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07-18-2010, 08:21 AM
Its that time of the year again.
The 2010 VFA Summer BASH announcement is official!
The Virginia Falconers’ Association

Invites you to their

Annual Picnic, Auction, and Meeting
Saturday, August 21, 2010


Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve

In & adjacent to the Education Annex by the Visitor Center

The VFA 2010 HawkTalk journal will be distributed to members

Awards for Best Bird, Best Falconry Furniture, and Best Falconry Display

(Please bring your raptor(s) - all are eligible - the more, the better)

(Displays can be your bell &/or hood collection, photo collage, etc.)

Social – 10:00AM

Lunch Time- 1:00PM - -– at the Education Annex & Picnic Grove

VFA supplied hamburgers, hot dogs, other picnic items & drinks will be provided at min cost.

Reservations would be appreciated. Attendees are encouraged to bring a side dish or dessert to share with a few others.

Attendees are also asked to inform Andrew or Eva King so that sufficient lunch food and drinks can be provided.

Please contact them by e-mail at andrewking47@gmail.com (andrewking47@gmail.com) or dr_evaking@hotmail.com (dr_evaking@hotmail.com).
Falconry Art Displays - During the afternoon - Awards @ 3:00PM

Bring your best artistic effort or efforts

Your drawing, painting, carving, photograph, or homemade equipment qualifies
Membership Meeting - 3:30PM

Old business / New business / Discussions
Status of EA on take of raptors and revision of Falconry Regulations

- / Select next Field Meet and BASH Directors
Auction and Raffle - 4:30PM

Falconry Equipment (from jesses to telemetry), Art and Books, and more

Departure - 6:00PM to Home or to Dinner (Dutch treat at a Restaurant)

Notes - VFA members, family and guests are welcome to attend all the VFA activities (i.e., the picnic, meeting, art competition, and auction), including any informal gatherings at a restaurant. You might bring bug spray.

For more information visit VFA website: http://www.vafalconry.swva.net/