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Hudson Berkshire Division's 2019 Winter Schedule

Happy New Year!

This month - January - we will be gathering on Friday night, January 11th at 7 PM at the Malta Community Center. John Doehring, NER President and Irwin Nathanson, Division President, will be giving presentations on their vision and strategy for the Northeastern Region and the Hudson Berkshire Division respectively. Come see and hear what John and Irwin envision as a direction, plans for growth and improvement for the organizations as a whole for the upcoming years. Remember this is our hobby and our organization that these two gentlemen have pledge to lead and improve for all of our benefit.

Later on in the month we are off to the Amherst Railroad Hobby Show in Springfield on Saturday January 26th - look for the signup sheet in the upcoming January Edition of the Form 19 and on this website. There are still seats available for the bus trip which is one of the highlights of the year for the Division.

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Planning for the February meeting is still in progress.

In March (the 22nd) we will be heading up to Mike Romanowski's house where he has cordially invited us to visit his home layout. More details to follow.

Planning for April is still in progress.

In May (the 24th) we will hear from Bruce Johnson on building structures from paper/card stock. We will be publishing information before the meeting with links to some of the web sites where paper models are available online.

In June (the 15th) we will be heading up to the Adirondack Live Steamers for the Division Picnic and Family Day. Again, more details to follow.

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The Great Model Railway Challenge

If you haven't heard of the Great Model Railway Challenge then you need to watch these videos. The GMRC is a British TV show which is a contest as railway modellers compete to create miniature masterpieces against the clock.

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Again, check back on the web site for the latest updates to the schedule - and visit the Event Calendar page for 2019 events.

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NER and NMRA 2019 Conventions

For those of you who haven't attended a Regional or National Convention - how about making 2019 the year to cross that off your list - and for those of you who have attended before - visit the Conventions page for further details about the 2019 NER Empire Junction (Syracuse, New York September 19-22 2019) and 2019 NMRA (Salt Lake City, Utah) Conventions.

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