Election for the new 2016/2017 MAKC Executive Committee is just around the corner!

Dear MAKC Members,

How quickly the year has passed and the election for the new 2016/2017 Executive Committee is just around the corner!

 This means that the club will begin to accept nominations for the following available positions for the:

• President

• Vice President

• Treasurer

• Secretary

• Chapter Vice Presidents:  Hudson Valley Chapter

                                      Central Chapter

                                      South Chapter

                                      Long Island Chapter

I want to strongly encourage all members to sincerely consider running for an available position. A Club is made up of its members, and each member along with their respective opinions and skills only strengthens us. Please contact Jo Mead, Nominating Committee at kgwgclub@earthlink.net if you have any questions about the open positions or the nominating process. The deadline for nominations is Sunday May 1, 2016

Sunday September 20, 2015 the MAKC Saugerties Chapter At Koi Crazy at Sugar Loaf Koi Farm in Campbell Hall, NY

 

Sunday September 20, 2015 the MAKC Saugerties Chapter At Koi Crazy at Sugar Loaf Koi Farm in Campbell Hall, NY

 

Sunday September 13, 2015 the MAKC Long Island Chapter Meeting At Koi Market

 

New Corporate Sponsor Koi Crazy at Sugar Load Koi Farm Inc in Campbell Hall, NY

Dear MAKC Members,

 Let’s give a big shout out to our new Corporate Sponsor Koi Crazy at Sugar Load Koi Farm Inc in Campbell Hall, NY

 The Saugerties Chapter will be holding their September meeting at Koi Crazy, more information regarding the meeting will be forth coming!  All our members are welcome to attend!

 http://www.koicrazy.com/

 They are committed to providing to their customers the opportunity to own top-quality Japanese nishikigoi.  Koi Crazy at Sugar Loaf Koi Farm in New York offers a wide variety of desirable koi to inspire koi lovers from the hobbyist to the show-level koi keeper. From high-end to pond quality, they offer a very diverse line of koi for a range of prices. Wholesale opportunities are available upon request.

Make an appointment to visit the farm and see first-hand the wide variety of beautiful koi.  Call them at (413) 652-9481 or email koicrazyinfo@gmail.com.  They look forward to meeting you!

Central Chapter meeting Sunday August 2, 2015 Guest Speaker Dr. Brian Palmeiro!

MAKC Members

The next Central Chapter meeting is Sunday August 2, 2015 at 1pm.  https://mail.windcrestanimal.com/owa/14.1.438.0/themes/resources/clear1x1.gifThis is your chance to hear Dr. Brian Palmeiro noted koi vet give a presentation on Ulcers in Koi, Causes, Treatment and Prevention. Meet with us at the home of Barry Hixson in Bethlehem, PA 18017.

Please reply at 610-262-5184 so refreshments can be planned and seating arranged.

You also have the chance to view the koi pond which is home to 21 koi and most are over 24″ in length. You may hand feed water melon to the fish and view the water lilies in full bloom. The air conditioned sun room allows full view of the ponds. Please join us for a fun time of learning and friendly conversation.

Bruce Damme, Vice President Central Chapter MAKC   (302)598-8431 

Other Central Chapter Meetings and dates of interest:

·         Central Chapter Meeting: September-open

·         ZNA Potomac Koi Show: September 11-13, Meadowlark Gardens, Vienna, Virginia

·         Central Chapter Meeting: October 4, 2015 in Allentown, PA

Central Chapter Members

Central Chapter Members,

The next Central Chapter meeting is Sunday July 12, 1pm at my home in Newark, Delaware.  Please come join us to visit and learn about Koi Ponds, meet new members and learn about our hobby.   The Lotus and Lilly’s are in full bloom.  A BBQ brisket lunch will be served.  My home is located in Newark, DE  19711.  I am about 20 minutes from the Delaware Memorial Bridge and about 45 minutes from Philadelphia.   Please RSVP for food count by Friday at Drbdamme@windcrestanimal.com.

Bruce Damme, Vice President Central Chapter MAKC   (302)598-8431

Other Central Chapter Meetings and dates of interest:

Tri-State ZNA Koi Show: July 10-13, 2015 at Kodama Koi Farm in Saddle River, NJ-volunteers needed

Central Chapter Meeting: Sunday August 2, 2015 in Bethlehem, PA  Guest speaker Dr. Brian Palmerio to speak on Koi Health and Ulcer disease

Central Chapter Meeting: September-open

Central Chapter Meeting: October 4, 2015 in Allentown, PA

MAKC Club Election Results

The MAKC Club elections were held on Sunday June 14, 2015, in Lynbrook, New York. 

 

The results are as followed:

President: Joann Mead
Vice-President: Herb Ehrich
Secretary: Still have an opening if anyone is interested
Treasurer: Anthony Vitale
Long Island Chapter VP: Bruce Levine

North Chapter VP: Herb Ehrich

South Chapter VP: Alan Mickelson
Central Chapter VP: Bruce Damme