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News Item For September 9, 2006

WINNER OF CONVENTION PRE-REGISTRATION DOOR PRIZE DRAW

The convention pre-registration draw was made on September 9, 2006 at the Sundridge Mall in the presence of all Koffee Klatch goers. The winner was none other than QCWA Past President Croft Taylor, VE3CT. Croft goes away with a free "room for two" at the convention hotel. Congratulations Croft!

News Item For August 2, 2006

CONVENTION REGISTRATION UPDATE

Convention pre-registrations are rolling in fine business! As I write this - we have 64 registrants coming in from AB, BC, ON, CA, IA, MA, MD, NB, TX, MO, GA, FL, PA, WI and RI. This all before pre-registration deadline of August 1, 2006! Things are really shaping up for a Fun time!

Remember - convention date is September 28 - 30, 2006. and the entire QCWA National Board and Executive will be in attendance. (Mark your calendar NOW!) A phrase that is used these days - "Save The Date!"

News Item For July 30, 2006

VE6QCWA - SPECIAL EVENT STATION

This is to announce that QCWA Wild Rose Chapter 151 has procured the special call sign VE6QCWA for use from September 1 - September 30, 2006 to celebrate the upcoming QCWA International Convention - 2006 hosted by Chapter 151 in Calgary, AB.

A special QSL card will be designed for the event. All stations working VE6QCWA and wanting a card should QSL Ken Oelke - VE6AFO via the QRZ.Com address. A SASE would be greatly appreciated! It is also our hope to have the special event station on the air using a remote base system from the convention hotel.

News Item For May 27, 2006

HAMMOND MANUFACTURING - A MAJOR CONVENTION SPONSOR

Hammond Manufacturing has just informed us they will be donating 50 Power Bars (Model # PO 903) for the convention. This means for example - if 200 attend the convention there will be a Power Bar prize available for every 1 in 4 people who register!

Please do not forget to support our sponsors. They have not forgotten us! If Hammond Manufacturing can fill your amateur radio or other needs, then ask for their products at your friendly amateur radio outlet.

Thank you President Rob Hammond, VE3EIL, at Hammond Manufacturing, for this generous donation!

News Item For April 27, 2006

STAGE WEST THEATRE PERFORMANCE

For those taking the Stage West Theatre Tour, we have just received word on the Fall Season Stage West Theatre Performance titled "DREAMGIRLS".

News Item For April 12, 2006

STAMPEDE CASINO TOUR

Please note that the Stampede Casino facility is a ventilated 'smoke environment' room. The air exchange is excellent and there is no visible smoke in the room.

News Item For March 17, 2006

STAMPEDE HARNESSING RACING - SEPTEMBER 30, 2006 - 1:00 PM

For those taking the Casino Tour, there will be "The Stampede Princess Stake" (Eliminations) harness racing on Stampede Park Saturday September 30th, 2006 at 1:00 PM. Admittance is free.