB list (you may need to create a free account on Yahoo Groups first) or simply send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our February 13th meeting will be our actual anniversary and will be a celebration meeting. We hope to have many past and present members attend to help us eat cake and enjoy lots of great friendships we have all formed over the years. We will also have lots of prizes and a short presentation on the history of the club.
Meeting starts at 6:30, but we will be there early. Thursday Feb 13th at the VFW in Essex Junction, 73 Pearl St behind Northfield Savings bank, to the right of Rite Aid.
The dates for the convention have been set! Our convention will again be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cromwell CT from March 28 – 30, 2014.
Convention registration is now open, see web site.
See NEC newsletter for updates and details. If you do not receive the NEC newsletter, please let TFCB president David Banks know and he can get you added to the mailing list.
THANK YOU to everyone that participated; bidders, vendors, those that donated products, and all those that helped out. Speacial thanks to Doug Patac for auctioneering! A successful event with lots of great fish, plants and products, thank you everyone!
All Day auction of tropical fish, plants, aquariums, new and used equipment and many other fish related items!
Sunday Nov 3, 2013 starting at noon, viewing opens at 10AM.
VFW hall, 176 South Winooski Ave, BURLINGTON, VT
All are welcome, free door prizes, no admission fee!
See those that have supported us below: Thank You Page
Their products will be available at the auction!
September 12, Russ McAndrews, “Cichlids of Africa, East vs West”
October 10, Gary Elson, “Tanks Without Heaters”
November 3, TFCB Auction
November 14, Larry Jinks, “New World Cichlids”
December 12, TFCB holiday meeting
Meetings are held at the VFW Hall in Essex Junction starting at 6:30.
Free door prizes, bowl show ( warmer months ), auction, fish discussions and a good time!