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Vol. 2, No. 6June 2011
In This Issue
Board of Directors
2012 Area 10 Conference
Handchime Loan Program
Alaska Events
Idaho Events
Montana Events
Oregon Events
Washington Events

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Board of Directors

Chair - Dennis Dell
   3915 15th Ave S
   Great Falls, MT  59405

Chair Elect
- Brian Tervo
   15504 NE 52nd St
   Redmond, WA  98052

Secretary - Angie Barbosa
   1715 S Linda Vista Ave
   Boise, ID  83709

Treasurer - Cindy McAfee
   2350 Larch Camp Rd
   Missoula, MT  59803
Past Chair - Scott Barker
   2514 166th Ave SE
   Bellevue, WA  98008

Alaska Chair - Paula Johnson
   20246 McKinley View Ave
   Chugiak, AK  99567
   (907) 688-9716

Idaho Chair - Barbara Mix
   1729 Dora Dr S
   Twin Falls, ID  83301

Montana Chair -Diane Hould
   142 3rd St S
   Shelby, MT  59474

Oregon Chair - Diane Barnes
   479 Drager
   Ashland, OR  97520

Washington Chair -
   Wendy McPhetres
   6073 Sycamore Ln
   Bremerton, WA  98311

Education Coordinator -

Youth Coordinator -
Membership Chair -
   Shosh Meyer
   10390 SW Canyon Rd
   Beaverton, OR  97005

Campanologist Editor -
   Phyllis Tincher
   3301 Seminole Dr
   Nampa, ID  83686

Web Master - Jim Dahlgran
   1440 Qattara
   Idaho Falls, ID  83404

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Deadline for articles and events to be included in the July issue of the Campanologist is June 20. Information can be sent to Phyllis Tincher, or
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     Remember links to back issues of our newsletter are on our website, Please continue to forward it to other ringers and directors who would be interested in what is happening in Area 10. Also stay in touch nationally with AGEHR's E-Notes and ringER-notes by going to, Music & Resources, E-Newsletters. Also check out to read about the progress on the advancements to our organization.
Phyllis Tincher
Campanologist Editor
2012 Area 10 Conference!
     Start planning now to come to the Tacoma Convention Center for the Area 10 Conference June 22-24, 2012. William Payn will be the guest clinician, and Vivace, an amazing youth choir from Puerto Rico, will present a special concert. Watch for more details!!!


Handchime Loan Program


     Area 10 wishes to strongly encourage schools to develop music programs using handchimes or handbells. To support the development of such programs, the area has established a grant program for schools that includes the loan of a 3 octave set of handchimes plus curriculum and music for a school year. There are seven sets available. The application deadline is June 1.


Handchime Grant Application

Alaska Events


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Idaho Events

Sunday, July 10
- 7:00 pm, concert with Phyllis Tincher, handbell soloist, and Sean Rogers, pianist, First Lutheran Church, 455 W. Sunnyside Rd, Idaho Falls. A love offering will be taken for their ministry.
Montana Events


Monday, July 11 - 7:00 pm, concert with Phyllis Tincher, handbell soloist, and Sean Rogers, pianist, First Church of the Nazarene, 805 Alderson Ave, Billings. A love offering will be taken for their ministry.   

Oregon Events

Thursday, June 23 - 7:30 pm, An Acoustic Benefit Concert, Majestic Theater, 115 SW Second St, Corvallis, featuring Mid-Valley Carillon and friends. Tickets: $10 All proceeds to benefit All Because of Children (ABC House) & the South Albany High School Music Program. Questions? 541-738-7469.


Washington Events


Sunday, June 5 - 7:00 pm, "Good Vibrations" handbell concert presented by Ranier Ringers, Bells of Bethlehem and Prairie Bells at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 101 E 38th St, Tacoma. This is a "thank you" concert and all donations will go to the bell ministry at Bethlehem Lutheran.

     Please remember to send information for the July issue to me by June 20.
Happy Ringing,
Phyllis Tincher
Area 10 AGEHR