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Vol. 9, No. 8                                                               July 2018 Special Edition

In This Issue
Board of Directors
All Area Read & Rings
Treasure Valley Choir
Director Needed
Tables for Sale
National Office Contacts
Alaska Events
Idaho Events
Montana Events
Oregon Events
Washington Events
Canada Events
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Board of Directors

Chair - Diane Hould
   142  3rd St S
   Shelby, MT  59474
Chair Elect - Glen Hascall
   5 Westridge Dr
   Lake Oswego, OR  97034
Secretary - Wendy Goodheart
   1422 Lynn Avenue #8
   Billings, MT 59102
Treasurer - Brian Parrott
   PO Box 80933
   Portland, OR  97280
Past Chair -Brian Tervo
   15504 NE 52nd St
   Redmond, WA  98052
Alaska Chair - Sheri Roach
   403 Henderson Rd S
   Fairbanks, AK  99709
Idaho Chair - Shelly Siemer
   12 N 3167 E
   Idaho Falls, ID  83402
Montana Chair -Tomi Kent
   6120 Skyview Dr
   Missoula, MT  59803
Oregon Chair - Cyndy Patterson
   4080 Carlton Ave
  Central Point, OR  97502
Washington Chair - open
Event Coordinator - 
   Diane Barnes
   479 Drager
   Ashland, OR  97520
Education/Youth Coordinator

Membership Chair
   Ellie Hodder
Communications Chair -
   Phyllis Tincher
   3301 Seminole Dr
   Nampa, ID  83686
Webmaster - Rod Lloyd
   74430 Laurel Wood Rd
   Rainier, OR 97048
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Deadline for articles and events to be included in the August issue of the Campanologist is
July 22. Information can be sent to Phyllis Tincher, 
3301 Seminole Dr
Nampa, ID  83686.
Please update your profile/email address following the link at the bottom of the newsletter. This will give you the opportunity to select various regions of our area so we can send you information about events and concerts close to home. You may change this information at any time.
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The Northwest Campanologist
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This is a special edition of the Campanologist to bring you information about the Area-wide Read 'n Rings happening throughout the area on September 22 and 29. The regular August issue will be out the beginning of the month.

Please forward this newsletter to your choir members and to anyone else who would be interested in all the concerts and events. Encourage them to subscribe to the newsletter. Click "Join our mailing list" at the bottom of the left column or click the newsletter link on our website, . With permission, I can also add names and addresses. 
 Phyllis Tincher, Communications Chair
Area 10 Fall Kick-Off READ and RINGS
Enjoy ringing through some new music and a few gems from the past.  
No rehearsing ... just RING!


Check the list for a location near you

  • ENJOY a 15% discount on any music you decide to take home from the workshop.
  • Jeffers Handbell Supply will be providing the workshop music.
  • ENJOY ringing for FUN! Enjoy CONNECTING with others!
  • This is not just for directors. Any ringer can come, too.
  • $10 cost per person. Registration will be available soon on the website:
HMA membership is not required; but consider joining Handbell Musicians of America for access to all events, ideas, and information. Support ringing, everywhere!

It would really help to know how many people will attend the workshop. Share this email with your choir, and mark your calendars, now. The more the merrier! Please contact the person in the list by the workshop you plan to attend.

Calling all seasoned ringers in the Treasure Valley!
Would you like to participate in a short-term group in the Treasure Valley Idaho)? The Cathedral of the Rockies in Boise has been gracious to allow us to meet there for rehearsals and to use their music, bells and chimes. This group will meet each Sunday evening from 6:30 - 8:30 pm at the Cathedral of the Rockies on July 29th, August 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th and September 9th. (no rehearsal on Labor Day Sunday, September 2nd).
We will rehearse 8 anthems over the 6 rehearsals so you must be able to attend all 6 of the rehearsals.  
Complete the registration form and return ASAP. A letter of recommendation from your handbell director is preferred. Please pass this on to all of your bell friends so that we will have 13 ringers with one floater at our first rehearsal.  
If you have any questions, please contact Luanne Hardy at 208-631-3075.
Please complete the registration form and return ASAP.  

Handbell Director needed in Bellevue
director First Congregational Church, Bellevue, WA has director position open. Great, growing church, and they LOVE the handbells. They have  5 oct. Malmarks and one adult choir of 17 and one children's chime choir. Rehearsals on Tuesday evening. Salary is negotiable.  Contact Pastor Lisa  - lisa@fccbellevue.orgĂ‚ 

Tables for sale
Four bell tables need new homes. $40 each. Costco brand, 72" long, 30" wide, 29" tall. Fold in half for easy storing and carrying. Used two years. Buyer must pick up. Contact Ruth Caswell, 253.759.4078, .
Area 10 Facebook Page


     Did you know Area 10 has a Facebook page?  Please search for "Handbell Musicians of America - Area 10" and like the page. If you want an event added, please send the information to Phyllis Tincher at A picture for the event can also be added.

National Office contact information
The national office is a virtual operation!
To contact by phone: 937-438-0085. Please note the 1-800 number is no longer in service.
All check payments for membership renewal and other services should be sent to:
PO BOX 221047
All other correspondence should be sent to:
Handbell Musicians of America
201 E. 5th Street, Suite 1900-1025,
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Staff emails are in Overtones and at 
Alaska Events 
Your event or concert could be listed here!

Idaho Events 

Friday & Saturday, February 1 & 2 - 5th Annual Snake River Handbell Conference. Central Elementary Gym, 1415 6th Street South, Nampa. Clinician - Cathy Moklebust. Repertoire.

Saturday, February 2 - 6:30 pm. Closing Concert for the Snake River Handbell Conference, Central Elementary Gym, 1415 6th Street S, Nampa. Donations accepted.
Montana Events 

Your event or concert could be listed here!
Oregon Events 

Monday - Saturday, August 6-11 - Come ring in Christian fellowship on the beautiful Oregon Coast at Camp Magruder. We welcome ringers of all ability levels, offering technical workshops that will prepare for a final performance. There will also be plenty of time to relax and recharge while walking the green forests or the beautiful beach. Registration covers accommodations, meals from our wonderful chefs, clinician-led bell programs, and a music packet. There will be many reasons to make a joyful noise all week long. Clinician is Linda Woods from Lake Oswego, Oregon.  for information and registration.

Saturday, September 8 - 8:30 am - 3:30 pm. Pacific NW Handbell Directors'/Musicians' Forum, Murray Hills Christian Church, 15050 SW Weir Road, Beaverton. See article above; registration form.

Friday - Sunday, October 12-14 - Coppers Classic, Portland. See article above;

Washington Events 

Friday - Sunday, June 21-23, 2019 - Area 10 Conference, Everett Community College, Everett, with Sondra Tucker and Matthew Compton. See article above.
Canada Events 

     Please remember to send information for the August issue to me by July 22.
Happy Ringing,
Phyllis Tincher
Area 10, Handbell Musicians of America