HAPPY MOTHERS DAY!
Preparations for our festival are coming along nicely--please remember to sign up to HELP and also, for our youth, please register for the Youth Talent Contest. For Info: John Van Dusen--315-252-0610. (See details under Festivals)
VENDORS and CRAFTERS: All who are interested in vending their wares at the CNYBA festival, please contact either Thomas Russell, 2521 E Maple Terrace, Marcellus, NY 13108-1211 or 315-673-1021 OR Jerry Miller, 6290 Pottery Road, Warners, NY 13164 or 315-487-6920.
FLEAMARKETERS: Please contact Marion LaMont, 13 1/2 E Main St., Marcellus, NY 13108 or 315-673-2329. Marion will also run a table for CNYBA members who would like to donate items for sale with proceeds going back tothe association.
Our April elections were conducted by Ray Crouch, who did a super job. The following people were elected to take office in September: Ed Campbell, President; Helen Weldon, Vice President; Peter Carr, Treasurer; and Thayle Phair, Secretary. Two openings for the board of directors will be filled by Thomas Russell and James Treat. Congratulations to all.
Plan on attending our monthly Jamboree at Dilaj's Motor Inn, Rt 34, Auburn, NY (5 miles south from Exit 40 on I-90 in Weedsport). Two featured bands will be Grass Creek from Canada and Bill & Maggie Anderson from Groton. Adm. $5--children 16 and under, free with paying adult.
Please remember with prayers and cards: Dora Tupper (on the passing of her husband Don, 8780 Oswego Rd.,Clay, NY 13041; Gail Jones (ill), RD#1, Box 10G, Milan, PA 18831. Dot & Al Malouin (50th wedding anniv.) 5 Power Mill Rd., Phillipston, MA, 01331; and Lois Artlip (new grandma) 536 W Swamp Rd, Middlesex, NY 14507.
The yearly membership Picnic is all set for June 11 (no meeting), at MercerPark in Baldwinsville--please bring a dish to pass, a drink, table service, your instrument and a friend and plan to share a wonderful day. Ham will be prepared by Marion LaMont.
Stump Hollow shows: June 4--Thousand Island Bluegrass Festival, LaFargeville, NY; June 10, Bluegrass on the Green, Homer, NY; July 19, Unity Hall, Barnveld, NY and August 4,5,6 CNYBA Festival, LaFayette, NY.
Del-Se-Nango Fiddlers Band Schedule: Music Haven, McDonough, NY (Cty Rt 5)--June 10--TBA; June 17; Slick Nickel; June 24, Charlie Sherman & Ridge Runneres; July 1, no dance; July 8 Charlie Sherman; July 15, kSlick
Nickle; July 22, Tulsa & Ben Shackelton; July 29, Lowell Smith & Gamblers Dream; August 5, Charlie Sherman.
Info: Florence Milk, 733 Hattie Clark Rd., Greene, NY 13778; 607-834-6745.
Every Tuesday: 8 pm Golden Link Folk Singing Society, Inc, 12 corners Presbyterian Church, 1200 South Winton Rd. 716-234-5044.
Every 3rd Sunday: STBA meeting at Tuscarora Elem. School, Addison, NY, at noon--meeting 1 pm. 607-936-3103.
Welcome new members: James D Lovins Jr, Jim & Ryan Meyer, & Clinton C Wittever.
Jim Treat has completed a new home recording studio in Weedsport called THE PARLOR--see classifieds.
FESTIVAL SEASON is here!! Please plan on attending your favorite festivals--travel safely--don't forget to attend the 2ND Annual CNYBA Bluegrass Festival, August 3-6, 2000 at the LaFayette, NY Apple Festival Grounds (see
Written by Thayle Phair,Secretary/Editor CNYBA