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Dallas Christmas Magic
Dallas magicians will celebrate Christmas on December 16 at Dal and Cinde Sanders’ home, 3316 Northaven in Dallas. Get in touch with Dal at 214-902-9200 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 214-902-9200 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting.
Joan Lehr continues re-learning walking and manages several hundred feet on a walker (with supervision) and even tried out a cane for a few feet. Lots of other complications continue to plague her, but she manages a lot of smiles and shopping trips. Doctor Chuck says, “We are making progress!”
San Antonio SAM Assembly 52
The December 2 meeting of SAM 52 will be held at LaMadeleine, 722 Northwest Loop 410 in San Antonio at 7:30. The special seasonal theme is “Christmas Magic — Original Routines, Original Patter, or Homemade Effects”.
Holiday Magic in Houston
IBM Ring 39 will not have a December meeting. The SAM Assembly 19 meeting on December 6 will feature the favorite Christmas routine by several top magicians. The Teach-In starts at 7:00 p.m. at the IATSE Hall
Holiday Banquet and New Officers –
Austin SAM Assembly 206
Assembly 206 Officers elected by acclamation at the November meeting were President John Maverick, Tag-Team First Vice Presidents Stan “Doc” Seaton and Hull Youngblood, Second Vice President Ron Cartlidge, Treasurer Heather Poggi-Mannis, Secretary Carl Seagren, and Sergeant-at-Arms Will Mannis. The Assembly’s annual Holiday Banquet and show will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 14, at First Baptist Church, 901 Trinity, in Austin. Contact Tammy Dietz at
email@example.com to make reservations and for information.
Christmas Party and New Officers
in Fort Worth
IBM Ring 15, SAM Assembly 138 and Fort Worth Magicians Club officers were installed at a gala banquet and show at River Ranch in the Fort Worth Stockyards last month. They are President Bill Irwin, Vice President and Program Chairman Ash Adams, Vice President and Flashpaper Editor Geoff Grimes, Vice President and Webmaster Bruce Chadwick, Secretary Al Fox, Treasurer Larry Heil, Sergeant-at-Arms Logan Stadtman, Historian Melissa Himes. Members-at-Large are Mica Calfee, Nathan Himes, and Michael Dimsdle; Trustees are Bruce Chadwick, Arthur Emerson, and Bill Irwin.
Larry Heil was honored at the Installation Banquet as Magician of the Year and Bruce Chadwick was named Lifetime Member.
The Fort Worth Magicians Club normally meets the first Thursday of each month; however, the next meeting will be the annual Christmas party and gift exchange. The party will be held on Thursday December 2 at the new meeting location: Tarrant County College – Trinity River Campus, 300 Trinity Campus Circle in Fort Worth in the Energy Auditorium on the main (second) floor, at 7:00 p.m. Contact President Bill Irwin at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
New Officers for Austin Ring 60
Mark Wilson (the Austin resident, not the one from L.A.) was elected President of Austin IBM Ring 60 for 2011. His officers include Vice President Carlos Santillan, Treasurer Larry Johnson, Secretary Jim Bauldoff, Sergeant-at-Arms Eddie Boswell, and Directors J. D. Stewart, Will Mannis, Arsene Dupin, and Richard Garriott.
http://www.ibmring60.org/ for details.